June 20, 2017

CS Staff Receiving Long Service Awards

Two staff of the Department of Computer Science, Ms Maria Lam and Dr Kenneth Wong received Long Service Awards for their 35 years and 15 years of service respectively at HKU from the President, Professor Peter Mathieson at the award presentation ceremony held on June 6, 2017 at the Loke Yew Hall. Family members, colleagues and friends were there to share the happy moments with them.

Ms Maria Lam, our Senior Secretary, first joined the Department of Social Work in 1981, transferred to the Centre of Computer Studies and Applications in 1982, and stayed with the Department of Computer Science since its establishment under the Faculty of Engineering in 1988. Emeritus Professor Francis Chin especially returned to HKU on the day of the ceremony to show his appreciation and gratitude to Maria's long service as his secretary from 1985 till his retirement in 2015.

Dr Kenneth Wong, our Associate Professor, first joined the Department in 2001 after his PhD graduation from the University of Cambridge. He worked on admissions and was the BEng(CS) Programme Director from 2008 to 2015.

Congratulations and thank you for their loyal service and immense contributions to the Department.