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.
The newly released Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018 by Subject: Engineering and Technology ranked HKUST No.18 worldwide and No.1 in Hong Kong. HKUST rose one place from No.19 last year and is one of the four universities from Asia and the only one from Hong Kong to make it to the top 20.
Four faculty members were honored in the School of Engineering Teaching Excellence Appreciation Award 2016-17. The award recognizes faculty members who demonstrate continuous excellence in undergraduate teaching, foster students’ interest in the subject, promote students’ learning, develop innovative and effective teaching methodologies, and more.