The University of Macau’s (UM) Faculty of Science and Technology (FST) held the Dean’s Final Year Project List Presentation Ceremony and Project Exhibition 2022 on 27 May, 2022. There are 25 projects were being exhibited which attracted many enterprises management, government officiers, industry practitioners, professors and students to celebrate the scientific achievements of FST graduates. Through this event, University hoped to create a platform for academia-industry exchange, enhance academia-industry collaboration, and promote technology transfer.
According to Prof. Xu Cheng-Zhong, Dean of Faculty of Science and Technology, FST insists to hold final year project exhibition every year is because it hopes to apply the research results to the industry, strengthen the competitiveness of Macao and contribute to the diversified development of Macao. The purpose of the exhibition is not only to recognize outstanding students, but also to enhance communication between local enterprises and institutions for promoting industry-university-research cooperation.
After a selection by FST, a total of 34 outstanding students and 25 projects from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer and Information Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Electromechanical Engineering and Mathematics were awarded, covering different fields including ocean studies, heritage conservation, computer graphics and visual computing, health monitoring, architectural design, wireless charging, and artificial intelligence, etc. Hundreds of student projects had been exhibited since the exhibition was first launched in 2012. Dean Xu added that FST would continue to promote technological advances through similar activities, and listen to the feedback from the industry to make continuous progress, so that the community could better understand the technological achievements and creative projects of students.
Co-officiating participants at the opening ceremony included Prof. Xu Cheng-Zhong, Dean of FST, Prof. Cai Xiao-Chuan and Prof. Wong Pak Kin, Associate Deans of FST, Mr. Jose Maria de Fonseca Tavares, Chairman of Administration Committee on Municipal Affairs, Municipal Affairs Bureau, Mr. Wong Kin Mou, Head of Department of Educational Research and Planning, Education and Youth Development Bureau, Ms. Ip Chong Wa, Member of the Board of Directors of Macao Post and Telecommunications Bureau, Ms. Victoria Kuan, Director General of Macau Productivity and Technology Transfer Center, Mr. Benjamin, Yue Zongbin, Principal Advisor to the Executive Committee of Companhia de Electricidade de Macau – CEM, S.A., Mr. Edmond Leong, Assistant Chief Engineer of MEP and Plant Operations, Sands China Ltd., Mr. Vivas Lo, Vice President, Engineering, Galaxy Entertainment Group, Mr. Chan Kuong In, Deputy General Manager of China Construction Engineering (Macau) Company Limited and Ms. Ada Hoi, Assistant Director of BWZ Department, BoardWare Information System Limited.