Hudson Report on Employment and Market Trend from June – Sept 2008
The job market in Hong Kong continues to be good for Information & Communication Technology (ICT, 資訊及通訊科技 ) professionals In particular, the IT, Web and Telecom sector is attracting higher salaries….. According to the ZDNet Asia survey, the overall average annual salary for Hong Kong was HK$445,817…. Average Annual Salary of Information & Communication Technology Professionals Employed by Different Sectors HK$ IT Employment Trends 2008 By Sol E Solomon, ZDNet Asia on 5 June 2008
Employment Survey of 2008 EE Graduates Initial results as at 30 Sept 2008 Employment rate Over 90% engaged in either employment or further studies in the initial survey done in September 2008. Average Salary HK$12,000
Employment Survey of 2008 EE Graduates Initial results as at 30 Sept 2008 Major Skills required in current job – BEngCE Graduates
Employment Survey of 2008 EE Graduates Initial results as at 30 Sept 2008 Major Skills required in current job – BEngECE Graduates Circuits & Devices Energy Saving Wireless Communications Optical Communications Signal Processing Radio Frequency Others
Employment Survey of 2008 EE Graduates Initial results as at 30 Sept 2008 Major Skills required in current job – BEngIE Graduates
Mainland Graduates since 2000 Total: 38 mainland BEng graduates since 2000
Miss Zhang Yalei (2005 Mainland Graduate) Business Analyst Prudential Corporation Asia (HK) Business and Management Miss Wang Yingpei (2003 Mainland Graduate) Private Equity Analyst Merrill Lynch ( 美林証券 ), New York Ms Connie Choi (1997 Graduate) Deputy General Manager Maersk Logistics HK Limited Miss Ada Hui (2005 Graduate) Consultant IBM China/Hong Kong Limited
Miss Vinci Chang (2005 Graduate) RF Engineer Giant Electronics Limited Mr Chun Ho Chan (2007 Graduate) Engineer Teltec Semiconductor Pacific Ltd. Engineering Mr Alder Cheung (2000 Graduate) Senior Systems Applications Engineer Freescale Semiconductor HK Ltd. Mr William Chan (1991 BEng & 1997 MPhil) Vice President (Software Development) Synergy Information System Ltd.
Engineering Mr S Y Wang (1997 BEng & 2003 MPhil) General Manager Union International Development (Shenzhen) Ltd. Dr Vincent Lam (1990 BEng & 1993 PhD) Vice President Mr M L Lam (1989 BEng &1992 MPhil) Deputy Managing Director Tandy Radioshack Ltd. Dr Ricky Chair (1998 BEng, 2002 PhD) Senior RF Engineer JAYBEAM Wireless, North Carolina, USA Mr Lik Seng Lim (1988 BEng) Technical Leader Cisco Systems, Silicon Valley, USA
Miss Nikita Mok (2005 Graduate) IT Services Specialist Cathay Pacific Services and Support Miss Julie Ho (2001 Graduate) Assistant Marketing Manager PCCW Limited Ms Shirley Wong (1999 Graduate) System Analyst AIG Finance (Hong Kong) Limited Mr Panda Wong (2007 Graduate) Analyst, E-Banking DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited
3 Dynamics is a mobile application service developer TeleEye Holdings Limited (SEHK: 8051) was listed in the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited in 2001. Dr Wallace MA (1990 BEng & 1994 PhD) Founder and Chief Marketing Officer TeleEye Holdings Ltd. Entrepreneur Mr Wallis Wong (2001 Graduate) Founder and Business Development Manager 3 Dynamics (Asia) Ltd.
Dr Sai Chun TANG (1997 BEng & 2000 PhD) Research Associate, Focused Ultrasound Lab Harvard University, USA R & D/ Academics Dr Chi Lun MAK (1997 BEng & 2001 PhD) Engineer HK Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Dr Kin Fai Tong (1993 BEng, 1997 PhD) Lecturer, Dept of EEE University College London, UK Dr Hon Tat Hui (1994 BEng & 1998 PhD) Assistant Professor, Dept of EE National University of Singapore
Prof Yuesheng Zhu (1996 PhD) Professor, Faculty of Computer & Information Engineering Peking University, PRC Dr K S Chan (1996 PhD) Lecturer, Dept of EEE Curtin University of Technology, Australia Dr Li Pei (2006 mainland PhD) Research Engineer Core Technology Centre, Nokia, Finland R & D/ Academics Dr Siu Yeung Tso (1999 PhD) Assistant Professor School of Computer Engineering Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
9 Fellows of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (U.S.) ~ FIEEE 1 Fellow of The Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) 7 Fellows of Institution of Engineering and Technology (U.K.) 3 Croucher Foundation Senior Research Fellows (H.K.) A staff profile unparalleled in Hong Kong! Staff Profile Professors (Chair)12 Professors6 Associate Professors26 Senior Lecturer1 Assistant Professors9 Lecturer1 Instructors2 Total57 Staffing
Distribution of General Research Fund in Electrical and Electronic Engineering Areas (1988-2008) Government Research Grants
Programmes leading to success Optional degrees available after admission 1.BEng (Hons) Computer Engineering (Business Intelligence Minor) 2.BEng (Hons) Electronic and Communication Engineering (Business Intelligence Minor) 3.BEng (Hons) Information Engineering (Business Intelligence Minor) 4.BEng (Hons) Information Engineering (Law Minor) BEng (Hons) Computer Engineering BEng (Hons) Electronic and Communication Engineering BEng (Hons) Information Engineering
Company Visit and Internship Programme Summer internship: Philips, Nokia, DBS, Mobicon, Artesyn, KCR, Microsoft, Civil Aviation Department, Jockey Club, etc. and other overseas companies such as those in Canada, Germany, and Singapore.
Student Achievements since 1997 International Awards Fulbright Science and Technology AwardFellowship Award2006 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology, U.S.A. Best Paper Award2005 Asia Pacific Microwave ConferenceBest Paper Award2005, 2006 International Conference on Electronic PackagingYoung Award2004 IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society, USAUndergraduate/ Pre- Graduate Scholarship Fellowship Award 2006, 2007 2004 IEEE International Microwave Symposium Student Paper Competition, USA 1st Prize 3rd Prize 2004 2003 Young Inventors Award Competition organised by the Far Eastern Economic Review, Singapore Silver Award2000 IEEE Region 10 (Asia Pacific*) Postgraduate/ Undergraduate Student Paper Contest *Countries include Australia, India, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan 1 st Prize 2 nd Prize 2008, 2004 2007, 2004
Student Achievements since 1997 Hong Kong Underwater Robot Challenge 2007 (University/College Group) Penguin Team2007 Hong Kong Young Scientist Awards (HK Institution of Science) Certificate of Excellence 2005 IEEE HK Section Postgraduate Student Paper Contest1 st Prize 2 nd Prize 3 rd Prize 2006, 2004 2002 2003 IEEE HK Section Undergraduate Student Paper Contest1 st Prize 2 nd Prize 3 rd Prize 2005, 2003 2002, 2001, 2000 2003 IET HK Young Member Exhibition/ Conference Postgraduate Paper Competition 1st Prize 2nd Prize 3rd Prize 2007, 2006, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1998 2007, 2000 2006 IET HK Young Member Exhibition/ Conference Undergraduate Project Competition 1st Prize 2nd Prize 3rd Prize 2007, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2001, 2000 2006 Open Competitions/ Awards in Hong Kong
HKIE Outstanding Paper Award for Young Engineers/Researchers Outstanding Paper Award 2006 Hong Kong ICT Awards: eYouth (Hardware) Best Innovation & Research (College & Undergraduate) Gold Award 2006 2007 HSBC Young IT Entrepreneur AwardGold Award2001 SmartApps-To-Go Competition (By Ericsson and Smartone)Gold Award2002 YDC Entrepreneurs Challenge 2003 Business Plan Competition Grand Prize2003 Open Competitions/ Awards in Hong Kong
Dr Kenji T Y Yum (2002 BEng & 2005 PhD) Group Technology Manager Integrated Display Technology Ltd. You can be a professional engineer and have a bright future!
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