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2013-10-09
ME Students Received Awards at HKIOA Meyer Poon Memorial Award 2013

Four ME students have received the Second Runner-up, Undergraduate Category and Postgraduate Category respectively, at the Hong Kong Institute of Acoustics (HKIOA)’s Meyer Poon Memorial Award 2013. 

The Undergraduate Category Second Runner-up Project “Reduction of Factory Noise” prepared by three BEng(Hons) in Mechanical Engineering students, Choi Hon Yin, Keung Man Lok & Ng Ka Kui, aims to reduce the noise in the factory of ‘Nanyang Brothers Tobacco Co. Ltd.’ in order to protect their workers from exposing to a high sound pressure level environment for a long time.

The Postgraduate Category Second Runner-up winner Dr Cheng Yang, PhD graduate of the Department, has his award-winning project on the design of a new type of noise barrier to reduce the sound reflections from a large reflecting surface.

Innovative concepts and excellent presentation skills are in the recipe for success leading the students to sweep Second runners-up of both categories at HKIOA’s Meyer Poon Memorial Award 2013 amidst fierce competition.

This annual student competition aims to recognize the best final year project related the knowledge and practice of acoustics submitted by various local universities.  The winning teams are presented with certificates, free membership of HKIOA and cash coupons for joining certain HKIOA training courses.