Celebration for CAL 1st Anniversary
A special celebration was held on 29 August 2014 (Fri) marking the 1st anniversary of the Apps Lab of City University of Hong Kong (CityU).
The celebration opened with a short review of a list of projects done in the past year, and was followed by a speech delivered by Dr Ray Cheung Chak-chung, Director of CityU Apps Lab and Assistant Professor of the Department of Electronic Engineering at CityU.
At the celebration, Dr Ray Cheung was joined by officiating guests: Mr. Sunny Lee Wai-kwong, University Vice-President (Administration), Mr. David Ai, Director of Knowledge Transfer Office, Dr. Ricky Chan Wing-kwong, Associate Head of the Department of Electronic Engineering, Dr. Ron Kwok Chi-wai, Assistant Dean of the College of Business and Dr. Jessica Li Chi-mei, Assistant Professor of the Department of Applied Social Sciences.
Mr. Sunny Lee congratulated CityU Apps Lab for all that they had achieved over the past year. Dr Ray Cheung took the opportunity to express gratitude to everyone who has been contributing to CityU Apps Lab. He also extended his thanks to the staff, faculty members, students and alumni supporting them over the past year.
There were also lots of business pioneers joining to share the happiness, including Mr. Erwin Huang, CEO of Web organic and Chairman of Hong Kong Information Technology Federation, Mr. Sunny Kok, CEO of GreenTomato, Mr. Eric Yeung, Chairman of Hong Kong Software Industry Association, Mr. Matthew Tam, CEO of Myflat.hk, and Mr. Emil Chan, Old HK Photo, Dr. Eric Chu, Chairman of the Chiroractic Doctors’ Association of Hong Kong. Approximately 100 guests of honor, CityU supporters, students, alumni, staff and faculty members attended the ceremony at Innovation Centre, AC1-P1402 CityU.
Some demonstrations done by CAL members were introduced. The showcased works could be classified into four categories, namely ‘Diversification’, ‘Security Hazard’, Health & Lifestyle, and ‘Serving the University’.
Outstanding CAL student members from different various backgrounds were selected and awarded as listed below. A certificate was presented by each awardee, together with a cash reward.
|CAL Excellent Member Award||Leon Lo|
|We Can Code Tutor Award||Endy Cheung|
|CAL Designer Award||Amanda Mok|
|CAL Service Award||Cyrus Wong|
“We look forward to seeing the rapid growth of CityU Apps Lab, to improve our CityU students together, and generate new innovations,” added Dr. Ray Cheung.