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The Sixth Inauguration of Endowed Professorships

The Sixth Inauguration of Endowed Professorships

The University celebrated its Sixth Inauguration of Endowed Professorships on April 20, 2012. At the ceremony, twelve new Endowed Professorships were established. In addition, three successive appointments to existing Endowed Professorships were presented. Since 2005, a total of 66 Endowed Professorships, including 3 Distinguished Visiting Professorship Schemes, have been established. Endowed Professorships at HKU are …

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HKU welcomes the establishment of the Li Shu Fan Medical Foundation Professorship in Orthopaedic Surgery

HKU welcomes the establishment of the Li Shu Fan Medical Foundation Professorship in Orthopaedic Surgery

“This Professorship is established in recognition of the half-century long legacy of the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology. While fulfilling one of the Li Shu Fan Medical Foundation’s missions to support medical research, this Endowed Professorship will empower professional development, augment research capacity and improve quality patient care in the field of Orthopaedics.” Dr Walton …

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HKU welcomes the establishment of the Kingboard Professorship in Materials Engineering

HKU welcomes the establishment of the Kingboard Professorship in Materials Engineering

“It is always new materials that open the door to new technologies. Kingboard whole-heartedly supports this Endowed Professorship in Materials Engineering and HKU’s mission in being the vanguard in technological advancement.” Kingboard Chemical Holdings Limited In May 2011, a dedication ceremony was held to celebrate the establishment of the Kingboard Professorship in Materials Engineering, which was …

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HKU welcomes the establishment of the Patrick S C Poon Professorship in Statistics and Actuarial Science

HKU welcomes the establishment of the Patrick S C Poon Professorship in Statistics and Actuarial Science

“The establishment of this Endowed Professorship helps The University of Hong Kong secure its leadership position in the field of Statistics and Actuarial Science. May the fine tradition of teaching and research at the University be strengthened and generations of students be inspired.” Mr Patrick S C Poon (BSc 1970) In April 2011, a dedication ceremony …

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HKU recognises and thanks members of the community for their perpetual support

HKU recognises and thanks members of the community for their perpetual support

The University of Hong Kong celebrated its Fifth Inauguration of Endowed Professorships on April 12, 2011. At the ceremony, the Sin Wai-Kin Distinguished Visiting Professorship in the Humanities, a university-wide scheme in support of the appointment of distinguished visiting scholars in the humanities, was announced. Also announced at the Inauguration was the establishment of the …

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HKU welcomes the establishment of the Edmund and Peggy Tse Professorship in Mathematics

HKU welcomes the establishment of the Edmund and Peggy Tse Professorship in Mathematics

“Mathematics is a truly universal language. It is science, it is art, it is philosophy. The laws of mathematics explain, govern and can be further applied to improve our lives. I hope this inaugural Endowed Professorship at the Department of Mathematics will contribute to further research into the understanding of and the creation of academic …

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The first two Hung Hing Ying Distinguished Visiting Professors in Science and Technology give their premiere lectures at HKU

The first two Hung Hing Ying Distinguished Visiting Professors in Science and Technology give their premiere lectures at HKU

Professor N R Aluru and Professor Kam-biu Luk have been appointed as the first holders of the Hung Hing Ying Distinguished Visiting Professorship in Science and Technology. Professor Kam-biu Luk from the University of California, Berkeley, USA, is a world leader in experimental particle physics. He is a leading figure of the largest US-China collaborative …

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Home-grown scientist and Endowed Professorship incumbent honoured for her research work in sustainable energy

Home-grown scientist and Endowed Professorship incumbent honoured for her research work in sustainable energy

“Chemistry is fundamental to our lives. Advances in chemistry have revolutionised the way we live and how long we live. The study of the intricate relationship between chemistry and energy will enable more efficient use of energy and transform the ways we can achieve environmental and social sustainability.” Dr Wilson Wong and Dr Philip Wong Every …

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HKU celebrated its Fourth Inauguration of Endowed Professorships

HKU celebrated its Fourth Inauguration of Endowed Professorships

The University of Hong Kong celebrated its Fourth Inauguration of Endowed Professorships on April 13. Endowed Professorships at HKU are created to provide perpetual support to areas of academic excellence.  It is also a privileged honour bestowed upon our distinguished academics.  With a close partnership between the academe and generous philanthropists, Endowed Professorships represent a …

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