The cooperation agreement was signed by Prof. Christopher CHAO, Vice President (Research and Innovation) and Mr Levin LIU, OPPO Vice President and President of OPPO Research Institute during a video conference officiating the launch of the Joint Lab. Prof. ZHANG Lei, COMP Chair Professor, will be the Joint Lab’s director on behalf of the University. Ir Prof. H.C. MAN, Dean of Faculty of Engineering and Prof. LI Qing, Chair Professor and Head of Department, also delivered speeches in the ceremony as the officiating guests.
The Joint Lab aims to foster knowledge exchange, cultivate high-level scientific research talents and share research outcomes by the venture. It will be the leading force in catalysing the academia-industry cooperation as well as the innovation technology development in GBA. The laboratory will focus on joint research projects including AI-driven computational imaging and its chipisation, computer vision, immersive multimedia and AR/VR technology.