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Prof. Helen Meng
May, 2023

CPII is delighted to announce that our Centre Director, Prof. Helen Meng, was invited to speak at the China Artificial Intelligence Industry Annual Meeting (CAIIAM2022) held in Suzhou on 7 May. The conference brought together leading experts and industry professionals in the field of Artificial Intelligence to discuss the ethical and governance issues surrounding large-scale AI models. During the conference, Professor Meng emphasized the importance of responsible AI development and ethical considerations. She pointed out that ethical norms should be considered from a macro perspective, and that ethical considerations must…

Town Hall Meeting Series – ChatGPT Seminar – Post event
May, 2023

CPII is pleased to announce that our Centre Director, Prof. Helen Meng, participated as a keynote speaker at the Town Hall Meeting Series – ChatGPT Seminar on 9 May 2023. The event is jointly organized by the Legislative Council Office of the Hon. Duncan Chiu, Legislative Council Office of the Hon. William WONG Kam-fai, Hong Kong Computer Society, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation, Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited, Hong Kong Science and Technology Innovation Alliance, and Hong Kong Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Society. Prof. Meng shared her…

CPII & HKSTP Seminar – Post Seminar
May, 2023

CPII is pleased to announce the jointly organized seminar "Conversational AI, Generative AI, ChatGPT, GPTx and our Future' is successfully held 8 May 2023. Our Centre Director, Professor Meng gave a speech on the overview of different AI technologies and their impact on the future of work. Professor Meng emphasized that with the rapid development on AI technologies, people should be aware of the use of it and she stated some hidden crises of the answer provided by Generative AI. Professor Meng also gave some suggestions and methods to solve…

Town Hall Meeting Series – ChatGPT Seminar
May, 2023

We are delighted to announce that our Centre Director, Prof. Helen Meng, will be serving as a keynote speaker at the upcoming Town Hall Meeting Series - ChatGPT Seminar on 9 May 2023. The event is jointly organized by the Legislative Council Office of the Hon. Duncan Chiu, Legislative Council Office of the Hon. William WONG Kam-fai, Hong Kong Computer Society, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation, Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited, Hong Kong Science and Technology Innovation Alliance, and Hong Kong Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Society. Prof.…

CPII & HKSTP Seminar
May, 2023

CPII and HKSTP is co-organizing a seminar under the topic of "Conversational AI, Generative AI, ChatGPT, GPTx and our Future" on 8 May, 2023. Our Centre Director, Prof Meng will participate as a speaker, giving an overview of different AI technologies and their impact on the future of work. With heavyweight speakers from the AI fields, a panel discussion section will be held after Prof Meng shares her speech. A networking section and refreshments will be provided as well! Please feel free to register for the seminar through the following…

InnoEX
April, 2023

CPII is pleased to announce that the first-ever InnoEX, jointly organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is successfully held on 12th - 15th April. The Secretary for Innovation, Technology and Industry, Professor Sun Dong accompanied by the Acting Government Chief Information Officer, Mr Tony Wong, visited CPII's booth and showed their support to Hong Kong's I&T centre. Under the theme of Smart Hong Kong Pavilion, CPII demonstrated the CPII AI Meeting Assistant, AI-based Personalized Design and…

Chinese University Alumni Magazine
April, 2023

CPII is pleased to announce that the interview of our Centre Director, Professor Helen Meng has been published in the Chinese University Alumni Magazine Issue 113, p.25. In the interview, Professor Helen Meng shared her newest innovations, including Speech and Language Analytics Toolkit, and expressed her thoughts on the impacts of AI development. She hopes that CPII can help to realise the promise of AI and leverage Hong Kong's international research networks for AI talent development and exchange. She believes that The Chinese University of Hong Kong, as a comprehensive…

Huawei Hong Kong and Macau Partner Summit 2023
April, 2023

CPII is pleased to announce that our Centre Director, Prof Meng is invited to be one of the panelists at the Huawei Hong Kong and Macau Partner Summit 2023 on 12 April. Due to the rapid development of new technologies, the I&T industry in Hong Kong is facing a shortage of talent. At the summit, Prof Meng shared her professional insight on the current talent shortage problem in Hong Kong and provided some valuable suggestions. We believe that CPII and Huawei will keep putting effort into cultivating new workforce in…

InnoEX Press Conference
March, 2023

CPII is participating in the first-ever InnoEX, jointly organized by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) on 12th – 15th April 2023 to present and demonstrate our six innovations. The 1st InnoEX taking place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC), under the theme of “Connecting the World with Innovations for Better Living” attracts over 2600 international exhibitors and buyers, officials from Mainland China and ASEAN tech experts, research centres and thought leaders to promote cross-regional,…

Spotlight – Hong Kong
March, 2023

CPII is pleased to announce that our centre has been broadcasted on the “Spotlight – Hong Kong” produced by Euronews in partnership with the Hong Kong SAR Government. In the episode, our Centre Director, Professor Helen Meng, explained the implementation of the “AI-based Personalised Product Design and Fabrication”. Professor Yam, one of our program leaders, and his team also slightly demonstrated the 3D human datasets and 3D weaving technology.

I&T New Era II
February, 2023

CPII is pleased to announce that our centre has been broadcasted on the 15th episode of “I&T New Era II”, jointly produced by the Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) and Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK). In the episode, one of our program leaders, Professor Yam and his team introduced the “AI-based Personalized Product Design and Fabrication” and demonstrated the 3D human datasets and 3D weaving technology. “I&T New Era II” broadcasts on RTHK TV 31 with 28 episodes. The series introduces the latest R&D projects and results of the 28…

​Innovation China Second Term Hong Kong Forum
February, 2023

CPII is honored to support The Innovation China Second Term Hong Kong Forum organized by the Doctors Think Tank Academy on 13th – 15th February 2023 at Hong Kong Science Park. Our Centre Director, Professor Helen Meng, served as a guest speaker and shared her thoughts about AI-enabled Spoken Language Technologies for Screening Neurocognitive Disorders in the development of Biotechnology and Medical Technology session. Professor Meng demonstrated the technology developed for older adult speech in Cantonese and the prototype of the application developed by her team. The forum gathered expertise…

Global I&T Summit
December, 2022

CPII is honored to support the Global Innovation and Technology Summit organized by the Innovation and Technology Commission of the HKSAR Government on 15th December 2022 at Hong Kong Science Park. The event was officiated by the Secretary for Innovation, Technology and Industry, Professor Sun Dong and the Commissioner for Innovation and Technology, Ms Rebecca Pun. Our Centre Director, Professor Helen Meng, served as invited panel speaker on the topic of “AI and humanness “ in the Global I&T Summit. She shared her thoughts about technological equity, and her experience…

CPII talk: Simulation, Sensing and Control of Soft Robots
December, 2022

Researchers have devoted to developing a variety of soft robotic systems in the laboratory to take advantage of compliance introduced by soft materials. While being able to mimic natural systems and building compatible robots working together with humans, the challenge of lacking computational tools in design also dampens the development of soft robotics in industrial applications. Specifically, the design and control practices taken in soft robotics at present are mainly based on intuition and trial-and-error empirical tests. In this talk, I am going to introduce our recent work to overcome…

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Innovation Day 2022
December, 2022

As one of the CUHK InnoHK Centres, Centre for Perceptual and Interactive Intelligence (CPII) was invited to demonstrate our research and development works in The Chinese University of Hong Kong Innovation Day 2022 on 28th October 2022. The Innovation Day involved a range of innovative research projects from CUHK scholars, 24 booths showcased innovative projects from 6 CUHK InnoHK Centres and 17 companies funded by the CUHK Technology Start-up Support Scheme for Universities (TSSSU) and others.

SCMP Conversations: AI & Consumer Experience
October, 2022

The event is launched by The South China Morning Post which brings together Hong Kong based e-commerce leaders and etailers, policymakers and techpreneurs to discuss and debate how AI can spur business growth, innovative ideas and customised consumer experience in the e-commerce space. Our Centre Director, Prof Helen Meng, is being invited as one of the panellists to share her thoughts about "the consumers have spoken: actionable strategies for a sustainable, ethical e-commerce business". ​ Source and More Information: https://ai-consumer.scmp.com/agenda/speakers/2831575

World Artificial Intelligence Conference 2022 – Hong Kong Branch
September, 2022

CPII is pleased to announce that the World Artificial Intelligence Conference 2022 – Hong Kong Branch organized by the Innovation and Technology Commission with the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation was successfully held on 1 Sep 2022 at Hong Kong Science Park. The Centre Director, Prof. Helen Meng was invited to give a speech on her latest development of CPII research and participate in the interactive exhibition showcasing their latest AI Innovations with her team.

InvestHK Webinar
August, 2022

The Director of CPII, Professor Helen Meng, shared the latest development of CPII research and innovations at the Webinar “The Journey of AI and Robotics: From Research to market” organized by the Invest HK on 19 August 2022. InvestHK is a HKSAR government department responsible for attracting and facilitating foreign direct investment into Hong Kong.

Innovation Hub@HK Launch Ceremony
August, 2022

The Innovation Hub@HK Launch Ceremony was successfully held on Aug 18, organised by the Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC). The Innovation Hub@HK is a dedicated website for Hong Kong to showcase research and development (R&D) strengths of HK's public research institutes and universities. as well as act as a focal point to bring together the relevant stakeholders, including the academia, research institutes and the industry. The event was officiated by the Secretary for Innovation, Technology and Industry, Professor Sun Dong and the Commissioner for Innovation and Technology, Ms Rebecca Pun.…

Most Successful Women 2022
July, 2022

CPII is pleased to announce that Prof. Meng was awarded as the Most Successful Women 2022 at 《旭茉Jessica》in recognition of her contributions to the development of innovation and technology in Hong Kong. Source from: https://www.jessicahk.com/msw2022_helenmeng/

ACM SIGMOD 2022
June, 2022

CPII is pleased to announce that Prof. Eric Lo and his team members (Ziliang Lai, Chris Liu, Chenxia Han, Pengfei Zhang and Ben Kao) won the best demonstration runner-up award at ACM SIGMOD 2022 with “Everest: A Top-K Deep Video Analytics System“. ​ The SIGMOD demonstration program is for sharing cutting-edge, data management system prototypes with the greater SIGMOD community. Demonstrations may consist of software, hardware, or both. The emphasis of the SIGMOD demonstration program is on visionary, next-generation systems requiring significant research and development effort.

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