Professor Irene Lo of Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at HKUST has been elected as an Academician (Technical and Environmental Sciences) of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts (EASA). She is the first Hong Kong scholar inducted into the EASA.
A group of four PhD students, Reuben Chi Ming Cheung, Feng Ni, Zhen Qin, Haoran Wen, led by Prof Yi-kuen Lee, won the 3rd prize (with US$1,000) in the 5th International Contest of Applications in Nano-Micro Technology (iCAN).
HKUST research team led by Prof Yui-bun Chan from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, with support from leading global aluminium producer UC RUSAL, has discovered a new aluminium composite – Fiber Reinforced Aluminium.
HKUST has invented a mini pulsed electric field device which could reduce more than 90 percent of bacteria in the running tap water in a few seconds. The technology is a possible way to help control the spread of water-borne diseases such as Legionellosis caused by microbial contamination of water.
Understanding students’ needs not only in pursuit of academic studies but also in sketching their own career path, the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) has recently launched the CSE jobEX programme with FDMT, a HR consulting firm uniquely focused on Gen Y employment.
The HKUST School of Engineering’s 4-year Engineering Degree Programs are the first in Hong Kong to have been granted provisional accreditation by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) via the brand new outcome-based education approach.