International ICT Expo 2017
CINTEC coordinated CUHK’s participation in International ICT Expo at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on 13-16 April 2017. 9 research projects, introducing latest R&D results in logistics, graphics, future city, green technology, eEducation and advanced manufacturing, were showcased in a 36 square meters booth.
Global Sources 2017 Spring Electronics Show
CUHK’s inventions were displayed at Hall 11, AsiaWorld-Expo, from April 18-21, 2017. With CINTEC’s coordination, 4 projects were showcased in the booth provided by Global Sources, included 3D Scanner, STEM Education Modules, VR Eye Test and Steering Levitation Platform.
A press conference was held on 28 March 2017 by Global Electronics to promote the Show. The 3D Scanner developed by Prof. Liu Yun-Hui and his team, was one of the highlighted products for the event.
Hong Kong International Medical Devices and Supplies Fair (MDSF) 2017
MDSF concurrently held with the Hospital Authority Convention on 16-18 May 2017 at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. CINTEC coordinated 7 CUHK research teams of Engineering and Medicine to participate in this Fair.
Delegation Visit from Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui
CINTEC received 23 principals from Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui on 25 May 2017, included Diocesan Boys’ School, Diocesan Girls’ School, Sheng Kung Hui Tang Shiu Kin Secondary School, St. Paul’s College, etc. Prof. K.F. Wong represented Faculty of Engineering to give a welcoming speech. Dr. T.K. Lam and Mr. Michael Fung gave an introduction of Year 1 foundation courses. 3 project presentations were arranged to showcase CUHK’s STEM education.
Professor Charles K. Kao Student Creativity Awards
Professor Charles K. Kao Student Creativity Awards is a biennial competition of technological innovation among full-time students in CUHK organized by CINTEC. To promote the culture of innovation on campus and to select innovative student projects for CUHK representation entry into national competitions, the Challenge Cup, a final competition was held on 8 April 2017. Awardees were invited to present their projects in the Prize Presentation Ceremony on 11 May 2017.
Minor Programme in Entrepreneurship and Innovation (EPIN) Press Conference
CUHK will launch a university-wide Minor Programme in Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the 2017-18 academic year. As the co-director of the program, Prof. K.F. Wong attended the press conference in 11 April 2017 together with Dr. Andy Wong, Assistant Dean (Undergraduate Studies), Business School.
STEM – Ignition with Ideas
Prof. K.F. Wong was one of the invited speakers in “STEM – Ignition with Ideas” school seminar series on 28 April 2017. Prof. Wong introduced the information processing technologies behind Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent in his talk themed “”STEM behind the BAT “, which included Information Retrieval, Opinion Mining and Rumor Detection.
CUHK Entrepreneur Day 2017
CUHK Entrepreneur Day 2017, co-organized by CINTEC, was held in Yasumoto International Academic Park on 12-13 May 2017. Prof. K.F. Wong, Director of CINTEC, and Mr. K.Y. Leung, Associate Director of CINTEC, participated in the Opening Ceremony, talks and competition.
Innovation and Technology Scholarship Award Scheme 2017
Prof. K.F. Wong, Director of CINTEC, attended the Award Presentation Ceremony of the Innovation and Technology Scholarship Award Scheme 2017 at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on 25 April 2017. The scheme aims to encourage undergraduates in universities in Hong Kong by providing opportunities of widening their international/Mainland exposure and gaining industry experience.
District Development Network (Tai Po and North District)
Faculty of Engineering is the supporting organization of District Development Network (Tai Po and North District) organized by Education Bureau. A two-year project on promoting STEM education will be held to support students’ needs in career and life planning. Prof. K.F. Wong, represented the Faculty, attended the first meeting to introduce CUHK’s coming programme about STEM education to Association of Secondary School Heads of Tai Po District on 20 May 2017.
ITSC has arranged 4 technology visits for members in April, included visit to Sky100, ASTRI, Science Park and Cyberport.
ITSC has organized a 4-day exchange camp to Jiangmen for members during Easter holidays on 18-21 April 2017. 20 ITSC members joined the event and visited Wuyi University, CRRC Guangdong Co. Ltd. (express rail) and Lee Kam Kee, etc.
The ITSC Year-end Ceremony was held on 20 May 2017at CUHK campus. Not only learnt theories of engineering and science, participants also experienced different robots, such as robot arm, 3D printing music instrument, DIY Tetris and drone.
Arduino workshop was a two-day workshop held on 14-15 April 2017 which targeted mainly secondary students. Students were taught to use Arduino board in constructing a joystick to control their own robot.
3D Printing Workshops
We arranged two 3D printing workshops for primary students on 22 and 29 April 2017 respectively. Participants learned to use free-of-charge online software (Tinkercad) to create their 3D designs, and also visited the 3D printing studio in CUHK.
Robot C Programing Workshop
A workshop with two-lesson was designed for teachers holding on 6 and 13 May 2017. Both theory and application were included in teaching participants to use an open source programing software (Robot C) to control their robots finishing specific tasks.
Prof. K.F. Wong, Director of CINTEC wrote review or commentary articles for different newspaper:
2017-04-02: “促進「一帶一路」發展 先打破語言障礙”，星島日報 A12 《來論》
2017-04-07: “從SWOT分析河套創科樞紐” ，信報 B12 《經營智慧》
2017-04-07: “「大數據」分折莫忽略統學傳統技術”，星島日報 A18 《營銷睿智》
2017-05-07: “AI背後人機難辨 你期待嗎？” ，星島日報 A10 《來論》
2017-05-16: “內容監控仍靠人 AI暫難勝任” ，信報 B10 《專家之言》
2017-05-20: “辨別真假新聞教育最有效” ，星島日報 A13 《來論》
2017-05月至06月: “認清自身優勢劣勢 全力打造「區域創科樞紐」” ，紫荊論壇第33期 (p.88-93)