The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) co-organized the Innovation Contest 4CSRtech with the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong & Macau and Orange Group on November 3-4, 2018, with eight finalist teams coming from Hong Kong, Mainland China, Taiwan and India.
The School of Engineering of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) today announced its plan to turn “experiential learning” courses into compulsory courses for 800 Year 1 undergraduate students in two to three years’ time. All engineering students will have to build an engineering artifact to acquire multidisciplinary knowledge that suits what society needs.
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) held the installation of its fourth President Prof. Wei SHYY cum 26th Congregation (November 16) today. The University also awarded honorary doctorates to three outstanding individuals in recognition of their distinguished achievements and contributions.
The Smart Car Team of the HKUST Robotics Team brought forth another year of laurels in the 13th NXP Cup Intelligent Car Racing Competition (South China Region) held in Hubei Engineering University in Xiaogan, Hubei province, from July 26-29, 2018. The team received four awards, including one First Class Award in the Quad-Wheel Photoelectric Category, the first such award by a Hong Kong team in this competition since it was first organized in 2006, one Second Class Award in the Dual-Wheel Vertical Category, and two Third Class Awards in Dual-Car Crossover Category and Beacon Duelling Category respectively.
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”.
The Robocon sub-team of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) Robotics Team scooped the championship in the 2018 Robocon Hong Kong Contest, marking their ninth win since the competition was launched in 2004.
The HKUST Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) Team defended their championship status in the 13th Hong Kong Regional of the MATE International ROV Competition. The ROV Team, a sub-team of the HKUST Robotics Team, has been named champion in this competition for the eighth consecutive year. They will represent Hong Kong to take part in the MATE International ROV Competition 2018 in Federal Way, Washington, US on June 21-23.