Result Announcement

Esri Young Scholars Award Winner for 2017 (Hong Kong) – Mr. WONG Kiu-ho, Kenneth.

Congratulations to Mr. Kenneth Wong, from the Department of Urban Planning & Design, Faculty of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong who has won the Esri Young Scholars Award 2017 in Hong Kong.

The award-winning work titled “The Dirty of Loudness – Investigation on the traffic noise pollution to residents in Western District” aims to investigate how the traffic noise affects the public health of people living in Western District of Hong Kong.

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Mr. Kenneth Wong, Esri Young Scholars Award Winner for 2017 (Hong Kong)

Kenneth received this award at the 2017 Esri User Conference in San Diego, California, this July and will have his work displayed alongside other Young Scholar winners from around the world in the conference.

We would also like to extend our sincere gratitude to the following judges! Without their expertise, the contest would not have run so smoothly.

  • Sr. Ben Chan, Chairman, Hong Kong Geomatics Professional Group Committee, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • Professor Jimmy Chan, Division of Environment and Sustainability, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Mr. Paul Chan, Department Head, Faculty of Design and Environment, Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong
  • Professor Huang, Department of Geography Resource Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Professor P C Lai, Department of Geography, The University of Hong Kong
  • Professor John Shi, Department Head and Chair Professor of Geographical Information Science and Remote Sensing, Department of Land Surveying and Geo-informatics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Ir. H N Wong, Chairman, Geotechnical Discipline Advisory Panel, Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
  • Professor Anthony Yeh, Chair Professor of Urban Planning and Geographic Information Systems, Faculty of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong
  • Professor Qiming Zhou, Department of Geography, Hong Kong Baptist University
    (in alphabetical order of surname of the judges)

    Last but not least, we would like to thank all the candidates who supported the competition. Their work is so impressive and investigative that can tell they devote their in-depth insights, intelligence and countless effort to the work.

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