New Bright Professor of Engineering and Chair Professor Khaled BEN LETAIEF, Adjunct Assistant Professor ZHANG Jun and alumnus Dr. MAO Yuyi (2017 PhD in Electronic and Computer Engineering), all from the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering (ECE), received the 2019 IEEE Communications Society & Information Theory Society Joint Paper Award.
Three School of Engineering faculty members were honored in the Ministry of Education’s 2018 Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards (Science and Technology). These significant national awards recognize leading contributions to scientific discovery and technological innovation carried out in tertiary institutions across China.
The Inamori Foundation, Kyoto, Japan announced that Prof. TANG Ching-Wan, IAS Bank of East Asia Professor of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, is the recipient of the 2019 Kyoto Prize in Advanced Technology.
Chair Professor Ricky LEE Shi-Wei, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, is named the 2019 recipient of the Outstanding Sustained Technical Contribution Award by the IEEE Electronics Packaging Society (EPS).
School of Engineering professors, students and alumni were recognized with three awards at the 2019 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, the flagship conference of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society. Held in Montreal, Canada on May 20-24, the conference was attended by over 4,000 global participants and received close to 3,000 submissions of high-quality papers from around the world.
Fang Professor of Engineering and Chair Professor Prof. Kei May LAU, Electronic and Computer Engineering, was elected a 2019 Fellow by The Optical Society (OSA) for “exceptional contributions to hetero-epitaxy of III-V on silicon by MOCVD for photonic devices”.
Prof. KWOK Hoi-Sing, Chair Professor from the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering and Dr. William MW Mong Professor of Nanotechnology, has been awarded the prestigious 2019 Jan Rajchman Prize by the Society for Information Display (SID). The honor recognizes an outstanding scientific or technical achievement in, or contribution to, research on flat panel displays.