New academic staff
Mr Amos Wong Ho-yin, Lecturer in Creative Writing & Film Arts, obtained his diploma in TV/Film from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Master’s Degree in Multimedia from Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Postgraduate Certificate in Psychology from the University of Hong Kong. With more than 25 years’ work experience in local print and electronic media, his first feature film Dot 2 Dot, starring Moses Chan, will be released in local cinema at the end of coming October.
Ms Janet Lau Man-ying, Lecturer in Creative Advertising and Media Design, obtained her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Brighton. She received an MA in Design at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and an MSc in Marketing at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Prior to joining the OUHK, she worked at various local and international creative agencies and organizations as well as in the HKSAR Government. Her research interests include the creative industries in Hong Kong, advertising and branding development.
Mr Walter Wong Shu-kei, Lecturer in Creative Arts, obtained both his Bachelor’s Degree in Computing and Master’s Degree in Multimedia and Entertainment Technology from Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He has over 10 years of TV commercial and feature film experience in the areas of computer animation and visual effects. He has also taught at the School of Continuing and Professional Studies, CUHK and the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE). His research interests include visual effects, computer animation and digital art.
Dr Kenny Ng Kwok-kwan, Assistant Professor in Chinese Language and Literature, obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in English from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Master’s Degree in Chinese and Comparative Literature from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and Doctoral Degree in Chinese Literary and Cultural Studies from Harvard University. Prior to joining OUHK, he taught comparative literature, film culture, and cultural studies at HKUST. His book, Li Jieren, Geopoetic Memory, and the Crisis of Writing Chengdu in Revolutionary China has been accepted by Brill for publication in 2015. His research interests include history and politics in literature, the relationships between literary and visual culture, and vernacular literature. His current book-length research project concerns censorship and the politics of visual cultural in Cold War China and Asia.
Dr Stanley Siu Yee-ming, Lecturer in Testing and Certification, received his Bachelor’s Degree from OUHK, and his Doctoral Degree from the City University of Hong Kong. He has worked in testing laboratories, and has taught at the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education and the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong. His research interests include ecotoxicology, environmental chemistry and food analysis.
Dr Danny Leung Chung-hong, Assistant Professor in English Language and English Language Education, obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in English, and Master’s Degree and Doctoral Degree in Applied English Linguistics from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Prior to joining the OUHK, he was the director of, and taught in the MA Programme in Applied English Linguistics of the Department of English at CUHK. In 2010 and 2011, Dr Leung was invited by RTHK to serve as Language Consultant and Programme Advisor for the popular English language education TV programme English Made Easy. He was also the host of the radio programmes English This Way and English in News. His research interests include applied cognitive linguistics, metaphor and metonymy theory, second language acquisition, and idiom comprehension and pedagogy.