The School of Engineering of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) today announced its plan to turn “experiential learning” courses into compulsory courses for 800 Year 1 undergraduate students in two to three years’ time. All engineering students will have to build an engineering artifact to acquire multidisciplinary knowledge that suits what society needs.
Prof. SONG Shenghui, Associate Professor of Engineering Education in the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering (ECE), has won the prestigious Michael G Gale Medal for Distinguished Teaching in 2018.
A research team consisting of scientists from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and Beijing Tiantan Hospital have uncovered the mutational mechanism of how a rare and deadly brain cancer –secondary glioblastoma (sGBM) – progresses from its less lethal type. The groundbreaking finding has provided a therapeutic lead which may develop into a new kind of treatment for chemo-resistant patients.
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) held the installation of its fourth President Prof. Wei SHYY cum 26th Congregation (November 16) today. The University also awarded honorary doctorates to three outstanding individuals in recognition of their distinguished achievements and contributions.
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) expressed deep sorrow over the passing of Dr. CHUNG Sze-Yuen, GBM, JP in Hong Kong today – at the age of 101. Dr. Chung was the Chairman of HKUST’s Planning Committee in its incipient stage, and the first Chairman of the Council following its establishment. HKUST conveys its deepest condolences to his family.
Prof. Philip K. T. MOK, the newly-inaugurated Associate Dean of Engineering (Undergraduate Studies), is a student-centered educator who likens teaching to raising children. Having been awarded the Teaching Excellence Appreciation Award three times by the School of Engineering during his 23-year career as a professor of Electronic and Computer Engineering, and a recipient of the Teaching Assistant Award from his alma mater the University of Toronto, Prof. Mok has good stories to tell about his passion in education.
The School of Engineering is pleased to announce the appointment of Prof. Philip K. T. MOK, Professor of the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, to succeed Prof. TSUI Chi-Ying as the new Associate Dean of Engineering (Undergraduate Studies), with effect from October 8, 2018.
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) received a HK$200 million donation from Guangdong Bright Dream Robotics to enrich the University’s work in talent development and research innovation, with focus on areas including robotics, artificial intelligence (AI), smart cities and big data.