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Symposium
Grand Challenges for Engineering Symposium
Date 日期:  16 Aug 2018
 
Time 時間: 8:45am - 6:00pm
 
Venue 地點: Rayson Huang Theatre, HKU
 
Speaker(s) 講師: Professor C.D. (Dan) Mote, Jr.
Professor Stan Williams
Professor Robert Grubbs
and more...
 
Summary 內容: Keynote Speakers:


Translating Academic Science Into Technology
Professor Robert Grubbs California Institute of Technology, 2005 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

The Grand Challenge of Rebooting Computing
Dr Stan Williams Senior Vice President, Hewlett Packard Labs

The Global Grand Challenges Movement
Professor C.D. (Dan) Mote, Jr. President, National Academy of Engineering
 
Remarks:
Professor Xiang Zhang President, The University of Hong Kong
Professor Timothy W. Tong President, Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences
Professor Henry Wong Founding Member, The Academy of Sciences of Hong Kong
 
Panel 1: Engineering, Innovation and Grand Challenges
Moderator: Professor W. John Kao VP (Global) and Chair Professor of Translational Medical Engineering, HKU
Speakers:                                                 
Professor Mark Humayun University of Southern California
Professor Morteza Gharib California Institute of Technology
Professor Vivian Yam The University of Hong Kong
Dr. Alton D. Romig, Jr. Executive Officer, National Academy of Engineering

Note: each panellist will give a 20-min presentation then a panel discussion with audience QA for 10 min
 
Panel 2: Engineering Education, Research, and Collaboration in Addressing Global Grand Challenges
Moderator: Professor Chris Chao Dean of Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Speakers:   
Professor Asad M. Madni University of California Los Angeles
Professor Barbara Chan The University of Hong Kong
Dr Ming Hsieh Member, National Academy of Engineering
Dr John Deng Member, Chinese Academy of Engineering

Note: each panellist will give a 20-min presentation then a panel discussion with audience QA for 10 min.


All Are Welcome

Free Registration: https://hkuems1.hku.hk/hkuems/ec_hdetail.aspx?guest=Y&ueid=58772


Further information: https://www.global-events.hku.hk