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  • Innovation & Technology
馬斯克的第一原理思維
22/12/2023
In an article by Prof. Erwin HUANG, Adjunct Professor of the Division of Integrative System and Design (ISD), he discussed Elon Musk's use of first-principles thinking, which involves deconstructing problems and finding innovative solutions, highlighting his approach in founding SpaceX and his ability to challenge conventional thinking.
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  • Innovation & Technology
AI融入家庭活動 長幼一起邊玩邊學
22/12/2023
In an article by Prof. Erwin HUANG, Adjunct Professor of the Division of Integrative System and Design (ISD), he discussed AI's role in family activities.
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  • Environment & Sustainability
Record turnout at Asian Insurance Forum 2023 marks promising shift in industry dynamics
21/12/2023
In an advertorial on the Asian Insurance Forum 2023, it was mentioned that Prof. Christine LOH, Chief Development Strategist of the Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR), moderated the panel discussion on how Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) or Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) generate business value.
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  • Public Policy
Why Hong Kong’s demographic dilemma need not mean doom
20/12/2023
In an article by Prof. Jingwei Alex HE, Associate Professor of the Division of Public Policy (PPOL), and Elisha M. (Shan) SONTHRA, student of Master of Public Policy (MPP) student, they elaborated on how smart policies can mitigate coming changes brought about by the persistently low total fertility rate in Hong Kong.
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  • Public Policy
Why China should allow diverse viewpoints of its economy to avoid risks of 3 biases
19/12/2023
In an article by Prof. Donald LOW, Professor of Practice in Public Policy of the Division of Public Policy (PPOL), he discussed why China should allow diverse viewpoints of its economy to avoid risks associated with three kinds of bias: optimism, overconfidence, and omission.
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  • World Relations
UAE seeks closer China ties through Africa, South Pacific investments as Middle East nation eyes ‘global player role’
19/12/2023
In an article on the United Arab Emirates seeking closer ties with China to co-invest in Africa and the South Pacific, Prof. Naubahar SHARIF, Acting Head and Professor of the Division of Public Policy (PPOL), was quoted as saying that Chinese investors see their UAE bases as a "springboard" to build inroads in other countries, and this is in line with the UAE's ability to be a more global player like Hong Kong.
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  • Public Policy
為"百千萬工程"增強頭腦激蕩!華工舉辦第三期"未來論壇"
16/12/2023
Prof. Xun WU, Professor of the Division of Public Policy (PPOL), was appointed as member of the expert committee of an expert think tank project.
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  • Public Policy
2024 outlook: China property market turn requires new growth model
16/12/2023
In an article by Prof. Donald LOW, Professor of Practice in Public Policy of the Division of Public Policy (PPOL), and Elisha M. (Shan) SONTHRA, student of Master of Public Policy (MPP) student, they commented on the outlook for China's property market in 2024.
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  • Innovation & Technology
應對逆境需AQ及企業家精神
15/12/2023
In a column article by Prof. Erwin HUANG, Adjunct Professor of the Division of Integrative System and Design (ISD), he discussed leveraging AQ and entrepreneurship to cope with adversity.
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  • Innovation & Technology
【潮玩科技】3D薑餅人
15/12/2023
A team led by Prof. Mitch LI, Assistant Professor of the Division of Integrative System and Design (ISD), showcased their latest creation: a 3D food printer equipped with a thermal function, which can print fully cooked gingerbread in just five minutes. The team anticipates that the product will be available on the market in the second quarter.
  • Student Bonding & Development
Startup to help the hearing impaired
03/04/2020
An exclusive interview with Sigurd Anders BERG, Dual Degree Program in Technology and Management (T&M-DDP) alumnus – the Product Manager of a startup company Incus which was co-founded by Prof. Richard SO from Department of Industrial Engineering and Decision Analytics (IEDA) and his student Calvin ZHANG. Berg talked about a novel hearing aid technology developed by Prof So’s team which could effectively differentiate environmental noise from human sound.
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科技改變人類 挪威青年投身初創
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  • Social Changes and Health
Is handmade waterproof fabric face mask a solution?
03/04/2020
Prof. Joseph KWAN, Adjunct Professor of Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR) shared the pros and cons of handmade waterproof fabric face mask, saying while these masks’ filter efficiency can exceed 90%, there may be insufficient ventilation.
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  • Environment & Sustainability
Maritime sector plays a vital role in tackling issues
03/04/2020
Prof. Christine LOH,Chief Development Strategist of Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR) said in an article that the maritime sector plays a vital role in tackling issues such as trade and growth, climate change, global infrastructure as well as food and energy security.
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  • Social Changes and Health
Filtration Efficiency of Surgical Masks Sold In the Market
09/04/2020
Prof. Joseph KWAN, Adjunct Professor of Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR) helped test the filtration efficiency of surgical masks sold in loose packs in the market and found that their particle filtration efficiency only ranged between 1.3% to 59.6%. Prof. Kwan said these masks give the users a sense of false security and advised against buying them.
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  • Public Policy
Singaporeans should not be boastful or “haolian” when they are doing well
15/04/2020
Prof. Donald LOW, Professor of Practice of Division of Public Policy (PPOL) commented about lockdown life amid the Covid-19 pandemic and the Singaporean government should have done more about the wretched living conditions of their foreign workers.
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  • Innovation & Technology
  • Social Changes and Health
New Smart Anti-microbial Coating is Helping the Needy
15/04/2020
The new smart anti-microbial coating developed by the research team led by Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) and Prof. YEUNG King Lun, Professor of Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR) was being used to sterilize the homes of 1,100 grassroots families under the sponsorship of the Lee Hysan Foundation.
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  • Social Changes and Health
How social distancing might stick after the coronavirus
15/04/2020
Prof. Donald LOW, Professor of Practice of Division of Public Policy (PPOL) commented on how lock-down life amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
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  • Innovation & Technology
  • Social Changes and Health
Smart Anti-microbial Coating & the Possibility of Mask Reuse
15/04/2020
Prof. Joseph KWAN, Adjunct Professor of Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR) and his PhD student Kristy SUEN shared their research on smart anti-microbial coating and the possibility of mask reuse.
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  • Innovation & Technology
  • Social Changes and Health
New Smart Anti-microbial Coating Will Be Applied to Buses
17/04/2020
The new smart anti-microbial coating developed by the research team led by Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) and Prof. YEUNG King Lun, Professor of Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR) will be applied to 140 buses of the New Lantau Bus company.
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  • Business & Economy
Impact on China’s Economic Development by COVID-19
21/04/2020
Prof. Albert HA, Affiliated Faculty of Dual Degree Program in Technology and Management (T&M-DDP) shared his thoughts that the western countries would want to punish China for the COVID-19 pandemic, this could lead to a further deterioration of China's international relations and further damage to its economic growth.