學系歷史

80 years ago, the Government Trade School was established to provide technical education
to youngsters in Hong Kong. About 20 of these youngsters received education in Automobile
Engineering. The Government Trade School has since been transformed into the Hong Kong
Technical College, the Hong Kong Polytechnic and it is now known as The Hong Kong
Polytechnic University. The unit which provided education to the twenty-odd youngsters
in 1937 has also gone through different stages of transformation, having the identities of
Department of Automobile Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Department
of Mechanical/Production Engineering, Department of Mechanical, Production and Marine
Engineering, Department of Mechanical and Marine Engineering and is now The Department
of Mechanical Engineering. The Department has grown substantially over the years. It now
has a total student population of 1,000, with more than 300 students graduating each year.Heads of ME Department:Heads of ME Department:

History of ME Department (1937-2017):

80 years ago, the Government Trade School was established to provide technical education to youngsters in Hong Kong. About 20 of these youngsters received education in Automobile Engineering. The Government Trade School has since been transformed into the Hong Kong Technical College, the Hong Kong Polytechnic and it is now known as The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

The unit which provided education to the twenty-odd youngsters in 1937 has also gone through different stages of transformation, having the identities of Department of Automobile Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Departmentof Mechanical/Production Engineering, Department of Mechanical, Production and Marine Engineering, Department of Mechanical and Marine Engineering and is now The Department of Mechanical Engineering.

The Department has grown substantially over the years. It now has a total student population of 1,000, with more than 300 students graduating each year.

 

Milestone:

1937-1947

1947-1972

1972-1994

1994-present

 

Chairmen of Departmental Advisory Committee:

1972-1986: Ir G.J. Osborne 

1986-1989: Dr. Samuel P.W. Wong 

1989-1990: Mr. Graham Howat 

1990-1994: Ir Edmund K.H. Leung, SBS, OBE, JP 

1994-1998: Ir Edward Pong, BBS, JP 

1998-2002: Ir Dr. C.W. Tso 

2002-2006: Mr. Tommy F.K. Hui 

2006-2014: Ir Edmund K.H. Leung, SBS, OBE, JP 

2014-present: Ir Conrad T.C. Wong, BBS, JP 

 

80 years ago, the Government Trade School was established to provide technical education
to youngsters in Hong Kong. About 20 of these youngsters received education in Automobile
Engineering. The Government Trade School has since been transformed into the Hong Kong
Technical College, the Hong Kong Polytechnic and it is now known as The Hong Kong
Polytechnic University. The unit which provided education to the twenty-odd youngsters
in 1937 has also gone through different stages of transformation, having the identities of
Department of Automobile Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Department
of Mechanical/Production Engineering, Department of Mechanical, Production and Marine
Engineering, Department of Mechanical and Marine Engineering and is now The Department
of Mechanical Engineering. The Department has grown substantially over the years. It now
has a total student population of 1,000, with more than 300 students graduating each year.Heads of ME Department:Heads of ME Department:

Heads of Department:

 

1949-1959:

Mr. F. Buckle and Mr. N.E. Barnes

(* Photo shown is Mr NE Barnes)

1992-1995:

Mr. Michael Pomfret

1959-1965:

Mr. Sung Sing-zak

1995:

Dr. Ho Yick-sing (Acting Head)

1965-1970:

Mr. C.L. Mawhood

1995-2005:

Prof. Ronald So Ming-cho

1970-1975:

Mr. K.C. Ho

2005:

Prof. Cheng Li (Acting Head)

1975:

Mr. W.G. Southern (Acting Head)

2005-2010:

Prof. Lu Jian

1975-1977:

Mr. D.V. Lindsay (Acting Head)

2010-2011:

Prof. S.Q. Shi (Acting Head)

1977-1978:

Mr. L.J. Stacey (Acting Head)

2011-2014:

Prof. Cheng Li

1978-1984:

Dr. S.S. Chang

2014-present:

Prof. S.Q. Shi

1984-1992:

Prof. Leung Tin-pui