An elite group of 158 first year engineers at the School of Engineering (SENG) were honored for their academic excellence at the Dean of Engineering Scholarship Presentation Ceremony 2013, which was held on 27th and 28th November on campus.
Six student teams from the HKUST School of Engineering and School of Science won one First Class Award, three Second Class Awards and two Third Class Awards in the 13th National University Students Technology Challenge Cup Competition （第十三屆全國大學生科技挑戰盃） held in Soochow University in mid Oct 2013. This is the best result achieved by HKUST since our first participation in the 6th Challenge Cup in 1999.
Ford Motor Company recently announced the first recipients of its Ford-HKUST Conservation and Environmental Research Grants program, awarding 23 Master of Science students from the University’s School of Engineering with research funding totaling HKD1 million.
A research team led by Prof Kei May Lau, Chair Professor in the Department of Electronic & Computer Engineering at HKUST, has developed a novel "match-making" technology to deposit next-generation high-speed energy-efficient transistors on silicon using high-mobility compound semiconductor materials.
HKUST and Infiniti Motor Company Limited entered into a cooperation agreement yesterday, centering on the new Infiniti Performance Engineering Academy. HKUST is the sole university in Hong Kong to join this global talent search initiative, which offers top engineering students the opportunity to gain experience with Infiniti Red Bull Racing.
Chair Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Prof Charles W W Ng and his former PhD student Dr S Y Peng, together with two collaborators from Tianjin University, were named the 2013 recipients of the Prix R. M. Quigley Award by the National Research Council Canada (NRC).