The HKUST ROV team which consists of 15 students has once again secured the Championship in the Explorer Class of the 10th Hong Kong/Asia Regional IET/MATE Underwater Robot Challenge held on 18-19 April 2015 at Tseung Kwan O Swimming Pool and will represent Hong Kong in the 2015 MATE International ROV Competition to be held from 25-27 June 2015 in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
The first university student-led Hackathon in Hong Kong was successfully held on 28-29 March at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), drawing over 220 students and alumni in 47 teams from various local universities.
On 25 April, Student Innovation for Global Health Technology (SIGHT) and the School of Engineering (SENG) co-organized a workshop for local high school students to share the spirit of community service on global health with sustainable technology, and invited them to be the first users of the Electronic Health Record (EHR) system developed by SIGHT student team.
Following the success of the 2014 SENG RPg Communication Competition, the Center for Engineering Education Innovation of the School of Engineering (SENG) held the 2015 SENG Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition on April 15, 2015.
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.