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Call for Nomination: Outstanding Alumni Award of PolyU Department (ISE) 2023

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The Outstanding PolyU Alumni Award 2023 aims to recognise the diverse accomplishments and contributions of our distinguished alumni.

The Outstanding Alumni Award of PolyU Department aims to give public recognition to outstanding graduates of a PolyU academic department for their professional achievements and significant contributions to the community and their alma mater.

Award Categories and Selection Criteria

The Award is organised at three levels, i.e. Department level, Faculty/ School level and University level.  

Four specific areas of achievement would be given recognition, they include Professional Achievement, Entrepreneurial Achievement, Scholarly Achievement and Community Service Achievement.

Award Category  Description
Professional Achievement This category recognises alumni who have attained distinguished achievements, demonstrated exemplary leadership, and made a strong impact on their profession/ industry/society. 
Entrepreneurial Achievement This category recognizes alumni who have demonstrated outstanding innovation and entrepreneurship, as well as founded or advanced business or technology ventures with impact.  
Scholarly Achievement This category recognises alumni scholars who have made notable scholarly or research contributions in their disciplines, with proven track record and excellent reputation in the field. 
Community Service Achievement

This category recognises alumni who have made impactful contributions to the communities, or demonstrated an extraordinary level of commitment, volunteerism and/or philanthropy for promoting the wellbeing of the communities.

In addition to honouring distinguished graduates for their distinction in their chosen fields, the Award recognises the alumni’s active support to their alma mater.  Support and Contribution to PolyU is one of the key selection criteria at all levels.

Outstanding Young Alumni Award is introduced for alumni at/under the age of 40.



The nominated candidate must be graduate who has successfully completed full-time or part-time programme offered by PolyU (or its forerunners: Hong Kong Government Trade School, Hong Kong Technical College, and Hong Kong Polytechnic) which led to academic award accredited by the respective Institution.

The proposer can be PolyU graduate, Honorary Graduate, University Fellow, PolyU staff, current PolyU Council and Court member and current Advisory Committee member.  There is no limit to the number of nominations to be submitted by each proposer.  However, the proposer cannot be the candidate himself/ herself or a direct relative of the candidate.


Nomination and Selection Schedule

The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) is now inviting nominations for the Outstanding Alumni Award of PolyU Department (ISE) 2023. Please download the Nomination Form and return it to or with all required supplementary documents on or before 31 March 2023.

Selection for the Department Award will be conducted in April 2023.


Panel of Judges

A panel of judges, comprising both internal and external members, will be formed to examine the nominations and assess candidates’ qualifications and performance for the awards.



Ir Albert Choi

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE)
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Tel: 2766 4979


Ms Vivien Shek

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE)
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Tel: 3400 3156


Result Announcement

The ISE Department is pleased to present the “Outstanding Alumni Award of PolyU Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering 2023” to two distinguished graduates in recognition of their Scholarly Achievement and Professional Achievement as well as significant contributions to the Department, PolyU and the community. Their remarkable achievements and valuable contributions have earned them the well-deserved honour.

For more details about the two awardees, please visit here.

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