Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Prof. Rhea Liem
Prof. Rhea Liem 
A Dedicated and Outstanding Teacher in Aerospace Engineering
Prof. Ricky Lee is the first recipient from China since the prestigious ASME Avram Bar-Cohen Memorial Award (formerly the InterPACK Achievement Award) was first presented in 1999.
Prof. Ricky Lee is the first recipient from China since the prestigious ASME Avram Bar-Cohen Memorial Award (formerly the InterPACK Achievement Award) was first presented in 1999. 
Chairman of the University Grants Committee (UGC) Mr. Carlson Tong (right) presents the 2021 UGC Teaching Award for Early Career Faculty Members to Prof. Rhea Liem.
Chairman of the University Grants Committee (UGC) Mr. Carlson Tong (right) presents the 2021 UGC Teaching Award for Early Career Faculty Members to Prof. Rhea Liem. 
Treating Students as Partners
Both leaving their hometown Indonesia and pursuing studies at HKUST, alumnus Ne Myo Han (right) shares with Cindy Tanaka (Year 3, BEng in Chemical and Environmental Engineering) his journey at HKUST and the excitement of achieving his PhD dream.
Both leaving their hometown Indonesia and pursuing studies at HKUST, alumnus Ne Myo Han (right) shares with Cindy Tanaka (Year 3, BEng in Chemical and Environmental Engineering) his journey at HKUST and the excitement of achieving his PhD dream. 
Going for PhD Dream in MIT
Two nominated teams from HKUST Engineering presented their project concepts and details, and were recognized for their excellence in technology and innovation.
Two nominated teams from HKUST Engineering presented their project concepts and details, and were recognized for their excellence in technology and innovation. 
Dr. David Chung, Under Secretary for Innovation and Technology (fourth left), Mr. Adam Kwok, Executive Director of Sun Hung Kai Properties (center), Prof. Tim Cheng Kwang-Ting, Dean of Engineering (third left), and Prof. Zhang Xin, Chair Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering of HKUST (first left), Dr. Trisha Leahy, Chief Executive (second left), Dr. Raymond So, Director of Elite Training Science and Technology (first right), Mr. Shen Jinkang, Head Cycling Coach (third right), and elite cycling a
Dr. David Chung, Under Secretary for Innovation and Technology (fourth left), Mr. Adam Kwok, Executive Director of Sun Hung Kai Properties (center), Prof. Tim Cheng Kwang-Ting, Dean of Engineering (third left), and Prof. Zhang Xin, Chair Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering of HKUST (first left), Dr. Trisha Leahy, Chief Executive (second left), Dr. Raymond So, Director of Elite Training Science and Technology (first right), Mr. Shen Jinkang, Head Cycling Coach (third right), and elite cycling athlete Lee Wai-Sze of the Hong Kong Sports Institute (fourth right), and Dr. Chan Kwok-Ki, Vice-chairman of The Cycling Association of Hong Kong, China Limited (second right), attended the ceremony to show their support of the Project. 
Prof. Yang Jinglei’s research interfaces cross-disciplinary areas ranging from chemistry, materials engineering, manufacturing to mechanics.
Prof. Yang Jinglei’s research interfaces cross-disciplinary areas ranging from chemistry, materials engineering, manufacturing to mechanics. 
Cross-Disciplinary Contributions to Chemistry and Engineering
Prof. Ricky LEE Shi-Wei (middle), Chair Professor of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at HKUST, demonstrates how the UVC LED disinfection closet works, along with Mr. LAM Kwok-Wai (left) and Mr. Martin MAK, Principal and Assistant Warden respectively of the Po Leung Kuk Yu Lee Mo Fan Memorial School.
Prof. Ricky LEE Shi-Wei (middle), Chair Professor of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at HKUST, demonstrates how the UVC LED disinfection closet works, along with Mr. LAM Kwok-Wai (left) and Mr. Martin MAK, Principal and Assistant Warden respectively of the Po Leung Kuk Yu Lee Mo Fan Memorial School. 
Killing 99.99% of Bacteria & Viruses on Garment
Zhang Yunfei said building a supply chain can help lower the cost and enhance product quality, so it is important to find the first buyer of the new product.
Zhang Yunfei said building a supply chain can help lower the cost and enhance product quality, so it is important to find the first buyer of the new product. 
Lessons for Aspiring Young Entrepreneurs
Prof. Yang Jinglei uses carbon fiber reinforced polymer composite (in his hands) and versatile microcapsules (shown on display) to manufacture self-healing, fire-resistant, and impact-proof multifunctional structures, contributing to a lightweight and safer solution for aircraft and electric vehicles.
Prof. Yang Jinglei uses carbon fiber reinforced polymer composite (in his hands) and versatile microcapsules (shown on display) to manufacture self-healing, fire-resistant, and impact-proof multifunctional structures, contributing to a lightweight and safer solution for aircraft and electric vehicles. 
Contributions in Aerospace Engineering