Leong Che-Hung Distinguished Visiting Professorship in Leadership
"University education is more than adding knowledge or engaging in vocational training. It encompasses the preparation of young people to meet the myriad of challenges in society and to take up leadership roles. This Distinguished Visiting Professorship will inspire students to excel in both."
Dr Leong Che-Hung
Patrick S C Poon Professorship in Analytics and Innovation
"Analytics and Innovation are the basic drivers for the continuous and sustainable progress of the society of human beings. May HKU continue to lead in the research and teaching of these important factors for a better world."
Dr Patrick Poon
Norman and Cecilia Yip Professorship in Bioinorganic Chemistry
"We established this Endowed Professorship in celebration of the Faculty of Science’s 80th anniversary. Chemistry changed our lives and studying it, in particular, taught me the keys to thinking and action. We hope this Professorship will be the catalyst for even greater outcomes in the study of bioinorganic chemistry."
Norman and Cecilia Yip
Sein and Isaac Souede Professorship in Economic History
"We hope this Endowed Professorship will bring the power of fact-based thought leadership to bear. Sharing new knowledge freely will inspire discussions and give fresh insights into our understanding of society."
Sein and Isaac Souede
Ian Davies Professorship in Ethics
This Professorship will expound all the qualities that our former Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Davies epitomised: integrity, the spirit and principles of ethics, and the sharing of knowledge gained for the betterment of society.
Executors of the Estate of Professor Ian Davies
The Ian Davies Professorship in Ethics was represented by Ms Maggie Crosswaite
Ko Wong Wai Ching Wendy Professorship in Fluid Dynamics
Professor Norman Ko Wah-man
Henry Cheng Professorship in International Law
"Giving back to society has always been at the heart of my family. Hong Kong is an international city and international law is in action affecting every aspect of our life. With its unique position in China and Asia, Hong Kong is best placed to be Asia-Pacific’s international legal and dispute resolution centre. It is now for Hong Kong to forge itself as one of the leading international law hubs in the world. I hope this Professorship will contribute to the maintenance of the rule of law and to Hong Kong’s place in the global legal environment."
Dr Henry Cheng Kar-Shun
James Chen and Yuen-Han Chan Professorship in Music
"We hope that through exceptional music education, the younger generations will grow to become sincere, kind and treasured talents. The establishment of this Professorship is only a prelude, and we hope that it can play a harmonious part in the development of music education in Hong Kong."
Mr James Chen and Ms Yuen-Han Chan
Antony and Nina Chan Professorship in Paediatric Immunology
"As the parents of two young children, we clearly understand the importance of health and medical advancement for the next generation. We hope this Professorship can contribute to delivering effective immunological solutions for human diseases."
Antony and Nina Chan
M B Lee Professorship in the Humanities and Medicine
Mr M B Lee
Tam Sai-Kit Professorship in Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Dr Tam Sai-Kit
Patrick S C Poon Professorship in Statistics and Actuarial Science
Dr Patrick Poon