Dean's Message
Spring 2013  No.23
Learning the Latest about
Engineering Leadership

The School of Engineering organized the thought-provoking "What's Missing in Engineering Leadership?" international seminar at the InnoCentre in Kowloon in October in line with the School's drive to keep alumni and members of the professional community up to date with the latest global engineering trends.

The distinguished line-up at the seminar included Prof Po Chi Wu, Mechanical Engineering, HKUST; Prof Ikhlaq Sidhu, Fung Institute Chief Scientist and ELPP Program Curriculum Architect, University of California at Berkeley; and Prof Paris de L'Etraz, IE Business School(Madrid, Spain). Prof Christopher Chao, Associate Dean of the School of Engineering, introduced the event.

The seminar covered timely topics, such as the key principles for successful engineering leadership, how technical leaders can be transformed into enterprise leaders, how leaders choose and identify opportunities, and the latest thinking on innovation management in Silicon Valley.