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Engineering Feature Stories
Engineering Feature Stories
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Professor Giulio Chiribella

Finding causes and effects

Professor Giulio Chiribella

A pioneering researcher in quantum information science, computer science Professor Giulio Chiribella at the University of Hong Kong opened the door to an exciting new development in the realm of artificial intelligence.

Dr. Henry Lau

Advancing the virtual world

Dr. Henry Lau

Even before the notion of augmented reality became popular, engineering savvy Dr Henry Lau Ying-Kei had spent years researching the creation of virtual worlds.

Professor Anderson Shum

Big attempts at micro level

Professor Anderson Shum

While many regard studying samples under the lens of a microscope as a routine for scientists, new tools have emerged for researchers to carry out their work.

Smart Grid

Is Smart grid a real solution to sustainable power supply?

Professor Ron Hui Shu-yuen, Professor Tan Siew-chong, and Dr Lee Chi-kwan

Smart Grid is an electrical grid system related to the control of energy production, conditioning and distribution of electricity. Developed by the three Musketeers from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE), Professor Ron Hui Shu-yuen, Professor Tan Siew-chong, and Dr Lee Chi-kwan, Smart Grid allows renewable energy to become more applicable by improving the sustainability of the energy supply.

Dr. Wei Pan

Building higher up: juggles the way with blocks

Dr. Wei Pan

Modular Integrated Construction (MiC) is recognized to be beneficial for high-rise buildings internationally, especially practical in a metropolitan like Hong Kong. To put it short, the building process of MiC can be as simple as piling up blocks. However, the technology behind is complicated with regards to the design, construction and maintenance of structural buildings.