Ir Dr. Philip W T Pong, recipient of the HKIE Young Engineer of the Year Award 2016

The HKIE Young Engineer of the Year Award

The recipients of this award have achieved significant achievements, contributions and involvements in the engineering profession and they have committed active involvement in and contribution to the HKIE and the community at large.


Recipient of the HKIE Young Engineer of the Year Award 2016 – Ir Dr. Philip W T Pong

Dr. Pong’s research interests are focused on the development of advanced sensing technologies and their applications in power grids and healthcare. He is the principal investigator in many engineering research projects funded by the Government and industries, and has published more than 80 journal papers and 100 conference papers. He endeavours to provide his students with an outstanding engineering education and is the recipient of the HKU’s Faculty Outstanding Teaching Award.

Dr Pong is committed to serving the HKIE and community. He is a Committee Member of the HKIE Electronics Division and a HKIE School Ambassador. He is serving on a number of government committees under the Education Bureau and Development Bureau. He led engineering undergraduates to carry out the 5.12 Sichuan Post-Earthquake School Reconstruction Project. He also strives to obtain international professional recognition. In addition to being a member of the HKIE and Registered Professional Engineer in the Electronics, Electrical and Energy Disciplines,  he is also a chartered engineer, chartered physicist, chartered energy engineer, and Senior Member of the Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He actively engages with the global engineering community and currently serves on the management team of the IEEE Magnetics Society. He is the Founding Chairman of the IEEE Magnetics Society – Hong Kong Chapter and is on the organising committees of many international engineering conferences. He also serves on the editorial board of a number of international scientific and engineering journals.


President of the HKIE Ir Chan Chi Chiu presented the award to Dr. Pong

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