PhD, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Lecturer I of Division of Integrative Systems and Design
Departmental Research Area
Control & Robotic Systems, System & Automation, Integrative Systems Design
Individual Research Interest
Dr Leung’s research focuses on multidisciplinary system design and optimization for the following integrative systems (1) Modular subject-specific exoskeleton/ exo-prostheses (2) Field robotics in terrestrial and aerospace applications (3) Automation solutions to smart manufacturing.
Dr Suk Wai Winnie Leung is a systems designer, educator and entrepreneur. Faculty of the Division of Integrative Systems and Design (ISD), Dr Leung received her PhD in Electronic and Computer Engineering from the HKUST in 2010. In Canada, she earned her BASc in Systems Design Engineering from University of Waterloo in 2002 and MASc in Aerospace Engineering from University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies in 2004. She has worked as teaching faculty in the top universities in Hong Kong in both engineering and entrepreneurship disciplines. Prior to her PhD studies, Dr Leung worked in the Canadian/ European aerospace industry as a control engineer between 2004 and 2006 designing the first version of the ExoMars Rover locomotive. Dr Leung was the recipient of the most innovative proposal award for Apophis Mission Design Competition hosted by the Planetary Society in 2009. She has published over 20 technical papers in international journals and conferences. Beyond her academic endeavors, Dr Leung worked extensively in technology consulting (e.g. MDRobotics, IBM, Deloitte Consulting), equipping her with cross disciplinary vantage points. In 2010, she co-founded miniDSP, a HK-based pro-audio company which delivers digital audio solutions in application areas spanning conferencing to augmented reality.