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Hong Kong Government Officials celebrate winners in renowned regional and international competitions on innovation and technology, including the HKU Teams

A celebration luncheon was hosted by Mrs Carrie Lam, the Chief Executive of HKSAR, on 24 May 2019 at the Government House to recognise the excellent performance of HKU teams at renowned regional and international competitions on innovation and technology. 

Professor Andy Hor, Vice-President and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research), and other HKU awardees including Professor Dennis Leung, Professor Liqiu Wang and HKU team members joined the luncheon in celebrating the achievements made by the local universities, research and development centres as well as local enterprises.
 

List of HKU awardees attending this event:

Name of HKU guest (awardees)

Department

Awards

1.       Prof WANG Liqiu

Department of Mechanical Engineering

TechConnect Global Innovation Award received at the TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Expo 2018 held at the US for the project/invention “Omniphobic porous membrane and methods for preparing the same”.

2.       Dr ZHU Pingan

Department of Mechanical Engineering

3.       Dr HUANG Mingxin

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

TechConnect Global Innovation Award received at the TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Expo 2018 held at the US for the project/invention “Super Steel - A method for the fabrication of a super-strong and ductile multi-phase steel”.

4.       Dr HE Binbin

Postdoc researcher, Department of Mechanical Engineering

5.       Fano Labs Limited - Dr Miles WEN (HKU TSSSU Awardee)

CEO and Founder, Fano Labs Limited

Alumnus, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, HKU

Top Award in “Business Services - ICT Solutions” received at the 18th Asia Pacific Information and Communication Technology Alliance (APICTA) Awards held at Guangzhou in 2018 for the project/invention “Speech and natural language processing (NLP) technologies”.

6.       Ms Jaime LAO

Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Top Award in “Student - Tertiary Students Project” category received at the 18th APICTA Awards held at Guangzhou in 2018 for the project/invention “An A.I. enabled solution for the coaching of presentation skills”.

7.       Mr David LAU

Student, Department of Computer Science

8.       Lifespans Limited - Mr Richard HOLLOWAY (HKU TSSSU Awardee)

CMO, Lifespans Limited

Top prize received at the Inaugural Hello Tomorrow Singapore Regional Summit in 2018 for the project/invention in “soft implants for soft bones”.

9.       Dr Ruibang LUO

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science

Innovators Under 35 in Asia Pacific awarded by MIT Technology Review in 2019 for the project/invention “Speed up precision medicine with algorithms and AI”.

10.     Prof Dennis LEUNG

Professor and Associate Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering

IFIA Best Invention Award & iCAN 2018 Special Inventor Award received at the International Invention Innovation Competition in Canada (iCAN) 2018 held at Canada for the project/invention “A flexible paper-based AI-air battery”.

11.        Flectrode Technology Limited – Mr Kent CHUNG (HKU TSSSU Awardee)

CEO

Gold Medal with the Congratulations of the Jury received at the 47th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva in 2019 for the project/invention  “Transparent Conducting Film” – An embedded metal mesh transparent conductive film for emerging electronics

12.        Flectrode Technology Limited – Dr Wendi LI (HKU TSSSU Awardee)

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

13.        Mr Will LAM

Student, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

First Prize Award received at the “2018 China Collegiate Computing Contest – 3rd Mobile Application Innovation Contest” for the project/invention “Air Guitar”.

14.        Mr Daniel KWOK

Student, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

15.        Mr Alex TEOH

Student, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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