Henry Lau is an Associate Dean (Innovation) in the Engineering Faculty and an Associate Professor in the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, The University of Hong Kong (HKU). Henry graduated from the University of Oxford with a bachelor’s degree in Engineering Science and a DPhil in Robotics. Prior to joining The University of Hong Kong, he was a Senior Systems Engineer and Manager at the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) and AEA Technology plc., working bespoke tele-robotics and advanced automation systems for decommissioning and waste management. Henry was a Croucher Foundation Research Fellow at the University of Oxford Robotics Research Group, and a visiting lecturer at Brasenose College, Oxford teaching Engineering Science. Henry’s research interest includes virtual reality technology, artificial intelligence and robotics. Henry is also the Warden of University Hall at HKU.