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.
Mechanical Engineering final year undergraduate Urvil Sheth and his teammates developed a MemoTV for the elderly in the Design Thinking course collaborated by HKUST and the China Academy of Art. He shared how the team turned the novel concept to a real product in just four weeks and the satisfaction behind which enabled him to experience what true engineering is.
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.
Four faculty members were honored in the School of Engineering Teaching Excellence Appreciation Award 2016-17. The award recognizes faculty members who demonstrate continuous excellence in undergraduate teaching, foster students’ interest in the subject, promote students’ learning, develop innovative and effective teaching methodologies, and more.
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.
Electric vehicles (EV) have been gaining increasing popularity as a means of green transport in many sustainable cities worldwide. Engineering students at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology have the chance to build their own scaled-down EVs, thanks to a new undergraduate course provided by the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.