The newly released Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018 by Subject: Engineering and Technology ranked HKUST No.18 worldwide and No.1 in Hong Kong. HKUST rose one place from No.19 last year and is one of the four universities from Asia and the only one from Hong Kong to make it to the top 20.
Two papers by professors and PhD students in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and their collaborators from the Hong Kong Government were honored by best paper awards of leading international geotechnical journals. This marks the first time the awards were given to teams with members all from Hong Kong.
Three PhD students of Industrial Engineering and Logistics Management at HKUST demonstrated their audio technology research to the parents of hearing-impaired children on Oct 7, enabling parents with normal hearing to experience what their hearing-impaired children are listening to every day.
CLP Holdings Professor of Sustainability Prof Charles W W Ng, Chair Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and HKUST Associate Vice-President (Research and Graduate Studies), was elected as the 17th President of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering.
Four faculty members were honored in the School of Engineering Teaching Excellence Appreciation Award 2016-17. The award recognizes faculty members who demonstrate continuous excellence in undergraduate teaching, foster students’ interest in the subject, promote students’ learning, develop innovative and effective teaching methodologies, and more.
Nearly 170 HKUST Engineering alumni, faculty and staff gathered together at Summer Social Mixer on 29 August 2017 (Tuesday) at a co-working space in Kwun Tong. This was the first happy hour event that mixed Engineering alumni with eight alumni associations and fresh graduates to allow all SENG senior and junior alumni to mingle.
The Robotics Team of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has scooped nine awards this year – including the world championship of the Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) International Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV) competition in Long Beach, California – the first Asian team who gained this honor since the game began in 2002.