2017 Robotics Day Rundown

About the Robotics Day:

Organized by the HKUST Robotics Institute, supported by the School of Engineering, the 2017 Robotics Day will focus on how robotics and other automated technologies create profound and positive impact on industries and our daily lives. The event will serve as a platform to facilitate the knowledge exchange among the industrial and academic experts, and a channel to showcase the research and educational results of the Robotics Institute over the past year.


Morning Session (Seminar)

  • 0900 – 0930     Registration & Morning Coffee Break

  • 0930 – 0945     Opening Remarks                                   
                              HKUST Executive Vice-President and Provost (Prof Wei SHYY)
                              HKUST Vice-President for Research and Graduate Studies (Prof Nancy IP)
                              HKUST Dean of Engineering (Prof Tim CHENG)







  • 1230 – 1330     Lunch Break


Afternoon Session:



Live Demonstrations, around 15-25 mins each

    • 1330 – 1730

    HKUST Cheng Yu Tung Building 2/F

    1. Autonomous Drone (Prof SJ SHEN)
    2. Smart Manufacturing – Automatic Motor Assembly Line (Prof Michael WANG, Dr Yang ZHANG)
    3. Unmanned Mold Manufacturing (Prof ZeXiang LI, Dr Yang ZHANG)
    4. Smart Soft Hand Robot (Mr Alexander TSE)

    HKUST Jockey Club IAS Lobby

    1. Autonomous Driving (Prof Ming LIU)
    2. Baxter Demonstration – Tic-Tac-Toe & Automatic Checkout System (Prof Kaiyu HANG)
    3. Students’ posters about control, cyber-physical or energy systems. (Prof Ling SHI)
    4. Zara Returns and Nora the Psychologist (Prof Pascale FUNG)
    5. Robomaster (Dr Winnie LEUNG)

    HKUST Outdoor Swimming Pool

    1. Autonomous Crewless Boat (Prof Ming LIU)
    2. Underwater Robot (Prof Jun SEO)