Field Trip to ASTRI

 :  29 Nov 2016 (Tue)
 :  10:00am - 11:30am (Gathering time: 9:15am at the Piazza)
Venue  :  ASTRI Headquarter, 5/F, Photonics Centre, 2 Science Park East Avenue, Hong Kong Science Park, Shatin, N.T

The Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering (ECE) has organized a field trip to Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited (ASTRI) on 29 November 2016 (Tuesday) for the first year engineering students and students of ECE to learn more about the ECE-related industry in Hong Kong and the career opportunities at the company. 

10:00-10:20         Group Photo, Introduction & Talent Acquisition (ASTRI’s overview)
10:20-11:00         Lab Tour / Demo
                             i) Facial Recognition  
                             ii) Real-time 3D Conversion for Glasses free 3D display   
                             iii) Next General Network (3/F) 
                             iv) Cyber Range Lab   (3/F)
11:00-11:15         Sharing Session
                            -End of Programme- 
The students benefited a lot from the fruitful talk by the representatives from ASTRI and gained a better understanding of ASTRI and the industry. It was a good opportunity for them to further explore their interest.

Company Background:
Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) was founded by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in 2000 with the mission of enhancing Hong Kong’s competitiveness in technology-based industries through applied research.
ASTRI’s core R&D competences in various areas are organized under seven Technology Divisions, namely Communications Technologies, Electronics Components, IC Design (Analog), IC Design (Digital), Opto-electronics, Security and Data Sciences, and Software and Systems. Four areas of applications including financial technologies, intelligent manufacturing, next generation networks, and medical and health are identified for major pursuit.