Prof. Raymond Wong is the Dean of the Faculty of Science at PolyU, he is internationally renowned for his research achievements in organometallics compounds for energy conversion. Recently, he has made special emphasis on developing metallated graphyne for optoelectronic and energy applications. In recognition of his remarkable research contributions, Prof. Wong received numerous local and international awards, including the RGC Senior Research Fellow Award, the Croucher Senior Research Fellowship Award by the Croucher Foundation, the State Natural Science Award (Second Class) and was the first Chinese scientist to be presented with the Chemistry of the Transition Metals Award by the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Prof. Wong is featured on the fifth episode of the RTHK TV programme “Our Scientists” to share his aspiration, research ideas and achievements. In the programme, he shared the reminiscences of his youth and childhood, and how the University of Hong Kong, his secondary schools and the place he lived before had helped foster the distinguished scientist he has become today. In addition, interviews with Prof. Jin-Guang Teng, President of PolyU, Prof. Wing-Tak Wong, Deputy President and Provost of PolyU and Prof. Rick Wong, Interim Provost of HKBU are featured to show their lifelong friendships.
Prof. Wong’s documentary will be broadcasted on January 21, 2023 (Sat) at 8pm on RTHK TV 31. Stay tuned!
The eight-episode documentary “Our Scientist” brings audience to the exciting world of science. It interviews a number of outstanding scientists to understand their intellectual and continuous pursuit of scientific exploration and knowledge, as well as the challenges, joy and success along the scientific journey.
RTHK programme “Our Scientists”: https://www.rthk.hk/tv/dtt31/programme/ourscientists2022/episode/857745