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Outstanding Alumni Award

Outstanding Alumni Award of PolyU Department of Biomedical Engineering 

Launched in 1996, the Outstanding PolyU Alumni Award aims to give recognition to distinguished graduates of PolyU for great distinction in their chosen fields, active support to their alma mater, as well as impactful contributions to the wider community.

Since 2022, achievement categories have been established to celebrate considerable accomplishments of our alumni in specific areas, including professional achievement, entrepreneurial achievement, scholarly achievement, and community service achievement. Recognition is now also given to outstanding young alumni.  The Award is organised at Department, Faculty/School and University levels.

PolyU BME honours graduates for distinguished professional achievements and significant contributions to PolyU, the Department and the community. The recipients of the Outstanding Alumni Award in Professional Achievement of PolyU Department of Biomedical Engineering are as follows:

Alumni_Choi Pong Chi

Outstanding Alumni Award in Professional Achievement 2023

Ir Alex Choi Pong Chi

Bachelor of Science in Health Technology (2003); Master of Philosophy in Biomedical Engineering (2009)

Ir Choi currently serves as a Senior Electronics Engineer of the Medical Device Division of the Department of Health (DH).  He leads a team to work on the implementation of Medical Device Administrative Control System in Hong Kong and be responsible for the public enquiry handling, education & publicity on the safe use of medical devices and stakeholders engagement, etc.


Besides, He serves as a committee member of the Biomedical Division of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE), training tutor of the HKIE Scheme “A” training program and the mentor for biomedical discipline of the HKIE “Mentorship Scheme”.


Before being seconded to DH, he served in the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (EMSD) over 10 years for supply and installation projects, procurements and maintenance of the medical devices / systems in various public hospitals and clinics.

FENG-BME-Senior-Photo-Billy WONG

Outstanding Alumni Award in Professional Achievement 2022

Mr Billy Wong Kai-yuen

Master of Science in Health Care (Healthcare Technology) (2008)
Mr Wong is currently the Principal Advisor (Medical Device) of Corp R&D Department in SGS HK Limited. With over 19 years of experience in the medical industry and profound knowledge in medical devices, he specialises in integrating regulatory requirements on medical devices of different countries into quality management systems. 

His professional qualifications include MDR (2017/745 Regulation) Auditor, ISO 13485 Auditor, and ASQ Certified Medical Device Auditor. As a Founding Member and an Executive Board Member of Hong Kong Medical and Healthcare Device Industries Association (HKMHDIA), he enthusiastically shares his professional knowledge and experiences with industry stakeholders on various occasions in Hong Kong and China. Since 2008, Mr Wong has also been honourably titled HKMHDIA Life Member. 

Since 2021, he has been serving as a Visiting Lecturer and an Industrial Member of the Undergraduate Programme Committee of PolyU Department of Biomedical Engineering.
FENG-BME-Young-Photo-Cristina Leung

Outstanding Young Alumni Award in Professional Achievement 2022

Ir Cristina Leung

Master of Philosophy (2010); Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering (2007)

Ir Leung is currently the Biomedical Engineering Manager of Gleneagles Hospital Hong Kong. Over the past decade, she has been devoted to furthering the development of biomedical engineering in local private hospitals. On behalf of The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE), she helped establish a training programme for Biomedical Engineering graduates (also known as HKIE Scheme “A” Training programme) in different private hospitals, including Gleneagles Hospital Hong Kong, Hong Kong Adventist Hospital-Tsuan Wan and Hong Kong Adventist Hospital-Stubbs Road. 

Passionate about nurturing the next generations of elites in biomedical engineering, Ir Leung has contributed to the undergraduate student placement programmes of PolyU and other local institutions. Besides being a Visiting Lecturer at PolyU’s Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) teaching undergraduate subjects of clinical engineering and medical technologies, she also helped set up a hands-on workshop for BME undergraduates of the City University of Hong Kong.

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