The Election Of Ordinary Members For The Branch Committee And Section Committee In Session 2020

As the number of valid nominations is more than the number of vacancies, a poll for the election of Ordinary Members for the Branch Committee, Informatics and Control Technologies Section Committee, Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering Section Committee is scheduled for 5 December 2019. Biography of each candidate is given as below:

 
Branch Committee
Candidate Biography:  
Ms Heather W. Y. LAM BEng MSc MIET 
Design Support Engineer – Signalling and Electronic Control Engineering, Operation Division, MTR Corporation Limited
Heather is currently the Organizing Committee of The International Conference on Railway Engineering 2020 (ICRE) for supporting Sponsorship and Publication; the Vice-Chairperson of The IET Hong Kong Young Woman Engineer of The Year Award Organizing Committee; the member of The IET Hong Kong S4G (STEM for Girls) and STEM Task Force for supporting Faraday Challenge Days. 
She was the Ordinary Member of the IET Community Resourceing Committee (CRC) in UK during 2016-19 which is the overarching group for leading the work of the IET’s volunteer communities around the world and facilitating communications between UK and all communities. She was Honorary Treasurer of Railway and Transport Section (RTS) in 2017-18 and the Chairlady of Younger Members Section (YMS) of Hong Kong Local Network (LN) in 2014-15. 
Heather works for the MTR Corporation in the positions of Design Support Engineer – Signalling and Electronic Control Engineering, providing technical support on the signalling modification works on existing operational urban railway lines in Hong Kong. She is also the member of Customer Service Support Team and the STEM Ambassador in MTR. Heather received her MSc with distinction from Department of Electrical Engineering of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She obtained IRSE Hewlett-Fisher Bursary Awards in 2015. Working in multidisciplinary engineering environment, Heather is confident to get along with engineers from different disciplines and inspire others.
The Values of the IET “Integrity, Excellence and Teamwork” build the respectful and strong voluntary team striving for successful events. Heather has delivered this values by serving events for Members, Young Professionals, engineering students of LN and secondary students through oragnising various STEM school talks and visits, linking up Automotive and Road Transport Systems Network (TPN ARTS) and RTS co-organising event, supporting the 2016 Symposium by Management Section on Cost Management For Mega Project and “Asia Pacific Radio Spectrum Conference (APRSC)” 2010 and 2012, oragnising “Global Engineering Debate Hong Kong Section”, annual “Career Congress”, annual local heat of IET's Present Around the World (PATW) competition of Hong Kong LN and annual “The Future Engineers Project” for Secondary School Students.
“I believe my enthusiasm and commitment would contribute to the IET Hong Kong.” She is looking forward to organising various IET Hong Kong branch committee (BC) events and the IET 150th Anniversary events; and conducting external liaison with industries and education institutions as well as exchanging views among BC and LNs.




Candidate Biography: 
Mr John H.K. Chow is the Founding Chairman of Fortune Industrial Products Ltd since 1991. He has had rich experience in precision metal parts design, manufacturing and quality control. 
John is the current Chairman of Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering Section of IET Hong Kong, Ordinary Member (Section Committee) of Branch Committee of IET Hong Kong. He has contributed his knowledge and experience for Hong Kong Vocational Training field since 2013. He is the Vice Chairman of Manufacturing Technology Training Board of VTC HK, and he served as member of Plastic Training Board of VTC HK at session 2013-17. He keeps good connection with manufacturing industries and related organizations such as group 2, group 7 and group 14 of Federation of Hong Kong Industries (FHKI). Hong Kong Metal Manufacturers Association (HKMMA), Hong Kong Mold & Die Council (HKMDC), Hong Kong Foundry Association (HKFA), and The Institute of Purchasing & Supply of HK (IPSHK), etc. 




Candidate Biography:  
Mr TSANG, Mark Kai Yeung     BEng BBA MSc CEng MIET 
Age 31, S 2009, M 2013
Engineer I, Power Systems - CLP Power (Hong Kong) Limited, Hong Kong SAR
by Nomination Committee

Mark Tsang started volunteering at IET Hong Kong since 2009, as Chairman of Students Section Hong Kong, while he was studying at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, in a Dual Degree Programme of Business Administration & Electrical Engineering. Over 10 years of service in IET Hong Kong, Mark has led various training and students mentoring programmes, organised professional networking and technical events, delivered STEM talks and workshops, chaired Younger Members Section, and actively involved in 30th Anniversary Celebration Organising Committee of IET Hong Kong Branch in 2018.  Mark was fully supported and nominated by members from the local Branch Committee and young IET members of Hong Kong. Mark holds himself energetic and self-motivated. If elected, he would keep supporting IET as a diversified, and multi-disciplinary community. With his proven volunteering records, network with local professional bodies, and his personal experience in registration as Chartered Engineer through IET in 2018, Mark believes he could bring across the message of engineering professional development to local engineers’ community and schools. He would also stand for members and engineering students in Hong Kong, enhancing the value of membership, supporting their career planning and professional registration. 


Candidate Biography:  
MR TSE LOK HIM received his BEng(Hon) degree and MEng degree in electronics in 2000, and his MSc degree in electronics and information in 2001 from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. 

For the professional qualifications, Mr. TSE is a member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers. He has also obtianed professional membership for the Institution of Engineering and Technology, UK.
For over 14 years’ working experinece, Mr TSE worked as Maintenance Engineer in Health Sector Divison, EMSD responsible for asset management of hopital equipment. From 2009 till 2013, Mr. TSE was posted to Transport, Security, Central Services Division, EMSD responible for design review of the signalling and train control system for the development of the high-speed rail for the Hong Kong Section of Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link. Subsequently, he joined Railways Branchs, EMSD for regulating railway safety as the Railway Inspectorate for Tsuen Wan Line, Airport Express Line Disneyland Resort Line and Tung Chung Line   
For the professional servises, Mr. TSE currrently is the Committee Member, Railway & Transport Section Committee of The Institution of Engineering and Technology HK and Council Member of The Institution of Engineering and Technology, UK. He is also the co-opt member of the Electronics Division of The Institution of Hong Kong Engineers



Candidate Biography:  
Ir Dr Tsang Kim-Fung, PhD, CEng, FHKIE, SMIEEE
Ir Dr Tsang is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electronic Engineering, City University of Hong Kong. He has published more than 200 technical papers, a few patents, and four books/book chapter. KF’s research area is in IoT and Smartcity standards and compliance, 5G and IoT security, privacy, security and open standards,  IoT protocol design, AI algorithms, blockchain and applications. He has been active in industry applications and contributed significantly to the design and development of mobile phone infrastructure, wireless home/office/building automation and energy management system, location tracking, healthcare, smart transportation, security, .... etc. KF won many prizes and was awarded the IoT Heros Award in 2016 by GS1 IoT Council (nominated by Cisco). KF is now devoting his effort to 5G and LPWAN IoT (LoRa, SigFox and NB IoT). He is developing a worldwide IEEE Standard P2668 for Maturity Index of Internet-of-things (IDex): Grading and ranking. Trials on the standard is being carried out with few Hong Kong Government units and supported by Hong Kong Science Park, Cyberport, Hong Kong Productivity Council, GS1 HK.

International:
KF holds the following positions: Chairman of NB IoT Work Group for IEEE P1451.5 smart sensors; a member of the IEEE1932.1 standard for License/Unlicensed Spectrum Interoperability in Wireless Mobile Networks Working Group; Technical Committee member of Industrial Wireless Guidelines for NIST, U.S. Department of Commerce, USA; Membership Champion of IEEE Industrial Electronics Society; Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics; Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Industrial informatics; Associate Editor of IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine; Editor of TSII Transaction. 

Local:
KF is a member of the Ad Hoc Technical Committee on Smart Lamppost , OCGIO; Chairman of the Consulative Expert Group of China Mobile HK 5G Alliance; Advisor of OFCA SSAC; Editor in Chief of SmartVision, Smart City Consortium, Past Chairman of Electronics Division, HKIE.




Candidate Biography:  
Ir Lewis Choi CEng MIET
Lewis is a Chartered Engineer with more than 20 years working experience in multi-national organizations / Fortune 500 / Global 100 including Hallmark, Mattel, Kodak & Hitachi.  After work, he was an active volunteer in IET Hong Kong for 10 years until 2018.  He is passionate about volunteering IET Hong Kong and hope to serve IET Hong Kong once again in coming future. He is currently the Regional Engineering Manager in Hallmark to lead the engineering team for new product development in both Hong Kong and China.  Prior to Hallmark, He was the Senior Manager, Engineering, New Technology & Innovation in Mattel to develop electronic toys in high complexity focusing on the new technology including such as IT, wireless and multimedia applications.  Prior to Mattel, he worked for Kodak as the Digital Products and Services Manager to develop new digital solutions on the Internet and any imaging services.  In IET Hong Kong, his previous volunteer’s activities included coordinating ROV / FLL events, arranging seminars / technical visits, serving as mentors for different local university students as well as being a professional development mentor for IET (UK) to support Asian members since 2014.  The following were his volunteer’s positions in IET Hong Kong:

STEM Coordinator (Session 2017-2018), Branch Committee
External Affairs and Communication Coordinator (Session 2015-2017), Branch Committee
Chairman (Session 2014-2015), MIES Committee
Vice Chairman (Session 2013-2014), MIES Committee
Secretary (Session 2012-2013), MIES Committee
Treasurer (Session 2011-2012), MIES Committee
Committee Member (Session 2008-2011), MIES Committee

He received his bachelor’s degree in electronic engineering technology from United States, MBA specialized in e-commerce from Charles Sturt University, MSc in Technology Management from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, MSc in Engineering (Industrial Engineering and Logistics Management) and MSc in Engineering (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) both from the University of Hong Kong, and postgraduate certification in laws specialized in intellectual property laws from University of London.  




Informatics and Control Technologies Section Committee
Candidate Biography:  
Mr Chu, Steve Yu For BEng Msc CEng MIET M 2010, Project Engineer –Airport System, Airport Authority Hong Kong, Nominated by Yeung Wai Keung and Jason Tang.  
Steve Chu obtained his BEng (Electronic Engineering) from the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology and MSc(Eng) from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). He is working on designing and implementing of communication and IT Systems in infrastructure projects.
He has been an active volunteer for 9 years, and served as a helper and a coordinator in The Younger Members Section (YMS) and The Informatics and Control Technologies (ICT) of the IET Hong Kong. 
He had been a Coordinator of Young Professional, Future Engineer Project, Career Congress in Young Member Section from 2014 to 2018, and represented IET YMS to hold a jointed event Future Engineer Project with different engineering societies in 2017. Being heavily involved with the IET activities and events, Steve is very keen on: 
— Engaging professionals and institutions in the Hong Kong;
— Encouraging collaborations of events organization among IET sections in Hong Kong, and other professional institutions. 
— Helping resolve any conflicts and issues of event and activities. 
— Promoting new information and communication technologies to different engineering disciplines and institutions;
— Helping IET to recruit new members and encourage ex-members to re-join the IET;
During the volunteer services in the IET Hong Kong, he collaborated with talents from different background, which enhanced his courage and enthusiasm on serving the members, not only in local section but also in the engineering societies in Hong Kong. Steve is willing to contribute himself to the members, and bring more inspiring suggestions to the IET Hong Kong.



Candidate Biography:  
Miss WONG, Teresa Kai Man  BEng MFA MIRSE MIET 
S 2007, A 2008, M 2009
Engineer, Pypun-kd & Associates Limited, Hong Kong SAR
Teresa joined the IET in 2007 since she was a student and has been serving in IET YMS, and she became the member of IET Council and Knowledge Services Board in 2016-2019. She is currently the IET International Lifeskills Trainer for Hong Kong Network. Not only organizing local activities, she has chaired several overseas visits which successfully provide a platform for idea exchange among engineers from different Networks, including technical visit to Taiwan and Malaysia PATW technical visit. She is also committed to promoting STEM to female students and has been actively engaged with IET activities, including “Underwater Robot Challenge” (ROV), “First Lego League” (FLL), "STEM 4 Girls Programme" and the "IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year Award" (YWE) to encourage and foster more women engineers with potential and together to build a better society.
As a multi-disciplinary engineer, she is not only an engineer; she is also a creative educator, who create a non-verbal theatre show “Bling Imagine” – with the combination of technology and music for children, the idea of STEAM. In 2019, she was the recipient of Hong Kong Professional Elite Ladies Award, for her contributions to engineering field, STEAM theatre production and education.
“I have learned and benefited much through IET as well as personal and professional development, this is an opportunity to continue my contribution to IET. I believe I have capability and enthusiasm in serving Informatics and Control Technologies Section, and have confident in supporting the development of IET.”


Candidate Biography:  
Ir Fong Yick-chung received the Bachelor and Master Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Hong Kong.  After having the Bachelor degree, he joined CLP Power Hong Kong Limited as a Graduate Trainee.  With exposure and development in various engineering areas like telecommunications, telemetry and SCADA control systems, he is currently the Senior Process Control Manager in CLP Power Hong Kong Limited.  He has over twenty years of solid engineering experience on the planning, design, implementation, installation, testing and commissioning of various Telecommunication Systems, Telemetry Systems and SCADA Control Sytems.  He is a Corporate Member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers and Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology.   From 2015 to 2018, he was the Ordinary Member of IET ICT session and had supported various events like the IET ICT Conference.  In 2018-2019, he continued his involvement in ICT session as Co-opted member.




Candidate Biography:  
Mr CHAN, Victor Wing Ho. BSc MIET MBCS MHKCS CSSA CCA ITIL CCNA
An active IET volunteer since 2011, Victor has served 8 years on both Younger Members Section and Informatics Control and Technologies Section.
Victor has held numerous activities with the IET Hong Kong including several local and overseas seminars and technical visits over 2000 members attended including BIM forum, ICT Conference, One belt and Road technical visits & seminars, Presentation Around The World, Faraday challenge, ROV since 2011. Victor’s main aim is to utilise his governance experience from the Engineering Council, wealth of IET knowledge from his board involvement, to contribute to the IET strategy. Working in industry for 14 years; System Engineer, leaving after 2 years as the IT Analyst to be the Asia System Deployment Lead at Arup. Moving to HSBC as a System Control Officer for the global data center of the crisis and incident management, after a year, Victor worked as a project manager in Principle One as an IT Consultant to serve in financial sectors and offer to buy out from his client Point72 Asset management. Recent few years, moving to an investment bank Natixis, Victor is enjoying the life in engineering career and project management to deliver many Asia new offices such Taipei and Seoul, learning about management and influence skill.
Victor is passionate about promoting engineering, doing this since he is interested to share his career. In 2007, Victor worked in Arup and understood what the engineering needs and later he worked in different countries in Asia for the IT projects, getting senior management appreciations to deploy infrastructure to Asia. Victor has also served many other committees and policy steering councils in the industry. This experience could bring inspirations to the IET and value members, volunteers and the Institution, with Engineering being held in as high regard as any profession to shape a better world.


 

Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering Section Committee
Candidate Biography:  
Dr. Steve, Wai Yin MUNG graduated from Higher Diploma in Electronic and Information Engineering in The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) in 2003. After graduation, he worked indifferent industrial electronic companies in the wireless and audio area as well as further part-time study in Department of Physics and Materials Science in City University of Hong Kong (CityU). In 2006, he received the B.Sc. (with first-class honor) in Applied Physics (part-time) and then started his research studyin 2007. He finally got the M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees in Department of Electronic Engineering in CityU, in 2009 and 2012, respectively. He has more than 15 years of industrial experience and operations in the design and manufacturing of commercial and consumer electronic products. Currently, he is the Test and Operations Director in Sana Semiconductors Limited, which develops Power Amplifier Modules (PAMs) for mobile handsets and other wireless devices. He setup a first automated RF testing systemin Hong Kong with complete automated production flow for mobile 3G/4G power amplifiers in 2016.Apart from this, he is also a Consultant in Innovation Technology Co., Ltd.
Apart from industrial experience, he still continues his research and teaching activities in different departments and universities. He has been visiting lecturer in Department of Mechanical Engineering in PolyU. He is now an Adjunct Assistant Professor in Department of Electronic and Information Engineering in PolyU. He is the co-founder of PolyU -Innovation Technology (HK) Audio and Speech Signal Processing Joint Laboratory. He has published more than twenty journals and conference papers, and has invented more than thirty patents. He has served as reviewer for several journals such as IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques (T-MTT), IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters (MWCL), IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems (TCAS-I and II) and IET Electronics Letters (IET EL)and Microwave and Optical Technology Letters (MOTL). 

Research Interest:
1. Microwave, Millimeter-wave and Antenna Engineering
2. Speech and Audio signal processing and Acoustic engineering
3. Machine Learning for Microwave Engineering
4. Automation System Control and Data Analysis
5. Supply Chain and Quality Control
6. Packaging Assembly and Reliability Engineering


Candidate Biography:  
Mr Yu Kwok Tung Kenneth
I have over 20 years' experience in engineering, quality and manufacturing and are familiar with various manufacturing processes including plastic molding, tempo printing, vacuum plating, bonding assembly, SMT assembly, PCB assembly and product assembly. I have good knowledge in LEAN, Six Sigma, Theory of Constraints, Balanced Scorecard and Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. With this knowledge, I can improve quality, processes and cost reduction.
I have served IET Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering Section for Section Committee for many years and have been IET mentors for a few years.


Candidate Biography:  
Mr TSANG, Mark Kai Yeung     BEng BBA MSc CEng MIET 
Age 31, S 2009, M 2013
Engineer I, Power Systems - CLP Power (Hong Kong) Limited, Hong Kong SAR
Mark Tsang started volunteering at IET Hong Kong since 2009, as Chairman of Students Section Hong Kong, while he was studying at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, in a Dual Degree Programme of Business Administration & Electrical Engineering. Over 10 years of service in IET Hong Kong, Mark has led various training and students mentoring programmes, organised professional networking and technical events, delivered STEM talks and workshops, chaired Younger Members Section, and actively involved in 30th Anniversary Celebration Organising Committee of IET Hong Kong Branch in 2018. Mark was fully supported and nominated by members from the local Branch Committee and young IET members of Hong Kong. Mark holds himself energetic and self-motivated. If elected, he would keep supporting IET as a diversified, and multi-disciplinary community. With his proven volunteering records, network with local professional bodies, and his personal experience in registration as Chartered Engineer through IET in 2018, Mark believes he could bring across the message of engineering professional development to local engineers’ community and schools. He would also stand for members and engineering students in Hong Kong, enhancing the value of membership, supporting their career planning and professional registration. 


Candidate Biography:  

Mr Wai Keung LEUNG received his Bachelor Degree of Science in Applied Computing from The Open University of Hong Kong in 2003 and a Diploma in Electronics and Communication Engineering in 1989.
He has over 23 years of working experience in design & project development with manufacturing experience in Electronics, LCD and small Electrical consumer product field.
Typical implementation experience from concept state to real product launch, different knowledge of technology, e.g. motor control, LCD design & application, MCU control, base band telecommunication with acoustic handset design
requirement. Good relationship and network with external vendor at component & turnkey solution level. Over ten years of managerial level to lead HK & CN engineers and project team to follow up with company main customer such as Philip, Remington, Carol Group. Currently, he is working as Senior Project Manager in the Specialife Industrial Ltd. His duties including but not only daily communicate with customers, various departments, partner supplier in project development managements but also process management flow, improvement proposal to top management board. He was a Corporate member in 2014 and now is Ordinary Member in 2015 of The IET Hong Kong in the discipline of Manufacturing and & Industrial Engineering section. He is regularly attending activities organized by MIESC and taking part in the community service to support the activities at the same time in the past. He has been joined as Mentor for the “Youth Mentoring Programme 2015” program by IET HK.


Candidate Biography:  
Ir Dr. MAK, Shu-lun
Ir Dr. SL Mak is Assistant Professor in the School of Science and Technology, the Open University of Hong Kong. He received his M.Sc in Automation Systems & Management, B.Eng(Hons) in Manufacturing Engineering from City University of Hong Kong, Master of Electronic Commerce (MEC) and Doctor of Engineering (D.Eng) from The Open University of Hong Kong. He is the Chartered Engineer & Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (UK), Fellow of Institution of Mechanical Engineers (UK), Fellow of the Institute of Measurement and Control (UK), Registered Professional Engineer and member of HKIE. He was chairman of Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering Section (2013/14 session), chairman of IEEE – Product Safety Engineering Society, Hong Kong Chapter (2016-2017). He is the Vice Chairman off Institute of Measurement and Control, Hong Kong Section.


Candidate Biography:  
Mr Eric CHENG KIN SHING is currently a Senior manager of Robotics Platform in Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) to drive Robotics Technology into society. He received his BEng(Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Hong Kong in 2009 and got his master degree of Industrial Engineering from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2012. Before joining HKSTP, he
was the Senior Manager of Manufacturing Innovation (Global Operation) in adidas Group to initiate and deploy innovation manufacturing technology into the global supply chain. Before that, he had been working in different R&D institutes such as Hong Kong Research Institute of Textile and Apparel (HKRITA), Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) and Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) to involve over 40 R&D projects implementation and management.


Candidate Biography:  

Mr Kevin SHEA Tin-Hui BEng, MBA (City U) Mr. SHEA received his Bachelor Degree with honours in Manufacturing Engineering from City University of Hong Kong in 1993, and his degree of Master of Business Administration in 2010.
He has been working in the manufacturing and trading sector since 1993, mainly with products sewn in different fabrics. He started his first job in a local manufacturer to handle the customers and the Hong Kong office, while to regularly work with the staffs in the China factory about the process, quality and production schedule. He also liaises with product and graphic designers, manufacturers and suppliers, to launch new products and to improve quality and capacity. He used to travel to overseas for trade fairs and to visit customers, suppliers and different markets, to look for business opportunities and market studies. During the recent 10 years, he holds Win Life Enterprise Ltd. and different Mainland Chinese
manufacturers to develop and produce a variety of products in accordance to the customer requirements.

 
Posted by Dodi Mak on Aug 22, 2018 8:28 AM Europe/London

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