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2019 June – More than 60 alumni attended the dinner held at The Athenaeum at the California Institute of Technology (CalTech). HKU President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Xiang Zhang 張翔教授 shared the vision and the mission of the University, and thanked the alumni for their continued support.

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  • Farewell to Dr Jerry Wang 王若煜博士 , his wife, Dr Venus Huang 黃聞馨博士 and family

2019 September – Dr. Wang was offered a job in Boston where they are to depart shortly.  Let us take this opportunity to thank the couple for their faithful support and commitment to serve as Mentors in the past years and wish the family all the best in Boston.

Dr and Mrs K. M. Chan  and Dr Peter Poon were among the Science 80 Stories published by the Faculty of Science at the HKU Science 80 Anniversary.  Dr. Poon is already a HKU Faculty of Science Distinguished Alumnus.  Our heart felt congratulation to them , we are truly proud of their achievements.

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  • AACYF (All American Chinese Youth Federation) Top 30 under 30

2019 March – Former HKU Mentee, Roger Luo Jie 羅杰, who was educated at both HKU and the California Institute of Technology, has been awarded one of the “AACYF (All American Chinese Youth Federation) Top 30 under 30” this year in the Art, Culture, Science Category. This award recognises the most influential and talented Chinese American and Chinese students in the States.


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Roger is a former mentee of Professor Brown during his exchange at the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2013.  He graduated from HKU BSc (Physics and Mathematics) in 2014 with First Class Honours, and is a PhD candidate and research assistant at the California Institute of Technology.

  • Re-construction of HKUAASC Website 

    2019 August – Re-construction and enhancement of HKUAASC website is complete.  You may view multimedia on HKUAASC website with desktop and mobile devices. Below is a breif description of its architect and navigation:  

HKUAASC Website


  • Congratulations to Dr Yang Shen 沈揚博士
2019 June – Potluck dinner at Mee Jin’s home to celebrate HKUAASC Mentor Yang Shen receiving his Ph.D. at the commencement in UCLA.
 
 
A Celebration of Life will be held for Dr Kam-Tim LEUNG, former Dean of Science and important figure of the Department of Mathematics, who passed away peacefully on 23 June 2019, at the age of 87.  Below please find the details of the celebration:
 
  • 2019 August – HKUAASC Life Member David Sun

Mee Jin meeting Mr. David Sun, HKU B.A. 1958 with honors,  at Club Singapura picnic to celebrate Singapore National Day at the Tustin Ranch Park, Tustin CA.  David is a Life Member of HKUAASC.

 
  • 2019 March – Mentor & Mentee Reunite 13 Years Later
Mentor Thomas Chiu reuniting 13 years later with his mentee Dr Jonas Lau 劉善衡博士 graduating with Ph.D. from UCSD, at Mee Jin’s in Arcadia. All three holding the photo when they first met at the HKUAASC picnic in Irvine.  Congratulations!