Fang Professor of Engineering Prof Kei May Lau, Chair Professor of Electronic and Computer Engineering, has been selected as the 2017 honoree of the IEEE Photonics Society Aron Kressel Award for “exceptional contributions to hetero-epitaxy of highly mismatched III-V photonics devices by MOCVD”.
Electric vehicles (EV) have been gaining increasing popularity as a means of green transport in many sustainable cities worldwide. Engineering students at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology have the chance to build their own scale-down EVs, thanks to a new undergraduate course provided by the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.
Prof Guanghao Chen, Chair Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been named a recipient of the prestigious National Innovation Pioneer Award (全國創新爭先獎) that was newly established by the Central Government this year.
Building on the success of the first "Disney-HKUST Grant for Technology and Well-Being" in 2016, The Walt Disney Company (Hong Kong) ("Disney") once again joins forces with HKUST School of Engineering to encourage creative inventions designed to give back to the local community in Hong Kong. This year, Disney has committed a total grant of HK$356,000 to fund the development of the creative yet affordable projects that aim to enhance the daily lives of physically challenged individuals and improve the health and well-being of the general public.
The Big Data Institute of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) today (Friday) played host to a stellar assemblage of world top academics and industry celebrities in the realm of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI), sharing information and insights into the future of this trendy field.
Researchers at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) have developed an air purification system that removes up to 99.999 per cent of airborne bacteria and viruses that had caused hundreds of deaths across the Middle East and Asia two years ago.
Prof Fugee Tsung, Industrial Engineering and Logistics Management, has been elected a 2017 Fellow of American Statistical Association (ASA). Only one-third of 1% of the ASA’s membership is bestowed the prestigious distinction of Fellow.
The HKUST Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) Team defended their championship status in the 12th Hong Kong Regional of the MATE International ROV Competition. They will represent Hong Kong to take part in the MATE International ROV Competition 2017 in Long Beach, California, US on June 23-25.