HKU just announced the annual/biannual distinguished awards on research. 3 professors in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering got the outstanding researcher awards in 2018-2019.
Professor Ron SY Hui was awarded the Distinguished Research Achievement Award (DRAA). It is the highest research honour in HKU. Candidates are expected to have achieved international distinction and to be at the forefront of their chosen field. This is a biannual award and Professor Hui is the first engineering researcher who got this award in the recent 2 decades.
There were 2 awardees in the 2018-2019 Outstanding Researcher Award (ORA). Professor Edmund YM Lam is one of them. The ORA recognizes exceptional research accomplishments of academic and research staff.
The Outstanding Research Student Supervisor Award (ORSSA) recognizes highly effective supervisory guidance provided by teachers to their research postgraduate students. Professor Kenneth KY Wong is one of the award recipients in 2018-2019.
Congratulations to Professor Hui, Professor Lam, and Professor Wong!