Departmental Academic Advisor (DAA)

Prof. Alexander Korsunsky

Vice President of Trinity College
Editor-in-Chief: Materials & Design
Professor of Engineering Science
Department of Engineering Science
University of Oxford

DAA appointment period: 2020/21 to present

Prof. Teik C. Lim

Interim President
Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
University of Texas Arlington

DAA appointment period: 2015/16 to 2019/20

Prof. Robert O. Ritchie

H. T. & Jessie Chua Distinguished Professor of Engineering
Professor of Materials Science & Engineering
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
University of California, Berkeley

DAA appointment period: 2008/09 to 2014/15

Prof. Yiu-Wing Mai

University Chair and Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Advanced Materials and Fracture Mechanics
School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering
The University of Sydney

DAA appointment period: 2002/03 to 2007/08

Departmental Advisory Committee

Membership  Name Position Department/Company
Chairman Ir Dr Angus HW Cheung Chief Executive Officer Aerovision Technology Limited
Ex-officio Member Prof. SQ Shi Chair Professor & Head Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Ex-officio Member Prof. HC Man Dean Faculty of Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Local Member Mr Richard CW Chan, JP Assistant Director Electrical & Mechanical Services Department, HKSAR
Local Member Mr Chan Hing Keung Deputy General Manager – Train Services & Systems Engineering MTR Corporation Limited
Local Member Ir Chris KC Cheung Chief Operating Officer – China CLP Holdings Limited
Local Member Mr Dave TY Ho, JP Assistant Director (Air Policy) Environmental Protection Department, HKSAR
Local Member Mr Edmond Lai Chief Digital Officer Hong Kong Productivity Council
Local Member Mr Banting WP Sze Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Freetech Road Recycling Technology (Holdings) Limited
Overseas Member Dr Chengmao Xu President of the Corporate Research Center Midea Group
Overseas Member Prof. Bing Li Professor and Dean School of Mechanical Engineering and Automation, Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen
Overseas Member Prof. Vigor Yang Regents Professor Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering, College of Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
Internal Member Prof. ZQ Su Professor and Associate Head Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Internal Member Dr GP Zheng Associate Professor Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Internal Member Dr MY Li Assistant Professor Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Student Representative Mr Farhan Khalid Full-time BEng Student Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Student Representative Mr Andre Eccel Vellwock Full-time PhD Student Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Secretary Ms Lily Tam Senior Executive Officer Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Assistant Secretary Ms Joanne Cheng Executive Officer Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University