Past events

Our previous events

Tech Talk

To See a World in a Grain of Sand: A Geotechnical Researcher’s Perspective
All members of the HKU community and the general public are welcome to join!
Speaker: Professor Jun Yang,Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, HKU
Date: November 17, 2022 (Thursday)
Time: 4:30pm
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing Two
Mode: Mixed mode with limited on-site participants 

Young Scholar TechTalk

Cyber-Physical Spare Parts Intralogistics System for Aviation MRO
All members of the HKU community and the general public are welcome to join!
Speaker: Ms Qiqi Chen, PhD Candidate, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, HKU
Date: November 15 2022 (Tuesday)
Time: 4:30pm
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing Two
Mode: Mixed mode with limited on-site participants

Tech Talk

Causes and Effects in the Microscopic World
All members of the HKU community and the general public are welcome to join!
Speaker: Giulio Chiribella, Professor, Department of Computer Science, HKU
Date: November 10, 2022 (Thursday)
Time: 4:30pm
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing Two
Mode: Mixed mode with limited on-site participants 

Tech Talk

Managing Urban Rainwater with Nature-based Solutions
All members of the HKU community and the general public are welcome to join!
Speaker: Dr. May Chui, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, HKU
Date: November 3, 2022 (Thursday)
Time: 4:30pm
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing Two
Mode: Mixed mode with limited on-site participants 

Tech Talk

Wearable Assistive Robots for Aging Society
All members of the HKU community and the general public are welcome to join!
Speaker: Professor Ning Xi, Chair Professor of Robotics and Automation and Director of Advanced Technologies Institute, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, HKU
Date: October 27, 2022 (Thursday)
Time: 4:30pm
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing Two
Mode: Mixed mode with limited on-site participants 

Funding for projects/activities

Funding Scheme for student projects/activities by Tam Wing Fan Innovation Fund and Philomathia Foundation Innovation Fund

The Innovation Academy serves as an accelerator for inspiration and implementation.
The Funding Scheme aims to identify, engage and nurture student projects/activities with the creative potential to tackle emerging complex engineering problems in the world.

Application deadline: October 14, 2022

Tech Talk

TechTalk Panel Discussion on Recruitment of HK Payload Specialists
All members of the HKU community and the general public are welcome to join!
Speakers:
Professor Nicholas Fang, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, HKU
Professor Anderson Shum, Associate Vice-President (Research and Innovation), and Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, HKU
Professor Xiaobo Yin, Associate Vice-President and Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, HKU
Date: October 21, 2022 (Friday)
Time: 4:30pm
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing Two
Mode: Mixed mode with limited on-site participants 

Workshop

Two-day workshop on
“How to make a VR game with Unity?”

Date: October 11 (Tuesday) and 13 (Thursday), 2022
Time: 2:30 – 5:00pm
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing, HKU

Workshop

4-Day Beginner workshop on Robotic Operating System (ROS)

Date: October 10 (Mon), 11 (Tue), 13 (Thu) and 14 (Fri), 2022
Time: 2:30 – 4:30pm
Venue: Makerspace A, Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing One, HKU

Tech Talk

Autonomous Excavation: Manipulation and Perception of Granular Materials
All members of the HKU community and the general public are welcome to join!
Speaker: Dr. Jia Pan, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering, HKU
Date: October 20, 2022 (Thursday)
Time: 4:30pm
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing Two
Mode: Mixed mode with limited on-site participants 

Tech Talk

Micro-robots powered by stimuli-responsive materials
All members of the HKU community and the general public are welcome to join!
Speaker: : Professor Alfonso H.W. Ngan, Kingboard Professor in Materials Engineering, Chair Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, and Associate Dean (Research), Faculty of Engineering, HKU
Date: October 13, 2022 (Thursday)
Time: 4:30pm
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing Two
Mode: Mixed mode with limited on-site participants 

Young Scholar TechTalk

Subgraph federated learning with missing neighbor generation
All members of the HKU community and the general public are welcome to join!
Speaker: Miss Zhang Ke, PhD candidate, Department of Computer Science, HKU
Date: October 11 2022 (Tuesday)
Time: 4:30pm
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing Two
Mode: Mixed mode with limited on-site participants

Tech Talk

Cyber-Physical Internet (CPI) for Cross-Border Logistics of Manufactured Products
All members of the HKU community and the general public are welcome to join!
Speaker: Professor George Q. Huang, Chair Professor and Head of Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, HKU
Date: October 6, 2022 (Thursday)
Time: 4:30pm
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing Two
Mode: Mixed mode with limited on-site participants 

Sharing by young innovator

Mr Rex Sham

Rex co-founded Insight Robotics with his peers in 2009. Since then, the company’s business has expanded to South Africa, Canada, Malaysia, and Indonesia.
In 2015, The Wall Street Journal selected it as one of the five most promising start-ups in Hong Kong.

Speaker: Mr Rex Sham, Co-Founder and Chief Science Officer, Insight Robotics Ltd.
Date: October 5, 2022 (Wednesday)
Time: 3:30-4:30pm
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing One, HKU

Workshop

Two-afternoon workshop on “Using Content Creator Suite to Create VR application”

Date: September 20 and 27 (Tuesdays)
Time: 2:30 – 6:00pm
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing, HKU

Workshop

Innovations in studying the past with technology

Date: September 22, 2022 (Thursday)
Time: 3:00-4:00pm
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing, HKU

Welcome! Our first-year Engineering students

HKU Engineering @ Student Enrichment Opportunities
2022-23
Date: 31th August 2022 (Wednesday) 
Time: 11:30am – 1:30pm
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing One

Tech Talk

Innovation of Originality for Solving Sand Shortage Crisis around the World including Hong Kong
All members of the HKU community and the general public are welcome to join!
Speaker: Professor Zhong-qi Quentin YUE, Geotechnical Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, HKU
Date: September 15, 2022 (Thursday)
Time: 2:30pm
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing Two
Mode: Mixed mode with limited on-site participants 

Tech Talk

Seeing the unseen in biomedicine with laser
All members of the HKU community and the general public are welcome to join!
Speaker: Professor Kevin Tsia, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering 
and Program Director of the Biomedical Engineering Program, HKU
Date: 30th August 2022 (Tuesday) 
Time: 4:30pm
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing Two
Mode: Mixed mode with limited on-site participants

Tech Talk

The infini love diamond with a massive future in science
All members of the HKU community and the general public are welcome to join!
Speaker: : Dr. Zhiqin Chu, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Joint Appointment with School of Biomedical Sciences), HKU
Date: August 25, 2022 (Thursday)
Time: 4:30pm
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing Two
Mode: Mixed mode with limited on-site participants 

Tech Talk - Research student series

Anti-Covid-19 Stainless Steel
All members of the HKU community and the general public are welcome to join!
Speaker: Dr. Litao Liu, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Mechanical Engineering, HKU
Date: 16th August 2022 (Tuesday)
Time: 4:30pm
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing Two
Mode: Mixed mode with limited on-site participants

Tech Talk
Research student series

dPRO: A Generic Performance Diagnosis and Optimization Toolkit for Expediting Distributed DNN Training
All members of the HKU community and the general public are welcome to join!
Speaker: Mr Hanpeng Hu, PhD Candidate, Department of Computer Science , HKU
Date: 9th August 2022 (Tuesday)
Time: 4:30pm
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing Two
Mode: Mixed mode with limited on-site participants

Workshop

4-Day Beginner workshop on Robotic Operating System (ROS)

Date: August 1 , August 5 , August 8 and August 12 , 2022 (Monday and Friday)
Time: 2:30 – 4:30pm
Venue: Maker Space A, Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing, HKU

Tech Talk

All members of the HKU community and the general public are welcome to join!
Membranes for Water and Beyond
Speaker: : Professor CY Tang, Professor of Environmental Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, HKU
Date: 28th July 2022 (Thursday)
Time: 3:30pm
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing Two
Mode: Mixed mode with limited on-site participants

Tech Talk
Research student series

Digital Twin-Enabled Synchronization System for Smart Precast Construction
All members of the HKU community and the general public are welcome to join!
Speaker: Mr Yishuo Jiang, PhD candidate, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, HKU
Date: 26th July 2022 (Tuesday)
Time: 4:30pm
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing Two
Mode: Mixed mode with limited on-site participants

Workshop

Two-day workshop on
“How to make a VR game with Unity?”

Date: July 12 and 19, 2022 (Tuesdays)
Time: 2:30 – 5:00pm
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing, HKU

Tech Talk in Inno Wing Two
Research student series

Sensing and Data Processing for Human Balancing Evaluation
All members of the HKU community and the general public are welcome to join!
Speaker: : Miss Yuqing, PhD candidate, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, HKU
Date: 5th July 2022 (Tuesday)
Time: 4:30pm
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing Two
Mode: Mixed mode with limited on-site participants

Research Highlight in Inno Wing Two (new exhibition)

Biofilm Inhibition in Oral Pathogens by Nanodiamonds​
Principal Investigator: Dr. Zhiqin Chu, Assistant Professor (Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Joint Appointment with School of Biomedical Sciences)
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing Two

 

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