Purdue Club Hong Kong

The Purdue Club Hong Kong is the official alumni organization of Purdue University in the Hong Kong SAR, China. We welcome any Purdue alumni or faculty, current students and parents, or any other related persons to participate. We also welcome your ideas for activities. Hail Purdue! Go Boilers!

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

2011-02-16 Dinner with Dr. Ragu Balakrishnan

Dear Boilers,

PCHK will hold its second 2011 reunion dinner on Wednesday, 16th February 2011. Meeting us at the dinner will be Dr. Ragu Balakrishnan, Head of School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, who will visit alumni in Hong Kong during February.

Dr. Balakrishnan received his bachelor degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, and master and doctorate degrees from Stanford University. He joined the Purdue School of ECE in 1994, and became its Head in 2010. His primary research interests are in control, robotics, communication and signal processing, receiving the Young Investigator Award from the Office of Naval Research in 1997. Recognized as an excellent teacher by the School of ECE, he received the Spira Outstanding Teacher Award in 1998 and the Honeywell Award in 2001. In 2008, he was named a Purdue University Faculty Scholar. Ms. Margarita Contreni, Senior Director of Development, will join him in the Hong Kong tour.

The reunion dinner will be held at Yat Tung Heen Restaurant, Basement 2, Eaton Hotel, 380 Nathan Road (at Pak Hoi Street), Jordan, Kowloon (Telephone 2782-1818). Reception will start at 6:30 p.m. and dinner at 7:00 p.m. The cost will be HK$380 per person. All alumni, family members and friends are welcomed to join us in meeting Dr. Balakrishnan and Ms. Contreni.

To register for the dinner, please contact Mr. Nicky Lee ('00) by email or by phone at 91569998 as soon as possible, but not later than 14th February 2011. Please contact Nicky for detail for prepayment arrangement.

We look forward to seeing you.

Best Regards,
Nicky Lee ('00)

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