Ms Yating Wan, PhD student from the Department of Electronic & Computer Engineering, and Dr Zhenglong Xu, 2016 PhD graduate from the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, have been named the recipients of the School of Engineering PhD Research Excellence Awards 2016-17.
Karen Ka Long Leong received the 2016 ASME Arthur L Williston Medal with her paper on fuel choice regulation in the marine industry. She talks about how her winning work could help the environment and how she enjoys being an engineer.
Companies, consumers and Hong Kong’s knowledge economy can all benefit from revenue management and dynamic pricing, according to SENG department head and industry operations pioneer Prof Guillermo Gallego.
The recipient of the School of Engineering Distinguished Research Excellence Award 2016, Prof Qiang Yang, delivered an insightful keynote on the topic of “Artificial Intelligence Under Big Data and Small Data” on December 14, 2016.
Researchers from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) have developed an intelligent hearing aid which not only allows users to adjust the clarity of selected sound sources, but is also much more affordable at just one tenth the price of similar products in the market.
Prof Ching W Tang, IAS Bank of East Asia Professor and Chair Professor of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Chemistry and Physics, received the 2017 IEEE Jun-ichi Nishizawa Medal together with two other professors from the University of Michigan and the University of Southern California for their pioneering work on organic light-emitting diode (OLED) displays.