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ME Innovative Project Wins again!

An award winning student design project has recently received award again in another open competition – Runner-up of Gammon E&M Award at Student Project Competition 2011 organized by the Safety Specialist Committee (SSC) of the HKIE.

Students of BEng(Hons) in Product Analysis and Engineering Design: Tseung Yuen Ting, Hoo Heung May and Han Xu have designed the winning project “Innovative Life Saving Device” which is a survival appliance for marine safety. It converts ocean wave energy into electricity for emitting light distress signals. Battery is needless as continuous wave energy source is available. Product is attached to life jackets and can be released easily during emergency. With recyclable material, the device is integrated with long service hour, user friendly and environmental friendly properties.

An innovative project team has previously won the Champion in 2010-2011 Best Final Year Energy Project Competition, a joint-university project competition organized by Energy Institute (Hong Kong Branch).