Three School of Engineering faculty members were honored in the Ministry of Education’s 2018 Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards (Science and Technology). These significant national awards recognize leading contributions to scientific discovery and technological innovation carried out in tertiary institutions across China.
The Inamori Foundation, Kyoto, Japan announced that Prof. TANG Ching-Wan, IAS Bank of East Asia Professor of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, is the recipient of the 2019 Kyoto Prize in Advanced Technology.
Chair Professor Ricky Shi-Wei LEE, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, is named the 2019 recipient of the Outstanding Sustained Technical Contribution Award by the IEEE Electronics Packaging Society (EPS).
Fang Professor of Engineering Prof. Kei May LAU, Chair Professor of Electronic and Computer Engineering, was elected a 2019 Fellow by The Optical Society (OSA) for “exceptional contributions to hetero-epitaxy of III-V on silicon by MOCVD for photonic devices”.
Prof. KWOK Hoi-Sing, Chair Professor from the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering and Dr. William MW Mong Professor of Nanotechnology, has been awarded the prestigious 2019 Jan Rajchman Prize by the Society for Information Display (SID). The honor recognizes an outstanding scientific or technical achievement in, or contribution to, research on flat panel displays.
Prof. CHEN Guanghao, Chair Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Director of the Chinese National Engineering Research Center for Control and Treatment of Heavy Metal Pollution (Hong Kong Branch), received a prestigious award for innovation from the hands of Mr. Matthew CHEUNG Kin-Chung, Acting Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) at the presentation ceremony of the Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence 2018 held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on April 29, 2019.
After a rigorous review by the Engineering Research Award Selection Committee, three outstanding faculty members have had their achievements recognized with the School of Engineering Research Excellence Awards 2018-19.
Professor Charles W. W. NG, CLP Holdings Professor of Sustainability and Chair Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering of the School of Engineering (SENG), together with his interdisciplinary team, have been awarded HK$91.852 million by the University Grants Committee (UGC) to spearhead a visionary project to enhance slope safety starting this year.