February 19, 2014

Smitty Lam Receives Long Service Award

Our Department's Senior Secretary, Ms. Smitty Lam, who has been serving HKU for more than 25 years, received her Long Service Award from the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Lap-Chee Tsui at the award presentation ceremony held on February 11, 2014 in Loke Yew Hall.

The current Head and ex-Head of the Department of Computer Science, Professor Wenping Wang and Professor Francis Chin, the Dean of Engineering, Professor Norman Tien, together with staff from the CS general office and technical office attended the ceremony. Smitty's family including her husband and two sons, Tim and Ming, who are current HKU students (PhD and BBA candidates respectively) were also there to share the great joy.

Smitty first joined the University in 1988 as a clerical staff, and was promoted to Secretary II, then to Secretary I, and to her current position of Senior Secretary in 1992, 1995 and 2002 respectively. Her main area of responsibilities is the undergraduate CS programme. Both students and teachers appreciate very much her friendliness, and her prompt and detailed replies to their queries. She also served as the Head of Department's secretary from 2000 to 2005.