Year Book 2004

ORGANIZATION

The Scientific Committee and the Steering Committee are the two principal committees of the Hang Lung Mathematics Awards. The Scientific Committee, comprising world-renowned mathematicians, is the academic and adjudicating body of the Awards. The Steering Committee, comprising mathematicians and representatives from different sectors of society, serves as the advisory body.

Scientific Committee 2004

The Scientific Committee upholds the academic standard and integrity of Hang Lung Mathematics Awards. Its members actively participate in the evaluation of all project reports, determination of the teams that will be invited to the oral defense, and adjudication at the oral defense.

The Screening Panel under the Scientific Committee handles the initial review of each report, supervises the second and final round of the review process, and liaises with all referees and members of the Scientific Committee regarding the project reports.

The Scientific Committee for the 2004 Hang Lung Mathematics Awards comprises of the following members:

Chair: Professor Shing Tung Yau The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Harvard University
Professor John Coates Cambridge University
Professor Tony Chan University of California, Los Angeles
Professor Shiu Yuen Cheng The Hong Kong University of Science and Techology
Professor Kulkarni Harish-Chandra Research Institute
Professor Ka Sing Lau The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Professor Jun Li Stanford University
Professor Chang-Shou Lin National Chung Cheng University
Professor Ngai Ming Mok The University of Hong Kong
Professor John Morgan Columbia University
Professor Duong Phong Columbia University
Professor Dan Stroock Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Professor Tom Wan The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Professor Lo Yang Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Academic Sinica
Professor Andrew Yao Center for Advanced Study, Tsing Hua University

Screening Panel 2004

The members of the Screening Panel of the 2004 Hang Lung Mathematics Award are:

Chair: Professor Tom Yau-heng Wan The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Professor Wing Sum Cheung The University of Hong Kong
Professor Conan Nai Chung Leung The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Steering Committee 2004

The Steering Committee serves as an advisory body to Hang Lung Mathematics Awards, and comprises of mathematicians and representatives from different sectors of society, including leading educators and heads of mathematics departments  in major Hong Kong universities. It also enlists some members from other Hang Lung Mathematics Awards  committees to provide an overall oversight.

The Executive Committee, which reports to the Steering Committee, is responsible for the operation and administration of the competition, as well as managing the Resource Center and acting as the Secretariat for the Awards.

The Steering Committee for the 2004 Hang Lung Mathematics Awards comprises of the following members:

Chair: Professor Shing Tung Yau Director, The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, CUHK and
Professor, Harvard University
Ms Susan Wong Representative from Hang Lung Properties
Mr. Bankee Kwan Chairman, Celestial Asia Securities Holdings Ltd
Professor Hung Hsi Wu Professor, Mathematics Department, UC Berkeley
Professor Lo Yang Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Academic Sinica
Mr. Siu Leung Ma
Mr. Chun Kau Poon Former principal, St. Paul Co-educational College
Mr. Chee Tim Yip Principal, Pui Ching Middle School
Professor Shiu Yuen Cheng Chairman, Mathematics Department, HKUST
Professor Ka Sing Lau Chairman, Mathematics Department, CUHK
Professor Man Keung Siu Chairman, Mathematics Department, HKU
Professor Thomas Au Program Chairman, EPYMT, CUHK

Executive Committee 2004

The members of the Executive Committee of the 2004 Hang Lung Mathematics Awards are:

Chair: Professor Thomas Kwok-keung Au The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Academic Resource Center:
Dr. Leung-fu Cheung
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Academic Resource Center:
Dr. Ka-luen Cheung
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Secretariat: Ms Serena Yip The Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

WINNERS of the 2004 Hang Lung Mathematics Awards

GOLD

Topic: Marked Ruler as a Tool for Geometric Constructions – from angle trisection to n-sided polygon
Team Members: Edward Sin Tsun Fan
School: Sha Tin Government School

SILVER

Topic: Further Investigation on Buffon’s needle problem
Team Members: Fan Fan Lam, Ho Fung Tang, Ho Yin Poon, Lok Hin Yim, Yiu Tak Wong
School: Munsang College (Hong Kong Island)

BRONZE

Topic: 畫鬼腳
Team Members: Ting Fai Man, Hoi Kwan Lau, Shek Yeung, Man Kit Ho
School: Sha Tin Government Secondary School

4 HONORABLE MENTIONS

(ARRANGED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER OF SCHOOL NAME)

Topic: Deconstructing Kafka
Team Members: Yuk Hing Chiu, Man Wai Ho, Hoi Yin Hui, Yu Hang Lee
School: SKH Lam Woo Memorial Secondary School
 
Topic: 連成積不能成方的探究
Team Members: Chit Ma, Ho Man Lam, Wing Hei Kwok, Kai Chung Wan, Shun Yip
School: Shatin Pui Ying College
 
Topic: Illumination Problem
Team Members: Wang Hei Ku, Hou Chen Lee, Wai Hung Chan, Tak San Fong, Hoi Cheung Cheung
School: Shatin Tsung Tsin Secondary School
Topic: 商場中電梯分佈的最優化
Team Members: Hing Ming Chan, Wilson Sze Ngo Chan, Kok Leung Fung, Ho Ko, Man Kin Leung
School: Hong Kong Chinese Women’s Club College

SPECIAL COMMENDATION

(NON-MONETARY CERTIFICATE)

Topic: The Construction of South-Western HK Island Line
Team Members: Ming Chung Lau, Tak Man Lee, Tsz Yeung Suen, Chak Kwan Tam, To Man Wong
School: Sing Yin Secondary School
 
Topic: Perimeter of Ellipse and Generalization in n-Dimensional Case
Team Members: Ching King Chan, Ka Leung Chu
School: Yuen Long Merchants Association Secondary School
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2004 頒獎禮實錄

恒隆數學獎2004頒獎禮終於在同年的12月17日假香港禮賓府完滿結束。大家請按下圖片以收看當日精彩片段。

恒隆數學獎 2004 頒獎禮
恒隆集團主席
陳啟宗先生
致辭

頒獎典禮開首,由恒隆集團主席陳啟宗先生致歡迎辭,介紹是次典禮的榮譽嘉賓出場︰丘成桐教授、路甬祥教授,李國章教授和羅范椒芬女士。同時,陳先生亦公開答謝了各位著名評審教授和工作人員們為是次數學獎作出的貢獻和努力。

「今天真正的明星,不是誰,正是恒隆數學獎的各位得獎者。」
鼓掌聲和觀笑聲不絕於耳。

恒隆數學獎 2004 頒獎禮
香港中文大學數學科學研究所所長
哈佛大學數學系教授
丘成桐教授
致辭

「恒隆數學獎的成績超出想像中的卓越。」
丘成桐教授認為是次比賽的水準可與 Intel Science Talent Search 和 Siemens Westinghouse 等等國際級大型獎項媲美。丘教授回想當年,少年時期已經十分醉心數學研究,他寄望恒隆數學獎的各位獲獎同學能夠領略到數學的美,並為自己的作品感到驕傲。

「天空海闊,未來是年青人的世界。」

恒隆數學獎 2004 頒獎禮
中國全國人民代表大會常務委員會副委員長
中國科學院院長
路甬祥教授
致辭

路教授非常高興能夠參加是次隆重的頒典禮,並對首屆恒隆數學獎得主表示祝福。數學是一項嚴謹的科學,無論什麼科學研究、經濟社會或是人的思維,都離不開數學。「學好數理化,走遍天下都不怕。」從中學時代開始培養數學研究的精神,學習到的經驗可以終身受用。對於恒隆數學獎這類鼓勵創作思維發展的活動,路教授表示希望可以繼續將其發揚光大,帶領潮流,一屆比一屆好。

「祝願各參賽同學能成長為香港、中國以至全球的傑出社會棟樑,成為出色的數學家、科學家、大商人,一起貢獻這個大同世界。」

恒隆數學獎 2004 頒獎禮
香港教育統籌局局長
李國章教授
致辭

數學是一門被廣泛應用的學科,數學教育不但能夠培養同學學會學習和勇於接受挑戰的潛能,還可以加強大家的自信。在現今高科技和高競爭的世代,學生的多元技能,例如邏輯思維和解難能力等等,成為了最有力的爭勝條件。數學教育的重要性可見一斑。恒隆數學獎致力推廣數學教育,對香港數學教育有傑出的貢獻,為老師同學建立了一個強大和充滿前景的數學學習環境。

「本人在此恭喜各位得獎者,並祝願香港的數學和不同學科的發展能更上一層樓。」
李局長演辭全文輯錄

恒隆數學獎 2004 頒獎禮
第一部份– 頒獎花絮
第二部份– 冠軍隊伍致辭︰沙田官立中學
> 參賽者︰范善臻同學
> 領隊老師︰王徽女士
> 校長︰周金祥先生

王徽老師︰「能夠教導范同學是我的光榮。其實范同學的啟蒙老師不是本人,學校許多老師亦有為范同學灌溉施肥。我十分幸運地可以成為收成的農夫。恒隆數學獎可以提升同學對數學的興趣和肯定同學的數學潛能。」

周金祥校長︰「十分榮幸能夠站在台上致辭。本校非常幸運地可以獲得銅獎和金獎,這些獎項不但可以發揮到同學們的數學潛力,還可以增加他們對數學的興趣。多謝各合辦機構成功舉辦此比賽,祝各得獎同學將來可以成為像丘成桐教授般的傑出數學家。」

范善臻同學︰「我沒準備講辭,多謝恒隆數學獎,多謝我媽媽和多謝各位老師一直以來的支持。能夠得到金獎,除了自己的努力外,亦有賴其他夥佯的幫忙。再次多謝鄭紹遠教授和中文大學數學系給予的指導。」

2004 DEFENSE MEETING VIDEO

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FINALIST TEAMS SELECTED FOR THE ORAL DEFENSE AT THE 2004 HANG LUNG MATHEMATICS AWARDS

(arranged by school name in alphabetical order)

Reconstruction of 3-Dimensional Model of Blood Vessels: Simple Idea with Great Impact!
Buddhist Mau Fung Memorial College
An interesting journey involving Chebyshev Polynomials with applications
Buddhist Mau Fung Memorial College
Predictable Model of SARS in Hong Kong
Buddhist Mau Fung Memorial College
Flow
Cheung Sha Wan Catholic Secondary School
商場中電梯分佈的最優化
Hong Kong Chinese Women’s Club College
Invigilators Allocation by Linear Programming
Immanuel Lutheran College
“Lift it up” – Mathematics project on comparing different lift system
La Salle College
Further investigation on Buffon’s needle problem
Munsang College (Hong Kong Island)
Marked Ruler as a Tool for Geometric Constructions – from angle trisection to n-sided polygon
Sha Tin Government Secondary School
畫鬼腳
Sha Tin Government Secondary School
連乘積不能成方的探究
Shatin Pui Ying College
Illumination Problem
Shatin Tsung Tsin Secondary School
The construction of South-Western HK Island Line
Sing Yin Secondary School
Deconstructing Kafka
SKH Lam Woo Memorial Secondary School
Perimeter of Ellipse and Generalization in n-Dimensional Case
Yuen Long Merchants Association Secondary School