Welcome to SmartAM@CityU

Uncovering the Latest Findings in Precision Livestock Farming
and Strive to Improve Animal Health & Welfare

Our Research

Primary Areas of Interest

Smart Animal Management (SmartAM) 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 

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 "The collaborative efforts of multiple disciplines working locally, nationally, and globally, to attain optimal health for people, animals, and our environment"
                                                                                    — One Health Initiative Task Force

 " To achieve food security for all and make sure that people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives"
                                                                                                                                    — FAO

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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