The 24th Chemistry Olympiad (for Tertiary Institutions), co-organized by the Hong Kong Chemical Society and the Royal Society of Chemistry, was held in the afternoon of February 23, 2013 at City University of Hong Kong. Teams from six local universities participated in this event. The theme for this year was “Chemistry for Developing Innovation and Knowledge-based Enterprises in Hong Kong” and the title for CUHK was “Sustainable Energy”. The CUHK team made a presentation on the contributions of chemistry to the development of solar cell technology and got the 1st runners up for this competition.
CUHK Team (undergraduates from the Department of Chemistry)
|Presenters||Yui Tsz Hin 姚子軒 (Year 2)|
|Lai Sze Nga 黎詩雅 (Year 2)|
|Yu Sze Chun 余思進 (Year 2)|
|Supporting Team Members||Chan Shiu Nam 陳紹楠 (Year 2)|
|Chan Hing Wai 陳慶維 (Year 2)|
|Cheung Yee Han 張以行 (Year 2)|
|Tsang Ling Fung 曾凌鋒 (Year 2)|
The CUHK team coordinator was Prof. MIAO Q.. Prof. CHAN D.T.W. sat on the panel of judges as the representative from CUHK. Prof. Wong Henry N.C. was the Guest of Honor for this event.
CUHK Team made a presentation about the contributions of chemistry to solar cell technology
Photo taken after the competition
CUHK Team presenters received the prize from Prof. Wong (Guest of Honor)