Student Visions for Coral Reefs and The Blind
Engineering student Sidhant Gupta has led fellow students to apply their learning to solve difficult problems in the real world, including mapping coral reefs and devising an affordable braille reader that works with smartphones.
Digital Construction: A Better Way to Build
The RFID-BIM platform developed by Dr Wilson Lu’s team enabled everyone in the building process, from manufacturer to transporter to contractor, to see where each component was at all times, which resulted in shorter production cycle for manufacturing
The Law in Plain Language
We hope that our tool will be especially helpful to those who are involved in court cases but don’t have the financial resources to hire lawyers.
Transparent Success Heralds New Era for Displays
Every display supplier has been surprised by our product. The feedback we are getting is that our product is the best out there to replace indium tin oxide.
Disarming the Golden Invaders
Microbiologist Dr Richard Kao Yi-tsun and his team have developed a novel approach to antibiotic-resistant bacteria that keeps the bugs alive but makes them vulnerable to attack by the human immune system. Their research findings have attracted interest from pharmaceutical companies, which want to explore how to take this laboratory-based discovery to the next stages of testing and turn it into a drug.
The Heart of the Matter
Research teams from the Mechanical Engineering Department have made innovative advances that will aid two different medical procedures for heart patients – cardiac catheterisation and complex cardiac surgery. They have invented the first robot in the world that is capable of controlling a cardiac catheter while under the MRI environment, and a patent has been registered.