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Faculty Awards, Honors & Achievements (International & National)
YEAR 2019
Prof. Khaled BEN LETAIEF, Prof. ZHANG Jun & PhD alumnus Dr. MAO Yuyi (Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering)
2019 IEEE Communications Society & Information Theory Society Joint Paper Award
 
Prof. KUANG Jun-Shang (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering)
Magazine of Concrete Research Prize, The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), UK
 
Prof. KWOK Hoi-Sing (Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering)
Jan Rajchman Prize 2019, The Society for Information Display
 
Prof. Kei May LAU (Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering)
Fellow, The Optical Society
 
Prof. Ricky LEE (Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering)
Outstanding Sustained Technical Contribution Award 2019, IEEE Electronics Packaging Society
 
Prof. LI Zexiang, BEng & MPhil alumnus Frank WANG (Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering)
IEEE Robotics and Automation Award 2019
 
Prof. TANG Chi-Keung (Department of Computer Science and Engineering)
Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
 
Prof. TANG Ching-Wan (Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering)
2019 Kyoto Prize in Advanced Technology
 

 

YEAR 2018
Prof. CHEN Guanghao (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering)
Bronze Medal, 2018 IWA Project Innovation Awards – Breakthroughs in Research and Development, International Water Association (IWA)
Gold Award, 2018 Hong Kong Green Innovations Awards
 
Prof. CHEN Qifeng (Department of Computer Science and Engineering)
named one of the “35 Innovators under 35” (China region), MIT Technology Review
Google Faculty Research Awards 2018
 
Prof. Vladimir CHIGRINOV (Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering)
Slottow-Owaki Prize, The Society for Information Display
 
Prof. Francesco CIUCCI  (Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering)
TIANHE Star Award for Excellence Application
 
Prof. FAN Zhiyong (Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering)
Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
Highly Cited Researcher 2018, Clarivate Analytics
 
Prof. GAO Furong (Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering)
Natural Science Award (Second Class), 2018 Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards (Science and Technology)
 
Prof. Ravindra GOONETILLEKE (Division of Integrative Systems and Design & Department of Industrial Engineering and Decision Analytics)
Fellow, International Ergonomics Association (IEA)
 
Prof. HUI Pan (Department of Computer Science and Engineering)
Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
 
Prof. Jang-Kyo KIM (Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering)
Highly Cited Researcher 2018, Clarivate Analytics
 
Prof. KWOK Hoi-Sing (Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering)
“Best Prototype in Innovation Zone” Award, The Society for Information Display
 
Prof. Vincent LAU (Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering)
Natural Science Award (Second Class), 2018 Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards (Science and Technology)
 
Prof. Joseph LEE (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering)
Da Yu Hydro-science and Engineering Award (Second Class)
 
Prof. Anthony LEUNG (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering)
International Award for Innovation in Unsaturated Soil Mechanics, International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering
 
Prof. LI Zexiang (Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering)
The InnoStars Award, Our Hong Kong Foundation
 
Prof. LIU Ming (Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering)
IROS Toshio Fukuda Young Professional Award
 
Prof. Matthew MCKAY (Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering)
named a 2018 World Economic Forum Young Scientist
 
Prof. Lionel NI (Department of Computer Science and Engineering)
Natural Science Award (Second Class), 2018 Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards (Science and Technology)
 
Prof. TANG Ching-Wan (Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering)
2018 C&C Prize, NEC C&C Foundation
2018 US National Inventors Hall of Fame Inductee
Doctor of Science honoris causa from the University of Hong Kong
 
Prof. TSUNG Fugee (Department of Industrial Engineering and Decision Analytics)
Fellow, Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineers (CIIE)
 
Prof. TSUNG Fugee, PhD alumni Prof. LI Yanting Prof. SHU Lianjie (Department of Industrial Engineering and Decision Analytics)
Best Application Paper Award, IIE Transactions Focus Issue on Quality and Reliability Engineering for 2018
 
Prof. Angela WU (Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering)
named a 2018 World Economic Forum Young Scientist
 
Prof. ZHAO Tianshou (Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering)
2018 Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation Science and Technology Advancement Award, Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation
Best Paper Award 2018, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Highly Cited Researcher 2018, Clarivate Analytics
 

 

YEAR 2017
Prof. CHAN Mansun (Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering)
IEEE Electron Devics Society Education Award
 
Prof. CHEN Guanghao (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering)
National Innovation Pioneer Award by the Chinese government
 
Prof. CHENG Siu-Wing (Department of Computer Science and Engineering)
Distinguished Member, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
 
Prof. Pascale FUNG (Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering)
7th Outstanding Women Professionals Award, Hong Kong Women Professionals and Entrepreneurs Association
 
Prof. Guillermo GALLEGO (Department of Industrial Engineering and Logistics Management)
INFORMS 2017 Management Science Best Paper Award in Operations Management
 
Prof. GAO Yongsheng & MPhil student XIE Fubao (Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering)
Best Paper Award, 13th International Symposium on Measurement Technology and Intelligent Instruments (ISMTII 2017)
 
Prof. KUANG Jun-Shang (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering)
Grand R&D Award of the Structural Excellence Award 2017, Joint Structural Division of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers and the Institution of Structural Engineers, UK
 
Prof. LAU Kei-May (Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering)
IEEE Photonics Society Aron Kressel Award
 
Prof. Joseph LEE Hun-Wei (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering)
First Prize in the construction sustainability category, 2017 Hong Kong Construction Industry Council Innovation Award
 
Prof. Charles W. W. NG (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering)
elected President of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering
 
Prof. Charles W. W. NG, Prof. Clarence Edward CHOI & PhD student Andy SU Yuchen (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering)
Prix R M Quigley Award (Honorable Mention), Canadian Geotechnical Society
 
Prof. Charles W. W. NG, Prof. Clarence Edward CHOI, PhD students George Robert GOODWIN & Desmond CHEUNG Ka-Ho (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering)
Telford Premium Award 2017, Institution of Civil Engineers, UK
 
Prof. SHI Ling (Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering)
Natural Science Award (First Class), 2017 Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards (Science and Technology)
 
Prof. SONG Yangqiu (Department of Computer Science and Engineering)
Best Paper Award (Applied Data Science), ACM SIGKDD 2017
 
Prof. TSUNG Fugee (Department of Industrial Engineering and Decision Analytics)
Fellow, American Statistical Association (ASA)
 
Prof. YANG Qiang (Department of Computer Science and Engineering)
Fellow, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
2017 ACM SIGKDD Distinguished Service Award
 
Prof. ZHANG Limin (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering)
Natural Science Award (Second Class), 2017 Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards (Science and Technology)
 
Prof. ZHAO Tianshou (Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering)
Highly Cited Researcher 2017, Clarivate Analytics
 

 

YEAR 2016
Prof. CHEN Guanghao (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering)
Distinguished Fellow, International Water Association (IWA)
 
Prof. CHEN Guohua (Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering)
Fellow, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
 
Prof. Brian MAK, PhD student ZHU Yingke (Department of Computer Science and Engineering), Prof. Albert WONG, Prof. Tim WOO & research assistant Kobe LAM (Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering)
Gold Award, Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme 2016
 
Prof. TSUNG Fugee (Department of Industrial Engineering and Logistics Management)
appointed editor-in-chief of Journal of Quality Technology
 
Prof. YANG Shu (Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering)
"1000 Talents Plan for Young Talents" Award
 
Prof. Patrick YUE (Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering)
Guanghua Engineering Science and Technology Prize, Chinese Academy of Engineering
 
Prof. ZHAO Tianshou (Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering)
Highly Cited Researcher 2016, Thomson Reuters