Eight distinguished individuals have been awarded Honorary University Fellowships in recognition of their contributions to the University and the community. Below is a brief but by no means comprehensive description of their achievements:

Mrs Annie Liang Bentley, a pioneer in communications, forged a tradition of class reunion philanthropy towards HKU.

Dr Philip Chen Nan-lok, a senior figure in aviation and business, has served on prominent trade bodies and promoted higher education.

Ir Dr Joseph Chow Ming-kuen, a civil and structural engineer, has supported HKU in many capacities and promoted the engineering profession.

Dr David Fang Jinsheng is a respected and accomplished member of the medical profession who is also known for his tenor voice.

Mr Lui Kwan-fat, ‘Uncle Fat’, served HKU Students’ Union for 44 years, many of them as Union Manager.

Professor Saw Swee-hock, Founding Chair of HKU’s Department of Statistics, has contributed professionally and financially to tertiary institutions in Hong Kong and the region.

Dr James Wong Sai-wing, mathematician, has spearheaded a business and shared his expertise with HKU and community organisations.

Mrs Carol Yu Louey Kwok-won, social philanthropist, established the Carol Yu Centre for Infection which supports HKU’s groundbreaking work in this field.

For more about Honorary University Fellowships, please go to http://www4.hku.hk/honfellows/