Cheong Ying Chan Professor of Engineering and Environment Prof Tianshou Zhao, Chair Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Director of HKUST Energy Institute, has been ranked as a 2017 Highly Cited Researcher by Clarivate Analytics. This is the fourth consecutive year he has been selected in the list.
Prof Siu Wing Cheng, Associate Dean of Engineering (Undergraduate Studies) and Professor of Computer Science & Engineering, was named a 2017 Distinguished Member by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) for “scientific contributions to computing”.
An innovative project developed in the four-week Design Thinking course collaborated by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and the China Academy of Art received recognition outside the classroom as it was named the National Winner of the James Dyson Award 2017 in the Hong Kong region.
A Civil and Environmental Engineering postgraduate team won three awards including the championship in the Introducing and Demonstrating Earthquake Engineering Research in Schools (IDEERS) competition held in Taiwan on September 22-23.
The faculty and students at the Robotics Institute of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology have developed Hong Kong’s first unmanned car with a host of innovative functions, including the ability to avoid obstacles as it travels on its planned route.
Four leading faculty members of the School of Engineering were recognized with prestigious named professorships at HKUST’s fourth inauguration ceremony for such honors today. They were among a group of 15 outstanding academics across the University to receive named professorships.
Inspired by Prof Pascale Fung’s passion in machine learning and AI, Nayeon Lee decided to pursue further studies at HKUST after she finished her undergraduate years here. She shares her rewarding experience in the Google Women Techmakers Scholars Program and her vision of creating positive influence on the community of women in technology.
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology has recently joined an international not-for-profit consortium – Partnership on AI to Benefit People and Society – to promote the development of ethical artificial intelligence (AI) to ensure safety, security, privacy, transparency and fairness of such technology in Asia.