|Name Poon Chung-kwong|
Education University of Hong Kong
Keynote Speech by Prof. POON Chung Kwong| Amitabhas Pure Land: A Scientific Approach
Professor Poon Chung-kwong, GBS, OBE, JP (Chinese: 潘宗光, born 1940, Hong Kong) was the President of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University from 1991 to 2008.
He received his secondary education at St. Paul's Co-educational College. Trained as a chemist, he holds doctorates of science and of philosophy from the University College London. He has been a visiting scholar at University of Southern California and at California Institute of Technology. In addition to being the chief administrator of Hong Kong's largest scientific/technical university he is also a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.
His late cousin was the singer Leslie Cheung.