The sharing is a series of forums and dialogues organized to invite guest speakers of diverse backgrounds, such as entrepreneurs, industry partners, researchers or alumni, to share their insights on innovation-related topics and success stories. The format of the sharing is flexible, spanning from talks to one-on-one dialogue to panel discussion.
Date: September 17, 2021 (Friday)
Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing
All Engineering students (UG, TPG and RPG) and Teachers, InnoHub members and Academic Champions are welcome to join!
Professor Norman C. Tien is the Head of Innovation Academy of Faculty of Engineering, University of Hong Kong (HKU). He is also currently the Taikoo Professor of Engineering and Chair Professor of Microsystems Technology. He served as the Dean of Engineering from 2012 to 2018, and as the Vice-President and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Institutional Advancement) (VP(IA)) at HKU from 2019 to 2021.
Professor Tien received his PhD from the University of California at San Diego, his MS from the University of Illinois, and his BS from the University of California at Berkeley. Prior to joining HKU, he was the Nord Professor of Engineering at Case Western Reserve University, US, where he was the Dean of Engineering from 2007 to 2011. He previously held faculty positions at University of California at Davis, University of California at Berkeley and Cornell University.
Professor Tien’s research interests are in the area of micro and nanotechnology, microelectromechanical (MEMS) systems, and robotics.