Interstellar, the Smart Car Team of HKUST Robotics Team, once again attained good results in the 10th National Undergraduate Students “Freescale Cup” Intelligent Car Competition (South China Region) held in Xiamen University from 18th to 21th of July.
A team of three MPhil Program in Technology Leadership and Entrepreneurship (TLE) students achieved further success when their innovative FITKICK product won the Championship and HKSTP Technopreneur Award (Gold Award) in the YDC E-Challenge 2015 last month and the Gold Award in the JEC Outstanding Engineering Project Awards (OEPA) 2015 this month.
The research excellence of the School of Engineering saw two HKUST-led projects receive funding totaling more than HK$66 million under the fifth round of Research Grants Council’s Theme-based Research Scheme.
A group of engineering undergraduates (Alexander Yu Tse and Chen Tang from Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and Chun Sing Poon from Electronic and Computer Engineering) won the 2nd prize with US$2,000 in the final contest of the International Contest of Applications in Nano-Micro Technologies (iCAN 2015) in Anchorage, Alaska, US on 20-22 June 2015.
Vice-President for Research and Graduate Studies and Chair Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Prof Joseph H W Lee was awarded Honorary Membership of the International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR).
Faculty members from the School of Engineering have received two honors in the 2014 Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards (Science and Technology), presented by the Ministry of Education.