Dr Jimmy Wong
Executive Director, The Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Children
Dr Jimmy Wong is the Executive Director of the Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education which provides programs for the most gifted and talented students in Hong Kong.
Dr Wong graduated with a BSc in Physics with Astrophysics from King’s College, University of London, MSc and PhD in Semiconductor Material Science from Imperial College London. He began his research and science education career in Hong Kong in the mid 1990’s and is regarded as the “Father of STEM Education” in Hong Kong. Throughout his teaching career Dr Wong has nurtured and mentored numerous top students and teachers in the field of STEM and creativity education.
He is the chief coach and team leader for Hong Kong in many top national and international students STEM competitions. He founded the Hong Kong Science & Creativity Society (2002) and the Hong Kong STEM Education Association (2016).