The HKUST School of Engineering (SENG) has always encouraged cutting-edge research with global impact. Our students, faculty, and alumni play an important role in our research. To recognize and honor their achievements as well as to promote research, we have liaised with Google, Inc. to establish a joint competition of “Solve For X”.
According to the just released QS World University Rankings by Faculty 2014 – Engineering and Technology, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has continued to shine and was ranked No. 15, its highest ever position in this league table since 2010. HKUST made an impressive jump of 4 places from No. 19 in last year and has been No. 1 in Hong Kong for 5 years in a row.
Red Rabbit, the Smart Car Team of HKUST Robotics Team, made a breakthrough in the 9th National Undergraduate Student “Freescale Cup” Intelligent Car Competition (South China Region) held in Wuhan University of Technology from 21st to 24th of July.
The School of Engineering today officially welcomes new research postgraduate students (RPg) at the PG Orientation held at the Tin Ka Ping Hall in University Center. Over 120 students and faculty members attended this joyful gathering.
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.