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Hong Kong Branch Committee/YMS Election

Hong Kong Branch Committee Election, 2017-2018

Nomination Result

Further to Invitation for Nomination in Feb-Mar 2017, the following nominations were received by deadline:

Post Nominee Nominator
Chairman Mr Chris KC CHEUNG Mr Barry CH LEE
Vice Chairman Mr Clement HW CHUNG Mr Michael MB LEE
Hon Secretary Mr Chris WC CHONG Mr Clement HW CHUNG
Hon Treasurer Mr Michael MB LEE Mr Chris KC CHEUNG

Since there is only one nominee for each post opened, the person nominated will be declared elected at the Branch Annual General Meeting which will be held on 12 May 2017.


Young Member Section Committee Election, 2017-2018

Nomination Result

Further to invitation for nomination in Feb 2017, the following nominations were received by deadline:


Post Nominee Nominator
YM Section Chairman: Mr Barry Ka Wing NG Mr Yasir NAVEED
YM Section Hon Secretary: Ms Ka Yan SUN Mr WONG Hon Wing
YM Section Hon Treasurer: Mr Tony Man Tung YIP Mr Alven Wan Hon MAK
YM Section Ordinary member: Mr Kris Wai Ki CHAN
Mr CHAN Cheung Yue
YM Section Ordinary member: Mr Alven Kwan Hon MAK Mr Tony Man Tung YIP
YM Section Ordinary member: Mr Yasir NAVEED Mr Barry Ka Wing NG
YM Section Ordinary member: Mr Mick Hon Ming TSE Mr Ching To WONG
YM Section Ordinary member:
Mr TSE Siu Hung
Ms SUN Ka Yan
YM Section Ordinary member:
Mr WONG Kwong Ching
Mr Jimmy CHAN
Ms Joanne C Y Kan
Ms Joanne C Y Kan
Ms Joanne C Y Kan
Ms Joanne C Y Kan
Ms Joanne C Y Kan
Ms Joanne C Y Kan
Ms Joanne C Y Kan

Since there is only one nominee for each post opened, the person nominated will be declared elected at the YMS Annual General Meeting which will be held on 28 April 2017.


Hong Kong Mentorship Program

Hong Kong Mentorship Scheme (HKMS) - now calling for expressions of interest for Mentors and Mentees

Objective
The objective of the Hong Kong Mentorship Scheme is to encourage and support mechanical engineering graduates and young mechanical engineers to become a member of the Institution and register with the Engineering Council (UK) as a Chartered Engineer (CEng MIMechE).

Background
Based on our past success for the implementation of the Professional Development Tutorship Programme (PDTP) since 2006 in Hong Kong, IMechE Hong Kong Branch aims to re-formulate the more structural and comprehensive professional development scheme named “Hong Kong Mentorship Scheme (HKMS)” to assist our young members and guide them to become the Professional Mechanical Engineer (CEng MIMechE or IEng MIMechE).  The HKMS was introduced and formally launched on 26 April 2012 for our members. (Associate Member)

Make a Difference. Be a Mentor.
We received comments from our young members over the years that there are few companies offered structured training and they have difficulties in locating sponsors for applying IMechE as Corporate Member (MIMechE). There is a gap between the time after their graduation and before ready for IMechE Corporate Membership interview. Therefore, the HKMS is aiming to bridge the gap.  As a Mentor, you will play an important role in shaping a young engineer's professional future.  We have online resources (Guide to be an MPDS and SRS Mentor) on hand to support you during the scheme. Through the quarterly and annual report assessment and regular contacts to encourage, provide support and suitable advice to the young engineers in obtaining professional qualification in IMechE.  

Become a Mentee
As a Mentee you will work one-on-one with your Mentor to develop your career plan. Your Mentor will also provide advice about what life will be like after you graduate.  You will be given a login accessing a web-based records management system tool called Career Developer for recording your professional development progress. You are required to report quarterly and annually and your Mentor will make an annual assessment of your competence against UK-SPEC.  A Mentee should always actively seeks support and guidance in your career and professional development from your mentor. As a Mentee, you always have ultimate responsibility for your career and professional development.

The HKMS will provide a platform to knit Associate Members and Members together. Hence young Associate Members could have experienced Members in the Institution to go for when he has doubts in personal development and career development.  Also, it aims to provide the opportunity to seek advices so one could develop the necessary competence and commitment required of a Chartered Engineer (CEng) or Incorporated Engineer (IEng) under IMechE.

Now, if you have interest to join HKMS as the Mentor to assist and guide the mentees or join as the Mentee, please download and complete the Mentor or Mentee application form  and return to IMechE Hong Kong Office by email or by fax: 852 2894 9885.

Hong Kong Mentorship Scheme (HKMS) Guidelines
Mentor Reply Form
Mentee Reply Form

Contact Person: May Ting on 852 3153 4182 /Jenny Chan on 852 3153 4186
Coordinator: Dicky Poon on 852 9689 9582 or email 


Social Gathering

IMechE Dragon Boat team in Hong Kong Inspires Young Engineers


The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMECHE) dragon boat team – MECH Dragon(機械龍), has been the one of stimulus trigger point for every members across from engineering industry to chase for. The team have achieved good results year after year with greatest teamwork contribution from every individual team member and the eager to search for improvement. With the commitment, motivation, intensity, willpower and not to miss out the eagerness in paddling, unifies a group of members to practice twice per month to boost up the power, stamina and team spirit.

In 2015, the team have participated 3 dragon boat races, Stanley International Dragon Boat Championship, Ap Lei Chau Dragon Boat Race, and Sai Kung Dragon Boat Race, competing against the top professional dragon boat teams in Hong Kong. The team is now recruiting for more new members with passionate and desire for the excitement of dragon boating, to be part of the team – MECH Dragon (機械龍). 

The Hong Kong Branch has also formed a football team by our enthusiast members. Through training and practicing exercises, the members of the Dragon team and Football could appreciate the importance of working together in a “TEAM: Together Everyone Achieve More” and expand your social network in engineering field.

For those interested members, please register your contact through email with the captain of the two teams:-
Dragon Boat team: Mr. Michael Lee, Email. Mic7331@hotmail.com
Football team: Mr. Raymond Man, Email. man.tinlung@pbworld.com

Click here for PE article on Hong Kong MECH Dragon
View some of the highlights on YouTube



Awards

Best Project Award Competition - Presentation 2015-2016

The presentation of the finalists participating the First Year Best Student Project Award and Second Year Best Project Award have been held successfully on 28 April 2016. The judging panel formed by Barry Lee, Chairman of IMechE HK Branch, Jordan Chow, Past Chairman, and CY Shiu, VTC, declared and recognized the high quality of the presentations received from the finalists. Based on the criteria set, the panel finally has agreed and reached an unanimous judgment on the results. We are pleased to announce and congratulate the following parties:
 
Best Project Award Winner : Bladeless is More - Air Induction Unit (AIU)
Presented by : Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Limited
 
Best Student Project Award Winner : Rotation of Slender and Rotund Capillary Bridges to Eliminate Stringing Issues in Dispensing of Viscoelastic Fluids
Presented by : San To Chan & Hammad Ali Faizi of The University of Hong Kong
 
The following finalists giving the presentation would be granted with Certificates:

An Environmental-Friendly Lead-Free Micro Thermal Bubble Atomizer by Law Jun Hui of City University of Hong Kong – Appreciation Award

Design and Development of an Energy Harvester Using Piezoelectric Disk by Yu YingXin, Leong Ka Tat & Pan XinXin of The University of Macau – Appreciation Award

Design and Prototyping of a Single Motor Remote Control Airplane with Potential to Equip with an FPV Goggle Camera by Hei Tung Chau, Kee Jeng Ang & Wing Yee Chan of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University – Appreciation Award

Paper-based Pneumatic Locomotive Robot with Sticky Actuator by Shin Young Jeong & Xiaohan Du of Hong Kong University of Science & Technology – Appreciation Award

NTT FDC2 Data Centre by NTT Com Asia Limited – Merit Award
 

IMechE Hong Kong Volunteer Award

It’s our pleasure to announce the results of 2015/2016 IMechE Hong Kong Branch Volunteer Award. This year the Branch has selected two (2) award recipients for their contribution to the Institution. Awards will be presented in the Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Annual Dinner at the royal Plaza Hotel on 13 May 2016. Thank you for the hard work and contribution of all volunteers to the Branch. 

The 2015/2016 Volunteer Award recipients are: 

Mr Foo-Kwan Lee (Activity Sub-Committee) 
Mr Catter To (Membership Sub-Committee) 

 

Best Project Award Competition - Presentation 2014-2015

The presentation of the finalists participating the First Year Best Project Award has been held successfully on 17 April 2015. Four finalist companies have given great presentation on their respective submissions. Based on the criteria set, the judging panel formed by Barry Lee, Chairman of IMechE HK Branch, Edmund Leung, Past Chairman, and Jordan Chow, Past Chairman, has reached a consensus opinion and we are pleased to announce First Year Best Project Award to be:

First Best Project Award Winner : The First Stratified Tank in Hong Kong for Data Centre 
Category : Product design and manufacturing 
Presented by : Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Limited


Other finalists giving the presentation are as below and Appreciation Certificates would be granted:
•         Total Riser Solution by The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited 
•         New Method of Mechanised Construction by Gammon Construction Limited
•         The First On-board Infotainment Product for Coaches in the World based on MOST150 Technology by Hong Kong Productivity Council

Great gratitude have to be given to the other finalists and all are invited to attend our coming 2014/15 session Annual Dinner held on 15 May 2015 for the award ceremony. Looking forwards to the next year Second Best Project Award competition.

Matthew Chan
Chairman, Award and Recognition Sub-Committee 
Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Hong Kong Branch
IMechE Hong Kong Branch Past Chairman Mr Edmund Leung presented the Best Project Award to Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Limited at the Branch Annual Dinner 15 May 2015 


Best Student Award

For the session 2014/2015 the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Hong Kong Branch has organized a Best Student Award to recognize the students in pursuit of mechanical profession and to appreciate the performance of the outstanding mechanical engineering student. We are delighted to announce that this year award will be award to:

Zhong, Jiajie from Guangzhou College of South China University of Technology

Volunteer Award

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers Hong Kong Branch has to offer great thanks to the volunteers for the session 2014/2015. So as to show such gratitude to the volunteers and to give recognition to them for their contribution to the IMechE Hong Kong Branch, the Branch has decided to give award to the following volunteers as the winners of Volunteer Award 2015. 

Peter Wong from Young Member Section and Special Projects Subcommittee 
Zeng Junhao from China Subcommittee


Both demonstrated ongoing dedication and commitment to volunteerism and to the Institution. Thanks again all other volunteers for their valued service to IMechE.

Congratulations!

Best Regards,

Matthew Chan
Chairman, Award and Recognition Sub-Committee 
Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Hong Kong Branch


News from Award and Recognition Sub-Committee

Awards and Recognition 2014

In recognition to our Volunteers, Associate and Student members of IMechE for their contribution to the institution or performance excellence in school.  After thorough consideration by the judging panel, result of the nominations are shown below:

Result

Young Volunteers Award

 

No. Name Sub-committee / YMS
1 Mr CHEUNG Wing Cheong Young Member Section
2 Mr CHOW Siu Fan Michael Awards & Recognition Sub-committee
3 Ms LAW Wai Sze Awards & Recognition Sub-committee
4 Mr NG Ka Wing Barry Young Member Section
5 Mr SIT Cheuk Yuen Benny Activity Sub-committee

Associate Member of the Year Award

 

No. Name
1 Ms LAM Sze Yan Annie
2 Mr MAN Tin Lung Raymond
3 Mr WONG Chiu Fai Jonathan

Best Student Award

 

No. Name Tertiary Institute
1 Mr CHEUNG Ho Yin The Institute of Vocational Education (Tsing Yi)
2 Ms LU Yuk Ying The Chinese University of Hong Kong
3 Mr LEE Tsun Ho The Chinese University of Hong Kong
4 Mr ZENG Zezhi The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
5 Mr LEONG Un Lok The University of Macau
6 Mr CHOY Hung Faat The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
7 Mr ZENG Weikang The Guangzhou College of South China University of Technology
8 Mr PANG Hong Lun The University of Hong Kong
9 Ms CHAN Hui Ling The City University of Hong Kong
10 Mr CHUAH Yong Heng The City University of Hong Kong

Congratulations!





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