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Outstanding Alumni Award of PolyU Faculty of Applied Science and Textiles 2022

25 Apr 2022

The Outstanding Alumni Award of PolyU Faculty of Applied Science and Textiles aims to give public recognition to outstanding graduates of the Faculty for their professional achievements and significant contributions to the community and their alma mater.

We are pleased to announce that Prof. Tsang Shik-chi, Edman and Mr Kwok Chi-hung, Stanley have been selected as the 2022 Outstanding Alumni in recognition of their remarkable achievements. 



Prof. Tsang Shik-chi, Edman

Outstanding Alumni Award in Scholarly Achievement of

PolyU Faculty of Applied Science and Textiles

Prof. Tsang obtained the Higher Diploma in Chemical Technology in 1987. He is currently a Professor of Inorganic Chemistry and the Head of Wolfson Catalysis Laboratory at the University of Oxford. With his world-leading expertise in materials chemistry and green catalysis, Prof. Tsang has won a number of international awards and has published more than 450 referred publications including Science, Nature and Nature sister journals with h-index of 75 and citations exceeding 24,500 times (Google Scholar). Also, as an alumnus of PolyU, Prof. Tsang has been proactive in working with PolyU scientists and students in related areas.


Mr Kwok Chi-hung, Stanley

Outstanding Alumni Award in Entrepreneurial Achievement of

PolyU Faculty of Applied Science and Textiles

Mr Kwok obtained the Master of Arts in Fashion and Textiles (Global Fashion Management) in 2013. Mr Kwok applied the patented heat-conductive knitting technology in a variety of wearable items and created a new lifestyle brand named KnitWarm with the vision of developing smart textiles for thermal protection and pain relief to improve wearers' quality of life. In the past 3 years, KnitWarm has launched and commercialized more than 10 innovative gadgets including Wrap, Smart KneeSleeve, HarnessWarmer, and WarmerBand. These functional wearables are well-recognized in the market and have received numerous international innovation awards.



Congratulations to Prof. Tsang and Mr Kwok for their significant contributions to FAST, the University and the community! 

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