Hong Kong Chief Executive Visits TAU

High-profile visit opens doors for stronger collaboration between TAU and Hong Kong universities
20 October 2015
From left: Mrs. Regina Leung, Hong Kong Chief Executive C. Y. Leung, TAU President Joseph Klafter and Israeli Consul General in Hong Kong Mr. Sagi Karni Photo credit: Israel Sun

The Honorable C. Y. Leung, Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China, visited TAU accompanied by a delegation of top Hong Kong officials, university heads and trade delegates. Mr. Leung was greeted by TAU President Joseph Klafter and was briefed on the TAU’s comprehensive technology transfer program by Shlomo Nimrodi, CEO of Ramot at Tel Aviv University. Prof. Peter Bamberger, Associate Dean for Research and Faculty at the Department of Organizational Behavior, Faculty of Management, spoke on TAU’s collaborations with HKUST – Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, in the areas of joint research, faculty and student exchange programs; and with Poly U – Hong Kong Polytechnic University.


Chief Executive Leung said that he had come to Tel Aviv University “to find out what else we can learn from you and about more ways we can work together. We hope there will be even more joint efforts in higher education and scientific research in the future,” he said.


The delegation heard a presentation on imaging processing software by Prof. David Mendlovic of TAU’s School of Electrical Engineering and toured TAU’s Porter School of Environmental Studies where they learned about the building’s unique energy saving amenities from the School’s professional director, Dr. Arie Nesher.



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