This year, we are proud to present ten Professorships from the Faculties of Business and Economics, Dentistry, Medicine, and Engineering, and the Asia Global Institute.
A total of 95 Endowed Professorships have been established since 2005. Each of these gifts came with a story, and a dream.
Kingboard Professorship in Advanced Dentistry
"It is our wish that the establishment of this Endowed Professorship will help the Faculty of Dentistry scale new heights in global dental education. Named the number 1 dental school in the world by the QS World Universities Rankings 2016, the HKU Faculty of Dentistry, we believe, is in a superb position to push boundaries and bring innovative development in dental science to Hong Kong and beyond."
Kingboard Chemical Holdings Limited
|The Kingboard Chemical Holdings Limited was represented by |
Mr Cheung Kwok-Wing
L & T Charitable Foundation Professorship in
"As residents in Hong Kong, we have enjoyed a high standard of medical service throughout our lifetimes. We are glad and proud that HKU has nurtured innumerable outstanding medical professionals. We hope all Hong Kong people will be able to continue to benefit from outstanding medical care, including that from new research results and medical discoveries. This endowment is just a beginning; together we aim to see HKU reaching new frontiers and horizons."
Mrs Rita Tong Liu and family
|The L & T Charitable Foundation was represented by Mr Jeffrey Liu |
Victor and William Fung Professorship in Economics
"It gives me great pleasure that Professor Chen Zhiwu is the Victor and William Fung Professor at the School of Economics and Finance. As the inaugural Endowed Professor and Director of the Asia Global Institute (AGI), Professor Chen’s remarkable leadership, innovative vision, and collaborative approach with his colleagues in other disciplines will benefit the AGI and the University as a whole."
Dr Victor K Fung
Francis S Y Bong Professorship in Engineering
"It is a privilege and an honour to establish an Endowed Professorship for the Faculty of Engineering at The University of Hong Kong, my alma mater. I believe that my contribution will strengthen the Faculty’s ability to generate innovative research and enrich the educational experience of
Mr Francis S Y Bong
HSBC Professorship in Global Economy and Business Strategy
"HSBC is committed to talent development and strongly supports the Endowed Professorship in Global Economy and Business Strategy. We believe that education can help people fulfil their hopes and realise their ambitions, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper."
Mr Peter Wong Tung Shun
|The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited was represented by Mr George Leung |
Chi-Li Pao Foundation Professorship in Psychiatry
"In continuing our family’s tradition of contributing to the well-being of society through various means, we are truly humbled to play our part. It is a blessing to be bestowed with the ability to help others in need.
Chi-Li Pao Foundation
|The Chi-Li Pao Foundation was represented by Professor Paul Tam, Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor of HKU |
Cheng Yu-Tung Professorship in Sustainable Development
"Abide by your words and be true to your promises; be hard working and cautious; be grateful for all our blessings and never forget our roots; don’t abandon your sense of morality and justice in pursuit of self-interest. All of these truths should be viewed as a complete set, and no single principle should ever be ignored."
The late Dato’ Dr Cheng Yu-Tung
| The Cheng Family was represented by Ms Sonia Cheng |
George and Paulette Ho Professorship in Visual Science
Mr George and Mrs Paulette Ho
Chung Hon-Dak Professorship in Economic Development
Albert Bing-Ching Young Professorship in Ophthalmology