Universities to develop railway monitoring technology
CHINA: An agreement to establish a joint innovation centre was signed by Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Southwest Jiaotong University on October 27.
The centre would develop real-time monitoring systems and diagnostic technology for high speed rail infrastructure, rolling stock and components.
‘The signing of the agreement means closer collaboration in developing new railway transit safety monitoring technology, and PolyU will further participate in the nation’s high speed rail projects through its PolyU Shenzhen Base’, said PolyU Vice-President Research Development, Professor Alex Wai. ‘I believe this strategic partnership will take the development of China’s high speed rail to higher levels of excellence.’