Taiwanese ministerial visit to the Newmarket Innovation Campus
Taiwan’s Vice-Minister of Economic Affairs Ms. Mei-Hua Wang led a delegation of 15 Industry and Government high officials on Tuesday 31st October visiting the University of Auckland’s Innovation Campus in Newmarket. Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Jim Metson introduced the University, its newest Campus, and UniServices, discussing the capabilities of the different research groups and centres. It is evident that there is ample scope for collaboration between Taiwan and New Zealand, especially in the areas of ICT, Robotics and Materials. Previously in the day, an MOU between the University and the Taiwanese Government was signed to facilitate the exchange of talented students.
The delegation spent some time visiting the Electrical and Computer Engineering labs, including the robotics labs. Android robot EveR4 personally welcome Ms Wang, and the team showcased our latest robotics research.
act to industry or society. Bruce is an exemplar through his contribution in the field of Robotics.