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    Tri-party collaboration on upper torso humanoid

    Sep 21, 2015
    The research team of Dr. Yong Hua Chen, Prof. James Lam and Dr. Michael Z. Q. Chen from Department of Mechanical Engineering has been awarded a major ITF project worth HK$8 million entitled Upper Torso...

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    Summer research interns from Mainland

    Sep 3, 2015
    More than 30 university students from 11 institutions* of Mainland China participated in the Summer Research Internship Programme organized by the Department of Computer Science...

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    Robotics researchers meeting guests from Greater China

    Aug 31, 2015
    Chinese Association of Science and Technology On August 18, 2015, a delegation led by Dr. Shang Yong (尚勇), Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Secretary (中國科協常務副主席、書記處第一書記) of the Chinese Association...

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    "imseCAVE" - Virtual reality for the industry

    Jul 19, 2015
    HKU Engineering creates innovative “imseCAVE” - a high performance, low cost, virtual environment for industrial applications and training

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    Atlas getting ready for DARPA Robotics Challenge

    May 20, 2015
    Atlas is Back! Built by the Boston Dynamics Incorporation in the USA, HKU’s Atlas is one of the 7 full-sized humanoid Atlas robots in the world. Research on humanoid robots serves as one of the objectives...

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    Mechanical Engineering researchers achieve breakthrough in automobile steel

    May 14, 2015
    A research team led by Dr. Huang Mingxin at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of HKU has developed a new generation of ultrahigh strength steels. The innovation has met, 10 years in advance, the...

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    Outreach on 3D Printing

    May 5, 2015
    Over 100 people from the education sectors, NGOs and industry participated in the "HKU symposium on 3D Printing for Education" which was held on May 5, 2015...

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    Awarded to research into electrochemical actuation of nanoporous materials

    May 1, 2015
    Dr. Chuan Cheng, a Postdoctoral Fellow and a 2013 PhD graduate at Prof. Alfonso H. W. Ngan’s research group at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been awarded the prestigious Humboldt Research...

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    Research students get international biomedical engineering awards

    Professor Min Wang’s research group in biomedical engineering received Best Student Paper Competition Award and Best Young Scientist Award in international conferences
    Apr 7, 2015
    Dr. Chong Wang, a member of Prof. Min Wang’s group in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, was Champion of the Best Student Paper Competition Award at the BME2014 Biomedical Engineering International...

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    Teachers and researchers awarded for excellence

    Mar 30, 2015
    The Award Presentation Ceremony for Excellence in Teaching, Research and Knowledge Exchange 2014 was held on March 30, 2015 at Lok Yew Hall. This year, Prof. Yuguo Li, Head of Department of Mechanical...