The Consulate General of France in Hong Kong & Macau and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) are joining hands to establish the France-HKUST Innovation Hub. Mr Eric BERTI, Consul General of France, and Prof Tony F CHAN, President of HKUST, attended the inauguration ceremony on 24 March 2017 at the HKUST Lee Shau Kee Campus.
A Civil Engineering alumnus and an undergraduate student, who were both supervised by Prof Charles Ng in their final year projects, were awarded a student prize and a scholarship respectively by the Geotechnical Division of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers.
Fourteen faculty members from the College of Engineering of Peking University (PKU), together with 18 from School of Engineering of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), attended a three-day discussion forum at HKUST on February 17-19, 2017 to explore opportunities of building collaborative research initiatives between the two engineering schools.
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) received a donation from Equal Opportunities Foundation for the establishment of Student Innovation for Global Health Technology (SIGHT) Scholar Scheme, which enables undergraduates to work on their self-proposed healthcare projects in full time internship locally or overseas.
Ms Yating Wan, PhD student from the Department of Electronic & Computer Engineering, and Dr Zhenglong Xu, 2016 PhD graduate from the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, have been named the recipients of the School of Engineering PhD Research Excellence Awards 2016-17.
Karen Ka Long Leong received the 2016 ASME Arthur L Williston Medal with her paper on fuel choice regulation in the marine industry. She talks about how her winning work could help the environment and how she enjoys being an engineer.
Companies, consumers and Hong Kong’s knowledge economy can all benefit from revenue management and dynamic pricing, according to SENG department head and industry operations pioneer Prof Guillermo Gallego.