HKUST is ranked No.1 in Hong Kong (globally 23rd) in Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019 by Subject: Engineering & Technology.
HKUST - Breathtaking Campus Overlooking Clear Water Bay
Opened in 1991 and publicly funded, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is a leading international research university dedicated to the pursuit of new knowledge in science, engineering, business, humanities and social science, and the education of tomorrow's leaders. The University campus occupies a stunning 150-acre (60-hectare) site overlooking Clear Water Bay, and is less than 30 minutes' driving time from central Hong Kong.
HKUST has approximately 600 faculty members, all holding doctorates. Senior faculty members of the University have taught in leading research universities around the world, or served in equivalent senior posts in major industrial laboratories. Younger members have all been recruited on the basis of proven accomplishments and strong potential.
Faculty members hold doctorates from top research universities, such as:
HKUST is coeducational, with a total enrolment of approximately over 14,000 students. The University comprises five Schools - Science, Engineering, Business and Management, Humanities and Social Science, and the HKUST Fok Ying Tung Graduate School. The School of Engineering is the largest and comprises approximately 40% of the student population.
HKUST is actively creating the knowledge and advanced technologies that will sustain local, regional and international development in the 21st century. Research facilities that are unique in the region include an environmental wind/wave tunnel and a geotechnical centrifuge. Other state-of-the-art facilities are available for conducting research in leading areas, such as microsystems, energy and thermal systems, logistics and supply chain management, multimedia technology, pharmaceutical products and processing, optoelectronics and display, advanced construction materials, electronic packaging, advanced manufacturing, internet technology, nanoscience and technology, among others.