Prof. George Woo, Emeritus Professor of Optometry and Senior Advisor at the School of Optometry, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), received an honorary degree of Doctor of Science, honoris causa, at a Spring Convocation ceremony of the University of Waterloo, Canada, in the afternoon of 13 June 2019.
A former Dean of PolyU’s Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Prof. Woo is an alumnus of and a Professor Emeritus of Optometry at the University of Waterloo. The honorary degree was bestowed on Prof. Woo in recognition of his enormous academic and service contributions to his alma mater as well as for his distinguished accomplishments in optometry.