Opening Ceremony of the Huawei - HKUST Innovation Laboratory
Huawei-HKUST Innovation Laboratory was set up to enhance and accelerate long-term research between industry and university. To mark the official launch of the laboratory, an opening ceremony was held on 16 April 2009 at HKUST. Representatives of Huawei and HKUST were here to witness the official opening of the Lab. The commemorative plaque was revealed by the co-directors and representatives from the 2 parties after a collaboration agreement was signed.
Funded by Huawei, full-time staff from Huawei including senior research scientists will be working closely with HKUST faculty, students and other research staff on joint research projects. The primary research interests of the innovation lab include hardware, software, physical layer technologies, wireless system technologies as well as networking and applications.
Dr. Qian ZHANG, one of the co-directors of Huawei-HKUST Innovation Laboratory, remarked at the ceremony, "I'm very excited to establish this collaboration with Huawei. I believe we will be having a lot of breakthroughs in technologies in the future."