A Quantum leap forward in Computing
PolyU is the first in the world to make a meta-lens array quantum optical chip that is tiny, precise and high dimensional, opening the way for further advances in quantum computing. From Silicon Valley in California to Shenzhen, China, leading...
A conversation with Deputy Council Chairman Dr Lawrence Li Kwok-chang ― Finding opportunities in times of crisis
Dr Lawrence Li Kwok-chang has been a member of the PolyU Council since April 2010. He took up the role of Treasurer of the University in April 2015 and became Deputy Council Chairman in January 2019. A specialist in Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery, Dr...
A conversation with Deputy President and Provost Professor Alex Wai ― Accelerating world-changing research to drive impact
Ir Professor Alexander Wai Ping-kong is an expert in high-speed optical fibre communication systems. He obtained his PhD degree from the University of Maryland, USA in 1988. He then worked on a space shuttle project before conducting his own...
An interview with Professor William Shiyuan Wang - Language: the heart of what it is to be human
Professor William Shiyuan Wang PhD in Linguistics, University of Michigan, 1960 Chairman, Department of Linguistics & Department...
Research & Innovation
A more energy efficient future is in our power
A new generation of highly efficient batteries may be closer than you think, according to a study by an international research team joined by PolyU and led by Collège de France, together with The French National Centre for Scientific Research,...
An interview with Mr Banting Sze Wai-pan - A road doctor
Thriving on innovation with hard and soft skills as well as inner strengths Mr Banting Sze Wai-pan Higher Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, Hong Kong Polytechnic, 1989 Master of Science in Information Technology, University of Warwick, 1991...
An interview with Professor Yung Kai-leung - From homemade gadget to high-precision instrument
Knowledge Transfer & Entrepreneurship
PolyU solution reduces energy consumption in buildings by up to 40%