Building Out Of the Box
Modular Integrated Construction (MiC) is a solution for buildings of higher quality, affordability, productivity and sustainability in Hong Kong. Dr Wei Pan is leading impact-driven MiC research, of which knowledge exchange is crucial to shape future building.
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.
Making Marine Eco-systems and Seafood Safer
Variations in water temperature and salinity levels affect the toxicity levels of these chemicals and the damage they can do to marine life.
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
A Waterproof Solution
A major international clothing maker and a major producer of coatings for electronics are interested to test possible applications for their products.
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.