Student Awards/Honors

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Awards won by graduate students (partial list)

  • Winner, Best Student Paper, 2012 International Conference on Manipulation, Manufacturing and Measurement on the Nanoscale, Xi’an, China.  Haibo Yu, Zaili Dong, Wen Jung Li, Sascha Hermann, Stefan E. Schulz, “Controllable Assembly of SWCNTs Using Dielectrophoresis Based on a Microchannel”.
  • Winner, Best Conference Video Award, 2011 IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Biomimetics (IEEE-ROBIO 2011), Phuket, Thailand. Shue Wang, Wenfeng Liang, Yanli Qu, Zaili Dong, Gwo-Bin Lee and Wen J. Li, “Towards Automated Micro-/Nano-scale Manipulation, Separation, Assembly, and Fabrication by Optically-Induced Dielectrophoresis”. (IEEE-ROBIO is currently the largest and most prestigious annual conference in robotics in Asia.)
  • Kahlen MX Ouyang, awarded a grant from CNOOC’s Global Scholarship Programme for Research Excellence, to conduct research at Stanford University for 6 months, 2011-2012.
  • Winner, Best Student Paper, 2007 IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Biomimetics (IEEE-ROBIO), Guangyi Shi, Cheung-Shing Chan, Guanglie Zhang, Wen J. Li, Philip H. W. Leong, and Kwok-Sui Leung, “Towards a Mobile Airbag System Using MEMS Sensors and Embedded Intelligence,” December 2007, Sanya, China.
  • Winner, Best Conference Paper, 2007 IEEE/ASME Int. Conf. on Advanced Mechatronics, “Experimental Studies and Parametric Modeling of Ionic Flyers”, Chor Fung Chung and Wen J. Li, Zurich, Switzerland, September 2007.
  • Rosa HM Chan, Winner, Croucher Scholarship, Croucher Foundation, 2004 – 2006.
  • Rosa HM Chan, Winner, Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowship for Overseas Study, Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fund Council, 2004 – 2006.
  • Winner, Best Conference Paper, International Conference on Intelligent Mechatronics and Automation 2004, for the work on: King W. C. Lai and Wen J. Li,  ”Automated Micro-Assembly of Surface MEMS Mirrors by Centrifugal Force”,
    August 2004.
  • Hoyin Chan, Best M.Phil. Dissertation Award, Faculty of Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2003.
  • Winner, Best Conference Paper, Finalist, Best Student Paper; Finalist, Ben Wegbreit Best Manipulation Paper; at the 2003 IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (IEEE-ICRA), Taipei, Taiwan, September 2003, for the paper: Hoyin Chan and Wen J. Li, “A Thermally Actuated Polymer Micro Robotic Gripper for Manipulation of Biological Cells”.
  • Winner, Best Conference Poster Paper, 2003 IEEE Int. Conf. on Nanotechnology (IEEE Nano), San Francisco, USA, August 2003, for the paper: Carmen KM Fung, Victor TS Wong, and Wen J. Li, “Towards Batch Fabrication of Bundled Carbon Nanotube Thermal Sensors”.
  • Alan Lam, Finalist, IEEE Region 10 Students Paper Contest 2003 – Postgraduate Section, 2003.
  • Alan Lam, Winner, IEEE Hong Kong Section 2003 Postgraduate Student Paper Contest, 2002–2003.
  • Alan Lam, 1st Runner-Up of 2002 IEE Hong Kong Younger Members Section Paper Contest, 2001–2002.
  • Winston SUN, Croucher Foundation Fellowship, to work as a Research Scientist at the Institute of Microtechnology, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland, September 2001 to September 2003.
  • James Jian-Ming Chen, Drs. R. Charles and E. Y. Lee Charitable Foundation Scholarship, to study for his PhD at CUHK, October 2000 to September 2003.
  • Winston SUN, Information Technology Entrepreneurs Program Fellow, HKSAR Innovation and Technology Commission, October 1999 to April 2001.

Awards won by undergraduate Students (partial list)

  • Hok Sum Lai, Winner, Individual Project of 2010-11, Best Final Year Energy Project Competition, Project Title: “Sphenergy — Ball-Like Energy Harvester”, The Energy Institute, Hong Kong SAR, 2011.
  • Ho Shing Poon, Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation Scholarships, 2006.
  • Raymond HW Lam, Winner, IEEE Hong Kong Section Best Student Paper Contest, Graduate Division, 2005.
  • Josh Hiu Man Lam, Yu-Luan Shih Award, Chung Chi College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, October 2005.
  • Raymond HW Lam, Winner, Chung Chi College Yu-Luan Shih Creativity Award 2002/2003.
  • Maggie Q. H. Zhang, Mr and Mrs K L Wong Overseas Scholarships 2004/2005.
  • Maggie Q. H. Zhang, Finalist of Caltech-Hong Kong Undergraduate Research Fellowship (HKURF) 2004/2005.
  • Maggie Q. H. ZHANG, United College Alumni Com. Ltd Awards 2003/2004.
  • Raymond HW Lam, Joe C. Y. Wong, and Davey T. W. Fong, 2nd Prize, IEEE Hong Kong Section Student Paper Contest, “A Low-Power Wireless Motion Sensing System for Sports Science Applications”, February 2004.
  • Charlotte CH Kwong, 1st Place, ASME Hong Kong Section Best Final Year Project Award, for her work on nanoprobes for cell surgery, 2003.
  • Rosa HM Chan, Winner, Thomas HC Cheung Postgraduate Scholarship, Hong Kong Association of University Women, 2003.
  • Raymond HW Lam, Winner, Chung Chi College Yu-Luan Shih Creativity Award 2002/2003.
  • Raymond HW Lam, Winner, Chung Chi College Academic Creativity Award 2002/2003.
  • Victor TS Wong, 1st Place, IEEE Hong Kong Section Student paper contest, Victor Tak Sing Wong; for his work on Carbon Nanotube manipulation, 2003.
  • Victor TS Wong, 1st Place, HKIE Best Student Paper on Materials, Victor Tak Sing Wong; for his work on Carbon Nanotube manipulation, 2003.
  • Victor TS Wong, 2nd Place, IEEE Region 10 Student Paper Contest 2003; for his work on Carbon Nanotube manipulation.
  • Victor Tak Sing Wong, Lucent Global Science Scholars Award, July 2001.
  • Raymond Hiu Wai LAM, “A Bone Reaming System with Tactile Temperature Sensation”, Third Prize in the IEEE Hong Kong Section 2001 Student Paper Contest, December 2001.
  • Carmen K. M. FUNG, Chung Chi College FYP Dissertation Award, 1999.
  • Pak King Wong, Chung Chi College FYP Dissertation Award, 1998.