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Dr Lau, Henry Ying Kei 劉應機

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Associate Professor

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Dr Lau, Henry Ying Kei 劉應機

Title:
Associate Professor

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Also Cited As:
Lau, Henry
Lau, H

Biography

Henry specializes in intelligent automation, advanced material handling, computer-based modeling and simulation. His research interest includes artificial intelligence, in particular, artificial immune systems (AIS), automated material handling, virtual reality, system analysis and design. In addition, Henry is also interested in the design and evaluation of automated material handling systems such as automated warehouses using computer simulation, Virtual Reality solutions including the imseCAVE that is developed with researchers at the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering.
Prior to joining The University of Hong Kong in 1997, Henry has been working in industry as a Senior System Engineer at the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) and the AEA Technology plc. specializing in tele-robotics systems and advanced automation systems for the nuclear industry. While working in UK, Henry was a Visiting College Lecturer at Brasenose College, Oxford University teaching Engineering Science students.

Henry is also the Warden of University Hall, The University of Hong Kong

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2007-01-01Best paper award: 'Fatigue modeling for combined high frequency manual material handling tasks', 36th International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering
Research Achievement
Choi, CY
2006-07-01Best Project Award: Occupational Safety & Health Council Best Project Award 2005 – 2006, 'A generic fatigue model for frequently performed, highly repetitive combined material handling'
Research Achievement
2003-12-01University Teaching Fellow: The University of Hong Kong
Teaching Accomplishment
CHAU, WHD
Chau, JWC
2013-03-01Recognition of Scientific Research: HKIE Paper Award Competition, Engineer our Future with Innovation and Excellence utilizing Control, Automation and Instrumentation Technology, March 2013, “OCR system for detecting incoming tractors identity at container cranes” by Chau W. H. D., Chau, W. C. J. and Lau, Y. K. H.
Research Achievement
Chan, CM
2010-12-01Best paper award: Artificial immunity based cooperative sustainment framework for multi-agent systems, in Proceedings of the Thirtieth SGAI International Conference on Innovative Techniques and Applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI-2010), 14 – 16 December, Cambridge, England,
Research Achievement
Chan, LKY
Tam, WLW
2015-04-01Hong Kong ICT Awards 2015: Silver Awards for the Best Digital Entertainment Award (Interaction Design): HKSAR Government
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
2012 - presentMemberThe Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
06/1998 - presentCorporate memberInstitute of Electrical Engineers
2011 - presentFellowBritish Computer Society
09/1997 - 2007Professional memberAssociation for Computing Machinery
09/1997 - presentMemberInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
2008 - 2009MemberInstitution of Industrial Engineers
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Virtual reality systems虛擬現實技術及系統研發
System analysis and design系統分析與設計
Process simulation and modeling系統仿真術
Industrial automationエ業自動化系統研發
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English, Cantonese英語、粵語
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English, Chinese英文、中文
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