PolyU was awarded three prestigious prizes at this year’s TechConnect World Innovation Conference and Expo (TechConnect) in Washington DC.
The University won two TechConnect 2021 Global Innovation Awards in the area of “Materials & Manufacturing” with a nature-inspired ‘sweatable’ textile material capable of ultra-fast sweat dissipation developed by Dr Shou Dahua, Professor Fan Jintu and Dr Wei Xin of the Institute of Textiles and Clothing; and an environmentally friendly technique to synthesizing MXenes – a promising energy storage material designed to meet rising global energy demands invented by Professor Hao Jianhua and Ms Pang Sin-Yi of the Department of Applied Physics.
PolyU also excelled in the area of “AI, Data, Cyber & Software” and won a TechConnect 2021 Global Innovation Award with the 3D LiDAR-aided GNSS precise positioning technology that allows highly robust centimetre-level global positioning in urban environments for automated driving by Dr Hsu Li-Ta and Dr Wen Weisong of the Department of Aeronautical and Aviation Engineering.
|XinHua Finance Agency||PolyU Innovations in Advanced Textiles, New Materials Synthesis and Centimetre-precision Positioning win TechConnect Awards||12 October 2021|
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|Quamnet||PolyU Innovations in Advanced Textiles, New Materials Synthesis and Centimetre-precision Positioning win TechConnect Awards||12 October 2021|
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|搜狐||理大在先進紡織物料、新材料合成和精准定位技術 榮獲三項全球創新大獎||12 October2021
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