Delegations from UIC, Gree Electric Appliances Inc. of Zhuhai (Gree Electric) and the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) came together on 9 April to explore the possibility of establishing a trilateral platform for scientific research and innovation for artificial intelligence.

A meeting was held for discussion at Gree Electric and was attended by UIC President Prof Tang Tao; UIC’s Vice President (Academic Affairs), Prof Chen Zhi; Assistant to President at UIC, Ms Lilian Li; Secretary of CPC for Zhuhai National High-tech Industrial Development Zone, Mr Yan Haobo; Chairwoman of the Board of Gree Electric as well as UIC Honorary Fellow, Ms Dong Mingzhu; Assistant President and Senior Engineer of Gree Electric, Mr Fang Xiangjian; Distinguished Professor and Associate Vice President (Research Relationships China) at UTS, Prof Zhang Chengqi; as well as Distinguished Professor and Co-Director of the Centre for Autonomous Systems at UTS, Prof Liu Dikai.

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(from left) Prof Liu Dikai, Prof Tang Tao, Ms Dong Mingzhu, Prof Zhang Chengqi and Mr Yan Haobo

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The meeting held at Gree Electric

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 Prof Tang Tao said that he hopes to make UIC a platform to promote cooperation between universities as well as between universities and enterprises.

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 Ms Dong Mingzhu hopes to upgrade the robots that has been utilizing

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Prof Liu Dikai introdicing the researches of autonomous robots at UTS

A visit to the Exhibition Hall as well as the workplaces at Gree Electric were organised after the meeting.

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A visit to Gree Electric

Reporter: Aria Wu
Photographer: Lowry Qu
Editors: Samuel Burgess, Deen He, Marissa Furney
(from MPRO)