The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and the University of Toronto (U of T), the top-ranked university in Canada, have established joint educational placements which aim to maximize the opportunities for joint supervision of PhD students and further facilitate engineering related research collaboration between HKUST’s School of Engineering and U of T’s Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering.
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Megvii (Face++) yesterday on establishing a joint laboratory on artificial intelligence (AI) and computer vision. The lab will be dedicated to improving people’s living and advance knowledge frontiers through researches in AI and image recognition and analysis, marking a new milestone in the collaboration between HKUST and Megvii.
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology has recently joined an international not-for-profit consortium – Partnership on AI to Benefit People and Society – to promote the development of ethical artificial intelligence (AI) to ensure safety, security, privacy, transparency and fairness of such technology in Asia.
Three PhD students of Industrial Engineering and Logistics Management at HKUST demonstrated their audio technology research to the parents of hearing-impaired children on October 7, enabling parents with normal hearing to experience what their hearing-impaired children are listening to every day.
Building on the success of the first "Disney-HKUST Grant for Technology and Well-Being" in 2016, The Walt Disney Company (Hong Kong) ("Disney") once again joins forces with HKUST School of Engineering to encourage creative inventions designed to give back to the local community in Hong Kong. This year, Disney has committed a total grant of HK$356,000 to fund the development of the creative yet affordable projects that aim to enhance the daily lives of physically challenged individuals and improve the health and well-being of the general public.