MPhil & PhD Program

A cross-disciplinary research and educational program focusing on innovative future applications.

ISD will launch our MPhil and PhD programs beginning in Fall 2021. However, for students interested in pursuing a research degree in ISD, HKUST welcomes you to contact individual faculty members from ISD whose research areas are of mutual interest. If you find a suitable match, you can initially join a post-graduate program in an alternate engineering department (if your faculty advisor is affiliated with that department) or in the Individualized Interdisciplinary Program (, with the possibility of transferring to ISD in 2021.

More details of our research program will be announced on this page soon. For further inquiries, please contact Professor Ajay Joneja, PG Programs Coordinator, ISD (