Visitors from Hong Kong and overseas at a glance (November 2011 – January 2012)
ASTRI has continued to receive and welcome visitors from all over the world to strengthen the network with governments, industries and academia.
Zhongshan Science and Technology Bureau
Dr Wang Keh-chung (left), Vice President and Group Director of IC Design Group, received a 9-member delegation of the Zhongshan Science and Technology Bureau on 24 November. They explored collaboration opportunities between the two parties.
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
A group of students from the Engineering School of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology visited ASTRI on 28 November. Mr Li Yiu-kei, Director of IC Design Group, introduced the latest technologies developed by the institute.
Fujian Economic & Trade Commission and Enterprises
Vice Director General Cao Jianping of Fujian Economic & Trade Commission and Vice Director General Lin Xineng of Fujian Development and Reform Commission led an 18-member delegation of enterprises to visit ASTRI on 30 November. CEO Dr Cheung Nim-kwan and senior management received the guests and discussed closer collaborations in the future.
MTN Group, South Africa
A 30-member delegation from the MTN Group of South Africa visited ASTRI on 2 December to gain a better understanding of the latest R&D development in Hong Kong and the business models of ASTRI. CEO Dr Cheung Nim-kwan received the delegation and exchanged insights with the guests.
King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology of Saudi Arabia
Representatives from the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia visited ASTRI on 8 December to gain an understanding of the institute’s latest development and operation. The guests showed great interest in the demos of the Sensing and Integration Group.