Prof. KWOK Hoi-Sing, Chair Professor from the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering and Dr. William MW Mong Professor of Nanotechnology, has been awarded the prestigious 2019 Jan Rajchman Prize by the Society for Information Display (SID). The honor recognizes an outstanding scientific or technical achievement in, or contribution to, research on flat panel displays.
Prof. CHEN Guanghao, Chair Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Director of the Chinese National Engineering Research Center for Control and Treatment of Heavy Metal Pollution (Hong Kong Branch), received a prestigious award for innovation from the hands of Mr. Matthew CHEUNG Kin-Chung, Acting Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) at the presentation ceremony of the Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence 2018 held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on April 29, 2019.
Walking through the HKUST campus, alumni Associate Professor YEUNG Sai-Kit and Assistant Professor CHEN Qifeng are almost indistinguishable from the students surrounding them. Both scholars returned to their alma mater and joined the School of Engineering (SENG) in 2018. In addition to being passionate about teaching and research, both are of an entrepreneurial bent and have founded innovative start-ups.
After a rigorous review by the Engineering Research Award Selection Committee, three outstanding faculty members have had their achievements recognized with the School of Engineering Research Excellence Awards 2018-19.
A team of 5 HKUST School of Engineering (SENG) students brought home the championship at the Kerry Logistics Hackathon last month, a competition that sought to explore the possibility of using drones to help run smart warehouses.
Shanghai Xiao-i Robot Technology Co. Ltd (“Xiao-i”), a leading developer of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies and industry application platforms, and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (“HKUST”) signed a framework agreement today to jointly establish the HKUST - Xiao-i Joint Laboratory on Machine Learning and Cognitive Reasoning (“Joint Lab”).
FONG Ho-Ming, Year 3 student in Mechanical Engineering and General Business Management at HKUST, is part of a 3-student team to have advanced to Round 2 of Airbus Fly Your Ideas 2019, a global student competition in search of ideas that will transform the future of the aerospace industry.
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) today launched the “Sustainable Smart Campus as a Living Lab” (SSC) – an initiative that transforms the campus into a testing ground for learning, experimenting, and advancing smart and innovative ideas to address real-life challenges.