Yu Wing Yin 余永賢 - 科教興港

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 余永賢教授簡歷

余永賢,1947年2月7日生於香港,廣東台山人。在皇仁書院(政府獎學金1957-64)及香港大學(政府獎學金1964-67)受教育,後留學美國俄立岡大學及英國牛津大學,1973年獲俄立岡大學頒授博士學位。曾在德國、法國、意大利、丹麥、新加坡、美國等地工作,範疇包括物理、科技政策、教育、行政管理、公共政策規劃。

余教授為國際科技政策專家,協助發展中國家策劃科技政策。工作遍亞洲、非洲、中東國家。早前協助成立聯合國教科文組織(UNESCO)轄下科技政策研究所(CISTRAT)坐落北京。在八十年代為澳門引進成立聯合國大學國際軟件研究所。余教授為多間公司董事顧問,前德國比勒非爾德大學教授,澳門大學校長高级顧問,及澳門歐洲研究所董事,亦曾為新加坡國立大學東亞研究所高级研究員,香港貿易發展局助理總經濟師,法國巴黎經濟合作組織(OECD)發展中心經濟師。余教授曾於香港大學物理系任教,亦曾在丹麥哥本哈根尼爾斯博爾研究院和美國芝加哥阿貢國立實驗所等國際實驗室進行物理研究。

余教授發表關於理論物理、應用物理及科技政策計劃專業文章八十餘篇,曾應邀在亞洲、歐洲、美洲等地的大學及研究機構作專題演講二百餘次。

余教授是香港科技協進會前副會長,香港工程師學會友人院士,英聯邦科技管理聯盟創會會員及香港代表,香港建設管理交流中心創會董事。在七十年代,余教授積極參與學生運動,成功爭取中文成為法定語文。


Yu Wing Yin was born 7 February 1947 in Hong Kong of Guangdong Taishan descent. He was educated at Queen’s College (Government Scholarship 1957-64) and the University of Hong Kong (Government Scholarship 1964-67).  He later studied at the University of Oregon and the University of Oxford, and was awarded a PhD degree by the University of Oregon in 1973.  He has worked in Germany, France, Italy, Denmark, Singapore and the United States.  His career ranged from physics to science policy, education, administration, and public policy planning.

Professor Yu is international science policy expert, specializing in assisting developing country governments in the development of science policy.  He has worked with the governments of Asian, African and Middle East countries.  In recent years, he has assisted the Ministry of Science and Technology in the establishment of CISTRAT, a UNESCO science policy research and training institute in Beijing.  In the 80s, he was responsible for bringing to Macau the UN University International Institute for Software Technology.

Professor Yu is director or adviser to several companies.  He was formerly Professor at the University of Bielefeld, Senior Adviser to the Rector of the University of Macau and Director of the Institute of European Studies of Macau.  He was earlier Senior Fellow at the East Asian Institute of the National University of Singapore, Assistant Chief Economist of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and Economist at the Development Centre of OECD.  Professor Yu had also taught physics at the University of Hong Kong and conducted research at international laboratories, including the Niels Bohr Institute in Copenhagen, and Argonne National Laboratory in Chicago.

Professor Yu has over 80 publications in the fields of theoretical and applied physics, and science and technology policy planning, and was an invited speaker at universities and professional organizations in America, Europe and Asia on over 200 occasions.  He was formerly Vice President of the Hong Kong Association for the Advancement of Science and Technology, Companion of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, and Founder Member and Hong Kong Representative of the Commonwealth Partnership for Technology Management.  In the 1970s, Professor Yu was active in student movements and campaigned successfully for Chinese as an official language.