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PolyU is a cradle of scientific talent. Two PolyU scholars have been recognised in the 2022 Young Scientist Awards, which was organised by the Hong Kong Institution of Science to honour Hong Kong postgraduate research students and recent graduates showing great promise in the fields of Physical or Mathematical Science, Life Science, or Engineering Science.
The recognition provided by the award will motivate me to strive to make new discoveries in my research area.
~ Dr Xu Wanghuai, Postdoc Fellow, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Winner - Engineering Science
Development of new architecture and mechanisms for high-efficiency water energy harvesting and liquid manipulation
Professor Wang Zuankai, Associate Vice President (Research and Innovation) and Chair Professor of Nature-Inspired Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering
The prize has encouraged me to continue to explore the dynamics and mechanisms of extreme weather and climate events under global warming.
~ Ms Qing Yamin, PhD Student, Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics
Honourable Mention – Physical / Mathematical Science
The acceleration of flash droughts
Dr Wang Shuo, Assistant Professor, Department of Land Surveying and Geo- Informatics
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