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New Chair of Departmental Advisory Committee

Ir Conrad Wong, Vice Chairman of Yau Lee Group will take over the Departmental Advisory Committee (DAC) Chairman from Ir Edmund Leung, Chief Officer of Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation with effect from 27 March 2013.  A “farewell cum welcome” dinner was hosted by the Department of Mechanical Engineering last night (22 May 2013) to express its deepest appreciation for the unfailing support of Ir Leung during the past six years and to extend its warmest welcome to Ir Wong to the Department.

 “During the past six years, the Department has been facing various challenges including personal changes, education reform and changing environments.  With the support of the DAC, especially under the chairmanship of Ir Edmund Leung, the Department has made substantial progress in its pursuit of excellence in teaching, research and engagement in industry.” Head of Department Prof. Li Cheng expressed.

“It is our honor to invite Ir Conrad Wong to serve as our new DAC chairman. I have confidence that under his leadership, the Department will continue to strive for its mission of achieving excellence and Ir Wong will bring the Department to its next level of achievements.” Prof. Cheng added.