The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is enhancing its efforts in promoting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) education in Hong Kong. With the support of its faculty, staff, students and alumni, HKUST has recently launched an interactive platform to help spark junior high students’ inquisitiveness and support local teachers in teaching STEM subjects in Hong Kong.
The School of Engineering (SENG) had the pleasure of hosting 67 top engineering students at bachelor’s or master’s level who demonstrate outstanding academic performance, research potential, and communication skills at the Summer Camp for Elite Students at HKUST on July 15-21, 2018. The students came from 13 different countries.
Forty-one students from five local secondary schools recently spent an unforgettable four days learning about electric vehicles (EV) and actually building and driving them! This was made possible through the four-day EV Summer Program co-organized by the Academy for Bright Future Young Engineers of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and CLP Holdings Limited (CLP). The Academy is funded by a donation from the Bright Future Charitable Foundation, which is founded and chaired by Prof Roy Chung.
The School of Engineering of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is launching a new undergraduate program in Bioengineering that offers students the opportunity to conduct research in elite overseas universities, and at the same time nurtures leaders in biomedical technology and big data in support of the Hong Kong government’s focused effort to spearhead the development of these fields.
The School of Engineering is pleased to announce the appointment of Prof Richard H Y So, Professor of the Department of Industrial Engineering and Decision Analytics (IEDA), to succeed Prof King Lun Yeung as the new Associate Dean of Engineering (Research and Graduate Studies), with effect from July 1, 2018.
The GREAT Smart Cities Center of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) hosted its Inaugural Symposium of GREAT Smart Cities today (Friday), providing a distinguished platform for experts from Mainland China, Hong Kong and the rest of the world to share information and ideas on the development of smart cities.
Prof Marshal Liu, Chemical and Biological Engineering, received the Honorary Mention of the HKUST Common Core Teaching Excellence Award 2017 for the CENG 1800 Introduction to Food Science and Technology course.
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is launching a transformative new degree program in Integrative Systems and Design (ISD), which will revolutionize traditional teaching method as students will study systems design not through fixed curriculum, but project-based learning in teams where the “what” and “how” to learn are individualized.