Events

William Mong Visiting Research Fellowship Series:
How childish curiosity beats roadmaps and translational research

Speaker: Professor Artur Ekert
Director
Centre for Quantum Technologies
Lee Kong Chian Centennial Professor
National University of Singapore, and
Professor (FRS), Mathematical Centre
University of Oxford
Date: Apr 9, 2019 (Tuesday)

William Mong Visiting Research Fellowship Series:
The History, Current Status, and Future Opportunities of Lead Halide Perovskite Solar Cells

Speaker: Professor Yanfa Yan
Department of Physics & Astronomy, and Wright Center for Photovoltaics Innovation and Commercialization
The University of Toledo
Date: Mar 12, 2019 (Tuesday)

William Mong Visiting Research Fellowship Series:
Serendipity in Research

Speaker: Professor Joanna Aizenberg
Amy Smith Berylson Professor of Materials Science
Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Harvard University
Date: Mar 7, 2019 (Thursday)

William Mong Visiting Research Fellowship Series:
Curiosity: Perhaps The Path to Nine Lives

Speaker: Professor Thomas P. Russell
Silvio O. Conte Distinguished Professor
Polymer Science and Engineering Department
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Date: Dec 20, 2018 (Thursday)

William Mong Visiting Research Fellowship Series:
Academic Entrepreneurship

Speaker: Professor Boris Rubinsky
Professor of the Graduate School
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Bioengineering
University of California Berkeley, CA, USA
Date: Dec 4, 2018 (Tuesday)

William Mong Visiting Research Fellowship Series:
ML-Based Data Cleaning: Current Solutions and Challenges

Speaker: Professor Laure Berti-Equille
IRD (French Institute of Research for Sustainable Development)
Aix Marseille University
Date: Nov 28, 2018 (Wednesday)

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
What I Wish I Had Learned At Graduate School

Speaker: Professor H.-S. Philip Wong
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Willard R. and Inez Kerr Bell Professor in the School of Engineering
Stanford University
Date: Oct 10, 2018 (Wednesday)

William Mong Visiting Research Fellowship Series:
Materials-by-Design for Electronic and Energy Applications

Speaker: Dr Lan Li
Professor and Chair of Cognitive Systems
Micron School of Materials Science and Engineering
Boise State University, USA
Date: Jul 31, 2018 (Tuesday)

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
Thinking Outside the Box

Speaker: Professor Gordon Cheng
Professor and Chair of Cognitive Systems
Founder and Director of Institute for Cognitive Systems (ICS)
Technical University of Munich, Germany
Date: Jun 7, 2018 (Thursday)

Entrepreneurship Series:
Learning from Failure: Lesson in Product Liability and Design for Safety

Speaker: Dr Ray Huang
PhD in Electrical Engineering, California Institute of Technology
Office Director and Principal Engineer, Exponent
Date: Apr 17, 2018 (Tuesday)

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
Thriving at Intersections

Speaker: Dean Julio M. Ottino
Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Northwestern University
Date: Apr 16, 2018 (Tuesday)

Entrepreneurship Series:
Journey to Become an Entrepreneur

Speaker: Dr Miles Wan
PhD alumni in Electrical Engineering, Department of EEE, HKU
Honorary Assistant Professor in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, HKU
Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder, Fano Labs
Date: Apr 10, 2018 (Tueday)

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
The Dilemmas in Scientific Advancement: Design or Accident

Speaker: Professor Per Halkjær Nielsen
Department of Chemistry and Bioscience, Aalborg University, Denmark
Date: March 28, 2018 (Wednesday)

Entrepreneurship Series:
From In-vitro to Implantable Medical Devices -- Where Technology Can Make a Difference

Speaker: Professor Sumita Pennathur
Department of Mechanical Engineering, UC Santa Barbara, US
Date: March 21, 2018 (Wednesday)

Experiential Learning Series:
Visit to Nano and Advanced Materials Institute Limited (NAMI)

Speaker: Ms Jenny Yiu, Director of HR, NAMI
Dr Boris Tong, Technical Manager, NAMI
Date: March 07, 2018 (Wednesday)

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
Planning Hong Hong’s Railway Development – An Integrated Approach

Speaker: Professor Professor C K Mak, GBS, JP
FICE, FCILT, FHKIE, FHKIHT, FHKAES
Honorary Professor, Civil Engineering Department, HKU
Date: February 27, 2018 (Tuesday)

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
How Do I Prepare Myself for a Career in Research?

Speaker: Dr Anderson Shum
Department of Mechanical Engineering, HKU
Awardee of Outstanding Young Researcher Award 2018, HKU
Date: February 06, 2018 (Friday)

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
How to Write Papers to Enhance SCI Journal Acceptance?

Speaker: Professor David Hui
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of New Orleans
Editor-in-Chief of Composites Part B: Engineering
Date: January 11, 2018 (Thursday)

Joyful Reunion of RSC Homecoming Day 2018

Date: January 9, 2018 (Tuesday)

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
“The Pleasure of Finding Things Out” and Writing Our Findings Down

Speaker: Professor Yuguo Li
Associate Dean of Engineering in Research, HKU
Department of Mechanical Engineering, HKU
Date: December 22, 2017 (Friday)

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
Computer Vision in the Modern Age

Speaker: Professor David A. Forsyth
Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Date: November 24, 2017 (Friday)

Orientation Series:
Information Security for Engineering RPG Students

Speaker: Mr Bunny Wong
IT Manager of the Data and Security Team, IT Services, HKU
Date: November 16, 2017 (Thursday)

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
Robotics and Its Research Paradigm

Speaker: Professor Kazuhiro Kosuge
Hung Hing Ying Distinguished Visiting Professor in Science and Technology, HKU
Department of Robotics, Tohoku University
Date: November 6, 2017 (Monday)

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
Research and Innovation without Borders

Speaker: Professor Jinyue Yan
Royal Institute of Technology & Malardalen University, Sweden
Editor-in-Chief of Applied Energy
Date: October 30, 2017 (Monday)

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
Water for a Barren Rock – A Brief Recap of Hong Kong’s Development Story

Speaker: Professor C K Mak, GBS, JP
FICE, FCILT, FHKIE, FHKIHT, FHKAES
Honorary Professor, Civil Engineering Department, HKU
Date: October 27, 2017 (Friday)

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
DON’T JUST TALK, DO! - How the next few years @ HKU can change you?

Speaker: Professor Paul Cheung
Professor in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, HKU
Date: October 20, 2017 (Friday)

Orientation Series:
Library Orientation for Engineering RPG Students

Speaker: Ms Nancy Chan
Science and Engineering Faculties Librarian
HKU Libraries, HKU
Date: October 13, 2017 (Friday)

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
How Different is the Graduate Training for Biomedical Academic and Industry Jobs?

Speaker: Professor Hanry Yu
Department of Physiology
National University of Singapore
Date: September 26, 2017 (Tuesday)

Orientation Series:
Senior Students Sharing Session for Year One Research Students 2017-18

Speaker: Senior RPG Students
Date: September 15, 2017 (Friday)

Orientation Series:
Welcome Reception for Year One Research Students 2017/18

Speaker: Professor George Tham
Associate Dean of Engineering (Teaching and Learning - UG and Special Projects), HKU
Date: September 8, 2017 (Friday)

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
What is Impact?

Speaker: Professor Arun Majumdar
Jay Precourt Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Co-Director of the Precourt Institute for Energy
Stanford University
Date: August 31, 2017 (Thursday)

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
Study and Work Abroad (Japan): From Geoscience to Cultural Science

Speaker: Professor Aiming Lin
Department of Geophysics, Graduate School of Science
Kyoto University
Date: August 3, 2017 (Thursday)

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
From Science to Engineering, to New Scientific Discoveries

Speaker: Professor L. Jay Guo
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
The University of Michigan
Date: July 21, 2017 (Friday)

Sharing Knowledge Exchange Opportunities

Speaker: Professor Francis Lau
Associate Dean of Engineering, HKU
Professor of Computer Science, HKU
Date: June 30, 2017 (Friday)

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
The Art of Teaching

Speaker: Professor Ben Young
Associate Dean of Graduate School, HKU
Deputy Head and Professor of Civil Engineering, HKU
Master of Graduate House, HKU
Date: May 5, 2017 (Friday)

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
The Importance of Multidisciplinary Research

Speaker: Professor Gilles Brassard
Canada Research Chair in Quantum Computing
Université de Montréal
Date: April 27, 2017 (Thursday)

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
From Biology to Neurology to Robotics Innovations

Speaker: Professor Gordon Cheng
Professor and Chair, Institute for Cognitive Systems
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Technical University of Munich, Germany
Date: April 13, 2017 (Thursday)

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
Educating the Innovators of the 21st Century

Speaker: Professor Eric Mazur
Area Dean of Applied Physics
Balkanski Professor of Physics and of Applied Physics
Harvard University
Date: March 28, 2017 (Tuesday)

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
Career and Life – Facing a Rapidly Changing Future

Speaker: Professor Chih-Ming Ho
Department of Mechanical & Aerospace
University of California, Los Angeles
Date: March 02, 2017 (Thursday)

Entrepreneurship Series:
PhD Alumni Sharing Session – Journey to a Start-Up

Speaker: Dr. Miles Wen
Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder, Accosys
PhD alumni in Electrical Engineering, Department of EEE, HKU
Date: February 24, 2017 (Friday)

Entrepreneurship Series:
How to Build Your Own Deep Tech Company from Scratch

Speaker: Ms Joe Jervier
Global Head of Talent, Entrepreneur Frist, UK
Date: February 16, 2017 (Thursday)

Distingished Scholar Sharing Series:
Where Innovative Ideas Come From?

Speaker: Professor Paul Cheung
Professor in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, HKU
Date: February 10, 2017 (Friday)

Interdisciplinary Research Series:
Roundtable Discussion on 3D Printing

Facilitator: Dr. Anderson Shum, HKU, HK
Panelists (in the order of surname): Dr. Mathias Ahlhelm, Fraunhofer-Institut für Keramische Technologien und Systeme IKTS Dresden, Germany
Dr. Ji Tae Kim, HKU, HK
Mr. Martin Kunath, Fraunhofer-Institut für Keramische Technologien und Systeme IKTS Dresden, Germany
Dr. Chris Roberts, HKU, HK
Mr. Stefan Schwurack, Leibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung Dresden e.V., Germany
Dr. Axel Spickenheuer, Leibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung Dresden e.V., Germany
Dr. Julian Thiele, Leibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung Dresden e.V., Germany
Date: Janurary 23, 2017 (Monday)

William Mong Visiting Research Fellowship Seminar Series:
Complex Interfaces in Fluid Dynamics by Dr Alban Sauret

Speaker: Dr. Alban Sauret
CNRS Laboratory, France
Date: Janurary 13, 2017 (Friday)

Sharing Entrepreneurship Opportunities

Speaker: Professor George Tham, Associate Dean of Engineering, HKU
Professor Paul Cheung, Professor in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, HKU
Date: December 29, 2016 (Thursday)

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
Research Related to Data Analysis

Speaker: Professor S Y Kung
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Princeton University
Date: December 29, 2016 (Thursday)

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
Professor Kien A. Hua

Speaker: Professor Kien A Hua
Department of Computer Science
University of Central Florida
Date: December 12, 2016 (Monday)

Experiential Learning Series:
Visit to Cloud Computing, Security and Data Science Team in ASTRI at Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks

Speaker: Dr James Lei, Program Director, Cloud Computing, Security and Data Science, ASTRI
Dr Vincent Lau, Director, Intelligent Cognitive Systems, ASTRI
Date: December 2, 2016 (Friday)

Entrepreneurship Series:
Start-Up Idea Brainstorming by Engineering Research Student Entrepreneurship Club (ERSEC)

Speaker: Engineering Research Student Entrepreneurship Club (ERSEC)
Date: November 25, 2016 (Friday)

Library Orientation Series:
Smart Researchers @ HKU Libraries
Using EndNote to Organize and Cite the Information You Need

Speaker: Ms Nancy Chan
Science and Engineering Faculties Librarian, HKU Libraries
Date: November 18, 2016 (Friday)

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
Robotics and Its Research Paradigm by Professor Kazuhiro Kosuge

Speaker: Professor Kazuhiro Kosuge
Hung Hing Ying Distinguished Visiting Professor in Science and Technology, HKU
Department of Robotics
Tohoku University
Date: November 11, 2016 (Friday)

ITS Orientation Series:
Security Talk for Engineering RPG Students

Speaker: Mr John Lam
Senior IT Manager
Information Security Team, Information Technology Services, HKU
Date: November 4, 2016 (Friday)

Entrepreneurship Series:
Introduction to Startup and the ERSEC

Speaker: Engineering Research Student Entrepreneurship Club (ERSEC)
Date: October 28, 2016 (Friday)

William Mong Visiting Research Fellowship Seminar Series:
Applying CFD in Built Environment: Inverse Prediction, Dynamic Phenomena, Urban Ventilation and HPC by Professor Fu-yun Zhao

Speaker: Professor Fu-yun Zhao
Professor of School of Power and Mechanical Engineering
Wuhan University, Wuhan, China
Date: October 19, 2016 (Wednesday)

Library Orientation Series:
Library Orientation for Engineering RPG Students

Speaker: Ms Nancy Chan
Science and Engineering Faculties Librarian, HKU Libraries
Date: October 14, 2016 (Friday)

Robot Making Day @ Engineering DreamLab

Host: Professor Paul Cheung
Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, HKU
Date: October 8, 2016 (Saturday)

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
Professor Srinivas Tadigadapa

Speaker: Professor Tadigadapa
Professor of Electrical Engineering
The Pennsylvania State University
Date: September 20, 2016 (Tuesday)

Orientation Series:
Senior Students Sharing Session for Year One Research Students

Speaker: Engineering Research Student Entrepreneurship Club (ERSEC)
Date: September 14, 2016 (Wednesday)

Alumni Sharing Session for Engineering Research Students by Dr Christopher Lee

Speaker: Dr Christopher Lee (PhD Alumni of EEE)
Recipient of Croucher Fellowship for Postdoctoral Research 2016
PhD in Electrical Engineering, Department of EEE, HKU
BEng (1st Class Honour) in Electrical Engineering, HKU
Date: September 9, 2016 (Friday)

Orientation Series:
Welcome Reception for New Year One Research Students 2016/17

Speaker: Professor George Tham
Associate Dean of Engineering (Quality Assurance and Special Projects), HKU
Date: September 2, 2016 (Friday)

Entrepreneurship Series:
Experience Sharing on Running a Small Consulting Firm

Speaker: Dr. Victor Li
Founder, Victor Li & Associates Ltd
Alumni, Department of Civil Engineering, HKU
Date: August 25, 2016 (Thursday)

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
Where Innovative Ideas Come From? - The Importance of Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Speaker: Professor Paul Cheung
Director, Technology Transfer Office
Professor, Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Date: May 27, 2016 (Friday)

Embarking on a New Journey to Research Excellence: Academic · Professional · Personal

Speaker: Professor Norman C. Tien, Dean of Engineering
Professor David W.L. Cheung, Assocate Dean of Engineering
Dr Barbara P. Chan, Associate Professor of Department of Mechanical Engineering
Date: May 6, 2016 (Friday)

Entrepreneurship Series:
When Technology Meets Entrepreneurship

Speaker: Mr Kenneth Chau, Founder and CEO of iMusicTech Ltd.
Mr Aronld Wu, CIO of Single Person Transport Design Ltd.
Ir Dr Jackson Tang, Co-founder of Petostar Technology Ltd.
Date: April 27, 2016 (Wendesday)

Photo Gallery

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
Thinking Outside the Box by Professor Gordon Cheng

Entrepreneurship Series:
Learning from Failure - Lesson in Product Liability and Design for Safety by Dr Ray Huang

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
Thriving at Intersections by Dean Julio M. Ottino

Entrepreneurship Series:
Journey to Become an Entrepreneur by Dr Miles Wan

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
The Dilemmas in Scientific Advancement: Design or Accident by Professor Per Halkjær Nielsen

Entrepreneurship Series:
From In-vitro to Implantable Medical Devices -- Where Technology Can Make a Difference by Professor Sumita Pennathur

Experiential Learning Series:
Visit to Nano and Advanced Materials Institute Limited (NAMI)

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
Planning Hong Hong’s Railway Development – An Integrated Approach by Professor C K Mak

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
How to Write Papers to Enhance SCI Journal Acceptance? by Professor David Hui

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
How to Write Papers to Enhance SCI Journal Acceptance? by Dr Anderson Shum

Joyful Reunion of RSC Homecoming Day 2018

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
“The Pleasure of Finding Things Out” and Writing Our Findings Down by Professor Yuguo Li

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
Computer Vision in the Modern Age by Professor David A. Forsyth

Orientation Series:
Information Security for Engineering RPG Students

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
Robotics and Its Research Paradigm by Professor Kazuhiro Kosuge

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
Research and Innovation without Borders by Professor Jinyue Yan

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
Water for a Barren Rock – A Brief Recap of Hong Kong’s Development Story by Professor CK Mak

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
DON’T JUST TALK, DO! - How the next few years @ HKU can change you? by Professor Paul Cheung

Orientation Series:
Library Orientation for Engineering RPG Students by Nancy Chan

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
How Different is the Graduate Training for Biomedical Academic and Industry Jobs? by Professor Hanry Yu

Orientation Series:
Senior Students Sharing Session for Year One Research Students 2017-18

Orientation Series:
Welcome Reception for Year One Research Students 2017-18

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
What is Impact? by Professor Arun Majumdarn

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
Study and Work Abroad (Japan): From Geoscience to Cultural Science by Professor Aiming Lin

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
From Science to Engineering, to New Scientific Discoveries by Professor L. Jay Guo

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
Sharing Knowledge Exchange Opportunities by Professor Francis Lau

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
The Art of Teaching by Professor Ben Young

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
The Importance of Multidisciplinary Research by Professor Gilles Brassard

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
From Biology to Neurology to Robotics Innovations by Professor Gordon Cheng

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
Educating the Innovators of the 21st Century by Professor Eric Mazur

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
Career and Life – Facing a Rapidly Changing Future by Professor Chih-Ming Ho

Entrepreneurship Series:
PhD Alumni Sharing Session – Journey to a Start-Up by Dr Miles Wen

Entrepreneurship Series:
How to Build Your Own Deep Tech Company from Scratch by Ms Joe Jervier

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
Where Innovative Ideas Come From? by Professor Paul Cheung

Interdisciplinary Research Series:
Roundtable Discussion on 3D Printing

William Mong Visiting Research Fellowship Seminar Series:
Complex Interfaces in Fluid Dynamics by Dr Alban Sauret

Entrepreneurship Series:
Sharing Entrepreneurship Opportunities by Professor George Tham and Professor Paul Cheung

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series: Professor S Y Kung

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series: Professor Kien A Hua

Experiential Learning Series:
Visit to Cloud Computing, Security and Data Science Team in ASTRI at Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks

Entrepreneurship Series:
Start-Up Idea Brainstorming by Engineering Research Student Entrepreneurship Club (ERSEC)

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
Robotics and Its Research Paradigm by Professor Kazuhiro Kosuge

ITS Orientation:
Security Talk for Engineering RPG Students by Mr John Lam

Entrepreneurship Series:
Introduction to Startup and the ERSEC

William Mong Visiting Research Fellowship Seminar Series:
Applying CFD in Built Environment: Inverse Prediction, Dynamic Phenomena, Urban Ventilation and HPC by Professor Fu-yun Zhao

Orientation Series:
Library Orientation for Engineering RPG Students by Ms Nancy Chan

Robot Making Day @ Engineering DreamLab

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
Professor Srinivas Tadigadapa

Orientation Series:
Senior Students Sharing Session for Year One Research Students 2016-17

Alumni Sharing Session for Engineering Research Students by Dr Christopher Lee

Orientation Series:
Welcome Reception for Year One Research Students 2016-17

Entrepreneurship Series:
Experience Sharing on Running a Small Consulting Firm

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
Where Innovative Ideas Come From? - The Importance of Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Distinguished Scholar Sharing Series:
Embarking on a New Journey to Research Excellence: Academic · Professional · Personal

Entrepreneurship Series:
When Technology Meets Entrepreneurship


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