Welcome to the Innovation Wing, where creativity and innovation come to life! This space is designed for all kinds of makers – those who love to explore, engineer, tinker, invent, and dream big. Here, we believe that ideas can turn into reality, and it’s the projects that we create that will inspire others to join the maker community.
The Innovation Wing is a place where everyone can unleash their creativity, regardless of their background or experience level. We have all the equipment you need to get started, and we’re always here to lend a helping hand.
Our community of makers is diverse, and we value every single person who walks through our doors. We believe that it’s the people who make a space, and we’re excited to have you as a part of our community. Whether you’re a seasoned maker or a curious beginner, we’re here to support you every step of the way.
So, come on in and start exploring! We can’t wait to see what amazing creations you’ll come up with in the Innovation Wing. Happy Making!
Leader of the Vayu Robotic Fish Team
Timothy‘s interest lies in the intersection between the arts and sciences. He believes creativity and innovation come by working through with challenging and complex problems, which requires the ability to quickly cycle through different perspectives and approaches to the problems.
Formula Student is a renowned educational engineering competition, combining practical engineering with soft skills including business planning and project management. It is a proving ground for students who want to create and change the world. Electrification of transportation system is here, the combination of electric powertrain and traditional mechanical system has made this competition attractive to lots of industries leading to companys’ attention and support. This competition jump starts our students’ knowledge and skills set for their future career. HKU Racing is the first team from Hong Kong to compete in Formula Student (European series).
Ultimaker is a leading manufacturer of 3D printers, known for producing high-quality, reliable, and easy-to-use machines. Their flagship model, the Ultimaker 3, is a dual-extrusion printer that offers incredible flexibility and precision for a wide range of applications. With a build volume of up to 215 x 215 x 300 mm, the Ultimaker 3 can print using a variety of materials, including PLA, ABS, Nylon, and more. It also features an intuitive touchscreen interface, a heated build plate, and a range of connectivity options, making it an excellent choice for both beginners and advanced users looking to produce high-quality 3D prints.
The machine shop in Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing is only accessible to trained members with approved skills by the technical manager. The facility offers an opportunity for students and researchers to develop their skills in precision manufacturing and fabrication using heavy-duty machines such as CNC machines, lathe machines, and bench saws. The machines are capable of producing high-quality parts and prototypes from a variety of materials, including metal, plastic, and wood. Safety protocols are strictly followed to ensure a safe and controlled environment, and access is limited to trained members to maintain the equipment and ensure proper usage.
An acrylic laser cutting and engraving machine is a powerful tool for creating high-precision designs in acrylic materials. These machines use a high-powered laser to cut and engrave designs onto acrylic sheets, resulting in intricate and detailed finished products. Acrylic is a popular material for laser cutting and engraving due to its versatility, durability, and transparency. With a laser cutting and engraving machine, users can create a variety of products, including signage, jewelry, awards, and decorative items. These machines typically offer a range of settings to adjust the laser’s power and speed, allowing for precise control over the cutting and engraving process.
HKU UAS is a student interest group focusing on Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). We aim to gather self-motivated drone lovers to learn and work on drone projects together. Not only to gain a lot of hands-on experience, by joining us, you could improve your mechanical skills and learn and apply electrical and computer science skills.
With the support of Innovation Wing, we plan to join competitions to test our knowledge and skills, also to learn from other teams and gain valuable experience. In 2022, the team build the system based on the rules of AUVSI SUAS 2023.
The AUVSI SUAS Competition is a yearly event, designed to stimulate interest in UAS technologies and careers, and to engage students in a challenging UAS mission.
BREED is a student group committed to developing and promoting bio-inspired technology. Our flagship VAYU project – the world’s fastest robotic fish – and our upcoming initiatives such as our robotic dog aim to educate and enhance awareness in the general student body. Using designs perfected by millions of years of natural evolution, we adapt selected features into increasing effectiveness of man-made robots. We aim to establish a hub based in the Innovation Wing where this development can take root in the local community, increasing awareness and interest while promoting scientific innovation: this will be done through outreach projects, educational initiatives, as well as the continuation of various bio-inspired initiatives under BREED.
The annual Robocon competition project allows HKU engineering students from different disciplines to design and fabricate innovative robots with an integration of various advanced technologies, including IoT sensors, AI, computer vision, and mobile computing. Besides, it provides hands-on experiences on product design, prototyping, CNC machining, design and fabrication of electric circuit and PCB, control program development, etc.