Prof Richard So, Professor of Industrial Engineering and Logistics Management, has been elected to receive the prestigious title of the Fellow of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA). IEA is the federation of ergonomics and human factors societies around the world. It was founded in 1961 and has celebrated her 50th anniversary in 2011.
HKUST has invented a mini pulsed electric field device which could reduce more than 90 percent of bacteria in the running tap water in a few seconds. The technology is a possible way to help control the spread of water-borne diseases such as Legionellosis caused by microbial contamination of water.
Understanding students’ needs not only in pursuit of academic studies but also in sketching their own career path, the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) has recently launched the CSE jobEX programme with FDMT, a HR consulting firm uniquely focused on Gen Y employment.
The HKUST School of Engineering’s 4-year Engineering Degree Programs are the first in Hong Kong to have been granted provisional accreditation by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) via the brand new outcome-based education approach.