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Young CEE Alumni Award
To recognize young alumni for their accomplishments and service to the engineering profession and the community, the Young CEE Alumni Award is jointly established by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) and Civil and Environmental Engineering Alumni Association (CEEAA).
The Young CEE Alumni Awardees 2020 are:
Dr. Lalit Borana
Indian Institute of Technology- Indore, India
Lalit received his PhD in Geotechnical Engineering from CEE of PolyU in 2014, and M.Tech in Geotechnical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG) in 2008. He has dedicated over 13 years to consultancy, academic teaching and research. He is presently serving the IIT Indore Administration as a Senate Board Member, Chief Warden and Sports Committee Convenor.
Lalit has authored and coauthored more than 31 quality publications in esteemed international journals and peer reviewed conferences. His current research interests include Unsaturated soil mechanics, Structural Health monitoring, Soil-Structure Interaction, Geoenvironmental Engineering and Ground Improvement Techniques.
Lalit serves as a reviewer for more than 30 International Journals. He has received “Outstanding Reviewer Award-2018” from the journal of “Computers and Goetechnics” by ELSEVIER, Netherlands. In 2018, he served as a Guest Editor for "International Journal of Distributed network sensors" by Sage Publishers, the United Kingdom.
Mr Kenny Lok
Director of EnviPro Technology Company Limited
Kenny received his bachelor’s degree in Environment & Sustainable Development and master’s degree in Environmental Management and Engineering from CEE of PolyU in 2012 and 2014 respectively.
He is currently the Director of EnviPro Technology Company Limited, contributing to consultancy projects related to air, acoustic, odour and health impact assessment in Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.
Kenny participates in various professional bodies actively. He was elected as an Executive Committee Member of Hong Kong Waste Management Association (HKWMA) in 2019. Besides, he is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Acoustics (MHKIOA), the Hong Kong Institute of Environmental Impact Assessment (MHKIEIA), and associate member of Institution of Mechanical Engineers (AMIMechE) and BEAM Professional (BEAM Pro).
Mr Wong Ka Chun, Tiger
Manager-Construction Safety in Construction Industry Council
Tiger is one of the earliest graduates of BSc (Hons) in Environmental and Occupational Safety & Health (Full-time).
Upon graduation in 2008, he joined Gammon Construction Limited, where he played a key role in fostering positive safety culture.
His contribution to construction safety was well recognized by the industry. He was the winner of Site Safety Professionals Award presented by Construction Industry Council and Lighthouse Club in 2011.
Apart from striving excellence in his work, he also actively serves the Hong Kong community by taking part in various public duties. He joined the Jardine Ambassador Programme from 2013 to 2015 which brought together young and enthusiastic executives from all parts of Jardine Group in Hong Kong to drive the group’s charitable activities voluntarily.He also joined the Society of Registered Safety officers (SRSO) in 2011 and has been serving as an Executive Council Member since 2014. With his experience, he aims to enhance the professional status of safety practitioners, and to promote safety and health across the industries.