Research Themes

Advanced Materials Processing Technologies

Major Research Focuses:

  • Laser materials processing
  • Printed circuit board technology
  • Net-shape forming
  • Superplastic forming
  • Biomaterials fabrication
  • Materials technology

Prof TM Yue (tel: 2766 6601; email: tm.,


Advanced Optics Manufacturing (Partner State Key Laboratory of Ultra-precision Machining Technology)

Major Research Focuses:

  • Ultra-precision Machining
  • Design and manufacture of freeform optical elements
  • Optics and photonics products

Prof WB Lee (tel: 2766 6594; email:


Products Design and Miniaturization

Major Research Focuses:

  • Space exploration devices
    • European Space Agency for the Lander - "Beagle 2"
    • Soil preparation system for Phobos mission: a Sino Russian Strategic Collaboration
    • The Chinese Lunar Landing Program
  • Micro/nano injection molding machines
  • Design and manufacture of micromoulds
  • Micro-biochips

Prof KL Yung (tel: 2766 6592; email:


Knowledge Management and Quality Services

Major Research Focuses:

  • Knowledge management systems
  • Knowledge auditing and mapping
  • Organizational and narrative simulation
  • Physical asset management

Prof Eric Tsui (tel: 2766 6609; email:


Logistics Engineering

Major Research Focuses:

  • Expert systems and AI applications in logistics
  • RFID applications and virtual warehouse
  • Optimization of machine scheduling
  • Management Decision Support System for the aircraft maintenance services industry
  • Optimization for freight forwarding business and cargo loading operations

Prof. P. JI (tel: 2766 6631; email: