Samantha Wing Man Kong, BEng in Chemical and Environmental Engineering (Class of 2014), is one of the 10 representatives from all over the world to work at the United Nations Headquarters in summer 2014. She reflected on how the valuable experience inspired her to work as a Graduate Environmental Engineer at an international consultancy now.
Micky Chan Chi Yee, final year student of Computer Engineering Program, was one of the first participants of the HKUST-Harvard Undergraduate Summer Exchange Research Program, which was pilot run in summer 2014. A total of eight students (four from each university) spent 1 month each at HKUST and Harvard to work on joint research projects on visible light communication. He shared his rewarding experience in the program.
Prof Ricky Shi-wei Lee, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Director of Center for Advanced Microsystems Packaging (CAMP) at HKUST was selected as the winner of the 2014 Calvin W Rice Lecture Award by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) for his contribution to the mechanical engineering society across the world.
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.