School of Engineering members have achieved outstanding results in the 6th Annual HKUST One Million Dollar Entrepreneurship Competition, with the top three winning teams all include SENG students or alumni.
Prof Kei May Lau’s group, in collaboration with researchers from University of California, Santa Barbara, Sandia National Laboratories and Harvard University achieved tiny lasers directly on silicon, making a significant breakthrough for the semiconductor/photonic industry and well beyond.
Prof Patrick Yue of the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering was among the first Hong Kong scholars to receive the Guanghua Engineering Science and Technology Prizes presented by the Chinese Academy of Engineering in Beijing.
Prof Xiangtong Qi from the Department of Industrial Engineering and Logistics Management received a Natural Science Award (Second Class) in the 2015 Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards (Science and Technology) presented by the Ministry of Education.
HKUST is leading a multi-disciplinary team comprising engineers, computer scientists, environmental scientists and ecologists from various universities and institutions to study the mechanism of debris flow in efforts to mitigate the risks and damage of landslides in Hong Kong.