Winnie Tang

Winnie Tang

Dr Winnie Tang JP is an adjunct professor in the Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Architecture at the University of Hong Kong. She is a pioneer in bringing the geographic information system technology to Hong Kong. Over the years, she has been actively advocating the use of technology in e-health, environmental conservation and education. She also founded the Smart City Consortium and Esri China (Hong Kong) Limited.

Latest from Winnie Tang

Opinion | How a smart ‘super prison’ can help Hong Kong’s wayward youth and add value to society

Consolidating correctional facilities would help improve efficiency and ease persistent staff shortages. Wider society would also benefit from having more land freed up for housing while enhanced rehabilitation can cut costs associated with criminal cases.

Consolidating correctional facilities would help improve efficiency and ease persistent staff shortages. Wider society would also benefit from having more land freed up for housing while enhanced rehabilitation can cut costs associated with criminal cases.

How a smart ‘super prison’ can help Hong Kong’s wayward youth and add value to society
21 Oct 2021 - 7:03AM
The View | Let Hong Kong’s young people help create a Qianhai ‘super zone’

Hong Kong needs bold, innovative planning that puts people first and promotes social inclusiveness and collaboration from the bottom up to make the Qianhai plan a success.

Hong Kong needs bold, innovative planning that puts people first and promotes social inclusiveness and collaboration from the bottom up to make the Qianhai plan a success.

Let Hong Kong’s young people help create a Qianhai ‘super zone’
24 Sep 2021 - 9:50AM
Macroscope | How Singapore synergy shows the way forward for Hong Kong’s smart city dreams

Hong Kong does not lag behind its neighbours in becoming a smart city, especially in infrastructure construction. The city’s fatal flaw is that many projects are not related to each other, making it difficult to produce the needed synergy.

Hong Kong does not lag behind its neighbours in becoming a smart city, especially in infrastructure construction. The city’s fatal flaw is that many projects are not related to each other, making it difficult to produce the needed synergy.

How Singapore synergy shows the way forward for Hong Kong’s smart city dreams
28 Apr 2021 - 2:30PM
Opinion | Three steps Hong Kong can take to stop spinning its wheels on re-industrialisation and spur economic growth

While the government’s push to revitalise manufacturing has waned, Covid-19 has shown the importance of diversification. More spending on research, commercialising its findings, and a clear policy direction that takes the Greater Bay Area into account, would help.

While the government’s push to revitalise manufacturing has waned, Covid-19 has shown the importance of diversification. More spending on research, commercialising its findings, and a clear policy direction that takes the Greater Bay Area into account, would help.

Three steps Hong Kong can take to stop spinning its wheels on re-industrialisation and spur economic growth
28 Jan 2021 - 8:34AM
Opinion | In an epidemic, can we balance personal privacy and public safety?

There are now 1.4 billion mobile devices in use in China, which means there is a lot of data that can be used to manage an outbreak of infectious disease. Around the world, the use of big data is also becoming common in crisis relief, but fears of misuse remain.

There are now 1.4 billion mobile devices in use in China, which means there is a lot of data that can be used to manage an outbreak of infectious disease. Around the world, the use of big data is also becoming common in crisis relief, but fears of misuse remain.

In an epidemic, can we balance personal privacy and public safety?
3 Mar 2020 - 10:54AM
As New York shows, open data is the key to smart traffic solutions
14 Jan 2018 - 6:58PM
Hong Kong’s smart city dreams can move faster on big data

With big data holding the key to global prosperity, Hong Kong’s smart city blueprint can be best realised by a data-sharing platform for the government, public and private entities, and mobile apps.

With big data holding the key to global prosperity, Hong Kong’s smart city blueprint can be best realised by a data-sharing platform for the government, public and private entities, and mobile apps.

Hong Kong’s smart city dreams can move faster on big data
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Artificial intelligence can create smarter classrooms and students – but it won’t replace teachers
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
How can Hong Kong be more ‘walkable’? Here are five examples
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Carrie Lam’s pledge to invest in technology a smart move as the global AI contest heats up
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
How Hong Kong can cut traffic congestion: invest in smart technology
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
A smart future for Hong Kong: Carrie Lam should emphasise technology to help unite the city
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Antivirus is dead: young talents are Hong Kong’s first line of defence against cyberattacks
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
How technology can restore dignity for people with disabilities while boosting the economy
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Coding is the language of progress, and Hong Kong needs to master it quickly
23 Feb 2017 - 6:26PM
Hong Kong needs a data revolution at the very top
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
To innovate, Hong Kong needs to groom more top scientists and engineers
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Hong Kong cannot become a smart city without its people’s buy-in
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
How mobile payment technology could pay off for Hong Kong
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Hong Kong needs a tech upgrade to diversify its ailing economy
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Hong Kong regulators must not stifle the city’s fledgling sharing economy
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Rise of the machines: China’s robotics market can only grow
7 Apr 2016 - 1:22PM