Feather Sorter
The feather sorter is used to sort feathers of different features for the shuttlecock manufacturing industry ...
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The height of the robotcop 1.6m tall and is made of aluminum...
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Shaking Platform
The system consists of a steel platform of size 3m x 3m. It is controlled by computer to move in a x-y ...
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Automatic Flaws Inspection System for Laser-cutting Plywood Board
The purpose of this project is to automate the detection process of natural and manufacturing flaws before/after laser cutting a plywood board.
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Automatic Robot Cutter for Underground Drainage Pipes Repairing in Hong Kong
To develop an automatic robot cutter that can cut the lateral connection branch opening during underground drainage pipe (of diameter 900 to 1300mm) repairing in Hong Kong.
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The Materials, Design and Manufacturing Facility (MDMF) (CWB) focuses on multidisciplinary and application-oriented research programs that will create impact on the design and manufacturing industries in Hong Kong and the neighboring regions. The Facility has technical expertise to provide support of the advanced engineering materials technology and its applications, engineering design and manufacturing needs of teaching and learning activities, academic research and industrial collaboration projects. It creates stimulus for collaboration and interaction between HKUST, local industries and international bodies.

The Facility maintains a range of state-of-the-art equipment to promote research in the area of materials processing and development, engineering design, manufacturing and Nano-measurement. The Facility has a number of sophisticated Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines for providing a platform for CAD/CAM integration. It has a strong capability in Computer-Aided-Engineering and Reverse Engineering with a range of analysis and simulation software. The Facility is also actively involved in the manufacturing of special mechanical and electronics equipment/systems for research and industrial application. The Facility supports the repair and maintenance of sophisticated scientific instruments, calibration of measuring instruments, microstructural design and new materials development, non-destructive testing and failure analysis, applied mechanics and testing methodologies.
MDMF offers services in the following areas:

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For any inquiry, please send an email to:
Prof. Wenjing YE, Director
Dr. Patrick T W Lam, Associate Director (, 2358 6838)