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PolyU joins hands with Peng Cheng Laboratory on big data and artificial intelligence research

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and Peng Cheng Laboratory (PCL) reached a partnership intention and a strategic cooperation signing ceremony was held on 20 April 2020. The agreement was signed by Ir Prof. Alexander Wai, Deputy President and Provost of PolyU, and Prof. Wen Gao, Director of PCL, via a cloud-based video conferencing.

Participating in this collaboration, the Department of Computing (COMP) will leverage its expertise to support PolyU and PCL advancing the growth of Big Data Analytics, Advanced Networks, Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotics, Blockchains, and Smart Health through the sharing of laboratory equipment and scientific research resources, thus to foster the development of groundbreaking technologies, as well as academic exchanges and talent cultivation.

The strategic cooperation will further exploit PolyU and PCL’s research predominance and excellence. It will bring new opportunities to both parties, strengthen the connection with industrial partners and contribute to the Greater Bay Area with practical and impactful innovations.

PCL, established as a Provincial Research Laboratory by the Guangdong Provincial Government, amasses high-quality innovative resources, builds relevant major scientific infrastructure, and carries out interdisciplinary and collaborative research in the field of network information, AI and cyberspace security.