Augmented Reality (AR) is the next big thing for mobile devices. Researchers at HKUST are on course of building a novel AR platform for mobile devices, in efforts to facilitate an ecosystem for entrepreneurs and programmers to develop AR programs and applications on mobile and wearable devices.
Prof Michael Yu Wang, Founding Director of the HKUST Robotics Institute and Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering and Electronic & Computer Engineering, is appointed to be the next editor-in-chief of IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering for a 5-year term starting from October 2016.
The 2015-16 Ford-HKUST Conservation and Environmental Research grants programme recently concluded with the 20 grant recipients visiting the Ford Motor Company’s regional headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand.
The Smart Car Team of the HKUST Robotics Team attained good results in the NXP Cup National University Students Intelligent Car Race(South China Region) held in Central South University in Changsha from July 16-19. The team was awarded three Second Class Awards, in Balance Group, Beacon Group and Camera Group respectively, and also a Certificate of Merit in Chasing Group.
A computer science enthusiast, Claudia Sin ventured into entrepreneurship four years ago when she and her friends developed a social shopping platform that targeted women users. She shared the joy and difficulties of her entrepreneurial journey and how she positively learned from mistakes to build her company.
School of Engineering members have achieved outstanding results in the 6th Annual HKUST One Million Dollar Entrepreneurship Competition, with the top three winning teams all include SENG students or alumni.