Faculty Teaching Awards

Franklin Prize for Teaching Excellence (Departmental)

A SIX-TIMES WINNER FOR THE FRANKLIN DEPARTMENT AWARD FOR TEACHING EXCELLENCE, FOR 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014 AND 2015.

This award sponsored by the Franklin and his wife Mei Kwong.  The purpose of the award was to recognize the collective effort made by a department in achieving overall teaching excellence, technically given by the highest average instructor overall score for a given 12-month period.

Department Award for Teaching Excellence for the Year 2015


Department Award for Teaching Excellence for the Year 2014

Franklin Prize for Teaching Excellence (Individual)

The Franklin Prize for Teaching Excellence was established in 2000 with donations from the Larry and Mei Kwong Franklin Endowment Fund to recognize business faculty contributions in the form of teaching excellence in the undergraduate and graduate degree programs. In the early years, 5 awards were presented each semester, one each for an undergraduate year, one for MBA required courses and one for MBA non-required/MSc courses.) Starting from Winter 06 Semester, the award was presented once a year and the number of award was reduced to 6 (1 for each of the 3 undergraduate years, 2 for MBA required courses and 1 for MBA non-required courses/ MSc teaching).

2017

Prof Roger Levermore (UG) [from the right]


2014

Prof Stephen Nason (MBA - Required courses) [center]


2013

Prof Elizabeth George (MBA - Required courses) [from the right]



Michael G. Gale Medal for Distinguished Teaching

The Michael G. Gale Medal for Distinguished Teaching was established by the University Council in 1994 to commemorate the late Founding Council Member, Mr Michael G. Gale, for his distinguished service and outstanding contributions to the development of the University. The Medal is awarded each year at the University's Congregation to a member of the academic staff who best exemplifies continued pursuit of excellence, devotion to teaching, and the ability to inspire and motivate others.

2012

Prof Stephen Nason received the award from President, Prof Tony Chan

Common Core Course Excellence Award

The Common Core Course Excellence Award is established to recognize excellent common core courses and the substantial efforts our faculty and instructors have contributed to the development and delivery of these courses. The Selection Committee will recommend one Award, and if called for, a maximum of three Honorary Mentions to the Committee on Undergraduate Core Education (CUCE) for confirmation.


2015

Prof Roger Levermore, Dr Cubie Lau, Ms Delana Du and Mr Peter Yip who are the instructional team for MGMT1120 Developing the Leader in You, have received the 2015 Common Core Course Excellence Award. Click here to read more about this award.

Prof Roger Levermore and Dr Cubie Lau received the award from President, Prof Tony Chan

Best Ten Lecturers Teaching Awards

The Best Ten Lecturers Election is an independent initiative of the students to show their appreciation for their teachers' good work and to express their vote of thanks to them. The election is run by VERTEX, the House II Students Association, in late November each year. All HKUST students are eligible to cast their vote online over the Student Intranet. The first awards were presented in 1996.

2016

Prof Riki Takeuchi