As we embark on the 𝟮𝟬𝘁𝗵 𝗔𝗣𝗖𝗖𝗵𝗘 𝗖𝗼𝗻𝗴𝗿𝗲𝘀𝘀, we will delve into diverse fields of science and technology, aiming to foster greater unity among chemical engineers, chemists, and those of related professions across the Asia Pacific region. With this, we are honored to have the renowned 𝗣𝗿𝗼𝗳𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗼𝗿 𝗞𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗟𝘂𝗻 𝗬𝗲𝘂𝗻𝗴 𝗼𝗳 𝗛𝗼𝗻𝗴 𝗞𝗼𝗻𝗴 𝗨𝗻𝗶𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘀𝗶𝘁𝘆 be our 𝒑𝒍𝒆𝒏𝒂𝒓𝒚 𝒔𝒑𝒆𝒂𝒌𝒆𝒓 that will share his invaluable insights and expertise to help propel the community towards progress and development.
Professor King Lun Yeung is the Director of the HKUST-CIL Joint Laboratory of Innovative Environmental Health Technologies, the HKUST ENVF-INA/LMA Joint Laboratory of Environment, and the France-HKUST Innovation Hub. He was the Associate Dean of the School of Engineering and Director of the Technology Leadership and Entrepreneurship Program (2014-2018)
He is a recipient of the 2020 Chief Executive’s Commendation for Community Service for the Outstanding Contribution to the Fight Against COVID-19, the 2018 Gold Medal and three 2022 Silver Medals from the International Exhibition of Inventions in Geneva, and the 2015 Google Solve for X Moonshot.
Professor Yeung’s research on the Environmental Health Technologies for Healthier Living is rated a world-leading research with outstanding impact in term of reach and significance by the territory-wide Research Assessment Exercise 2020 conducted by the University Grant Council of the Hong Kong SAR government. It is one of the few among the 340 research impact cases rated 4 stars by a panel of 361 distinguished scholars from around the world.