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Dr Chen Si Wins the University's Young Innovative Researcher Award 2022

Dr Chen Si (upper row, second on the right), Assistant Professor of CBS


Dr Chen Si, Assistant Professor of CBS, receives the PolyU Young Innovative Researcher Award (YIRA) 2022. The University received 59 submissions across 22 departments covering all faculties/schools in this inaugural round and Dr Chen (whose research focus is robot-assisted training for children with autism spectrum disorder) is named one of the six YIRA awardees.

The YIRA aims to honour young PolyU researchers under the age of 35 who have demonstrated novelty, contributed to technology advancement, and propelled transformational innovation into solutions for addressing problem in society with a vision for a positive change to the future. Each YIRA awardee will receive research funding support of HK$500,000 and personal cash prize of HK20,000 as the encouragement for their research novelty and impact.

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