Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing One

Faculty of Engineering
The University of Hong Kong

Infection control measures of the Innovation Wing

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Recent events
Workshop
Play with a Hexapod Battle Bot in Inno Wing

Have you ever played with a Hexapod Battle Bot?
Now you will get a chance to play with this six-leg mechanical vehicle at Innovation Wing.
Apart from playing with the Hexapod, you can expand your toolbox by getting some hands-on experience on Arduino Microcontrollers, one of the key components in product prototyping. You can use it to control the Hexapod and other electrical devices. More importantly, you will be able to meet other members and identify your partners for endeavors in innovation :-).

Date: July 6, 2022 (Wednesday)
Time: 2:00pm-4:00pm
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing

Workshop
VR Taster

A series of VR taster will be organised to arouse students’ interest in VR technology. Oculus Quest 2, the latest VR headset with meeting, gaming and an immense learning environment, will be provided to participants to try on some selected software and games.

Date: Every Friday from June 10, 2022
Time:

  • Session 1: 10:00-11:00am
  • Session 2: 2:00-3:00pm

Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing

Tech Talk in Inno Wing Two - Research student series

All members of the HKU community and the general public are welcome to join!
Short-range exposure during close contact and the environmental interaction
Speaker: Miss Wenzhao Chen, PhD Candidate of the Department of Mechanical and Electronic Engineering, HKU
Date: 28th June 2022 (Tuesday)
Time: 4:30pm
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing Two
Mode: Mixed mode with limited on-site participants
Workshop
How to be a good race driver?

The workshop features sharing of experience by a professional kart driver. Participants will also have a try at the motion simulator of HKU Racing Team and track driving tutorial.

Date: 29th June 2022 (Wednesday)
Time: 2pm – 5pm

Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing  One
Eligibility: Innovation Wing and InnoHub members. Priority will be given to non-Racing Team Innovation Wing Members

Tech Talk in Inno Wing Two

All members of the HKU community and the general public are welcome to join!
Light or Fiber Touch
Speaker: Professor Liqiu Wang, Chair Professor of Thermal-Fluid Sciences and Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, HKU
Date: 16th June 2022 (Tuesday)
Time: 4:30pm
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing Two
Mode: Mixed mode with limited on-site participants

Tech Talk in Inno Wing Two

HINCare: Using Heterogenous Information Networks for Elderly Care Recommendation
All members of the HKU community and the general public are welcome to join!
Speaker: Professor Reynold Cheng, Professor of the Department of Computer Science, HKU
Date: 9th June 2022 (Thursday)
Time: 4:30pm
Mode: Mixed

Tech Talk - Research student series

All members of the HKU community and the general public are welcome to join!
Cold-formed Stainless Steel Structures under Concentrated Bearing Loads
Speaker: Mr. Andy Prabowo Pho, PhD Candidate of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, HKU
Date: 7th June 2022 (Tuesday)
Time: 4:30pm
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing Two
Mode: Mixed mode with limited on-site participants
Engineering Inno Show on Metaverse
Innovation Unbounded
Showcasing team will setup demo in Inno Wing and broadcast to metaverse
Inno Show date: 31 May 2022 (Tuesday), 1pm – 3pm
Award ceremony at 3pm
Venue: Metaverse

Tech Talk in Inno Wing Two

Smarter, smaller and softer robots for medical image-guided minimally invasive surgery
All members of the HKU community and the general public are welcome to join!
Speaker: Dr. Ka-Wai Kwok, Department of Mechanical Engineering, HKU
Date: 2nd June 2022 (Thursday)
Time: 4:30pm
Mode: Mixed

Tech Talk in Inno Wing Two

Wastewater-based Epidemiology:
A lesson from COVID-19
All members of the HKU community and the general public are welcome to join!
Speaker: Professor Tong Zhang, Department of Civil Engineering, HKU
Date: *postpone until further notice*
Time: *postpone until further notice*
Mode: Mixed mode with limited on-site participants

Tech Talk in Inno Wing Two
Research student series

All members of the HKU community and the general public are welcome to join!
Engineering of quantum nanodiamonds
Speaker: Mr. Tongtong Zhang, PhD Candidate of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, HKU
Date: 24th May 2022 (Tuesday)
Time: 4:30pm
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing Two
Mode: Mixed mode with limited on-site participants

Research Highlight
(new exhibition in Inno Wing Two)

Soft Robotic Manipulator for Intra-operative MRI-guided Transoral Laser Microsurgery
Principal Investigator: Dr. Ka-Wai Kwok (Department of Mechanical Engineering)
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing Two
Prototype will be displayed from 23rd May 2022.

Tech Talk in Inno Wing Two

All members of the HKU community and the general public are welcome to join!
Plastic Response of Cells: from Embryo Development to Disease Detection
Speaker: Dr. Yuen Lin, Associate Professor of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, HKU
Date: 5th May 2022 (Thursday)
Time: 4:30pm
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing Two
Mode: Mixed mode with limited on-site participants

Online workshop

From hospital-centric to human-centric: Personalized wearables for digital healthcare
Date: April 27, 2022 (Wednesday)
Time: 3:30-4:30pm
Speaker: Dr Shiming Zhang, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Mode: Zoom
Online workshop
Crafting the multiverse of cells to reshape healthcare
Date: 22 April 2022 (Friday)
Time: 3:30-4:30pm
Speaker: Professor Kevin Tsia, Professor, Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, and Program Director of Biomedical Engineering Program, Faculty of Engineering, HKU
Mode: Zoom

Online workshop

NFT Business Model: Quick Win and Long-Term Strategy
Date: 20 April 2022 (Wednesday)
Time: 3:30-4:30pm
Speaker: Mr Joseph Chan, Associate Director – Centre for Asian Entrepreneurship & Business Values, Programme Lead – Entrepreneurship, Design & Innovation, Faculty of Business and Economics, HKU
Mode: Zoom

New research exhibition in Inno Wing Two

Anti-COVID-19 stainless steel
Principal Investigator: Professor Mingxin HUANG (Department of Mechanical Engineering)
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing Two
Online workshop
Digital twin: Pairing of physical and virtual worlds
Date: 13 April 2022 (Wednesday)
Time: 3:30-4:30pm
Speakers:
Dr Ray Zhong, Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, HKU, and
Ms Aki Dai, PhD student, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, HKU
Mode: Zoom
Workshop by pitching winners
Our first steps to innovation: A sharing by pitching winners
Date: 14 April 2022 (Thursday)
Time: 3:00-4:00pm
Speakers: Winners of the pitching event organized by the Innovation Academy
Moderator: Dr May Chui, Associate Head, Innovation Academy, Faculty of Engineering, HKU
Mode: Zoom
Online workshop
Elevating the human experience: XR technologies and the Metaverse
Date: 30 March 2022 (Wednesday)
Time: 3:30-4:30pm
Speaker: Dr Loretta Choi, Department of Computer Science, HKU
Mode: Zoom
Dialogue with HKU graduate
Why is Blockchain important for our careers?
Date: 6 April 2022 (Wednesday)
Time: 4:30-5:30pm
Guest: Mr Jason Wu, BA, HKU, 2021
Moderator: Dr. Eugenie Leung, Senior Consultant, Faculty of Engineering, HKU
Mode: Zoom
Online workshop
Mysteries of NFTs and how they shape the Metaverse
Date: 23rd March 2022 (Wednesday)
Time: 3:30-4:30pm
Speaker: Dr John Yuen, Department of Computer Science, HKU
Mode: Zoom
Online workshop
Talk to machines:
Do they truly understand humans?
Date: 9 March 2022 (Wednesdasy)
Time: 15:30 – 16:30
Speaker: Dr Kong Lingpeng, Department of Computer Science, HKU
Mode: Online workshop
Online workshop
AI in Law

Bridging the legal knowledge gap: Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing

Date: 23rd Feburary 2022 (Wednesday)
Time: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Speaker: Speaker: Professor Benjamin Kao, Department of Computer Science, HKU

Tech Talk in Inno Wing Two

All members of the HKU community and the general public are welcome to join!
Re-understanding of Active Volcanoes
Speaker: Professor Z.Q. Yue Quentin, Department of Civil Engineering, HKU
Date: 27th January 2022 (Thursday)
Time: 2:30pm
Mode: Online via ZOOM

Tech Talk in Inno Wing Two

All members of the HKU community and the general public are welcome to join!
Unravelling the transmission of vertical outbreaks:
Each drainage stack is an aerosol factory
Speaker: Professor Yuguo Li, Chair Professor of Building Environment, Department of Mechanical Engineering, HKU
Date: 20th January 2022 (Thursday)

Time: 4:30pm
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing Two
Student-initiated courses
To design, develop and teach a course on a technology-related topic

Student or student teams may propose courses of special interest not covered in the formal engineering curriculum. The courses will be on Instructor-Attendee mode where students can claim credits either by serving as instructors of the courses or attending the courses (“attendees”).

About Inno Wing
The Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing provides an open environment to foster interdisciplinary innovations among students and teachers in Engineering and Technology. The provision of state-of-the-art facilities in a collaborative space will enable curriculum innovations that emphasise hands-on and experiential learning activities. The Innovation Wing will be a platform to engage young generation to explore the world, create opportunities for them to learn about the needs of the underprivileged, and acquire practical hands-on experience in developing solutions with real-world impact.
Academic staff available to meet with our members

Members can come to Innovation Wing and talk to our academic staff in Engineering. The following academic staff is available on roster basis:

  • The Director of Innovation Wing (in the Innovation Wing office) – Oversees the overall management of Innovation Wing, including the venue/facilities/equipment/staff.
  • Academic staff from departments (office right on the left side of the entrance gate of Innovation Wing) – Each department arranges their teaching staff to come on-site for one afternoon to meet with students and facilitate the arrangement of coaching and mentoring of projects in Innovation Wing.
  • Associate heads of Innovation Academy (office inside the Innovation Wing office)– Manage the events and programmes organized by the Innovation Academy, such as InnoSpark, InnoEdge, InnoSharing, InnoShow, InnoHub, InnoChallenge and Student-initiated courses.
  • Academic champion of Engineering in the InnoHub programme (office inside the Innovation Wing office) 

Check out the following schedule and feel free to come and interact with our teachers.

Note: Face-to-face staff consultation sessions are suspended until further notice.

Dr. C.K. Chui

Dear Students,

Welcome to the Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing, a place where we turn our ideals and dreams into reality! Please find me to talk about your dream and let me know how may our Innovation Wing helps. I am looking forward to seeing you around 🙂v

Kit

Dr. Jonathan Ng

I am looking forward to meeting you to discuss your wonderful projects.

Dr. D. Schnieders

Hi, I am Dirk. I am happy to talk to you about my research interests and share my knowledge with you.

Dr. Joseph S.H. Cheung

Dear students,

If you are interested in the following topics of interest (please click to view the list), please feel free to approach me to discuss.

I am looking forward to seeing you around.

Dr. C.K. Lee

” Knowing is not enough; we must APPLY.
Being willing is not enough; we must DO. ”
(Leonardo da Vinci)

Dr. Match W.L. Ko

Dear Students,

Innovation Wing provides us with an excellent opportunity to put our great ideas into reality with the state-of-the-art facilities and collaborative space. Please do not hesitate to come to me and share with me your ideas, so that I can learn from it and work together with you to convert it into reality. I am eagerly looking forward to meet you in the Innovation Wing. See you soon.

Best regards,
Match

Supply chain management

Dr. Jonathan Ng

I am looking forward to meeting you to discuss your wonderful projects.

Manufacturing and prototyping

Dr. Match W.L. Ko

Dear Students,

Innovation Wing provides us with an excellent opportunity to put our great ideas into reality with the state-of-the-art facilities and collaborative space. Please do not hesitate to come to me and share with me your ideas, so that I can learn from it and work together with you to convert it into reality. I am eagerly looking forward to meet you in the Innovation Wing. See you soon.

Best regards,
Match

Anything about Innovation Wing

Dr. C.K. Chui

Dear Students,

Welcome to the Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing, a place where we turn our ideals and dreams into reality! Please find me to talk about your dream and let me know how may our Innovation Wing helps. I am looking forward to seeing you around 🙂v

Kit

Sustainable infrastructure development

Dr. Joseph S.H. Cheung

Dear students,

If you are interested in the following topics of interest (please click to view the list), please feel free to approach me to discuss.

I am looking forward to seeing you around.

AI & Healthcare technologies

Dr. R.B. Luo

Luo received his B.E. degree in bio-engineering, as the top graduate, from the South China University of Technology in 2010 and his Ph.D. degree in computer science from the University of Hong Kong in 2015. He was a postdoctoral fellow in the Center of Computational Biology, McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Luo is a researcher working on 1) bioinformatics algorithm, 2) precision medicine, 3) metagenomics, and 4) literature mining. His research results have been published in peer-reviewed journals including Nature, Nature Biotechnology, Nature Machine Intelligence, Nature Communications, and Bioinformatics.

Other events
The 5th Engineering Inno Show
Ready to take flight

Application deadline: 12:30pm, Nov 25 (Thursday)

With the “SUPER GOOD JOB award” and the “Inno Show award”

Event date: November 30, 2021 (Tuesday)
Time (tentative): 1pm – 4pm (Award ceremony at 4pm, free mingling time follows until 5pm)
Venue: Innovation Wing, Event hall

Field trip
Innovative ways to automate archaeological work?

A field trip to Wun Yiu Village, the only Ming, Qing blue and white porcelain production site in Hong Kong.

Date: November 6, 2021 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm
Venue: Wun Yiu Village, Tai Po

Hands-on workshop
Mindfulness Data Processing Experiential Workshop

Date: October 27, 2021 (Wednesday)
Time: 2:30-5:00pm
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing

Sharing
Robotics Journey in HKU: From Robocon to Tech Startup

Speaker: Cheung Chim-Lee
Date: October 6, 2021 (Wednesday)
Time: 4:30-5:30pm
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing, HKU

Sharing
Sharing, Recruitment & workshop by Robotic Student Teams

Speakers: HKU Robocon and BREED-HKU
Date: September 29, 2021 (Wednesday)
Time: 2:30-3:30pm
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing, HKU

Sharing
Finding your path in a dynamic Engineering world

Speaker: Professor Norman C. Tien, Head of Innovation Academy
Event date: Sep 17, 2021 (Friay), 4:30pm
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing (Brainstorming area)

The 4th Engineering InnoShow
"All the flowers of all the tomorrows are in the seeds of today"

Project submission deadline: 12:30pm, 27th April 2021 (Tuesday)
Date: 4th May 2021 (Tuesday)

Time: 10:00 am – 15:00 pm (Award ceremony at 12:45pm)
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing 

The 3rd InnoEdge Workshop
Build Smart - Innovation in Construction

Date: April 28, 2021 (Wednesday), 2pm – 3pm
Speaker: Professor Pan Wei
Moderator: Professor Thomas Ng
Mode: At Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing or via ZOOM

The 2nd InnoEdge Workshop
Survival guide for COVID-19:
Why ventilation matters?

Date: April 16, 2021 (Friday), 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Speaker: Professor Yuguo Li, Chair Professor of Building Environment

Moderator: Professor Dennis Leung, Head of Department of Mechanical Engineering
Mode: ZOOM

The 2nd InnoSharing
Meet an Innovation Thinker: Starting a venture fund - How I got here?

Speaker: Mr Tak Lo, Partner at Tolo Partners
Event date: March 26, 2021 (Friday)
Time: 3:30pm-5:00pm

The 1st Engineering InnoEdge
Recent advances in computer vision and applications
Active exchange and learning for the advanced technologies and /or research outcomes from pioneering Engineering projects in the Faculty of Engineering.

Date: March 5, 2021 (Friday), 2pm – 2:30pm
Speaker: Dr Kenneth Wong, Associate Professor of the Department of Computer Science of HKU
Moderator: Professor Giulio Chiribella, Professor, Department of Computer Science, HKU
Mode: At Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing or via ZOOM

The 1st Engineering InnoSpark
Pitch your ideas and grow your own community of passion and interest.

Briefing session: January 7, 2021 (Thursday), 2pm 
Application deadline: February 1, 2021 (Monday)
Pitching event: February 23, 2021 (Tuesday) 
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing 

The Inaugural InnoSharing
Making Impact in a Technology-driven World - My Leadership Journey in Academia

Speaker: Professor Xiang Zhang, President and Vice-Chancellor, The University of Hong Kong
Event date: February 3, 2021 (Wednesday), HKT2:30pm
All HKU Staff and Students are welcome!

The 3rd Engineering InnoShow
"You can't use up creativity. the more you use the more you have."
A showcase carnival that celebrates innovative Engineering student projects at the end of every semester

Date: 27 November 2020 (Friday)
Time: 10:00 am – 15:00 pm (Award ceremony at 12:45pm)

Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing 

Our social media sharing platform

The social media sharing platform of Innovation Wing allows our members to share their project work, project opportunity, and project achievement with others. Feel free to #innowing in your Instagram post and our moderator will be able to access to your Instagram post and make it available on the LED wall in the brainstorming area of Innovation Wing 🙂