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Associate Principal Engineer / Senior Lead Engineer / Lead Engineer, Computational Optics

Ref. ID:  CEO/INM/ESDT/1703


The Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) was founded by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in 2000 with the mission of enhancing Hong Kong’s competitiveness through applied research. ASTRI’s core R&D competence in various areas is grouped under five Technology Divisions: Communications Technologies, Artificial Intelligence and Trust Technologies, Advanced Electronic Components and Systems, IoT Sensing and AI Technologies, and Innovative Mind.

It is applied across six core areas which are Smart City, Financial Technologies, New Industrialisation and Intelligent Manufacturing, Digital Health, Application Specific Integrated Circuits, and Metaverse.

Over the years, ASTRI has nurtured a pool of research, I&T talents and received numerous international awards for its pioneering innovations as well as outstanding business and community contributions. To date, ASTRI has transferred almost 1400 technologies to the industries and been granted more than 1000 patents in the Mainland, the US, and other countries.

To support our constant endeavour to position Hong Kong as a world-class smart city and an international hub of innovation and technology, we are seeking qualified professionals to fill the following position(s):


Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with computer generated hologram (CGH)
  • Design, simulate and optimize efficient algorithm to achieve state-of-the-art CGH
  • Propose various advance computational optics systems, such as single-pixel related system
  • Implement/realize various computational optics systems
  • Liaising with engineers, other professionals, as well as clients to ensure quality projects are completed to specifications.


Job Requirements:

  • PhD’s, Master's or bachelor's degree in computational optics or relevant disciplines.
  • Hands-on experience in various types of computational optics (e.g 3D imaging and display)
  • Experience in Holography
  • Experience in single-pixel compressive imaging; optical information processing; optical computing; image processing; information security; machine learning is a plus
  • Good command of written and spoken English, self-motivated and good communication skills.
  • Initiative and drive to complete tasks quickly and efficiently


The appointment will be on renewable contract terms with a competitive salary and performance-linked variable pay. Fringe benefits include paid leave, medical, insurance coverage and contribution to MPF. The incumbent will normally work a five-day week.


For interested parties, please submit your application with detailed CV within two weeks of the post date. Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. The review of applications will continue until post is filled.


The resume should not include any sensitive personal information such as ID card no. or passport number, photo, etc.


Position offer is subject to the applicant’s experience and academic qualification. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. ASTRI reserves the right not to fill the position.


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