Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Global Design Visionaries Descend on Hong Kong as Business of Design Week 2022 Summit Opens at M+

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

HONG KONG, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Business of Design Week (BODW) 2022, Asia's premier annual event on design, innovation and brands, returns with a star-studded BODW Summit featuring over 90 speakers from 14 countries and cities including France, Italy, the Netherlands, Thailand, the UK and Hong Kong. Celebrating both Hong Kong Design Centre's (HKDC) and BODW's 20th anniversary this year, BODW 2022 Summit will be delivered in a tribrid format with physical, online and on-demand, with speakers flying over from different countries for the first time since 2018, and physical events held at M+. BODW is also an accredited event celebrating the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

Key Points: 
  • BODW is also an accredited event celebrating the 25thanniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
  • Prof. Eric Yim, Chairman of Hong Kong Design Centre, said at BODW's Opening Ceremony: "BODW has grown into one of the most exciting and inspiring gatherings of design visionaries and creative business leaders from all over the world.
  • BODW 2022 is co-organised by Hong Kong Trade Development Council, with support from Strategic Regional Partner, Guangzhou Design Week; Strategic Cultural Partner, M+; Strategic Business Partners, Brand Hong Kong, Dutch Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and InvestHK; and Strategic Programme Partners, Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI), PMQ and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Design (PolyU Design).
  • Promoting and cultivating an appreciation for design across the city, BODW 2022 concurrent and partner events and programmes include the BODW CityProg, DFA Awards, Design Spectrum, Fashion Asia Hong Kong, Business of IP Asia Forum, DesignInspire, deTour design festival, Leadership Forum by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Design (PolyU Design), and Guangzhou Design Week, among other initiatives.

Global Design Visionaries Descend on Hong Kong as Business of Design Week 2022 Summit Opens at M+

Retrieved on: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022

HONG KONG, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Business of Design Week (BODW) 2022, Asia's premier annual event on design, innovation and brands, returns with a star-studded BODW Summit featuring over 90 speakers from 14 countries and cities including France, Italy, the Netherlands, Thailand, the UK and Hong Kong. Celebrating both Hong Kong Design Centre's (HKDC) and BODW's 20th anniversary this year, BODW 2022 Summit will be delivered in a tribrid format with physical, online and on-demand, with speakers flying over from different countries for the first time since 2018, and physical events held at M+. BODW is also an accredited event celebrating the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

Key Points: 
  • BODW is also an accredited event celebrating the 25thanniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
  • Prof. Eric Yim, Chairman of Hong Kong Design Centre, said at BODW's Opening Ceremony: "BODW has grown into one of the most exciting and inspiring gatherings of design visionaries and creative business leaders from all over the world.
  • BODW 2022 is co-organised by Hong Kong Trade Development Council, with support from Strategic Regional Partner, Guangzhou Design Week; Strategic Cultural Partner, M+; Strategic Business Partners, Brand Hong Kong, Dutch Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and InvestHK; and Strategic Programme Partners, Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI), PMQ and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Design (PolyU Design).
  • Promoting and cultivating an appreciation for design across the city, BODW 2022 concurrent and partner events and programmes include the BODW CityProg, DFA Awards, Design Spectrum, Fashion Asia Hong Kong, Business of IP Asia Forum, DesignInspire, deTour design festival, Leadership Forum by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Design (PolyU Design), and Guangzhou Design Week, among other initiatives.

PolyU researchers compile world's first "atlas" of airborne microbes that provides an important new perspective for public health research

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Monday, November 21, 2022

The microbial population of the air that surrounds us is comparatively unknown, but a research expedition led by PolyU scientists is about to change that.

Key Points: 
  • The microbial population of the air that surrounds us is comparatively unknown, but a research expedition led by PolyU scientists is about to change that.
  • In collaboration with researchers on the mainland and the US, the PolyU-led team spent around a year sampling airborne microbes across the world, from ground level to mountaintops.
  • The atlas provides a wealth of insights into the microbial communities floating above the ground.
  • Hence, the study provides an invaluable resource and an important new perspective for future public health research.

PolyU researchers compile world's first "atlas" of airborne microbes that provides an important new perspective for public health research

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Monday, November 21, 2022

The microbial population of the air that surrounds us is comparatively unknown, but a research expedition led by PolyU scientists is about to change that.

Key Points: 
  • The microbial population of the air that surrounds us is comparatively unknown, but a research expedition led by PolyU scientists is about to change that.
  • In collaboration with researchers on the mainland and the US, the PolyU-led team spent around a year sampling airborne microbes across the world, from ground level to mountaintops.
  • The atlas provides a wealth of insights into the microbial communities floating above the ground.
  • Hence, the study provides an invaluable resource and an important new perspective for future public health research.

Twelve PolyU academics recognised amongst the world's most highly cited researchers, the third highest number in Hong Kong

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Thursday, November 17, 2022

HONG KONG, Nov. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has the third highest number in Hong Kong of the world's most highly cited researchers this year, with 12 PolyU academics (including two former PolyU members) being recognised in the list of "Highly Cited Researchers 2022" by Clarivate Analytics for their significant research impact, reflected in theirpublication of multiple papers that have been frequently cited by fellow academics.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Nov. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has the third highest number in Hong Kong of the world's most highly cited researchers this year, with 12 PolyU academics (including two former PolyU members) being recognised in the list of "Highly Cited Researchers 2022" by Clarivate Analytics for their significant research impact, reflected in theirpublication of multiple papers that have been frequently cited by fellow academics.
  • A total of 6,938 researchers from 69 countries and regions with a diverse range of research fields are named as Highly Cited Researchers in 2022.
  • The inclusion of 12 PolyU academics in the list is a testament to the University's pursuit of research excellence and commitment to positive societal impact on various fronts.
  • PolyU researchers featured in the list are as follows.

Twelve PolyU academics recognised amongst the world's most highly cited researchers, the third highest number in Hong Kong

Retrieved on: 
Thursday, November 17, 2022

HONG KONG, Nov. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has the third highest number in Hong Kong of the world's most highly cited researchers this year, with 12 PolyU academics (including two former PolyU members) being recognised in the list of "Highly Cited Researchers 2022" by Clarivate Analytics for their significant research impact, reflected in theirpublication of multiple papers that have been frequently cited by fellow academics.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Nov. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has the third highest number in Hong Kong of the world's most highly cited researchers this year, with 12 PolyU academics (including two former PolyU members) being recognised in the list of "Highly Cited Researchers 2022" by Clarivate Analytics for their significant research impact, reflected in theirpublication of multiple papers that have been frequently cited by fellow academics.
  • A total of 6,938 researchers from 69 countries and regions with a diverse range of research fields are named as Highly Cited Researchers in 2022.
  • The inclusion of 12 PolyU academics in the list is a testament to the University's pursuit of research excellence and commitment to positive societal impact on various fronts.
  • PolyU researchers featured in the list are as follows.

Celebrating its 20th Anniversary, Business of Design Week 2022 Summit Presents 'Design for Change', Driving Innovation Amid Uncertainty

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Wednesday, November 9, 2022

HONG KONG, Nov. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On the occasion of its 20th anniversary, Business of Design Week (BODW) 2022, Asia's premier annual event on design, innovation and brands, will make a grand return from 28 November until 3 December. Since 2002, BODW has gathered the most sought-after creative leaders in the world, with a host of concurrent design-related initiatives that have made BODW one of Hong Kong's most anticipated events. BODW has also strengthened collaborations across borders, joining forces with 13 partner countries and cities in the last 20 years.

Key Points: 
  • Headlining BODW 2022 are Chi Wing Lo, Richard Hutten, Ross Lovegrove, Nikki Gonnissen, Rossana Hu, Bill Bensley, Sylvain Roca; more to be announced.
  • Speakers to fly in from the Netherlands, UK, France, Thailand and around the world for the first time since 2018.
  • HONG KONG, Nov. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On the occasion of its 20thanniversary, Business of Design Week (BODW) 2022, Asia's premier annual event on design, innovation and brands, will make a grand return from 28 November until 3 December.
  • This year's BODW Summit will welcome international speakers from UK, France, Thailand, Japan, Korea, as well as from the Netherlands, BODW's Strategic Partner for 2022.

Celebrating its 20th Anniversary, Business of Design Week 2022 Summit Presents 'Design for Change', Driving Innovation Amid Uncertainty

Retrieved on: 
Wednesday, November 9, 2022

HONG KONG, Nov. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On the occasion of its 20th anniversary, Business of Design Week (BODW) 2022, Asia's premier annual event on design, innovation and brands, will make a grand return from 28 November until 3 December. Since 2002, BODW has gathered the most sought-after creative leaders in the world, with a host of concurrent design-related initiatives that have made BODW one of Hong Kong's most anticipated events. BODW has also strengthened collaborations across borders, joining forces with 13 partner countries and cities in the last 20 years.

Key Points: 
  • Headlining BODW 2022 are Chi Wing Lo, Richard Hutten, Ross Lovegrove, Nikki Gonnissen, Rossana Hu, Bill Bensley, Sylvain Roca; more to be announced.
  • Speakers to fly in from the Netherlands, UK, France, Thailand and around the world for the first time since 2018.
  • HONG KONG, Nov. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On the occasion of its 20thanniversary, Business of Design Week (BODW) 2022, Asia's premier annual event on design, innovation and brands, will make a grand return from 28 November until 3 December.
  • This year's BODW Summit will welcome international speakers from UK, France, Thailand, Japan, Korea, as well as from the Netherlands, BODW's Strategic Partner for 2022.

SME Awards Prominent Manufacturing Leaders and Researchers at its SME Fall Gala in Atlanta

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Monday, November 7, 2022

ATLANTA, Nov. 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- SME, the professional association committed to advancing manufacturing and developing a skilled workforce, awarded two manufacturing professionals for their productivity, vision, and leadership, named eight SME Fellows, and presented two Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineers (OYMEs) at its SME Fall Gala in Atlanta on November 6.

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  • ATLANTA, Nov. 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- SME , the professional association committed to advancing manufacturing and developing a skilled workforce, awarded two manufacturing professionals for their productivity, vision, and leadership, named eight SME Fellows, and presented two Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineers (OYMEs) at its SME Fall Gala in Atlanta on November 6.
  • "These tireless ambassadors of manufacturing have helped us realize many of the achievements in additive manufacturing and other disciplines in aerospace, biomedical and automotive."
  • The Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award recognizes manufacturing engineers, age 35 or younger, who have made exceptional contributions and accomplishments in the manufacturing industry.
  • For 90 years, SME has been leading the manufacturing ecosystem to elevate manufacturers, academia, professionals, and the communities in which they operate.

Ten Algorand Centres of Excellence Programme Participants Named CoinDesk's Best Universities for Blockchain

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

SINGAPORE, Oct. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Algorand Foundation, whose mission is to grow the ecosystem of Algorand, the carbon-negative Layer 1 blockchain invented by Turing Award winner and MIT professor Silvio Micali, is pleased to share that ten Algorand Centres of Excellence (ACE) Programme universities have been recognized in CoinDesk's Best Universities for Blockchain 2022.

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  • SINGAPORE, Oct. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Algorand Foundation ,whose mission is to grow the ecosystem of Algorand , the carbon-negative Layer 1 blockchain invented by Turing Award winner and MIT professor Silvio Micali, is pleased to share thatten Algorand Centres of Excellence (ACE) Programme universitieshave been recognized in CoinDesk's Best Universities for Blockchain 2022 .
  • CoinDesk evaluated universities for scholarly impact, campus blockchain offerings, employment, industry initiatives, and academic reputation.
  • "The ACE Programme represents an unprecedented commitment to advancing blockchain education and adoption on a global scale," said Dr. Hugo Krawczyk, Algorand Foundation's principal researcher and head of the ACE Programme.
  • All Algorand Centres of Excellence have social impact elements built into their programmes, from theoretical studies to direct involvement with local communities and cultures.