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.
Hackathon@HKUST (hackUST) 2016 was successfully held on 16-17 April at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). Around 440 students and alumni in 91 teams coming from eight local universities were attracted to experience a highly creative weekend.
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) celebrated the opening of the HKUST The Big Data for Bio Intelligence Laboratory which is dedicated to designing data analytic solutions for big data in biology and healthcare to advance knowledge and improve people’s living.
The Walt Disney Company (Hong Kong) and the teams of HKUST Engineering students receiving the first “Disney-HKUST Grant for Technology and Well-being” unveiled today their creative inventions designed to give back to the Hong Kong community.
Prof Kwang-Ting (Tim) Cheng (鄭光廷教授) has been appointed as Dean of Engineering with effect from 1 May 2016 concurrent with his professorial appointment as Chair Professor jointly in the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering and in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering.