Prof. Yeung celebrates 50 years of membership of the SDC in 2017 and he is an active member of SDC’s Hong Kong region. He gained his ASDC in 1972, FSDC in 1998 and was awarded a Silver Medal in 1993, a Gold Medal in 2011 and Honorary Membership in 2012. The Hong Kong region was established in 1972 and has the highest number of Chartered Colourists outside the UK.
Prof. Yeung graduated from the Hong Kong Technical College, the predecessor of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), with a Higher Diploma in Dyeing, Printing and Finishing in 1968. After obtaining his Associateship of the SDC in 1972, Prof. Yeung embarked on his teaching career at his alma mater. On the strength of his Associateship, he took a study break for a research programme at the Queen’s University of Belfast and obtained his PhD degree in 1978. With his outstanding performance, Prof. Yeung became Professor and Head of the Institute of Textiles and Clothing in 1995 and as the Vice President of PolyU in 2000, responsible for its academic planning and development. He is currently the Executive Director of the Clothing Industry Training Authority in Hong Kong.
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