Talk on Innovation and Technology
Hong Kong CPPCC Youth Association invited Professor Tieniu TAN to share “Opportunities for the Youth in the Latest Innovation and Technology Development” on 18 December 2018 in our school hall.
Professor Tieniu TAN is an expert on image processing, computer vision and pattern recognition. He is currently the Vice Minister at the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and Director of the Centre for Research on Intelligent Perception and Computing, CAS Institute of Automation (CASIA).
He is a member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, International Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, Fellow of The World Academy of Sciences for the advancement of sciences in developing countries (TWAS) and Corresponding Member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences. He is also Fellow of IEEE and IAPR. He received his BSc degree in electronic engineering from Xi’an Jiaotong University in 1984, and later gained MSc and PhD degrees in electronic engineering from Imperial College London.
In the talk, he shared with us the brief history of innovation and technology, the latest development of innovation and technology in our country as well as in the world, and the opportunities for the youth. He encouraged students to grab these opportunities to develop their own interests and careers.