Face-to-face teaching and hands-on laboratory and studio sessions have been suspended since the end of the Chinese New Year holiday on 3 February 2020 in response to the challenge of addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. ITC senior management has closely monitored the situation, devised prevention and control measures, as well as coordinated and facilitated online teaching resources with various parties in their efforts to help students continue with their learning. Nearly 60 online classes were smoothly conducted via MS Teams in the past five weeks. Subject lecturers, and local and overseas students interacted with each other in an online environment.
Prof. John Xin and his research team were the Second Prize recipients of the China National Science & Technology Progress Award 2019 for their work entitled “Key Technologies and Industrialization of Digital Printed Colours on Textiles”.
Prof. Jason Choi has been recognized by Wiley-Blackwell Publishers for two top cited papers in the Production and Operations Management journal, which is a “UTD-listed FT50” premier business journal of the Production and Operations Management Society in the United States.
Prof. Kinor Jiang recently obtained a Teaching Development Grant of HK$200,000, whereas Ms Nico Liu received internal funding of HK$100,000 for a project titled “Make the Best Use of the Contact Hours by Implementing Visual Learning Scenarios and Peer Learning Groups”.