The Department of Mechanical Engineering held a 20th Anniversary Dinner on November 26, enabling more than 200 alumni, family and friends to enjoy a memorable and happy evening together.
The occasion got underway with a speech by Prof Matthew Yuen, Head of the Department. Founding and retired Department Heads and faculty members, including Prof Pin Tong, Prof Ping Cheng, Prof TX Yu, Prof CT Hsu, and Prof SC Kot, were then invited to join the toast in celebration of the Department’s achievements and success in the past 20 years.
Four Distinguished Alumni Awards were also presented in recognition of outstanding service to the Department and professional academic and/or industrial achievements. The awardees, who received all their qualifications from the Department, were: Dr Terry Ka Kit Chang, (1996 BEng, 1999 MPhil, 2003 PhD); Dr Jeffery Chi Chuen Lo, (2002 BEng, 2004 MPhil, 2008 PhD); Rosie Ming Sum Ma, (2001 BEng, 2003 MSc); and Dr Weihua Xu, (2004 PhD).