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News 01 Sep 2020
Redefining problems cards
A set of Redefining problems cards is newly launched by ISD in 2020 to guide problem-solving for the real needs in society. This set of red cards introduces the six-chapter design research process, additionally, documents 15 design research projects conducted by 36 students in the course ISDN1002…
News 01 Sep 2020
HKUST Launches the Largest-Scale Solar Power System in Hong Kong
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has recently announced its latest commitment to being a sustainability leader in Hong Kong by launching a renewable energy project that will include the installation of up to 8,000 solar panels at over 50 locations on campus. It will be…
News 26 Aug 2020
Aerospace Engineering Student Advances Take-Off Dynamics of Amphibious Aircraft
“My childhood dream is to make airplanes more efficient and comfortable so everybody can afford a pleasant air journey in the future,” says James SHIHUA, a Year 3 HKUST Aerospace Engineering student. This dream started to become a reality in his second year at HKUST, when he first embarked on an…
News 15 Jul 2020
HKUST Alumni Join the Fight against COVID-19 with Antimicrobial Technology
As the COVID-19 pandemic swept the globe, most attention was focused on health care systems. A quieter front in the fight against the disease is preventing its spread via the disinfection of surfaces. Two alumni joined the battle against this unseen enemy, with a long-lasting antibacterial and…
News 13 Jul 2020
Prof. Tim CHENG Received Pan Wen Yuan Foundation Award for Outstanding Research
Dean of Engineering Prof. Tim CHENG was honored with a Pan Wen Yuan Foundation Award for Outstanding Research in 2020 in recognition of his international contributions in very-large-scale integration (VLSI) testing and design verification, design automation of electronic and photonic systems,…
News 31 Mar 2020
Alumni Kaleidoscope: Terry Tsang - MBA, Mphil(CIVL), BEng(CIVL)
In 2008, Terry and his younger brother Terence gave up their stable, high-paying jobs to start their own company. Originally they launched a website creating online greeting cards but had a tough time with the business. In 2010, the brothers managed to turn the company around through creating…