Recent events at Inno Wing Two & Innovation Academy

Jul 28, 2023


TechTalk is a series of forums and dialogues given by Engineering researchers of diverse academic backgrounds to share their insights on innovation-related topics.

Tam Wing Fan Inno Wing Two arranged five TechTalks in June 2023, both virtually and physically. Here is the recap of the talks:


Date: June 1, 2023

Topic: Biomimetic Soft Materials for Bio-Integrated Smart Devices

Speaker: Dr Lizhi Xu, Department of Mechanical Engineering, HKU


Dr Lizhi Xu    


Date: June 2, 2023

Topic: Organic Neuromorphic Materials and Devices

Speaker: Professor Wei Ma, Xi’an Jiaotong University


Professor Wei Ma   


Date: June 8, 2023

Topic: Rapid Diagnostic Tests for Emerging Infectious Diseases

Speaker: Professor Kelvin Kai-Wang To, Department of Microbiology, HKU

Professor Yuguo Li (left) and Professor Kelvin Kai-Wang (right)


Date: June 15, 2023

Topic: Theoretical Concepts and Innovative Laboratory Techniques for Estimating the Effective Permeability of Rocks: Applications to the Longyou Claystone

Speaker: Professor APS Selvadurai, McGill University

Professor APS Selvadurai


Date: June 30, 2023

Topic: Pandemic Preparedness and Response in the Age of Information

Speaker: Dr Kathy Leung, Laboratory of Data Discovery for Health (InnoHK)


Dr Kathy Leung    

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Innovation Academy workshop on advanced technologies

The workshops created opportunities for active exchange and learning for the advanced technologies and/or research outcomes from pioneering Engineering projects in the Faculty of Engineering.

Innovation Academy arranged two workshops in June, 2023. Here is the recap of the workshops:


Date: June to early July, 2023

Topic: Robotic Workshops in Summer 2023


Date: June 14 to July 15, 2023 (every Wednesday)

Topic: Series of 4 Beginner Workshops: Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

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