Interview Series with 2021 HLMA Winners - Bronze Award Winner

To succeed — in addition to one’s gift and talent, what is more important is effort devoted. From representing Hong Kong in international mathematics competitions to taking up the challenge of research-based Hang Lung Mathematics Awards (HLMA), Wai Lok Lai — the Bronze Award winner — has spent almost 20 months reviewing references, researching and writing the research report, and preparing the Oral Defense. On top of the support from his school and teachers, what has stimulated his passion for mathematics and research? And what skills and techniques did he learn and equip from the competition to cope with research and study in future?