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Prof. George Woo awarded PolyU University Fellowship

9 Jul 2022

Group photo of Dr Lam Tai-fai(1st from right), Professor Jin-Guang Teng (1st from left) and six new Fellows, Dr Yeung Kin-man (2nd from left), Mr Ho Sai-chu(3rd from left), Dr Raymond Leung Siu-hong(4th from left), Mr Leung Kin-fung(4th from right), Professor George Woo(3rd from right) and Mr Lawrence Chan Man-yiu (2nd from right).

Group photo of Dr Lam Tai-fai (1st from right), Professor Jin-Guang Teng (1st from left) and six new Fellows, Dr Yeung Kin-man (3rd from left), Mr Ho Sai-chu (4th from left), Dr Raymond Leung Siu-hong (5th from left), Mr Leung Kin-fung (5th from right), Professor George Woo (4th from right) ,Mr Lawrence Chan Man-yiu (3rd from right), Mr Shun Chi-ming (2nd from left) and Ms Ada Yu (2nd from right) who are representing Dr Joseph Ting Sun-pao and Mrs May Tam Mak Mei-yin respectively.


The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) conferred the title of University Fellow on Prof. George Woo, Emeritus Professor & Senior Advisor, School of Optometry, in recognition of his significant contributions to the University and community.

Eight outstanding University Fellow recipients, including Prof. Woo, were warmly greeted by PolyU’s President, Professor Jin-Guang Teng, and other senior staff members of the University at the PolyU University Fellowship Conferment Ceremony 2021/22 held on 8 July 2022.

Since its introduction in 2000, PolyU has conferred University Fellowships on 128 distinguished persons.

PolyU University Fellowship Conferment Ceremony 2021/22 [Photo Album]

 

Professor George Woo

Professor George Woo, Emeritus Professor and Senior Advisor of PolyU’s School of Optometry, is the Father of Optometry in Hong Kong and a pivotal figure in eye health and vision science globally. He has substantially raised the standards of optometric education and eye care services in Hong Kong. His commitment to philanthropy and volunteer work earned him the Hong Kong Humanity Award in 2020. Professor Woo and his brother Dr Victor Woo are the proud donors of PolyU’s K. B. Woo Family Endowed Professorship in Optometry.


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