- Hong Kong Secondary School Students Tackle Mathematics Problems at Postgraduate Level
- Demonstrating Exceptional Analytical Strengths in Mathematics and Science
HONG KONG SAR – Media OutReach – 16 December 2021 – Tsz Hin Chan from Pui Ching Middle School received the Gold Award for his research report titled “On Non-Torsion Solutions of Homogeneous Linear Systems over Rings” at the 2021 Hang Lung Mathematics Awards. The Scientific Committee noted that Tsz Hin’s research report was at postgraduate level and demonstrated outstanding logical thinking and analytical ability. On Ki Luo from Pui Ching Middle School and Wai Lok Lai from St. Paul’s Co-educational College won the Silver Award and the Bronze Award, respectively. Together with the five Honorable Mentions of equal ranking, HK$1 million in prize money will be shared among winning students, and their teachers and schools, in recognition of their mathematics research projects that meet the highest academic standards in terms of methodology, research, and scholarship.
(From right) Mr. Adriel Chan, Vice Chair of Hang Lung Properties, holds a dialog with Mr. Jay Cheng, 2006 Hang Lung Mathematics Awards Gold Award winner and currently a District Engineer of the Civil Engineering and Development Department of the Government of the HKSAR, on how mathematics can tackle the impacts of climate change
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