The two awardees are listed as follows:
Outstanding Alumni Award in Professional Achievement of PolyU BEEE 2022
Ir YEE Kwong Fai
Safety Auditors Training Scheme (Year of Award: 1998)
BEng (Hons) in Building Services Engineering (Year of Award: 1997)
Higher Certificate in Electrical Installation and Building Services Engineering (Year of Award: 1992)
Head of Technical Department (Senior Manager – Centre Technical Services), The Wharf Group – Harbour City / Times Square
Ir YEE Kwong Fai has been accumulating 40 years of work experience in the field of Building Services Engineering particularly in areas of properties and facilities management, operation and maintenance, energy and safety management, as well as environmental and sustainability development. Ir Yee has taken the leading roles in various listed companies in Hong Kong overseeing the mega size of Grade A Shopping Mall and commercial Office Buildings in Hong Kong. Ir Yee is also active in serving the engineering industry, promoting best practices and sustainability of building services operation and maintenance by taking up various posts in the professional Institutions including Chairman of The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers – Building Services Division (2020-2021), Chairman of Energy Institute-HK Branch (2018-2020), President of BSOMES (2008-2010), and serving as Panel Members and Working Group Members nominated by HKSAR Government, e.g. Development Bureau, EMSD, Buildings Department etc. Ir Yee is the current Hon. Secretary of the HKIE-Energy Disciplinary Advisory Panel. Ir Yee also served PolyU-Department of Building Services Engineering as one of the Committee Members of BSE-Departmental Advisory Committee (DAC) and Mentor. He also made donation to support BSE students’ oversea learning activity previously. Ir Yee is the current Professional Assessor of HKIE, Energy Institute Hong Kong (EIHK) and The Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE). Ir Yee is the Registered Professional Engineer (RPE) in Building Services, Electrical, Energy & Fire Disciplines, Chartered Engineer and has held many Fellow Membership of different Professional Institutions such as FHKIE, FCIBSE, FIET, FEI & FCIPHE. Looking back at his time in the PolyU after graduation from Part Time BEng(Hons) in Building Services Engineering in 1997, Ir Yee enjoyed sharing his practical experience and insights with PolyU undergraduate students and offered internship opportunities to PolyU students at his company.
Outstanding Young Alumni Award in Entrepreneurial Achievement of PolyU BEEE 2022
Dr. Aotian SONG
Ph.D., The Department of Building Environment and Energy Engineering (Year of Award: 2018)
CEO of Shenzhen Leadus-tech Co., Ltd
Dr. Aotian SONG is one of the founders and CEO of an award-winning and nationally recognized enterprise. Dr Song and his team’s invention (vacuum insulated glazing) has been massively applied in the industry. Also, Dr Song actively participates in charity affairs and continuously supports PolyU by being the sponsor for research projects and providing internship opportunities to PolyU students, etc.
The Department is honourable to recognize the winners’ accomplishments in the building services engineering industry and contributions to the community and PolyU with this Award.
The Department would like to thank all the Selection Panel members for their excellent volunteer work on the selection process.