School of Engineering students and graduates received community recognition of their creativity with three teams gaining accolades at the Hong Kong ICT Awards 2012.
Ho Sum Lee (Year 3, Mechanical Engineering), Chun Yin Leung (MPhil student, Electronic and Computer Engineering) and Ka Kin Wong (Year 3, Mechanical Engineering) collected a Best Innovation & Research (College & Undergraduates) Bronze Award for their modular-based underwater robotic system. Steve Weipeng Zhuo (MPhil) and Jeffrey Siu Lung Lui (2011 graduate), both Computer Science and Engineering, also received a bronze award in the same category for their innovative multi-hop wireless network.
A third team comprising David Ka Chun Cheung (Year 3), Tim Chun Yim Wong (2011 graduate) and Jason Siu Hung Yuen (2011 graduate), all Computer Science and Engineering, received a Best Innovation & Research (College & Undergraduates) Special Mention - Social Responsibility. The team came up with an Android app providing an online Google Map with audible Cantonese place names for expats and tourists in Hong Kong. The team also received a Prize for Innovative Spirit for this project in the Lenovo Innovative Design Competition 2011 for local university students and researchers.