[Hong Kong, August 2015] The Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited (ASTRI) announced that Dr. Enboa Wu, Vice-President & Group Director of Opto-electronics has moved on for further career development after a rewarding career at ASTRI. Dr. Wu has taken up the position of Associate Vice-President for Knowledge Transfer (AVP-KT) of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) with effect from 1 August 2015. Dr. Wu is also the Professor of Engineering Practice in Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering of HKUST.
Dr. Wu joined ASTRI in 2005 and was the Founding Director of former Material & Packaging Technologies Group. In the past decade, under Dr. Wu’s leadership, his team has accomplished 250 technology transfers to 140 companies. Dr. Wu and his team have granted 300 patents, which is 60% of the total patents granted and an even higher percentage on patent licensing at ASTRI.
Dr. Wu also has a strong connection with China. In addition to his team’s four start-up companies all with operations in China and strong partnership collaboration through technology transfer with big, small and medium enterprises in different provinces of China, he was also awarded Top Ten Persons of the Year in China LED Industry in 2012 and Special Contribution Person to China LED Industry in 2013. Dr. Wu is recognized in wide engineering fields, he is IEEE Fellow and ASME Fellow, and a registered professional civil engineer in California and Taiwan.
ASTRI is grateful to Dr. Wu for his contributions to ASTRI in performing innovative R&D and nurturing technology entrepreneurs and talents in the past 10 years. We wish Dr. Wu all the best in his new endeavors and we look forward to his continuous contributions to further develop the knowledge transfer endeavors in the industry and university community.