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.


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


The meeting held at Gree Electric


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


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


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.





A visit to Gree Electric

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