To keep abreast of the latest development of financial technology, the Department of Economics and Finance organized a visit to Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited (ASTRI) in November 2021. There were solution presentation and demonstration on alternative credit scoring, AI chatbot leveraging deep learning, big data analytics, speech recognition with natural language processing, optical character recognition and cold food import safety management (CFISM) platform. Colleagues and students took this valuable opportunity to exchange ideas with ASTRI engineers.


Dr. Martin Szeto, Chief Operating Officer of ASTRI, introduced the background of ASTRI to participants

Dr. S.K. Lee, associate head of department of Economics and Finance, delivered an opening remark 


Group photo

 The department would like to express sincere gratitude to Dr. Martin Szeto, Ms. Priscilla Yeung, Mr. Simon Lee, Mr. Chu Shing Yee, Mr. Matthew Mak and Mr. Adrian Wong for their warm hospitality.