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2015-05-27
The 1st ME Research Poster Competition

The 1st Research Poster Competition organized by the Department of Mechanical Engineering has successfully concluded on 27 May 2015.

With an objective to provide the Research Postgraduate and Research MSc students of the Department a good opportunity to share their research project results and knowledge with their peers and the PolyU community, the Department has organized its first Research Poster Competition on campus. 

A total of 17 posters covering a wide range of topics were displayed. All posters reflect the participants’ research findings as well as their new and innovative ideas for successful approaches and/or the potential contribution to the advancement of Mechanical Engineering.

During the competition, participants gave a brief presentation of their research projects to win a vote from attendees including faculty members of the Department and research and MSc students.  The posters that received the most votes would win the Champion and Runners-up for cash prizes of HK$2,000, HK$1,000 and HK$500 respectively.

Congratulations go to the following prize winners for their wonderful presentations and excellent research work:

Champion: Qinxue Chen - Ab Initio Chemical Kinetics of MB+HO2 for Applications in Biodiesel Combustion, supervised by Dr P Zhang

1st Runner-up: Chong He - Fracture-mode map of brittle coatings: theoretical development and experimental verification, supervised by Dr HM Yao

2nd Runner-up: Xu Xi - Using psychoacoustic analysis to evaluate sound quality of domestic product, supervised by Dr YS Choy

2nd Runner-up: Xiaoyan Li - Tim nanoparticles encapsulated in the porous TiO2-C nanofibers as long-term anode for lithium-ion batteries, supervised by Prof. LM Zhou

2nd Runner-up: Long Wei - The emissions of diesel engine fueled with diesel, biodiesel and their blends, supervised by Prof. CS Cheung

2nd Runner-up: Jingxuan Sun - The application of UAV system, supervised by Prof. CY Wen

 

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