Milestones in Development of Department of Applied Data Science
JulyiFREE GROUP donated HK$20 million to HKSYU for establishing the Big Data and Robotics Laboratories, located on 5/F High Block, Research Complex.
SeptemberThe Department of Applied Data Science was established. The Big Data Laboratory, Social Robotics & Digital Living Laboratory, and Virtual Reality Laboratory were opened.
OctoberGrand 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.
MarchThe Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Applied Data Science offered by Shue Yan University has been officially approved by the Chief Executive-in-Council.