Faculty of Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Outstanding Alumni Service Award

Outstanding Alumni Service Award

Established in 1963, the Faculty of Science has nurtured generations of graduates who excel in a diverse range of professions. To recognize science alumni who have made great contribution to the Faculty’s career development, the Outstanding Alumni Service Award has been launched since 2020.

Nominations of prospective awardee must be made by the respective academic unit to the Science Faculty Office no later than 31 October each year. All nominations will then be considered by the Committee on Career Development for Science Students and results will be announced in December of that year.

List of Recipients


Mr. HO Chun Yan (Physics alumnus)
Mr. Ho is a committed Physics alumnus who has been serving as a supervisor and mentor in the summer internship programme organized by the Department of Physics, namely the Summer Teacher AppRenticeship programme for over 20 years. With his experience in the education field, he has been generous in offering invaluable insight into being a good teacher to current physics students.


Mr. WONG Chi Wai Tommy (Physics alumnus)
Tommy endeavours to provide his professional mentorship service by sharing with current students and apprentices the paths of becoming secondary school science teachers. He has initiated the Summer Teacher AppRenticeship in Department of Physics starting from 2013 and offers proper pre-training to students who aspire to be secondary teachers each year. He has also teamed up with other science alumni to share their teaching life since 2016, of which the sharing sessions have now become an annual event helping students to evaluate how much they are ready to become teachers.