Miss Winky Lui Ka Wing, graduated with Double Degree in Mechanical Engineering and Business Administration in 2015, a current ME MSc student, has received the Trainee of the Year Award 2017 organized by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE).

Trainee of the Year Award is a competition designed to promote Engineering Graduate Training Scheme “A”. All Scheme “A” trainees are eligible to participate. This award aims to recognize trainees who have outstanding achievements during the period of Scheme “A” Training and who have made great contributions to the HKIE and the Hong Kong society. The winners went through a screening process with written submission and an interview with judging panel.

Winky joined The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited (Towngas) as a Graduate Trainee upon her graduation. During the two-year Scheme “A” training, she has enhanced her knowledge and practical skills of gas engineering. Not only has she participated in various innovation projects, she also gained valuable work experience in Mainland China to work on a design project about decentralized energy system.

Furthermore, Winky was selected as one of the eight HKIE President’s Protégés last year to shadow the HKIE President 2016/2017 Ir Joseph Choi, gaining insight into the inner workings of the HKIE and broadening her exposure to the engineering environment. She also took the initiative to hold workshops on STEM education and to promote the image of women engineers.

Caption of the photo: A certificate to Miss Winky Lui (left) and a trophy to Mr. James To, Principal of Towngas Engineering Academy (right), presented by the HKIE President 2017/2018 Ir Thomas Chan (middle).