Bulletin No. 2, 2020

Professor Joseph J.Y. Sung Assumes Vice-Chancellorship 2
From Doctor-Scholar to Leader-Communicator 4
A Day in the Life of the Vice-Chancellor 14
Installation of the New Vice-Chancellor 24
The 68th Congregation 28
9th Honorary Fellowship Conferment Ceremony 32
Farewell to Professor Lawrence J. Lau 36
Foundation Stone Laid for Wu Yee Sun College 38
The Best and The Brightest 40
New Rhodes Scholar 40
Chinese Studies Student Wins Scholarships 40
Nine Awards in HKICPA Qualification Exam 41
Business Idea Wins Gold 41
Champion Again at Business Management Challenge 42
Engineering Student Receives IBM Fellowship 42
Engineering Logistics System Wins Gold 43
Winner of Universities Shakespeare Festival 43
Making a Splash for the Ninth Year 43
News in Brief 44
Appointments 44
New Council Members 44
Reappointment of Pro-Vice-Chancellors 44
New College Heads 45
Masters-Designate 45
Emeritus Professors 45
Honours and Recognition 46
Math Guru Awarded Wolf Prize 46
CUHK First to Win Gold Environmental Award 46
Humanity Award for Bridge-building Professor 47
Professor of History Elected Academician of Academia Sinica 47
Research 48
New Hope for Glaucoma Patients 48
Score to Predict Liver Cancer Risk 48
First 100 Successful Cases of Robotic Prostatectomy 49
Genetic Marker Identified to Predict End-stage Renal Disease 49
Innovative Technique for Single-incision Laparoscopic Surgery on Children 50
Advanced Eco School System Developed 50
Over HK$141 Million Research Grants for 111 Projects 51
Activities and Events 52
Foundation Stone Laid for Integrated Biomedical Sciences Building 52
Official Opening of Fok Ying Tung Remote Sensing Science Building 52
Naming of Two S.H. Ho College Hostels 53
Tripartite Collaboration in Asian Business Programme 53
Exhibition in Appreciation of the Beauty of Trees 54
SCS Celebrates 45th Anniversary 54
Plaques Unveiled to Commemorate Alumni Support 55
Statue of Sir Charles K. Kao Unveiled 55
Intellectual Cross-currents 56
Bowen Lectures 56
The Ven. Master Hsing Yun on Chan 57
Literary Festival Gems Come to Campus 57
Former US Secretary of State on Asia’s Future 58
England’s Medical Chief on Public Health and Art 58
Decoding the Big Bang Mystery 59
Ambassador of China to Indonesia on China-ASEAN Relations 59
Role of the National University 60
From Peppers, Peppermints to Pain 60