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Advisers of the Hong Kong Space Museum

Museum expert advisers are appointed by the Director of Leisure and Culture Services for a period of two years to provide professional advice to the museums of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department on matters pertaining to the promotion of art, history, science and film, in particular the acquisition of collection items. Advisers specialising in the fields of astronomy and space science are as follows:

(Names are listed in alphabetical order)

Name Professional Background
Prof. CHAN Kwing Lam Professor, Space Science Institute, Macau University of Science and Technology

Member, The International Astronomical Union (IAU)

Member, American Astronomical Society (AAS)
Prof. CHAN Man Ho Associate Professor, Department of Science and Environmental Studies, The Education University of Hong Kong

Member, The International Astronomical Union (IAU)

Academic Consultant, The Hong Kong Astronomical Society
Prof. CHAU Hoi Fung Professor, Department of Physics, The University of Hong Kong
Prof. CHU Ming Chung Professor, Department of Physics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Prof. LEUNG Kam Ching Director, International Schools for Young Astronomers, International Astronomical Union and Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

Professor Emeritus, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Prof. TANG Tong Bor Principal Scientific Consultant, APD Group Ltd.

Former Professor, Department of Physics, Hong Kong Baptist University

Honorary Professor, Southeast University, Nanjing
Prof. YUNG Kai Leung, BBS Associate Head, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Chair Professor of Precision Engineering, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Sir Sze-yuen Chung Endowed Professorship in Precision Engineering

Director of Research Centre for Deep Space Explorations, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


 

Museum Advisory Committee (MAC) and its three standing sub-committees, namely the Art Sub-committee (ASC), the History Sub-committee (HSC) and the Science Sub-committee (SSC) comprise members of different backgrounds with a great wealth of professional expertise and experience relevant to the work of the museums, including professionals, academics, museum experts, collectors, art promoters, entrepreneurs, marketing and public relations experts, and community leaders. Members of the MAC are appointed by the Secretary for Home Affairs. The MAC and its three standing sub-committees advise the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) on strategies for development, promotion and management of the public museums.

Please click here for the membership of Science Sub-committee of MAC

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