The PolyU Graduate School Outstanding Research Postgraduate Alumni Award Presentation Ceremony took place on 21 November, honouring three exceptional research postgraduate (RPg) alumni for their significant accomplishments. The ceremony recognised Professor Lu Weisheng Wilson and Dr Poon Chi-kin Lawrence with the Outstanding Research Postgraduate Alumni Award, while Dr Wang Lei Leo received the Outstanding Early Career Research Postgraduate Alumni Award.
The PolyU Central Management Team, together with PolyU staff, students, alumni, and esteemed guests, gathered to witness this momentous presentation ceremony. The event also provided a platform for thought-provoking exchanges and valuable networking opportunities.
Hailing from diverse backgrounds in academia, research, and innovation, the awardees showcased remarkable achievements in their career trajectories. The ceremony commenced with Professor Jiannong Cao, Dean of Graduate School, who emphasised the importance of fostering a strong RPg alumni community. Professor Jin-Guang Teng, President of PolyU, underscored the university's commitment to RPg education and its significant research performance and societal contributions.
The award presentation was a highlight of the event, as each awardee shared invaluable insights gained from their research studies. Expressing profound gratitude to their alma mater, supervisors, family members, and supporters, they were each presented with a trophy by President Teng.
In closing remarks, Professor Christopher Chao, Vice President (Research and Innovation), extended heartfelt congratulations to all the awardees for their well-deserved recognition and inspiring contributions. He stressed that they serve as shining examples of the university motto, "To learn and to apply, for the benefit of mankind."
Learn about the outstanding RPg alumni: https://polyu.hk/dsZVT
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