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Career Path to Professional Engineer


Mechanical engineers are largely demanded by a wide spectrum of industries.

Our graduates are almost 100% employed every year. Their starting salaries are above average.

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Career Development of Alumni


Ir Timmy KWAN

BEng(Hons) in Mechanical Engineering (1995)


  • Assistant General Manager – Project Management, Asia Standard International Group


Career Path:

Widely recognized in his profession, for example:

  • Green Building Faculty Member
  • Expert Panel Member of BEAM Society
  • Fellow of Institution of Mechanical Engineers (UK)


Active in serving the profession, for example:

  • Professional Review Interviewer for Chartered Engineer Assessment Interview Panel, IMechE, UK
  • Steering Committee Member for BEAM Plus (Existing Buildings) major revision
  • HKIE Professional Assessment Assessor

Ms Annie CHAN

BEng(Hons) in Mechanical Engineering (2006)


  • Mechanical Engineer – NTW (Operations), Water Supplies Department


Career Path:

  • Awarded Chartered Engineer status and professional membership of Institution of Mechanical Engineers in five years’ time after graduation
  • Awarded professional membership of Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) in six years’ time
  • 2008: Best Engineering Graduate in EMSD and 2nd runner up of Trainee of the Year in HKIE
  • 2013/2014 Chairman of Young Member Committee/ Council Member/ Executive Member of HKIE

Ir Kevin CHIU

BEng(Hons) in Mechanical Engineering (2006)


  • Operations Officer (Unmanned Aircraft), Civil Aviation Department


Career Path:

  • Joined Cathay Pacific Airways as Engineering Trainee in 2006 and progressed to Senior Line Maintenance Engineer in 2014, managing over 40 line stations in China, Taiwan, Korea and Europe regions
  • HKAR-66 Aircraft Maintenance Licensed engineer, qualified for Airbus A320/1, A330, A340, A350, Boeing B747-400/8F & B777-200/300/ER

Mr Alan S.L. KWOK

BEng(Hons) in Product Analysis with Design (2009)


  • Senior Industrial Designer, a Surgical Robot Company


Career Path:

  • Started as an engineering trainee after year 2 and then returned to PolyU to obtain Bachelor Degree (BEng) in 2009
  • Obtained Master Degree (MDes) in PolyU in 2015
  • Awarded Red Dot Award 2014 Winner
  • Awarded Red Dot Award 2016 Honourable Mention

Ms Mandy Wan Yeung LAW

BEng(Hons) in Product Analysis with Design (2010)


  • Resident Engineer, AECOM (Asia) Company Ltd.


Career Path:

  • Started as a Marketing Engineer in mechanical field of environment engineering projects, and proactively involved in mechanical design work in several large scale electrical and mechanical projects
  • Obtained master degree in BSE in 2014
  • Awarded Chartered Engineer in six years’ time of on-job training
  • Professional membership of The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers

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