HKBU presents President’s Award for Outstanding Performance to five distinguished academic staff in recognition of teaching and research excellence
29 Apr 2016
The University presented today (29 April) the President’s Award for Outstanding Performance to five academic or teaching staff to recognise their brilliant performance in teaching or research, promoting excellence in performance standards and encouraging colleagues to make greater achievements. The awardees were:
President’s Award for Outstanding Performance in Teaching
Professor Cheung Siu-yin, Professor of the Department of Physical Education
Dr Glos Ho Wing-yan, Lecturer of the Department of Marketing
President’s Award for Outstanding Performance in Scholarly Work
Professor Cheah Kok-wai, Chair Professor of the Department of Physics
President’s Award for Outstanding Performance in Service
Professor Albert Lee Wai-ming, Chair Professor of the Department of Chemistry
President’s Award for Outstanding Young Researcher
Dr Byron Choi Koon-kau, Associate Professor of the Department of Computer Science
For details on the five award recipients, please visit: http://paward.hkbu.edu.hk/2016.
Professor Roland Chin, President and Vice-Chancellor, congratulated the award winners. He said that professors and teachers are the soul of a university; they create, disseminate, transmit and apply knowledge, as well as serve as a role model to inspire students and the public. He commended the awardees, saying each one of them is “the best of the best” and represent HKBU by fulfilling these roles superbly and contributing their best to teaching, research and service.
On the same occasion, Professor Franklin Luk, Vice-President (Academic), presented the Faculty/School Performance Award and the General Education Teaching Award to 10 academic and teaching staff.
Faculty/School Performance Award in Teaching
Mr Tang King-yu, Lecturer of the Language Centre
Dr Ken Leung Cham-fai, Assistant Professor of the Department of Chemistry
Faculty/School Performance Award in Scholarly Work
Professor Eva Man Kit-wah, Professor of the Department of Humanities and Creative Writing
Dr Yu Zhiling, Associate Professor of the School of Chinese Medicine
Professor Patrick Lau Wing-chung, Professor of the Department of Physical Education
Faculty/School Performance Award in Service
Professor Tan Zaixi, Professor of the Department of English Language and Literature
Mr Simon So Kwan-kow, Senior Lecturer of the Department of Management
Faculty/School Performance Award for Young Researcher
Dr Ruth Hung Yu-yui, Assistant Professor of the Department of English Language and Literature
Dr Amy Chen Yuanyi, Assistant Professor of the Department of Management
General Education Teaching Award
Ms Jenny Choe Jae-hee, Lecturer of the Language Centre
A Selection Committee chaired by the President and Vice-Chancellor with members comprising the Vice-President (Academic), the Vice-President (Research and Development) and representatives of academic and teaching staff evaluated every single nomination against the selection criteria of each award before deciding on the award recipients.