Young Innovative Researcher Award 2022
Talent is a key asset in an I&T ecosystem. As a result, the University strives to support and encourage its young researchers. The PolyU Young Innovative Researcher Award (YIRA) is a new university-level award that recognises faculty members aged under 35 who demonstrate research excellence in addressing global challenges. The work of this year’s winners covers areas as diverse as engineering, education, sustainability, transportation, and social care. Click to read further details about the awardees and their innovations.
The Young Innovative Researchers 2022 are (in alphabetical order):
• Dr Sarah Chen Si, Assistant Professor, Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies (third from right)
• Dr Chen Zibin, Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (second from right)
• Mr Daniel Keith Elkin, Assistant Professor, School of Design
• Dr Franco Leung King-chi, Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology (third from left)
• Dr Benedict Lo Tsz-woon, Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology and Department of Applied Physics (second from left)
• Dr Tommy Wei Minchen, Associate Professor, Department of Building Environment and Energy Engineering (fourth from right)
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