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How we turn bold ideas into tangible results
(From left) Prof. Yoonseob Kim, Assistant Professor of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at HKUST, and his PhD students: Huang Jun (the first author of the paper), Li Chen and Luo Hang
HKUST Engineering Researchers Develop Advanced Solid-State Electrolytes for High-Performance All-Solid-State Lithium Metal Batteries
Prof. Yoonseob Kim’s research team has developed a new generation of solid-state electrolytes for lithium-metal batteries, that can greatly improve the safety and performance.
HKUST Tops in Areas of Excellence and Theme-based Research Schemes 2024/25 with Highest Funding among Local Universities
HKUST Tops in Areas of Excellence and Theme-based Research Schemes 2024/25 with Highest Funding among Local Universities
Three research projects led by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) were awarded a total funding of HK$212.5 million by the Research Grants Council (RGC)’s Areas of Excellence (AoE) Scheme and the Theme-based Research Scheme (TRS) 2024/25.
Five HKUST Research Projects Receive Funding from First Batch of RAISe+ Scheme
Five HKUST Research Projects Receive Funding from First Batch of RAISe+ Scheme
Five projects from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) were among the first batch of 24 projects awarded funding under the “Research, Academic and Industry Sectors One-plus (RAISe+) Scheme” by the Innovation and Technology Commission of the Government.
Prof. SHEN Yajing Developed Liquid Metal-Based Electronic Logic Device that Mimics Intelligent Prey-Capture Mechanism of Venus Flytrap
Prof. SHEN Yajing Developed Liquid Metal-Based Electronic Logic Device that Mimics Intelligent Prey-Capture Mechanism of Venus Flytrap
The intelligent strategies and logic mechanisms in the device provide a fresh perspective on understanding “intelligence” in nature and offer inspiration for the development of “embodied intelligence”.
HKUST Researchers Enhance Performance of Eco-Friendly Cooling Applications by Developing Sustainable Strategy to Manipulate Interfacial Heat Transfer
HKUST Researchers Enhance Performance of Eco-Friendly Cooling Applications by Developing Sustainable Strategy to Manipulate Interfacial Heat Transfer
Prof. ZHOU Yanguang’s research team has developed a sustainable and controllable strategy to manipulate interfacial heat transfer, paving the way for improving the performance of eco-friendly cooling in various applications such as electronics, buildings and solar panels.
Prof. Sherry CHEN Xian Achieved Multi-Million Cycle Fatigue Life in Superelastic Bulk Alloy
Prof. Sherry CHEN Xian Achieved Multi-Million Cycle Fatigue Life in Superelastic Bulk Alloy
A research team led by Associate Professor Sherry CHEN Xian of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering made a significant breakthrough in the field of mechanics and material science by introducing a bulk alloy that exhibits exceptional deformability without experiencing strain hardening, even after undergoing 10 million cycles of tensile stress-induced phase transformation.
HKUST Researchers Develop Revolutionary Biomimetic Olfactory Chips to Enable Advanced Gas Sensing and Odor Detection
HKUST Researchers Develop Revolutionary Biomimetic Olfactory Chips to Enable Advanced Gas Sensing and Odor Detection
A School of Engineering research team has developed biomimetic olfactory chips (BOC) that are able to integrate nanotube sensor arrays on nanoporous substrates with up to 10,000 individually addressable gas sensors per chip, a configuration that is similar to how olfaction works for humans and other animals.
Prof. ZHANG Jun’s Research on Privacy-Preserving Distributed Learning Published in Nature Communications
Prof. ZHANG Jun’s Research on Privacy-Preserving Distributed Learning Published in Nature Communications
A research paper on “Selective Knowledge Sharing for Privacy-Preserving Federated Distillation Without a Good Teacher”, co-authored by Prof. ZHANG Jun, Electronic and Computer Engineering (ECE), and his former PhD student Dr. SHAO Jiawei, was published in leading multidisciplinary journal Nature Communications.
Prof. Kevin CHEN Fabricated a First-of-Its-Kind GaN/SiC Hybrid Field-Effect Transistor
Prof. Kevin CHEN Fabricated a First-of-Its-Kind GaN/SiC Hybrid Field-Effect Transistor
Prof. Kevin CHEN Jing and his research team from the Electronic and Computer Engineering Department have fabricated a gallium nitride (GaN) and silicon carbide (SiC) hybrid field-effect transistor called HyFET. Their work was featured in IEEE Spectrum, titled “Is This Hybrid Tech the Future of Power Electronics?”
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Aug
Lecture | Practice Your Scales! Nanomaterials for Fast Energy Processes
Prof. Timothy FISHER of UCLA will talk about synthesizing and utilizing nanomaterials at engineering scales with ecological considerations to enhance thermal and energy storage technologies.
Practice Your Scales! Nanomaterials for Fast Energy Processes
17
Nov
Asian Deans' Forum 2024 | The Rising Stars Women in Engineering Workshop
Organized by HKUST and six top engineering schools in Asia-Pacific Region, this prestigious 3-day event is a great opportunity for young female engineers to explore the world of academia.
The Rising Stars Women in Engineering Workshop
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Innovation and impact
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When we blaze trails, move mountains and inspire generations in the evolving realm of engineering
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An Educator Focusing on Experiential and Service Learning
Women in Engineering
A Fresh Look at Fathoming Global Warming
A Fresh Look at Fathoming Global Warming
Entrepreneurship
Shaping the Food and Shaking the Cocktails of Tomorrow
Shaping the Food and Shaking the Cocktails of Tomorrow
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QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024

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Number 52 globally for Engineering and Technology in the QS World University Rankings by Subject in 2024

Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2024

Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2023

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STUDYING AT HKUST ENGINEERING
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What we offer at different levels of engineering education to help you meet your different aspirations