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    10 Oct 2017

    Announcement of New Directorate Appointment

    New appointment at the Directorate Rank has been made with effect from 10 October 2017.

    Dr WONG Joseph Francis

    Dr WONG Joseph Francis has been appointed as the Vice Principal (Academic) of Hong Kong Design Institute and Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Lee Wai Lee).  He is primarily responsible for the academic aspects of the Campus and assisting the Academic Director in the strategic planning of the Design Discipline.

    Dr Wong has many years of experience as an educator, researcher and professional in the field of architecture.  He has been devoted to architectural education in a couple of higher education institutions during the past two decades.  Dr Wong was awarded the Berkeley Prize International Fellow in 2014 for his contribution to design education.  He had worked on a number of award-winning architectural design projects in major local companies before entering the academia.

    Dr Wong holds a Bachelor of Arts (Architecture) degree (University of California at Berkeley, USA), a Master of Architecture degree (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA) and a Doctor of Education (University of Leicester, UK).  A qualified architect for over 20 years, he is a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Architects and a registered architect in Hong Kong.