Hari Harilela Professorship

The late Dr. Hari Harilela, Mrs. Padma Harilela and Dr. Aron Harilela
“HKUST is known as a research university for achieving research breakthrough in a number of areas. Education has always been very close to our heart and therefore, we decided to give support to HKUST. We hope the professorship will enable Professor Po to continue his research on the field of condensed matter physics for the betterment of the society.”
The late Dr. Hari Harilela and Mrs. Padma Harilela
About the Late Dr. the Hon. Hari N. Harilela

The late Dr. the Honorable Hari N. Harilela was a distinguished Hong Kong Indian entrepreneur and philanthropist. He was the Founder and former Chairman of the Harilela Group and was widely respected in the community with an impressive record of public service. He served as a member of the Hong Kong Basic Law Consultative Committee and as an advisor on Hong Kong Affairs to the Government of the People’s Republic of China. As a pioneering and visionary community leader, Dr. Harilela connected cultures of Asia with the rest of the world. His legacy continues to inspire and influence generations of entrepreneurs and philanthropists.

Professorship Holder
Hari Harilela Assistant Professor of Physics