Silver Award

The project Immersive virtual reality training system for preventing aspiration in elderly, led by Dr. Qian Xiao of the Capital Medical University and with Dr. Thomas Choi as a team member, obtained a Silver Award from the Virtual Reality Innovation Contest, organized by the School of Earth and Space Sciences of the Peking University in Beijing on 6 Jan 2019.

National Natural Science Award 2017

For achievements in artificial intelligence with the project “Clustering, knowledge leveraging and learning in neuro-fuzzy system model construction”, Second-class Award, Ministry of Education, People’s Republic of China. [Certificate]

Faculty Team Award for Outstanding Performance/Achievement in Services 2014/15

Project Team: PolyU-Henry G. Leong Mobile Integrative Health Centre, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Silver medal

Project: Haptic platform for self-care training in occupational therapy, The 42th International Exhibition of Innovations of Geneva, Switzerland, 2-6 April 2014 [Gallery]

Honourable mention

Project: Haptic platform for self-care training in occupational therapy, China Delegation of the 42th International Exhibition of Innovations of Geneva, China Patent Information Center, State Intellectual Property Office, People’s Republic of China, 2-6 April 2014 [Gallery]

First-runner up

Project: An Innovative Rehabilitation Simulation System for Learning Activities of Daily Living
The First Hong Kong Innovation Day, 11 Dec 2013 [Gallery]

Best Innovation and Research (Postgraduates & Open) Special Mention – Social Responsibility

Project: A computerized handwriting training system for children with upper extremity disability
Hong Kong Information and Communications Technology Awards, 3 Apr 2012 [Gallery]




An Intelligent and Immersive Training System and Device for Nasogastric Tube Placement (No. 2014102205190, July 2018), China Patent Office


Press Conference


Press Conference (30 May 2016)




Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK): Episode 11 “智能認知障礙症風險預測系統” of the radio programme Health GPS under the Community Involvement Broadcasting Service (CIBS) (19 June 2020, 20:30- 21:00)


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