Facing up to Robots
Dr Luo’s aim is not just to enable robots to interpret and understand human behaviour, but to use this information to build human/AI paired systems that outperform their singular counterparts to create the ‘brain’ of what he calls ‘social robots’.
AI for Mental Health
While patients may often forget the details of their daily routine, the app is able to record them, providing health workers with extensive and personalised data that can lead to faster treatment and less trauma for their patients.
HKU’s Virus Experts Called to Action
The pandemic caused by COVID-19 (for coronavirus-2019) has upended all areas of life around the world. HKU LKS Faculty of Medicine, one of the world’s foremost research centres for emerging infectious diseases, has played a central role in the effort to contain it.
Sink or Swim?
A newly designed shellfish culture raft could help Hong Kong’s beleaguered oyster industry stay afloat.
Softening the Blow
A Hong Kong University start-up called Lifespans, which offers innovative treatment for fracture repair in elderly patients, is winning prizes and a lot of industry interest.