15 June 2009

CUHK presents Vice-Chancellor’s Exemplary Teaching Award 2008
to Nine Outstanding Educators



The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is committed to excellence in teaching. Starting from 1999, the Vice-Chancellor’s Exemplary Teaching Award has been given annually to exemplary teachers from the faculties in recognition of their outstanding teaching performance. This year nine awardees were presented this prestigious award by Vice-Chancellor Professor Lawrence J. Lau at the Vice-Chancellor’s Exemplary Teaching Award Presentation Ceremony 2008 held on 1 June. The nine recipients are:

‧Professor CHENG Chung-yi, Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts
‧Professor Jessica Y.Y. KWONG, Department of Marketing, Faculty of Business Administration
‧Professor CHENG Pui-wan, Department of Educational Psychology, Faculty of Education
‧Professor Charlie C.L. WANG, Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
‧Professor Swati JHAVERI, Faculty of Law
‧Professor Shekhar Madhukar KUMTA, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine
‧Professor LEUNG Kwok-nam, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science
‧Professor Patrick Wing-leung LEUNG, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Social Science
‧Professor CHOW Po-chung, Department of Government and Public Administration (Nominated by the Senate Committee on General Education)

The exemplary teachers were nominated by their respective departments based on their teaching performance, peer review and course evaluation. The departmental nominees were then presented to the Faculty level for screening and not more than three nominees from each Faculty will be submitted to the Vice-Chancellor for the award. Each awardee is presented a certificate and a gold medal. A total of 73 outstanding educators have been given the award since 1999, some of whom received the award more than once in recognition of their continued outstanding teaching performance.

(From left) Prof. Leung Kwok-nam, Prof. Shekhar Madhukar Kumta and Prof. Cheng Pui-wan
(From left) Prof. Leung Kwok-nam, Prof. Shekhar Madhukar Kumta and Prof. Cheng Pui-wan

Vice-Chancellor's Exemplary Teaching Award Presentation Ceremony 2008 (from left):
Prof. Cheng Chung-yi, Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts
Prof. Jessica Y.Y. Kwong, Department of Marketing, Faculty of Business Administration
Prof. Cheng Pui-wan, Department of Educational Psychology, Faculty of Education
Prof. Charlie C.L. Wang, Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
Professor Lawrence J. Lau, Vice-Chancellor of CUHK
Prof. Swati Jhaveri, Faculty of Law 
Prof. Shekhar Madhukar Kumta, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine 
Prof. Leung Kwok-nam, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science 
Prof. Patrick Wing-leung Leung, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Social Science 
Prof. Chow Po-chung, Department of Government and Public Administration
Vice-Chancellor's Exemplary Teaching Award Presentation Ceremony 2008 (from left):
Prof. Cheng Chung-yi, Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts
Prof. Jessica Y.Y. Kwong, Department of Marketing, Faculty of Business Administration
Prof. Cheng Pui-wan, Department of Educational Psychology, Faculty of Education
Prof. Charlie C.L. Wang, Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
Professor Lawrence J. Lau, Vice-Chancellor of CUHK
Prof. Swati Jhaveri, Faculty of Law
Prof. Shekhar Madhukar Kumta, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine
Prof. Leung Kwok-nam, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science
Prof. Patrick Wing-leung Leung, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Social Science
Prof. Chow Po-chung, Department of Government and Public Administration

Prof. Cheng Pui-wan (middle of the back row)
Prof. Cheng Pui-wan (middle of the back row)

Prof. Shekhar Madhukar Kumta (right)
Prof. Shekhar Madhukar Kumta (right)

Prof. Leung Kwok-nam (2nd right, front row)
Prof. Leung Kwok-nam (2nd right, front row)