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ME students clinch Innovation & Technology Awards

Two final year project teams from the Department of Mechanical Engineering have won the Gold and Merit Awards respectively in the HKEIA Innovation & Technology Project Competition Award 2013 which is co-organized by The Hong Kong Electronic Industries Association (HKEIA) and Hong Kong Electronic Industries.  The award presentation ceremony was held on 9 December 2013 at Hotel ICON.

This competition aims to recognize and reward students with outstanding projects which demonstrate excellence in technology and innovation. The panel of judges consisting of senior professional and experts from the industry will judge on the creativity, applicability, practicability and application of technology of all contesting projects. 

Two student teams of BEng in Product Analysis and Engineering Design, both under the supervision of Prof. Alan Lau and Dr. Eunice Tam, have won the Gold and Merit Awards respectively among the 12 finalist teams in the competition this year.  The Gold Award winning team will receive a cash award of HK$30,000 while the Merit Award team will receive a cash award of HK$3,000.

Gold Award

Students: Mr. Tam Chu For, Miss Ma Ka Yee, and Miss Chan Wai Fan  

Project: Re3orn

It is a domestic household food waste sterilization and deodorization device which can be placed at home to allow family members to participate in environmental protection by disposing the food waste in a desired recycle bin.

Merit Award

Students: Mr Wong Sing Sen, Mr. Kam Hiu Wa, and Mr. Lam Ho Yeung

Project: New Generation of Kitchenware – Foldable Induction Strove

It is a dual heaters cooking solution which can help to save up to 20% usage space and 50% storage space that required by the conventional single burner. Also, less energy will be consumed as the heat generated via induction of multi-coils can be distributed more uniformly during cooking.