Prof Albert Wong, Prof Tim Woo and Mr Kobe Lam (Research Assistant) of Electronic and Computer Engineering have developed the "Auditory and Speech Training App" for hearing-impaired children, which revolutionized existing paper-based auditory training tools with Android-based mobile app technologies.
The HKUST ROV Sub-team, which consists of 14 students (1 COMP, 2 ELEC, 1 MECH, 1 PHYS, 8 SENG and 1 SBM), won Championship in Explorer Class in the 9th Hong Kong/Asia Regional IET/MATE Underwater Robot Challenge held on 13 April 2014.
Two students from HKUST have won Top 10 Outstanding Youth Awards - a prestigious prize presented by HKSAR Home Affairs Bureau and Commission on Youth to commend their outstanding achievements in personal development, leadership and social services.
Prof James She of Electronic and Computer Engineering was interviewed by TVB to discuss the impacts of social media on businesses in Hong Kong and across the world. The TV program "Money Smart (創富坊 - 在商言商)" was aired in the last week of March 2014.
Researchers from HKUST have received two awards in the 2013 Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards (Science and Technology) presented by the Ministry of Education - one first-class and one second-class award.
Pioneering projects on geotechnical engineering and computer vision saw School of Engineering (SENG) scholars collect two major national honors in the Ministry of Education’s Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards (Science and Technology) 2013.