Prof Tianshou Zhao, Chair Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Director of HKUST Energy Institute, has been selected as a Highly Cited Researcher 2015 by Thomson Reuters. This is the second consecutive year he has been selected in the list, which represents some of the world’s most influential scientific minds.
HKUST hosted the 25th Anniversary Distinguished Speakers Series yesterday, featuring Mr Jean-Pascal Tricoire, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Schneider Electric. The event was well received by students, faculty members and guests from HKUST.
The HKUST civil engineering undergraduate team has won the First Prize of the Undergraduate Division and the postgraduate team has won the the Second Prize and Best Presentation Award (Third Prize) of the Postgraduate Division in the Introducing and Demonstrating Earthquake Engineering Research in Schools (IDEERS) competition.
According to the newly released QS World University Rankings by Faculty 2015 - Engineering and Technology, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has continued to shine and was ranked No.14, its highest ever position in this league table. HKUST made a jump of one place from No.15 in 2014 and has been No.1 in Hong Kong for the sixth consecutive year.
Two highly-successful SENG alumni happy hour gatherings were organized in March and June respectively, providing wonderful opportunities for graduates to catch up with professors and fellow classmates, learn about the School’s latest news, and share their work development and personal life.
Prof Kam-Tim Woo, Associate Professor of the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), received the 2015 University Grants Committee (UGC) Teaching Award today in recognition of his outstanding teaching performance and achievements.