Congratulations to HK team “ClearBot”! They just got the 1st runner-up at the Student Competition of 2019 Global Grand Challenges Summit (GGCS) in London. The HKU team was coached by Dr. Hayden K H So of Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and it was comprised of Sidhant Gupta (BEng(CE)-graduate), Angel Woo Chung-yu (BEng(CompSc)) , Utkarsh Goel (BEng(CompSc)), Ahmed Abbas Alvi (BEng(ME)) and Ma Jiacheng (BSc(ActuarSc)). The HKU team was joined by Padmanabhan Krishnamurthy from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Theresa Yip Man Yee from the City University of Hong Kong to form a Joint University Team of Hong Kong under the direction of Dr. So to compete as one of the China teams on the world stage.
“ClearBot” is an AI-powered, autonomous plastic-collecting robotic solution that took aim at the global ocean plastic epidemic.
For more details about “ClearBot”, please visit http://innowing.hk/clearbot/.
Background of GGCS 2019 can be found on the websites: