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Distinguished Chinese Scientists Lecture Series 2016 to be held this Friday at Science Museum
     The Distinguished Chinese Scientists Lecture Series 2016 will be held this Friday (October 21) at the Lecture Hall of the Hong Kong Science Museum. Distinguished Chinese scientists will be invited to speak on their achievements and contribution in their respective fields and on the prospects for future technological development.
     Three lectures will be conducted from 2pm with the following details:
1. "New Revolution of Quantum Technology" (in Putonghua)
Speaker: Professor Chen Yuao (Researcher of the CAS Center for Excellence and Synergetic Innovation Center in Quantum Information and Quantum Physics of University of Science and Technology of China)
Time: 2pm – 3.15pm
2. "From Lunar Exploration to Incision-less Surgery" (in Cantonese)
Speaker: Professor Yung Kai-leung (Associate Head of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
Time: 3.25pm – 4.25pm
3. "Jupiter: Outpost of Outer Space Exploration" (in Putonghua)
Speaker: Professor Ip Wing-huen (Member of the International Academy of Astronautics)
Time: 4.35pm – 5.35pm
     Professor Arthur Lau (Researcher and Adjunct Associate Professor of Division of Environment of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology) will be the moderator of the lectures.
     Admission is free on a first-come, first-served basis. Simultaneous interpretation in Putonghua and Cantonese will be available.
     The lectures are jointly presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, the China Association for Science and Technology, the Beijing-Hong Kong Academic Exchange Centre and the China Association (HK) for Science and Society Ltd.
     Since 2003, more than 60 well-known Chinese scientists have been invited to the Distinguished Chinese Scientists Lecture Series to give lectures on various topics, sharing the latest technological advancements with the public, and encouraging young people to participate in scientific research.

     For enquiries, please call 2732 3223 or visit the website at hk.science.museum/ms/dcsls2016/index.html.
Ends/Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Issued at HKT 20:20
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