HKU recognizes Engineering staff on their outstanding research performance

Feb 1, 2018

The Outstanding Researcher Award (ORA) and Outstanding Young Researcher Award (OYRA) are awards made by the University Research Committee to give recognition to experienced colleagues and young researchers, respectively, for their extremely outstanding accomplishments in research. The Outstanding Research Student Supervisor Award (ORSSA) is to accord recognition of colleagues’ highly effective supervisory guidance and support to their research postgraduate students, while the Research Output Prize (ROP) was established as a Faculty-based award to honour Faculty’s best research output. This year, colleagues from the Faculty of Engineering are awarded in all categories. They are:

Outstanding Researcher Award (ORA)

Professor Ben Young, Department of Civil Engineering


Outstanding Young Researcher Award (OYRA)

Dr Anderson Shum, Department of Mechanical Engineering


Outstanding Research Student Supervisor Award (ORSSA)

Professor Zhang Tong, Department of Civil Engineering


Research Output Prize (ROP)

Dr Anderson Shum, Department of Mechanical Engineering

“Fabrication of fibrillosomes from droplets stabilized by protein nanofibrils at all-aqueous interfaces”, Nature communications, 2016, 7: 12934 by Yang Song*, Ulyana Shimanovich, Thomas C. T. Michaels, Qingming Ma*, Jingmei Li*, Tuomas P. J. Knowles, Ho Cheung Shum*.


Congratulations to the colleagues for their outstanding achievements in research!