With aerospace engineering becoming a new strategic area of the School of Engineering few years ago, Prof Rhea Liem joined HKUST to drive the development of this field with other faculty members. Growing up, she has been totally free in exploring her engineering interest in an open environment and she hopes female students alike enjoy the same opportunities as she did.
"Simon, I have updates!" says Michelle almost as soon as she sees Simon Law at the student commons of Department of Industrial Engineering and Logistics Management (IELM). As a Bachelor of Engineering in Logistics Management and Engineering graduate, Michelle is keen to brief Simon, also a HKUST Engineering alumnus who has been helping her with her start-up, on the latest developments in the design of her product "Aromeo"...
Inspired by Prof Pascale Fung’s passion in machine learning and AI, Nayeon Lee decided to pursue further studies at HKUST after she finished her undergraduate years here. She shares her rewarding experience in the Google Women Techmakers Scholars Program and her vision of creating positive influence on the community of women in technology.
Prof Angela Wu, Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering and the Division of Life Science, shares her positive attitudes towards life and engineering with the ‘‘Women in Engineering’’ series after becoming one of MIT Technology Review magazine’s Top 10 Innovators Under 35 in Asia.
Industrial engineering alumna Isabel Siheng Ji found her passion in design thinking during her undergraduate years at HKUST. She furthered her studies in this area with a master’s degree and is currently developing her career in the digital marketing industry in the US. She shares what she finds interesting about design thinking and how she applies this in her role to design digital strategy for The Coca-Cola Company.