Professor Christopher Chao (right), Dean of Engineering, expressed his gratitude to Professor Norman Ko for his donation at the 12th Inauguration of Endowed Professorships on March 20, 2019.
The Faculty was delighted to receive a donation of HK$10M by Professor Norman Ko Wah-man to establish Ko Wong Wai Ching Wendy Professorship in Fluid Dynamics. An inauguration of the endowed professorship was held on March 20, 2019.
Professor Ko is a world renowned expert in fluid dynamics and acoustics, a pioneer in the control of noise pollution in Hong Kong, and published extensively internationally, with more than 240 research papers to his name. He is a distinguished alumnus of this University, graduating from Mechanical Engineering in 1963. He was a chair professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering until his retirement in 2000. He was conferred with Honorary University Fellowship by the University in 2007. He is currently a HKU Emeritus Professor and an honorary professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Group photo at the 12th Inauguration of Endowed Professorships.