Hong Kong Chapter

EAA-HK-group

Members of the EAA – Hong Kong Chapter (front row, L-R): Andrew Sit, Emmy Choi and Sarah Mak. Back row, L-R: John Lo, Ernest Tai, Stephen Sze, Henry Cheung and Wong Wu Ming.

The Engineering Alumni Association (EAA) – Hong Kong Chapter  works to maintain strong ties between Hong Kong-based alumni and Skule™. Learn more about our Hong Kong Chapter events and members below.

EAA Hong Kong Chapter events

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EAA Hong Kong Chapter e-newsletter archive

2015

EAA Hong Kong Chapter members

Ernest Tai | President

ElecE 9T4

ernest tai

Ernest is a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) license holder with 16 years of marketing and engineering experience specialized in aircraft inspections, maintenance, modification, heavy checks, cabin reconfiguration, inflight entertainment system, inflight broadband connectivity, and aircraft parts supply chain management. He is currently the head of IMS Service at Airbus China.

Prior to his current job, Ernest worked in various key positions in China Aircraft Services and Panasonic Avionics Corporation. He is a member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) and the Royal Aeronautical Society of Hong Kong (RAeS). He is the school ambassador of HKIE, and was also a mentor for students in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Rosaryhill School.

In 2015, Ernest was awarded the winner of HKIE Engineer Song Lyrics Translation Competition. In 2016, he was awarded by HKIE for offering tutor service to Diocesan Girl’s School for winning the first place in Smart City Competition, a competition project organized by HKIE and the Education Bureau of Hong Kong.

Ernest was elected president of EAA’s Hong Kong Chapter in 2016. During 2013–2016, the EAAHK team organized various technical visits and seminars including visits to AECOM Central Wanchai Bypass construction project, China Light and Power Operation Center, MTR OCC Operation Center, Civil Aviation Department of Hong Kong, STEMA robot school. EAAHK received many positive commendations from the event participants. Ernest will continue to build and strengthen the U of T Engineering alumni community in Hong Kong.

Henry Cheung | External VP

EngSci 8T5

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Henry graduated from the University of Toronto with a BASc in engineering science and a major in electrical engineering. He also received an MBA from Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia.

Henry has extensive experience in railway signalling design, system engineering, project management and railway operations. He lectures at universities, engineering institutions, seminars and workshops, and publishes papers in journals and magazines on signalling system design, electromagnetic interference and project management. He currently owns and operates an engineering and consulting firm supporting railway projects in the Asia-Pacific region.

Henry is a Registered Professional Engineer (RPE) in Hong Kong, Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) in Canada, Chartered Engineer, a fellow of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE), the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), and Institution of Railway Signal Engineers (IRSE). He is also a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE).

Sarah Mak | Secretary

IndE 8T6

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Sarah is a freelance consultant with over 25 years of experience in the quality management field, specializing in operational excellence and business process improvements. She worked as an ISO 9000, QS 9000 and TickIT (software development) auditor for seven years, and has also worked at various business units of Royal Philips, in global capacities relating to business excellence.

Sarah has utilized her engineering background and environmental management knowledge by facilitating, managing and participating in improvement projects of different scales. Results ranged from annual financial contributions of $150 million in a large global initiative to cycle time reduction of 37 per cent in a local small scale project. She has also led numerous workshops for management teams in the balanced scorecard development and annual strategic planning processes. She also conducts training workshops for Business Process Reengineering and Lean Six Sigma.

Sarah holds a BASc in industrial engineering from the University of Toronto and a MASc in environmental management from the University of Hong Kong. She is a certified manager of quality and organizational excellence, as well as a Six Sigma Black Belt from the American Society of Quality (ASQ). Currently, Sarah is the regional executive director of the Quality Management Division of ASQ, and sits on the Executive Committee of the Environmental Management Association of Hong Kong (EMAHK). She has served as the chairperson for the Hong Kong Total Quality Forum, and was a member of the Education Committee in the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

Stephen Sze | Social Director

ChemE 9T5

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Stephen received a BASc in chemical engineering from the University of Toronto.

Throughout his engineering career, he oversaw multiple manufacturing facilities in the Asia-Pacific region, establishing and managing product development, marketing, sourcing, manufacturing, quality control and administrative facilities for a variety of industrial products.

Stephen then moved on to the finance sector after getting an MBA from the University of South Australia. His focus shifted to investment strategy and policy, managing and monitoring the performance of various capital assets in both primary and secondary markets.

Wu Ming Wong | Treasurer

EngSci 8T6

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W.M. Wong graduated from the University of Toronto with a BASc in engineering science in 1986. He started his professional career working in telecommunications, environmental and control systems engineering fields at Ontario Hydro.

After more than seven years working as an engineer in Canada, he went back to Hong Kong in 1994 to work in various industries including railway engineering and traffic control systems. He is Corporate Member (UK) of The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) Corporate Member as well as member of Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) in Canada.

He is currently employed as senior construction engineer at Mass Transit Railway Corporation Limited under the Projects Division and responsible for the construction of new or extension of railway projects.