The Robotics Team of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has scooped nine awards this year – including the world championship of the Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) International Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV) competition in Long Beach, California – the first Asian team who gained this honor since the game began in 2002.
The wining team of the HKUST President’s Cup 2017 received further recognition of their final year project on a flexible robotic gripper called “Smart Soft End Effector” when they recently won the Gold Award in the ASM Technology Award 2017.
School of Engineering (SENG) members have achieved outstanding results in the 7th Annual HKUST One Million Dollar Entrepreneurship Competition, with five out of six winning teams included SENG students or alumni. The competition was held in five cities this year and attracted over 900 teams comprising students, startups and professionals, more than doubled over a year ago.
The Robocon sub-team of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) Robotics Team was crowned champion in the Robocon 2017 Hong Kong Contest, which is their 8th time since the competition was launched in 2004. The team will represent Hong Kong to participate in ABU Robocon 2017 which will be held in Tokyo, Japan on August 27.
A paper tower building competition for secondary school students was held at the Hong Kong University
of Science and Technology (HKUST) on July 8 with the aim of inspiring young people to be future leaders
in engineering by developing their team spirit, logical thinking and engineering concepts.
The HKUST Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) Team made history by winning the All-Around Champion and Safety Conscious Award in the MATE International ROV Competition 2017 which was held on June 23-25 in Long Beach, California, US. This is the first time for a Hong Kong team as well as an Asian team to receive the championship in this international competition over the past 16 years and it is also the best-ever result achieved by the ROV Team.