A research team led by Prof Fei Sun, Assistant Professor of Chemical & Biological Engineering at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), has created a new protein-based stimuli-responsive smart hydrogel that could open doors for future material biology and biomedical applications.
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.
Fang Professor of Engineering Prof Kei May Lau, Chair Professor of Electronic and Computer Engineering, has been selected as the 2017 honoree of the IEEE Photonics Society Aron Kressel Award for “exceptional contributions to hetero-epitaxy of highly mismatched III-V photonics devices by MOCVD”.
Prof Guanghao Chen, Chair Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been named a recipient of the prestigious National Innovation Pioneer Award (全國創新爭先獎) that was newly established by the Central Government this year.
Researchers at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) have developed an air purification system that removes up to 99.999 per cent of airborne bacteria and viruses that had caused hundreds of deaths across the Middle East and Asia two years ago.
Prof Fugee Tsung, Industrial Engineering and Logistics Management, has been elected a 2017 Fellow of American Statistical Association (ASA). Only one-third of 1% of the ASA’s membership is bestowed the prestigious distinction of Fellow.
Companies, consumers and Hong Kong’s knowledge economy can all benefit from revenue management and dynamic pricing, according to SENG department head and industry operations pioneer Prof Guillermo Gallego.