Walking through the HKUST campus, alumni Associate Professor YEUNG Sai-Kit and Assistant Professor CHEN Qifeng are almost indistinguishable from the students surrounding them. Both scholars returned to their alma mater and joined the School of Engineering (SENG) in 2018. In addition to being passionate about teaching and research, both are of an entrepreneurial bent and have founded innovative start-ups.
Shanghai Xiao-i Robot Technology Co. Ltd (“Xiao-i”), a leading developer of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies and industry application platforms, and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (“HKUST”) signed a framework agreement today to jointly establish the HKUST - Xiao-i Joint Laboratory on Machine Learning and Cognitive Reasoning (“Joint Lab”).
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) today launched the “Sustainable Smart Campus as a Living Lab” (SSC) – an initiative that transforms the campus into a testing ground for learning, experimenting, and advancing smart and innovative ideas to address real-life challenges.
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 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 School of Engineering is pleased to announce the appointment of Prof. Philip K. T. MOK, Professor of the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, to succeed Prof. TSUI Chi-Ying as the new Associate Dean of Engineering (Undergraduate Studies), with effect from October 8, 2018.