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Research Excellence
03 / 12 / 2018
HKUST Researchers Discovered Mutation Route That Helps Find New Therapeutic Lead for Deadly Brain Cancer Patients
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.
03 / 07 / 2018
HKUST Develops a New Generation of LCD with Higher Efficiency, Resolution and Color Performance
A research team from the State Key Laboratory on Advanced Displays and Optoelectronics Technologies of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has developed a new Liquid-crystal display (LCD), which image resolution, energy efficiency as well as color saturation were markedly enhanced, achieving a crucial breakthrough in display technology.
01 / 05 / 2018
PhD Research Excellence Recognized in SENG Award
Dr Hao Wang, 2017 PhD graduate from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has been named the winner of the School of Engineering PhD Research Excellence Award 2017-18.
24 / 04 / 2018
HKUST Leads Research into e-Fuel Energy Storage Technology
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is at the global forefront for the development of an e-fuel energy storage technology that will revolutionize the way energy is currently stored, and open up brand new possibilities for worldwide application.
13 / 02 / 2018
HKUST Researchers Develop First Innovative Fusion-based Location Sensing Technology to Shape a Smart City
A research team at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology recently invented a new fusion-based technology which achieves remarkably improved accuracy to position people indoor, enabling novel smart location-based applications such as indoor navigation, location-based personalized recommendation, crowd analysis and people flow control.
07 / 02 / 2018
HKUST Researchers Discover Fitness Landscape of HIV Envelope Protein That May Help Vaccine Development
An international multi-disciplinary research team led by scientists at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology has discovered for the first time a computational framework that could map out the fitness landscape of a crucial protein in the human immunodeficiency virus, potentially paving the way for rational design of a vaccine that may force the deadly virus to mutate into forms that lead to its demise.
30 / 01 / 2018
HKUST Team Invents Revolutionary Batteryless Beacon for Future Social and IoT Applications – Saving Manpower and Protecting the Environment
Mr Kang Eun Jeon, a doctorate student in HKUST-NIE Social Media Lab under the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), has developed the “HKUST luXbeacon” – a Bluetooth Low Energy Beacon that can harvest and store energy from both solar and indoor lighting, thereby capable of operating without batteries.