We are delighted to announce that Prof. Wing-tak Wong, Deputy President and Provost of PolyU, was appointed by the Chief Executive as the Chairman of the Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification (HKCTC) for two years with effect from January 1, 2022.
Prof. Wong served as Head of Department of ABCT in 2009-2015 and Dean of FAST in 2015-2020, as well as the Director of the University Research Facility in Chemical and Environmental Analysis in 2015 – 2020. He has played a vital part in establishing four state-of-the-art University Research Facilities, namely Materials Characterisation & Device Fabrication, Life Sciences, Big Data Analytics, and Chemical and Environmental Analysis. He was a key driver in setting up the Food Safety and Technology Research Centre in 2011 to address the societal need for professional advice on food related issues. Since 2020, he has been serving as a member of HKCTC.
The Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Mr Alfred Sit, welcomed the appointment of Prof. Wong, and said that the Council would benefit from his ample leadership experience and expert insights in chemical technology.