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You are cordially invited to attend the ASRC lecture on “Practical Residual Stress Analysis on Aircraft Engines & Optical Coherence Tomography in Airframe Inspection” to be presented by our researchers, Mr Anthony Mannion and Dr GUO Wenjiang. Read More


On February the 14, the ASRC Digital Technology and Automation team delivered a fully automatic laser marking machine to HAESL in Junk bay. The laser marking machine uses a QR code to identify the turbine/ engine blade or component which is then fixed in the machine. It is translated to the firing point of the laser under a ‘cold mirror’ and adjusted in the ‘z’ direction to give the correct focus of the laser and the machine vision camera. Read More


Consider these facts: The Asian commercial aircraft fleet is the world’s largest and will be double that of the European fleet in 15-20 years. It will also have a growing Asian-produced aircraft base as well as multiple types of carriers—including mega-carriers. The Asian public’s propensity to travel is far behind the rest of world, but with a fast-growing middle class, that will increase. Some areas of Asia such as Indonesia and India require air travel as a main mode of transportation. Read More


PolyU hosted a ceremony by Council Chairman Mr Chan Tze-ching and President Prof. Timothy W. Tong to celebrate the opening of the new research facility of the Aviation Services Research Centre (ASRC), which was co-founded by PolyU and The Boeing Company (Boeing) in 2012. The new facility occupies 1,500 square metres on campus, and will be installed with HK$35-million new equipment. Read More


On Monday 28th August, we had a traditional blessing to bring prosperity and good fortune. The new facility to house the Aviation Services Research Centre was handed over this morning and the transfer of staff and equipment from the current location is underway. The official opening ceremony will take place on 26 September 2017. The new facilities represent a significant investment in leading edge research facilities to support the expanding MRO industry within Hong Kong and South East Asia. Read More


The Aviation Services Research Centre, as part of PolyU Showcase, presented to delegates from 34 countries, including influential higher education and industry leaders, entrepreneurs and policy-makers around the globe, gather in Hong Kong for the inaugural Times Higher Education (THE) Innovation & Impact Summit. Co-hosted by PolyU and THE, a key celebratory event of the University’s 80th anniversary, the Summit commenced on 31st May with the PolyU Showcase. Read More


The Aviation Services Research Centre (ASRC) has signed collaborative agreements with industry partners for five projects in April. The projects will focus on Digital Imaging, Radio Frequency Identification systems, Biometric Signoff of electronic documents, digitizing and manufacture of jigs and Automatic Hole Template production. The solutions are the result of research projects undertaken by the ASRC during the last three years. Read More


On 2nd March 2017, the Aviation Services Research Centre hosted a meeting for the ASRC Board of Governors including representatives from BOEING China, HAECO and HAESL. Prof. Alexander Wai, Vice President (Research Development), presented Dr. Dong Yang Wu with a certificate of appointment to the position of Adjunct Professor in the department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Later Prof. Alexander Wai presented Dr. Dong Yang Wu with a plaque to commemorate the significant contribution of Dr. WU as the Chairman of the Aviation Services Research Centre Board of Governors. Read More


On 28th February 2017, the Aviation Services Research Centre hosted a visit for the PolyU Council Chairman. Prof. Alexander Wai, Vice President (Research Development) presented various aspects of the Aviation Services Research Centre’s work to Mr. Chan Tze-Ching before a number of ASRC staff gave presentations on the various projects they were involved in. Read More


On 26 October 2016, the ITC officials visited the research-oriented units of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University including the Aviation Services Research Centre. Prof. Timothy Tong, President, Prof. Philip Chan, Deputy President and Provost, and Prof. Alexander Wai, Vice President (Research Development) received the ITC officials, and introduced latest developments in technological innovation of the University. Moreover, the ITC officials visited a number of laboratories and facilities of the University including the ASRC. Read More