Chair Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Prof Charles W W Ng received a 2013 Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Award (Science & Technology), First Class from the Ministry of Education.
Two PhD students from the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Belsy Wai Tung Yuen and Edwin Chi Yan Tso have been awarded the Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowships 2013/14 (for Postgraduate Research Students).
Prof Jianan Qu of Electronic and Computer Engineering has just been elected a Fellow of the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) for his achievements in Biomedical Optics (optical diagnosis of early cancer, multiphoton spectroscopy and imaging).
The prestigious QS World University Rankings have just released its 2014 Subject Rankings which have seen HKUST ranked within the world’s top 20 and made impressive rises in most of the engineering and technology subjects.
HKUST PhD student Zhang Shanchao, Department of Physics, has won the 2013 Young Scientist Award. Another PhD student Chen Shuming from the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, received the runner-up prize in the Engineering Science Category with his project on white organic light-emitting diodes (WOLEDs)