Welcome to SAM@CityU

Uncovering the Latest Findings in Animal Behaviour and Welfare in Precision Livestock Farming 

Our Research

Primary Areas of Interest

Smart Animal Management (SAM) Laboratory at CityU is dedicated to applying engineering skills and knowledge and seeking data-driven solutions to address global challenges related to food animal production and sustainability, particularly the ever-growing issues related to animal behavior and welfare.

Precision Livestock Farming

  • Computer vision & wearable sensors for real-time monitoring and assessment on animal behaviour, health, production, reproduction and welfare.

  • Intelligent decision-making systems for livestock production management

A demonstration of multiple object tracking, using instance segmentation output of our study CClusnet-Inseg

Animal Behavior & Welfare

  • Alternative Housing Systems for Farm Animals (e.g., Poultry & Pigs)

  • Behavior and Production Responses of Animals to Housing Enrichments and Lighting

RFID-based monitoring system of individual poultry acvitity (standing, drinking, feeding)

Housing Systems & Management

  • Alternative Housing Systems for Farm Animals (e.g., Poultry & Pigs)

  • Air Quality and Thermal Conditions for Production Animals 


Contact Us

Thank you for your interest in our research. Get in touch with us for any questions or comments regarding our work and publications.

1B-405, To Yuen Building, 31 To Yuen Street, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong SAR

+852 3442 5295

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