Dean's Message
Fall 2013  No.24
Alumni Honors, Awards & Achievements
Ir Dr Johnny Cheuk, 1999 BEng in Civil and Structural Engineering and 2001 MPhil in Civil Engineering, received the Young Engineer of the Year Award 2013 from the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers. Dr Cheuk is an associate of AECOM, handling a wide spectrum of geotechnical projects. He gained a PhD in Geotechnical Engineering from the University of Cambridge in 2005, has published over 50 technical articles and has been honored with many international awards.
Playnote Ltd, a company founded by graduate Eric Yung, 1997 BEng in Electronic Engineering and 2000 MPhil in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, received the Grand Award (Start-up Company Category) and the Merit Award (e-Learning Category) for its Auralbook product in the Asia Pacific ICT Alliance (APICTA) Awards 2012 in Brunei in December. The results were among the best for enterprises from Hong Kong, which in total gained 12 awards out of 157 entries. This represented the highest amount of accolades for any of the 16 economies taking part. The APICTA international awards program aims to increase awareness of information and communications technology in the community and assist in bridging the digital divide.