I was honor to be invited by Dr. KS Chin (Asso. Professor, SEEM, CityU) to give a talk named “Total Quality Engineering and its development in Hong Kong” to the first year students of BEng Systems Engineering and Management (BEng SEM) on 22nd Oct 2018.
In the beginning, Dr. KS Chin introduced some basic principles of quality management including TQM; and then introduced me as Adjunct Professor in SEEM, CityU and had worked in Science Park for more than 10 years.
Firstly, I introduced Hong Kong Society for Quality (HKSQ) vision, mission, value and history. Then I briefed the quality innovation development in Hong Kong based on different associations and awards, as well as, government established status bodies to explain from Quality aspects to Innovation aspects.
And then I introduced the Quality Professional Development Model that HKSQ to fill the gap between talent from university generated and industry need. We provided different certificates & training including HKSQ Six Sigma Green Beth and Black Belt, Quality Manager & Engineer, Laboratory Specialist as well as GMP Professional.
After that I mentioned the China and Hong Kong policies on quality and innovation. In China, there were One Belt One Road, Great Bay Area and Made in China 2025, etc. In Hong Kong, we had Hong Kong-Shenzhen Innovation and Technology Park in the Lok Ma Chau Loop and Re-industrialization, etc. Quality Innovation definition and meaning was also described. I briefed the history development of quality and innovation tools included Brainstorming, Creatology, Six Thinking Hats, Thinkertoys, Design Thinking, TRIZ and USIT, as well as Extenics.
I mentioned how I met Prof. Cai Wen and learnt his original developed innovation theory named “Extenics” which included Extension Theory, Extension Method and Extension Engineer. Prof. Cai Wen selected this topic since 1976 and then used 7 years to develop the basic-element and Extenics Set in which created a new China original science subject. Moreover, I introduced the Extenics Set which could describe the dynamic classification under transformation.
Finally, I briefed the Basic-element, Extension Innovation Method (four steps) and the summary on extension innovation table. Some applications on Extenics such as Startup business model was demonstrated.
Lastly, I briefed the industry 4.0 (i4.0) that considered as a new level of organization and control over the entire value chain of the life cycle of products. The basis for the 4th industrial revolution is the availability of all relevant information in real time by connecting all instances involved in the value chain.
I also mentioned Quality 4.0 (Q4.0) that was truly not about technology, but the users of that technologies (e.g. advances in data, analytics, connectivity, scalability and collaboration) and the processes they used to maximize value. A big picture view of Q4.0 was showed.
At the end, I briefed a next generation AI development plan from China and briefed the history of AI development. As Total Quality Engineer, most new technologies should be aware and utilized for improving your product, process and service.
Before end of lecture, I took a group photo with students.
SEEM of CityUHK - http://www.cityu.edu.hk/seem/
BEng SEM - http://www.cityu.edu.hk/seem/prg-bengsem.htm
Related to BETQE & BESEM past events:
20180416: CityU Guest Lecture of Quality Innovation & Extenics to CityU Students - https://qualityalchemist.blogspot.com/2018/04/cityu-guest-lecture-of-quality.html
20180201: CityU & Hanyang University Students visit to HKSTP 2018 - https://qualityalchemist.blogspot.hk/2018/02/cityu-hanyang-university-students-visit.html
20171010: The 1st Major Programme Committee Meeting for BEng in SEM, CityU - https://qualityalchemist.blogspot.hk/2017/10/the-1st-major-programme-committee.html
20170403: CityU Guest Lecture of Quality Innovation & Extenics to TQE Students - https://qualityalchemist.blogspot.hk/2017/04/cityu-guest-lecture-of-quality.html
20141110: CityU TQE Students visit HKSTP
20120402: CityU Guest Lecture for Quality Management in Science Park Laboratory and HKSQ Membership Drive
20111110: Guest Seminar for CityU BETQE student in World Quality Day
20101109: Industrial Guest Talk to BEng(Hon) in Total Quality Engineering, CityU
20091105: HKSQ membership drive to BEng (Hon) in Total Quality Engineering, CityU