Congratulations to Man Wai Katherine Lai, Yuchen Lin, Duc Huy Tran, Kin To Wong, and Jianhui Zhou (l-r) for being awarded 2023 Academic Achievement Medals. The Academic Achievement Medal is the highest academic honor bestowed by the University on outstanding undergraduate students upon graduation. The awarding of the Medal was established in 1994 to recognize graduates whose outstanding academic achievements bring honor and distinction both to themselves and to the University. Only the top 1% of graduates are awarded the Academic Achievement Medal annually. These awards will be presented at the 30th University Congregation on 17 November 2023. The Department is very proud of all graduates and especially delighted in the achievements of the Academic Achievement Medal awardees.
Man Wai Katherine Lai is pursuing her interests in high energy experimental physics as Ph.D. student in the Department of Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Yuchen Lin is pursuing a Ph.D. degree at Columbia University. Duc Huy Tran is pursuing his interest in high energy theoretical physics as a Ph.D. student in the Department of Physics at Harvard University. Kin To Wong is pursuing a Ph.D. degree in Physics at the University of Michigan. Jianhui Zhou is pursuing his interest in condensed matter theoretical physics as an M.Sc. student in the Department of Physics at ETH Zürich.