Airbus’s Visit to The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Date:23 Jan 2019

Coordinated by ITDO, Airbus Group visited PolyU on 23 Jan 2019 to share new technology updates with PolyU researchers and explore collaboration opportunity.

The delegates of Airbus Group introduced their radical research and technology and gave highlights on Airbus Skywise Project, Airbus Urban Mobility, Airbus Connectivity Platform that one of the interested area is to improve the accuracy of positioning, such as satellite- and ground-based augmentation systems.

The technology exchange meeting was joined by PolyU’s Faculty of Engineering that professors from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, and Interdisciplinary Division of Aeronautical and Aviation Engineering highlighted the university’s research excellence, for instance, in Positioning and Navigation for UAV Operating in Urban Canyons, Modern estimation and control techniques towards safer and autonomous UAVs, and UAV Research Activities in High-speed Thermo-fluid and MAV/UAV Laboratory (HTML). A lab tour was also organised for the delegation to PolyU’s Aviation Operations and Control Laboratory, Digital Factory and Industrial Centre.

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