PolyU and Huawei signed a strategic research cooperation memorandum of understanding today. Based on the existing cooperation, Huawei and PolyU’s newly established Photonics Research Institute jointly advance the technology development of photonics and its applications, by pursuing in-depth research collaborations to address major social challenges, setting up a joint lab and cultivating more young talents and organising joint academic activities. The MoU signing ceremony was held on the campus of PolyU, with Prof. Lu Chao, Associate Head of the Department of Electronic and Information Engineering, PolyU and Mr. Matthew Leung, Director of Huawei Hong Kong Research Center as signatories.
Photonic technology has a wide range of applications, including but not limited to sensing, nanotechnology and biomedicine. The Photonics Research Institute provides an interdisciplinary photonic research collaboration and technology development platform in different fields.
Since 2007, PolyU has established a long-term partnership with Huawei, and has accumulated rich scientific research results, covering various fields of technologies, including optical communications, big data, crowdsourcing platforms, mobile networks, portable devices, algorithm, and new materials etc.