VTech Innovation & Sustainability Award (2023/24)

The School of Energy and Environment (SEE) proudly announces the recipients of the “VTech Innovation & Sustainability Award”.  This prestigious Award, made possible by generous donation of the VTech Group of Companies (VTech), recognizes outstanding students who have demonstrated exceptional performance, innovation, and impact in their Final Year Project (FYP) related to sustainability.  We congratulate the following students on their remarkable achievements.

Award Student Project Title Project Supervisor
Champion LEUNG Tsz Kei Stimulation of In-Plane Activity by Constructing Sulphur Vacancies in MoS2 for Neutral Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Formation Prof. Michael LEUNG
1st runner-up CHAN Kam Fai Photothermal-catalytic Membrane Distillation for Simultaneous Desalination and Hydrogen Generation  Prof. Alicia AN
2nd runner-up JIANG Yinuo Channel-type Zeolites for Carbon Capture Based on the “Molecular Trapdoor” Mechanism Prof. Jin SHANG
Honorable Mentions

CHAN Ho Chun


CHAN Ho Laam

Designing and Laboratory Testing the Single-pass Efficacy of a New Portable Air Cleaner Using UVC Disinfection at 222 nm in Horizontal and Vertical Lamp Settings

Bio-Hydrogels for Enhanced Solar Water Evaporation: A Study on Phytic Acid-based Biodegradable Crosslinker and Structural Modifications

Prof. Alvin LAI


Prof. Sai RAVI

On 27 May 2024, the five finalists presented their FYP to the judging panel comprising of Dr. Allan WONG (Chairman & Group CEO, VTech), Mr. Hillson CHEUNG (President of Telecommunication Products, VTech), Mr. Kent CHEUNG (Managing Director of Contract Manufacturing Services, VTech), Prof. Patrick SIT (Associate Dean (Undergraduate Studies) of SEE, CityUHK), and Mr. Andrew TO (Associate Director of Development Office, CityUHK) at the VTech Headquarter.  A prize presentation ceremony was held immediately after the individual oral presentations.

Please join us in congratulating the awardees for their outstanding work.  SEE looks forward to further collaboration with VTech in nurturing the next generations of professionals in sustainability! 

The prize presentation ceremony was held at the VTech Headquarter on 27 May 2024.