Staff achievement

Mar 25, 2024

Awards from Pitching Corner by ABIC

Two faculty members and their teams received awards from the Pitching Corner event organised by The Advanced Biomedical Instrumentation Centre (ABIC) at the University of Hong Kong (HKU).

Awardees’ list:

Supervisor: Professor Anderson H.C. Shum, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Award: Professional Judges' Choice Award

Project title: Saliva Mental: Dog Wellness Assessment Ball

Team members: Dr Sammer Ui Hassan, Dr Haisong Lin, Dr Qiaoyi Wang, Dr Ziyu Han and Mr Chi Song.


Supervisor: Professor Kevin K.M. Tsia, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Award: Most Favorite Pitching Award

Project title: Image-based Single-cell Screening Assay Platform

Team members: Dr Dickson M.D. Siu, Dr Bob M.F. Chung and Dr Kelvin C.M. Lee.

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Teaching Development and Language Enhancement Grant (TDLEG) 2022 - 25 – AI Literacy

Two faculty members from the Department of Computer Science received the Teaching Development and Language Enhancement Grant (TDLEG) 2022 - 25 – AI Literacy. The grant aims to enhance teaching quality and language proficiency of students.

Dr Dirk Schnieders, Department of Computer Science

Project title: Student-Led Seminar Series on Generative AI: Navigating Challenges and Maximizing Utility


Dr TW Chim, Department of Computer Science

Project title: Applying Artificial Intelligence to help students self-learn new programming languages


Teaching Development Grant (TDG) Award 2022 – 25

Two faculty members received the Teaching Development Grant (TDG) Award 2022 – 25, which is intended to support projects and activities that will have an impact on the strategic development and promotion of Teaching and Learning.

Professor Ray Zhong, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering

Project title: Hands-on Teaching and Learning for Engineering Education through an Online Facilities Sharing Platform


Professor Xiao Li, Department of Civil Engineering

Project title: Enhancing Learning Experiences for Human-robot Collaboration (HRC): Pedagogical Innovations with Intelligent Modular Integrated Construction Assembly Robots (i-MARs)