Newsletter No. 397

4 No. 397, 4.5.2012 校 園 消 息 CAMPUS NEWS 逾百中大生獲特區政府獎學金 • Over 100 Students Receive HKSAR Scholarships 本 年,中文大學共有一百零二名本科生及研究生獲頒 特區政府獎學金,部分獲獎同學於4月12日出席了 頒獎禮。 修讀計量金融學的Christoffer Clement( 圓圖左二 )來自 丹麥,他獲教育局邀請在頒獎典禮中與署理教育局局 長陳維安先生( 圓圖右一 )交談,分享在香港生活的點 滴。Christoffer表示一直對金融市場和投資銀行感興趣, 完成高中後決定到香港攻讀本科課程。他認為香港不僅 是世界金融中心,也是經濟騰飛中的中國門檻,深信到港 升學有利事業發展。 香港特別行政區政府獎學金自2008至09學年起頒發,以 表揚本地大專院校政府資助副學士或以上程度課程的優 異學生。 T his year, 102 CUHK undergraduate and postgraduate students have received the HKSAR Government 大中華設計比賽工程學生掄元 • Engineering Students Win Greater China Design Contest 垃 圾分類有新方法,中大學生設計的聽音辨物回收 裝置,獲首屆大中華設計大賽冠軍。比賽由英國機 械工程師學會(香港分會)主辦,於3月24至25日在廣州華 南理工大學舉行,以自動物料分類為題。 中大工程學院機械與自動化工程學系一年級生葉俊華、 林可兒、莫紫彤和沙日星,在導師李奕陽博士( 右一 )和 梁潤怡技術員的指導下,利用各種物料經敲擊發出不同聲 音頻率的原理,提出採用聲音感應器分辨鋁罐、膠瓶和玻 璃瓶三種可回收物料,其創意和輕巧設計,擊敗來自港、 澳、粵的強隊勝出。 F our Year 1 students (Yip Chun-wa, Lam Ho-yi, Mok Tsz-tung and Sa Yat-sing) from the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, CUHK designed a refuse sorting device using a sound detection system, and won the championship in the First Greater China Design Competition. Hosted by the Institution of Scholarships, and a number of the awardees attended the presentation ceremony held on 12 April. Christoffer Clement ( 2nd left in circle ), a Quantitative Finance student from Denmark, was invited by the Education Bureau to join a dialogue session with Mr. Kenneth Chan ( 1st right in circle ), Acting Secretary for Education, to share his stories. Interested in financial markets and investment banking, Christoffer chose Hong Kong to pursue his first degree after finishing high school in his home country. He said Hong Kong, being one of the major financial centres of the world and the gateway to China, would provide great opportunities for him to advance his career after graduation. To recognize the achievements of outstanding students taking publicly- funded sub-degree level or above programmes, the HKSAR Government Scholarships have been awarded annually since the academic year 2008–09. Mechanical Engineers (Hong Kong Branch), the competition was held in the South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, on 24 to 25 March. Contestants were required to design, build, and test an automatic system capable of accurately sorting common recyclable materials, including aluminium, plastic and glass, into specific containers. The CUHK team, led by Dr. Li Yiyang ( 1st right ) and technician Leung Yun-yee, had designed a recyclable materials collection box with a sound detector. With its innovative design, high potential for commercialization, and excellent presentation skills, CUHK team outshone other competitors from tertiary institutions from Hong Kong, Macau and China and clinched the championship.