Followed by the receipt of The University Grant Committee (UGC) Award for Teaching Excellence last year, Professor Alan KT Lau of the Department of Mechanical Engineering has recently been granted for another prestigious international education award -- “Award for Outstanding Contribution to Education” with the citation of “Profound Contributions to Outcome-based Education through Integration of Research and Industrial Activities for Teaching” bestowed by the Global LearnTech Congress 2014.
Every year, The Global LearnTech Congress recognizes excellence in education – the programmes, projects, tools, strategies, teams or Individuals. The Awards focuses on the Best and Innovative use of the existing or new approaches to enhance Learning. The objective at core is benchmarking Educational & Learning practices.
During the past years, Professor Lau has best used of the results from his research and consultancy projects to develop a wide variety of teaching and learning activities. With the support from both local and overseas industries, a stage-by-stage structured programme provides students a learn-and-apply opportunity in a real-life working context.