With the aim of sharing its fellows’ knowledge to promote mechanical engineering education and application in Hong Kong industry and community, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Hong Kong Section and the Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University have co-organized the 1st ASME Fellow Public Lecture on 16 July 2015 on PolyU campus.
The lecture attracted over 200 participants from industry, government bodies, university and secondary school students as well as the general public.
Under the topic “Technology and Sustainability”, Prof Timothy W. Tong, the President of PolyU, shared his insights into solar energy and our future energy needs. Some possible solutions to develop new technology and improve efficiency of energy conversion were also discussed. During the lecture, Prof. Tong encouraged the young generation to use their imagination to be a practical dreamer for developing the new technology in reusable energy.