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

Science Faculty Distinguished Alumni Award

In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Faculty of Science, the Science Faculty Distinguished Alumni Award is set up to recognise the exceptional achievements of our alumni in different professional fields worldwide.





Selection criteria:

The Award recognises alumni for their exceptional accomplishment in the professional fields such as academia, business sector, or industry, which brings distinction to themselves and honour to the university.

The Selection Committee, comprised of both internal and external members, will consider the suitability of the nomination based on one or more of the following criteria:

SFDAA criteria


Award Recipients:

The inaugural award recipients have been selected, and they are as follows:
* in alphabetical order by surname in each award category


Distinguished Alumni Award
recognises the exceptional achievement of our alumni with well-established career

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Prof. CHEN Xiao Ming
School of Chemistry,
Sun Yat-sen University

92/GS/Ph.D. in Chemistry

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Prof. John S. TSE
Department of Physics and Engineering Physics,
University of Saskatchewan

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Prof. YAU Shing Toung Stephen
Beijing Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Applications (BIMSA)

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Mr. YU Chun Keung Leo, JP
Commissioner for Census and Statistics
Census and Statistics Department



Alumni Achievement Award
recognises the exceptional achievement of our mid-career alumni

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Prof. TAM Tin Lok Timothy
Adjunct Professor
Department of Food and Health Sciences
Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi)

01/GS/M.Phil. in Chemistry

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Mr. YU Siu Lung Eddie
Founder of ÖKOSIX



Young Alumni Award
recognises the exceptional achievement of our early career alumni

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Dr. CHOI Pui Wah
Founder of WomenX Biotech

13/GS/Ph.D. in Biochemistry