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03/04/2020
Startup to help the hearing impaired
An exclusive interview with Sigurd Anders BERG, Dual Degree Program in Technology and Management (T&M-DDP) alumnus – the Product Manager of a startup company Incus which was co-founded by Prof. Richard SO from Department of Industrial Engineering and Decision Analytics (IEDA) and his student Calvin ZHANG. Berg talked about a novel hearing aid technology developed by Prof So’s team which could effectively differentiate environmental noise from human sound.
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科技改變人類 挪威青年投身初創
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助聽耳機「耆」招 分離人聲環境聲
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03/04/2020
Is handmade waterproof fabric face mask a solution?
Prof. Joseph KWAN, Adjunct Professor of Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR) shared the pros and cons of handmade waterproof fabric face mask, saying while these masks’ filter efficiency can exceed 90%, there may be insufficient ventilation.
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03/04/2020
Maritime sector plays a vital role in tackling issues
Prof. Christine LOH,Chief Development Strategist of Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR) said in an article that the maritime sector plays a vital role in tackling issues such as trade and growth, climate change, global infrastructure as well as food and energy security.
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31/03/2020
25 best online classes you can take for free
HKUST’s MOOC course “The Science of Gastronomy”, taught by Prof. King L. CHOW, Director of Interdisciplinary Programs Office (IPO) and Prof. Lung Yeung LAM, Adjunct Associate Professor of Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR), was recommended as one of the best 25 online courses that people can take for free amid the stay-at-home period.
31/03/2020
Improving Air Quality in High Density Cities
PRAISE-HK (Personalized Real-time Air-quality Informatics System for Exposure–Hong Kong) was mentioned in an article published by World Green Building Council. PRAISE-HK demonstrates how we can use technology to reduce personal exposure and health risk from outdoor air pollution.
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31/03/2020
Why coronavirus lockdowns will not be easy for developing countries, and what they can learn
Prof. WU Xun , Head of Division of Public Policy (PPOL) co-wrote a column article on the containment measures for Covid-19 in developing countries.
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31/03/2020
With nanodiamonds and salts, researchers compete to design face masks that kills coronavirus
Prof. YEUNG King Lun, Professor of Division of Environment and Sustainability (ENVR) commented on the applicability of another anti-virus coating developed by another research institute, saying WHO always wants to ascertain if all countries have equal access to a certain new hygiene or medical product before deciding whether they should adopt it.
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31/03/2020
Govt should “exercise restraint” in deploying “institutional prerogatives” when wanting to call for early general elections, says Prof Donald Low
Prof. Donald LOW, Professor of Practice of Division of Public Policy (PPOL) commented on why the Singapore government wanted to hold an early election, saying that people in power should exercise restraint in deploying their institutional prerogatives.
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27/03/2020
Problems of Digital Divide Showed During COVID-19
Prof. HUI Kai-Lung, Co-Director of Dual Degree Program in Technology and Management (T&M-DDP) wrote an article on the digital divide in this society and how it affects people from different age groups and education backgrounds during this COVID pandemic.
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27/03/2020
Coronavirus: Why some countries wear face masks and others don’t
Prof. Donald LOW, Professor of Practice of Division of Public Policy (PPOL) explained the reasons behind the mask-wearing habit in different countries.