Prof Fugee Tsung, Industrial Engineering and Decision Analytics (IEDA), and two IEDA PhD alumni Prof Yanting Li (2008) and Prof Lianjie Shu (2002) received the IISE Transactions 2018 Quality & Reliability Engineering Best Application Paper Award for their paper on “A False Discovery Approach for Scanning Spatial Disease Clusters with Arbitrary Shapes”.
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.