Prof. Way KUO of the City University of Hong Kong honoured as Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur [fr]
Professor Way KUO, President of the City University of Hong Kong, was bestowed Chevalier (Knight) de la Légion d’Honneur on 13 March 2019.
Prof. Way Kuo is remarkably known for his work on the reliability of electronic systems for the management of nuclear power plants. Since his arrival at City University, he has promoted the development of links with French institutions, notably through the creation of the Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) and the nomination by many leading French scientists as permanent members. Among them are Prof. Serge Haroche, Alain Aspect, Jean-Marie Lehn, Jean Salençon, Philippe Ciarlet, Alain Bensoussan and Jian Lu.
Supported by the French Academy, IAS, Consulate General of France and The Légion d’Honneur Club Hong Kong Chapter, Prof. Way Kuo has always supported the "France Hong Kong Distinguished Lectures", which are regularly organized at CityU, to showcase the French scientific excellence in Hong Kong.