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PolyU Members Commended on the 2022 Honours List

Our sincere congratulations go to the PolyU members who have been recently honoured or appointed Justice of the Peace by the HKSAR Government, in recognition of their significant contributions and dedicated services to the community. They are (in alphabetical order of last name):    Grand Bauhinia Medal (GBM) The Honourable CHEUNG Yu-yan, Tommy, GBM, GBS, JP  Dr the Honourable LAM Kin-ngok, Peter GBM, GBS Dr the Honourable WONG Ying-wai, Wilfred, GBM, GBS, JP   Gold Bauhinia Star (GBS) Mr CHAN Ka-kui, GBS, JP Professor CHAN Siu-chee, Sophia, GBS, JP Dr LAM Tai-fai, GBS, JP Mr LAM Tin-fuk, Frederick, GBS, JP Mr SIT Wing-hang, Alfred, GBS, JP Dr WANG Ming-chun, Elizabeth, GBS   Silver Bauhinia Star (SBS) Mr CHEUNG Ka-long, SBS Mr John Robert SLOSAR, SBS Mr YU Tak-cheung, SBS, JP    Hong Kong Fire Services Medal for Distinguished Service Mr WONG Chun-ip, FSMSM   Medal of Honour (MH) Dr KEE Chi-hing, MH, JP  Dr LAM Man-chan, MH Dr LAU Chor-beng, Peter, MH Ms LEUNG Chi-kin, Gloria, MH Mr LIU Ling-hong, Stephen, MH  Ir MO Kon-fei, MH Mr PONG Wai-yan, Louis, MH Mr TAM Kwok-wing, Ivan, MH Dr TANG Shuk-ming, Winnie, MH, JP Dr YEUNG Sai-mo, Simon, MH, JP   Chief Executive’s Commendation for Community Service Ms LAI Yee-ling, Yvonne Ms LAM Chui-yuk, Jade Mr LI Hoi-chun Ms LI Ping, Serena Ms LUI Wing-chi, Michele Ms MAK Lai-ngor, Alice Ms WONG Lai-ching, Isadora Miss WONG Ting-yan, Cybil Dr YUEN Suk-yin, Margaret    Chief Executive’s Commendation for Government/Public Service Miss CHAN Wing wah, Evelyn Mr CHENG Wai lun, William Dr CHEUNG Tsz fai, Vincent Ms CHIM Yu hung, Cheryl Mr CHIU Pak ming, Walton Ir CHONG Tuen fuk Ir CHU Ka-kit, Caleb Mr CHU Kiu-fung, Truman Mr CHU Man-lung, Ernest Mr HUI Chi ping, Edwin Miss LAW Wing shan, Samantha Ms LEE Wai yee, Helen Mr LEI Roberto Man-fung Dr LEUNG Kin ip, Kenneth Mr WONG Kwok kau, Steve Mr WONG Lap yan, Ivan Mr YIP Yick ling, Eric Ms ZHONG Lap yin   Justice of the Peace (JP) Professor CHAN Siu-chee, Sophia, GBS, JP Mr SIT Wing-hang, GBS, JP Professor WAI Ping-kong, Alexander, JP Mr WONG Cheuk-kin, MH, JP Mr WONG Yan-lok, Roger, JP Mr YEUNG Yiu-fai, Ricky, JP Mr YIU Kin-wah, Stephen, JP  

12 Aug, 2022

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Add Meaning to Your Graduation

The Add Meaning to Your Graduation campaign is specially presented to the Class of 2022.  By donating HK$380, you will receive an exclusive PolyU 85th Anniversary edition of Certificate Holder, and bring benefits to PolyU and many generations of students to come!   FAQ

5 Aug, 2022

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85A Alumni Tourcation - Traversing the New Arenas of Industrial and Systems Engineering

On 23 July 2022, around 50 alumni from various disciplines and generations gathered at PolyU to join the “85A Alumni Tourcation”, an event jointly organised by the Alumni Affairs Office (AAO) and PolyU MILES Alumni Association (MILESAA), and supported by the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) and the Federation of PolyU Alumni Associations (FHKPUAA). Mr Eddy Wu, President of MILESAA, and Ms Wanze Li, Section Head (Alumni Affairs and Associations) of AAO, gave a warm welcome to the participants at the Alumni Atrium. The group first set off for the new landmark of PolyU – the enhanced main entrance – where they took good snapshots preserving this homecoming moment. Next, they were divided into two teams for the interactive guided laboratory visit, which consisted of six laboratories in total: State Key Laboratory of Ultra-precision Machining Technology, Aviation Operations and Control Laboratory, Cyber-Physical Systems Laboratory, Ng Tat Lun Digital Factory, Integrated Product Design Laboratory, and the PolyU-Microsoft Enterprise Systems Centre. Apart from introducing their state-of-the-art facilities and equipment in detail, the staff and researchers from ISE also gave demonstrations, amazing the participants who had been eager to know more about the daily applications of the systems.  After the lab visit, the group continued to reminisce about their campus life by touring round Stephen Cheong Kam Chuen Memorial Plaza, the Jockey Club Innovation Tower, the iconic footbridge in the northeast boundary of PolyU, and finally the sky garden located on the rooftop of Block Z. The event was highly acclaimed by all the participants. They were enthusiastic about the upcoming Tourcations. To celebrate PolyU’s 85th Anniversary, a series of themed alumni campus tours will be organised. Apart from exploring various favourite campus spots and iconic buildings, the tours will feature different PolyU blocks and teaching facilities as well. Please stay tuned!

23 Jul, 2022

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PolyU confers University Fellowship on eight distinguished personalities

On 8 July 2022, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) conferred the title of University Fellowship on eight outstanding individuals in recognition of their significant contributions to the University and community. Presided over by Dr Lam Tai-fai, Chairman of the University Council, the conferment ceremony was held at the Jockey Club Auditorium on PolyU campus. The recipients were warmly greeted by PolyU President Professor Jin-Guang Teng, and other senior staff members of the University. Dr Lam delivered a speech at the conferment ceremony, where he remarked, “The eight distinguished individuals who have been awarded a University Fellowship are outstanding members of the community and excellent leaders in various professions, business sectors and industries. I strongly believe that our new Fellows will empower us to take our development to the next level, helping us excel even further.” Professor Teng welcomed the new Fellows to the PolyU family. “By joining forces with our new Fellows, who are exemplars of social responsibility, and with the continuous efforts and initiatives of the PolyU community, I am confident that the University will scale new heights in its pursuit of world-class education and research for the benefit of society,” said Professor Teng. The fellowship recipients are (in alphabetical order of last name): Mr Lawrence Chan Man-yiu Mr Lawrence Chan Man-yiu, Chairman of Park Lane Capital Holdings Limited, is a seasoned entrepreneur. He not only oversees his family office portfolio of investments, but has also shared great philanthropic passions, such as founding The Seal of Love Charitable Foundation. Over the years, he and his family have made substantial donations to PolyU’s School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM). He is currently Professor of Practice (Hospitality Asset Management) in SHTM as well. Mr Ho Sai-chu, GBM, GBS, OBE, JP Mr Ho Sai-chu, Director of Fook Lee Construction Company Limited, Fook Lee Holdings Limited, and United Builders Insurance Company Limited, is a notable business leader and a philanthropist. He has held countless public offices, and has been offering generous support for the construction industry, education, social services, as well as the promotion of Chinese art and culture in both Hong Kong and the Mainland. As the Chairman of the Ho Iu Kwong Charity Foundation, he donated to his alma mater PolyU for the construction of Ho Iu Kwong Building and Ho Iu Kwong and Kwok Pui Chun Square. Mr Leung Kin-fung Mr Leung Kin-fung is a world-class musician who has earned unanimous acclaims around the globe, including being the first Hong Kong musician to win First Prize at the Young Artist Competition in New York. He is the Music Director of Hong Kong Orchestra, First Associate Concertmaster of Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, and Artistic Director of Hong Kong Pure Strings. Sparing no effort in passing on his musical techniques and artistic vision to the next generations, he founded Hong Kong Youth Orchestra and has been the Artistic Director and Conductor of PolyU Orchestra. Dr Raymond Leung Siu-hong Dr Raymond Leung Siu-hong, Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Altai Technologies Limited, is a visionary pioneer in game-changing technologies. Having been the founder of two leading technology companies in the world, he never forgets to give back to his alma mater PolyU. He was bestowed with the Outstanding PolyU Alumni Award 2009, and is currently a member of PolyU Court. Mrs May Tam Mak Mei-yin Mrs May Tam Mak Mei-yin is an avid advocate for community causes. She shares the vision of her late husband Mr Edmund Tam Wing-fan, a renowned architect in Hong Kong. As a couple, they contributed to many charitable causes for children and the elderly, including the founding of SAHK Tam Wing Fan Child Development Centre, and the advancement of Tam Wing Fan Rehabilitation Service Centre (Occupational Therapy) at PolyU, which is the first-ever university-based occupational therapy clinic in Hong Kong. Dr Joseph Ting Sun-pao, BBS Dr Joseph Ting Sun-pao is a well-known historian of Chinese and Hong Kong history and formerly Chief Curator of the Hong Kong Museum of History. Driven by his lifelong commitment to heritage preservation, he has shouldered public duties for the government and many organisations even after retirement. Most recently, he is on the editorial board of Hong Kong Chronicles. He was Historian-in-Residence at PolyU in 2018/2019, and is currently a member of the Culture Promotion Committee. Professor George Woo Professor George Woo, Emeritus Professor and Senior Advisor of PolyU’s School of Optometry, is the Father of Optometry in Hong Kong and a pivotal figure in eye health and vision science globally. He has substantially raised the standards of optometric education and eye care services in Hong Kong. His commitment to philanthropy and volunteer work earned him the Hong Kong Humanity Award in 2020. Professor Woo and his brother Dr Victor Woo are the proud donors of PolyU’s K. B. Woo Family Endowed Professorship in Optometry. Dr Yeung Kin-man, SBS, JP Dr Yeung Kin-man is President of Biel Crystal (HK) Manufactory Limited, the world’s largest manufacturer of touchscreen glass. Having achieved tremendous entrepreneurial success with his wide vision and persistent courage, he not only assumes many public offices, but is also a great philanthropist making remarkable contributions to both Hong Kong and the Mainland. He also established an Endowed Professorship in Business Administration at PolyU to support research in management. Since its introduction in 2000, PolyU has conferred University Fellowship on a total of 128 distinguished persons.  

8 Jul, 2022

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Outstanding PolyU Alumni Award 2022

In celebration of the 85th Anniversary of PolyU in 2022, the Outstanding PolyU Alumni Award 2022 incorporates new features to recognise our distinguished alumni’s diverse accomplishments and contributions in various areas, including professional achievement, entrepreneurial achievement, scholarly achievement, and community service achievement. Special recognition for outstanding young alumni is also added.  The Award is organised at Department, Faculty/School and University levels. Please visit the Outstanding PolyU Alumni Award 2022 webpage for more information about nomination and selection. Please congratulate with us on the recipients of the Department Award and recipients of Faculty/School Award.

30 Jun, 2022

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Activate your Alumni eCard for Campus Access and Enjoy Alumni Benefits

We would like to welcome you to come back to join PolyU’s 85th Anniversary celebrations as the pandemic has subsided. Active your Alumni eCard now so that you can access the campus, join homecoming events while enjoying various privileges.  You can get your PolyU Alumni eCard within minutes. Simply use your Alumni NetID to sign in the “My Profile & eCard” webpage, upload a recent photo and update your personal profile. If you do not have Alumni NetID, register now, and you can proceed with eCard activation seamlessly thereafter. Don’t miss it, act now! Get My Alumni eCard   FAQ  

22 Jun, 2022

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Senior Alumni Homecoming – Graduates of Building and Civil and Structural Engineering

On 16 June 2022, a group of senior alumni of the Faculty of Construction and Environment came back to campus to meet with President Prof. Jing-Guang Teng. Most of them are graduates of Building and Civil and Structural Engineering, and they visited the new campus landmark – PolyU’s main entrance at Core A. Prof. Teng warmly welcomed the group at the Alumni Atrium and gave a presentation on the latest development and achievements of the University. The alumni were pleased to know that their alma mater has achieved commendable results in various world university rankings, including ranking 1st in Hong Kong in the subject “Engineering – Civil and Structural”. Touring to the main entrance, the group appreciated the new architecture on campus.  As part of the 85th Anniversary celebrations, the University has enhanced its main entrance by reconfiguring the original entrance and enlarging the forecourt, as well as introducing new design elements. Through blending PolyU’s symbolic red brick architecture with a distinctive colonnade design, the main entrance is going to be a new photo spot. The endless sharing of old-time tales among the group continued during the cozy dinner hosted by the President at the Communal Staff Restaurant. The Faculty of Construction and Environment Education and Research Fund (FCE Fund) as well as the PolyU 85th Anniversary Gift Programme were also introduced. As proud members of the PolyU family, the alumni generously supported the Fund and the Programme. Prof. Teng, together with Dr Miranda Lou, Executive Vice President, and Mr Simon Wong, Vice President (Campus Development and Facilities), were delighted to exchange ideas and views with the alumni. Sincere gratitude was also expressed for their contributions to the University, in particular advising on campus development projects and supporting the University initiatives on various fronts. They look forward to seeing the group soon in upcoming anniversary events. The dinner was filled with smiling faces and pleasant conversations, and closed with special souvenirs presented by the President.

16 Jun, 2022

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85A Alumni Tourcation – Exploring the Laboratories of Structural Engineering, Water and Waste

On 11 June 2022 morning, 34 alumni and their friends gathered at PolyU to join the first “85A Alumni Tourcation”. Jointly organised by the Alumni Affairs Office (AAO) and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Civil and Environmental Engineering Alumni Association (CEEAA), and supported by the Federation of PolyU Alumni Associations (FHKPUAA), this activity featured two laboratory visits: the Structural Engineering Research Laboratory and the Water and Waste Teaching Laboratory. Before setting off, Ms Wanze Li, Section Head (Alumni Affairs and Associations) of AAO, Ir Edmond Wong, President of CEEAA, and Ir Yau Kwok-fai, President of FHKPUAA, gave a warm welcome to the participants at the Alumni Atrium. The group started by passing along the lawn area of the Atrium to Stephen Cheong Kam Chuen Memorial Plaza, and then entered Block Y, where the heavy machinery of structural engineering is located. Staff from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering introduced in detail the laboratory facilities and their state-of-the-art equipment. After that, the group walked across the distinctive pedestrian footbridge in the northeast boundary of PolyU, travelling from the main campus to Block Z to visit the Water and Waste Teaching Laboratory for experiments and demonstrations. The event attracted overwhelming registrations and was well received by all participants, who expressed that they looked forward to more Tourcations in the future. To celebrate PolyU’s 85th Anniversary, a series of alumni campus tours will be organised. Apart from exploring various favourite campus spots and iconic buildings, the tours will feature different PolyU blocks and teaching facilities. Stay tuned and don’t miss out on the upcoming events.

11 Jun, 2022

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Activate your Alumni eCard now to get a special edition of PolyU Pin

We would like to welcome you to come back to join PolyU’s 85th Anniversary celebrations as the pandemic has subsided. Active your Alumni eCard now so that you can access the campus, join homecoming events while enjoying various privileges.  You can get your PolyU Alumni eCard within minutes. Simply use your Alumni NetID to sign in the “My Profile & eCard” webpage, upload a recent photo and update your personal profile. If you do not have Alumni NetID, register now, and you can proceed with eCard activation seamlessly thereafter. Act now and complete the steps by 15 June - you may get a special edition of PolyU 85th Anniversary Pin. First-come, first-served, while stock lasts.  Don’t miss it!    Get My Alumni eCard     FAQ Remarks: 1.   All alumni who have successfully applied for PolyU Alumni eCard on or before 15 June 2022 may have chance to get a          special edition of PolyU pin. 2.   Each alumnus will be entitled to a maximum of one pin, and will be notified by the Alumni Affairs Office (AAO) via email. 3.   AAO reserves the right to modify or withhold the souvenirs without prior notice.  

1 Jun, 2022

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A new cohort of PolyU Graduating Class Ambassadors

More than 250 final year students from various faculties and schools of PolyU as well as the Hong Kong Community College have been appointed as PolyU Graduating Class Ambassadors (GCAs) this year.  They are committed to helping their alma mater to maintain close ties with graduates and promoting the latest development of the University and alumni activities to classmates. The briefing sessions held on 30 and 31 May 2022 at Alumni Atrium were joined by 84 GCAs. The ambassadors learned about their important role in alumni connection. They were pleased to meet with other enthusiastic graduating students and visited various facilities in the Alumni Atrium. They looked forward to participating in the PolyU 85th Anniversary celebration activities.

31 May, 2022

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