The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has developed the first visual analytic system for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC), which provides interactive, in-depth, and user-friendly analysis of e-learning behavior, promising improvement in teaching quality and more demand-focus MOOC programs that could further boost the development of online education.
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is committed to the research and construction of robots and autonomous systems, in order to provide primary and secondary school students a chance to participate in the making of robots, HKUST invited students from Primary 4 to Form 3, as well as those with special education needs (SEN), to join an underwater robot competition at HKUST. A team of female students and a team with SEN members won the champion and the first runner-up.
The winning entry of the Google Solve For X Competition at HKUST has become Hong Kong and Mainland China’s first project being accepted by Google on its Solve For X platform. An awards presentation ceremony of the competition was held on 18 March by the School of Engineering (SENG) to recognize the outstanding work of the faculty and student awardees.
The first Aero Day was held on campus on 24 Feb with great success. Jointly organized by the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and the HKUST Student Branch of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), the Aero Day aims to present the development of the aviation industry, both locally and internationally; to introduce aerospace and aeronautical engineering to first-year students and assist with their choice of major; and to allow students, especially those in their final year, to understand the career opportunities offered in the industry.
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology celebrated the grand opening of the Graduate Commons on 11 Feb, signifying a new phase of campus facility development for postgraduate students across all schools to engage in ideas exchange and collaborative learning.