A team of Mechanical Engineering students of the undergraduate final-year capstone project in the title of “Design and Construction of an Innovative Energy Conversion Device” – Ms. Fung Man Yi, Ms. Wong Hei Wa and Ms. Pang Wei Fong under the supervision of Dr. Lam Chun Ki has won the Champion and the Best Innovative Award in the HKIE Joint Student Chapters Competition 2018.

The competition was organized by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) and held at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University on 14 April 2018. The theme of this year is “Engineering a Utopia”. The topic should be related to Sustainable Development, and should fulfill at least one of the scopes of Intelligent Building, Green Construction and Methodology and Energy Efficiency and Management. Top universities in Hong Kong have participated in this annual competition.

The judging panel marked the competitors based on design innovation, design methodology, potential for commercialization and presentation skills during the presentation session. The winning innovative design for the team is an eco-friendly portable fridge powered up by energy conversion on a bike.