Milestones in Development of Department of Applied Data Science

  • 2019
  • July

    iFREE GROUP donated HK$20 million to HKSYU for establishing the Big Data and Robotics Laboratories, located on 5/F High Block, Research Complex.
  • 2020
  • September

    The Department of Applied Data Science was established. The Big Data Laboratory, Social Robotics & Digital Living Laboratory, and Virtual Reality Laboratory were opened.
  • October

    Grand opening of the iFREE GROUP Innovation and Research Centre, comprising 3 laboratories and 1 Innovation Incubation Hub. Mr. Alfred SIT Wing-hang, JP, Secretary for Innovation and Technology from the HKSAR government, Mr. Steven LOKE, Executive Chairman of iFREE GROUP (HK) Limited and other well-known figures in the industry officiated the opening ceremony.
  • 2022
  • March

    The Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Applied Data Science offered by Shue Yan University has been officially approved by the Chief Executive-in-Council.