Visit of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Monday, January 14, 2019

Delegates from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University visited the university on Monday, January  14, 2019 to introduce their newly established Greater Bay Area International Institute for Innovation (GBA I3) and its plan to the UWaterloo senior management team.  Discussions also continued on the development of joint entrepreneurship programs between our universities.

Visit of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Delegates from Hong Kong Polytechnic University:

Miranda Lou, Executive Vice President

Alwin Wong, Director of Institute for Entrepreneurship

Alison LIoyd,  Director of International Affairs Office; Director of International Research and Planning

Wynne Wong, Senior Manager of International Affairs Office


Participants from University of Waterloo: 

Ian Rowlands, Associate Vice-President, International (Chair of the meetings)

Sandra Banks, Vice President, University Relations

Jason Coolman, Associate Vice-President, Development and Alumni Relations

Adrien Côté, Science Lead and Business Advisor, Velocity

Rachel Figueiredo, Engineering & Entrepreneurship Librarian

Marc Hurwitz, Associate Director, Undergraduate Studies, Conrad School of Entrepreneurship & Business (Conrad)

Lyndon Jones, Professor; Director, Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE), School of Optometry and Vision Science, Faculty of Science

Drew Knight, Director, Global Research and Strategic Alliances, Office of Research (OR)

Robert Lemieux, Dean, Faculty of Science and Professor of Chemistry 

Nick Manning, Associate Vice-President, Communications

Norah McRae, Associate Provost, Co-operative and Experiential Education

Chris Peace, Associate Director, Operations, Waterloo International

Pearl Sullivan, Dean, Faculty of Engineering

Shirley Tang, Associate Dean Research, Faculty of Science

Ben Thompson, Professor; Associate Director for Research, School of Optometry and Vision Science, Faculty of Science

Fue-Sang Lien, Professor, Acting Chair of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering

Ling Loerchner, Chief Commercialization Officer, Asia Managing Director Waterloo Commercialization Office (WatCo)

Suping Zhao, International Relations Manager and Special Advisor - China, Waterloo International (WI)

Visit of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Visit of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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