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.
The wining team of the HKUST President’s Cup 2017 received further recognition of their final year project on a flexible robotic gripper called “Smart Soft End Effector” when they recently won the Gold Award in the ASM Technology Award 2017.
A research team led by Prof Fei Sun, Assistant Professor of Chemical & Biological Engineering at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), has created a new protein-based stimuli-responsive smart hydrogel that could open doors for future material biology and biomedical applications.
School of Engineering (SENG) members have achieved outstanding results in the 7th Annual HKUST One Million Dollar Entrepreneurship Competition, with five out of six winning teams included SENG students or alumni. The competition was held in five cities this year and attracted over 900 teams comprising students, startups and professionals, more than doubled over a year ago.