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Dr Kelvin Heung

Dr HEUNG Holam Kelvin

Research Assistant Professor


Dr. Heung is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Building and Real Estate (BRE) at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) since 2023. He received his bachelor's and doctoral degree in Biomedical Engineering at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2016 and 2020. Before joining BRE, he was the postdoctoral fellow under RGC postdoctoral fellowship scheme 2022 in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at PolyU.

Dr. Heung focuses on the development of wearable and portable robotic exoskeletons for rehabilitation and human argumentation. He is specialized in the research of human-robot interactions from the aspects of mechanical structural design, computational modeling, and control algorithms for robots adapting to natural human beings. He also works on designing devices for remote healthcare and diagnosis via telemedicine. He is always interested in working with passionate people and making impacts together regardless of their academic field.

Education and Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Bachelor of Engineering, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Research Interests

  • Wearable Robotic Devices for Rehabilitation and Human Argumentation
  • Remote Healthcare and Diagnosis via Telemedicine
  • Computational Modeling and Algorithm for Human-Robot Interaction

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