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(Left) The new technology helps medical staff identify the guidewires by simply taking a photo of all the medical instruments with a smartphone or tablet. (Right) The AI image-based system then could accurately detect guidewires (as indicated by the circle) from other medical instruments using object recognition and data augmentation techniques.
HKUST Launches AI-Based Guidewire Recognition Technology to Enhance Patient Safety
(From left) Prof. Zhou Xiaofang has been named Otto Poon Professor of Engineering while Prof. Wang Jiguang has been appointed Padma Harilela Associate Professor of Life Science.
Named Professorships Conferred on Prof. ZHOU Xiaofang & Prof. WANG Jiguang
(From left) Kwok Kin-Nam, Chan Kwun-Chung, Minji Seo, and Leung Yuen-Yin awarded 2022 James Dyson Award National Winners with their invention O_Oley.
Two HKUST Research Teams Awarded the National James Dyson Award 2022
It’s a Numbers Game
It’s a Numbers Game
Prof. Gary Chan (center) from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and his research team.
HKUST’s New Privacy-Preserving App Maps Hotspots with COVID-19 Cases and Shows Proximity Risk
Prof. Fu Lin’s project will advance the flow prediction technology in aerospace engineering, which is crucial in shortening the design process of aircraft.
Prof. FU Lin Received Early Career Award 2022/23 by Research Grants Council
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“Our transition to a robotics-aided world has been so gradual but seamless that we may soon forget what life was even like before automation.” - Prof. LI Zexiang
"Our transition to a robotics-aided world has been so gradual but seamless that we may soon forget what life was even like before automation." - Prof. LI Zexiang
“Engineering, especially computer engineering, is an amazing area. You can develop new technologies in the field and see how they change or improve people’s daily lives. That’s just more than awesome.” - Prof. ZHANG Qian
"Engineering, especially computer engineering, is an amazing area. You can develop new technologies in the field and see how they change or improve people’s daily lives. That’s just more than awesome." - Prof. ZHANG Qian
“When I Skype with my grandchildren on my cellphone, I enjoy seeing their most beautiful faces – on an OLED screen.” - Prof. TANG Ching-Wan
"When I Skype with my grandchildren on my cellphone, I enjoy seeing their most beautiful faces - on an OLED screen." - Prof. TANG Ching-Wan, inventor of OLED
“AI is like a fast-running car. Data is like engine oil. Once the engine oil is refined into gas, we can propel this car to accomplish meaningful missions.” - Prof. YANG Qiang
"AI is like a fast-running car. Data is like engine oil. Once the engine oil is refined into gas, we can propel this car to accomplish meaningful missions." - Prof. YANG Qiang
“The joy of doing research is that you have the freedom to decide what problems to solve and how you can contribute to society.” - Prof. Irene LO
"The joy of doing research is that you have the freedom to decide what problems to solve and how you can contribute to society." - Prof. Irene LO
“We are naturally very excited about setting a world record. This is the first step in our research on capturing and analyzing giant photographs and videos.” - Prof. Pedro SANDER
"We are naturally very excited about setting a world record. This is the first step in our research on capturing and analyzing giant photographs and videos." - Prof. Pedro SANDER
"Design thinking, characterized by its divergent-convergent process, is a human-centered and creative problem solving technique for innovation." - Prof. Ravindra S GOONETILLEKE
"Design thinking, characterized by its divergent-convergent process, is a human-centered and creative problem-solving technique for innovation." - Prof. Ravindra S. GOONETILLEKE
“To tackle complex and ‘wicked’ problems of the future, beyond knowledge and abilities, teamwork, creativity and grit are important skills for our students to cultivate.” - Dr. Winnie Suk Wai LEUNG
"To tackle complex and 'wicked' problems of the future, beyond knowledge and abilities, teamwork, creativity and grit are important skills for our students to cultivate." - Dr. Winnie Suk Wai LEUNG
“The joy of autonomous driving research is to enable better living for everyone, towards seamless and highly efficient automatic transportation and logistics.” - Prof. Ming LIU
"The joy of autonomous driving research is to enable better living for everyone, towards seamless and highly efficient automatic transportation and logistics." - Prof. Ming LIU
“I hope more women will consider engineering as a career to change the status quo and to say, ‘I can do it too’.” - Prof. Angela Ruohao WU
"I hope more women will consider engineering as a career to change the status quo and to say, 'I can do it too.'" - Prof. Angela Ruohao WU
“A research topic good enough for an academic paper may not be translatable into a commercial product. This involves using design thinking, a user-centric approach, to solve problems.” - Prof. Sai Kit YEUNG
"A research topic good enough for an academic paper may not be translatable into a commercial product. This involves using design thinking, a user-centric approach, to solve problems." - Prof. Sai Kit YEUNG
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QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022: Engineering & Technology
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#1 in Hong Kong for 12 consecutive years
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