Dr. WONG Wing Hung

BSc, MSc, PhD (CUHK), MCS (Lutheran Theol. Sem.)


Dr. Wong received his B.Sc. (First Class Honours), M.Phil. and Ph.D. from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. From 1996 to 2008, he taught at Department of Physics, CUHK, as instructor and then senior instructor. From 2000 to 2004, he studied Christian theology and was awarded Master of Christian Studies by Lutheran Theological Seminary. In 2009, he came to the Office of University General Education as senior lecturer. For a long time, he has been taking up administrative work as Associate Programme Director and presently Deputy Programme Director. His research interests include theoretical solid-state physics, history of science and the dialogue between science and religion. Dr. Wong is active in teaching. In recent years, his attention has been paid to science education, core-text general education and gifted education.



  • Senate Committee on General Education Exemplary Teaching Award in General Education (2007)
  • Vice-Chancellor Exemplary Award (2008)
  • CUHK Nominee for University Grants Committee Teaching Award (2011)
  • University Grants Committee Teaching Award (2016, team) 
  • University Education Award (2016, team)
  • Member, Hong Kong Teaching Excellence Alliance, University Grants Committee

Courses Taught

Physics courses taught

Basic Computational Physics

Computational Physics I


Final-year Project

Guided Study (postgraduate)

Intermediate Mechanics

Mathematical Physics II

Student-oriented Teaching


General-education courses taught


Exploring the Cosmos (a postgraduate course offered by Faculty of Social Sciences)

Perspectives in Physical Sciences

Science in Classics (a pilot course which has become “In Dialogue with Nature”)

Idea of a University [STOT (Student-oriented Teaching) class] (College General Education for Chung Chi College)

In Dialogue with Nature

In Dialogue with Nature (Cross-institutional) (taught in blended mode)

Selected Publications

 Journal Articles

  • 2021:
    • 廖梁、王永雄、彭金滿,〈標準參照評估的行動實踐—以香港中文大學通識教育基礎課程為案例〉,《復旦教育論壇》,19:4期,頁52-59 (2021)
  • 2019:
    • 周志仁、容艷琼、鄧思穎、王永雄、楊陽,〈以通識教育為建立自主能力的途徑〉,《通識教育評論》總第五期,頁164-173 (2019)。(前一篇文章的中譯及擴充,獲Association of American Colleges and Universities (https://www.aacu.org/) 同意翻譯。
  • 2018:
    • Ian Chow, Paula Hodgson, Sze-Wing Tang, Wing-Hung Wong, Yang Yeung, “General Education as a Gateway for Establishing Self-directedness”, Peer Review (2018).
    • 王永雄、于超藝,〈通識教育自然科學課程的定位和教學徑路〉,《通識教育評論》總第四期,頁90-102 (2018)
  • 2010:
    • 王永雄、趙茱莉,〈進入對話的傳統:香港中文大學的通識教育基礎課程〉,《大學通識報》第6期,頁113-134 (2010)
    • 彭金滿、王永雄、陳天機,〈宏轟?穩態?宇宙起源的大爭論〉,《大學通識報》第6期,頁151-181 (2010)
  • 2009:
    • 彭金滿、王永雄、陳天機,〈光天化日下的「不軌行為」:太陽系的「多體問題」〉,《大學通識報》第5期,頁141-173 (2009)
  • 2008:
    • 陳天機、彭金滿、王永雄,〈名雖正而言未順:太陽系行星的新定義〉,《大學通識報》第4期,頁197-221 (2008)


  • 2013:
    • 王永雄、彭金滿、陳天機:《天問:宇宙真貌的探索》。香港:牛津大學出版社,2013
  • 2005:


Research Projects

  • “Pattern Recognition of Radar Echoes for Rainstorm Forecasting” (funded by Hong Kong Observatory, HKSAR), co-PI, 1999.
  • “The Development of Physics IT-based Resources Package for Secondary Schools in Hong Kong” (funded by Education Department, HKSAR), co-PI, 2000-2002.
  • “Video Bank for Secondary-school Physics Teaching” (funded by UGC), PI, 2001-2002.
  • “Production of a Web-based Self-Learning Package for Secondary School Teachers in Hong Kong: Using Contextual Themes in the Teaching of Physics in Secondary Schools” (funded by Education Department, HKSAR), co-PI, 2001-2003.
  • “Student-centred Learning in General Education Foundation Programme” (funded by TDG, CUHK), PI, 2013-2014.
  • “Online Interactive Learning Resources for the General Education Foundation Programme” (funded by TDG, CUHK), co-PI, 2013-2016.
  • “An e-Learning App for Self-evaluation and Understanding Class Texts” (funded by TDG, CUHK), co-PI, 2014-2016.
  • “Confronting students’ science anxiety through In Dialogue with Nature” (funded by Bamboo Grant, The United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia), co-PI, 2016-2019.
  • “Internationalization of ‘In Dialogue with Nature’: Humans in Quest for a Better World” (funded by TDLEG, CUHK), co-PI, 2020-2021.
  • “A Mentor-assisted Study Scheme (MASS)” (funded by TDLEG, CUHK), PI, 2023-2025.