Engineering academics were recognized on outstanding research performance

Mar 1, 2019

Congratulations to Professor Dennis Leung Yiu-cheong and Dr Huang Mingxin of the Mechanical Engineering Department in receiving “The Outstanding Young Research Award” (OYRA) and “The Outstanding Research Student Supervisor Award” (ORSSA) respectively.

The Outstanding Young Researcher Award is set up by the University Research Committee to give recognition to young researchers for their extremely outstanding accomplishments in research, while the Outstanding Research Student Supervisor Award (ORSSA) is to accord recognition of colleagues’ highly effective supervisory guidance and support to their research postgraduate students. The Research Output Prize (ROP) was established as a Faculty-based award to honour Faculty’s best research output.


Outstanding Young Researcher Award (OYRA):

Dr Huang Mingxin, Department of Mechanical Engineering


Outstanding Research Student Supervisor Award (ORSSA):

Professor Dennis Leung Yiu-cheong, Department of Mechanical Engineering


Research Output Prize (ROP):

“High dislocation density–induced large ductility in deformed and partitioned steels”, Science, September 2017, Vol. 357, Issue 6355, pp. 1029 – 1032 by B.B. He*, B. Hu, H.W. Yen, G.J. Cheng, Z.K. Wang, H.W. Luo, M.X. Huang*.

*HKU members as indicated in the publication.