Research & Innovation

Research & Innovation

Prof. Gary Chan (center) from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and his research team.
Prof. Gary Chan (center) from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and his research team.  
(From left) Prof. Chen Qing and his research group members Dr. Li Liangyu (postdoctoral fellow) and Xiao Diwen (PhD student) at the lab of HKUST Energy Institute. On the lab bench is a set-up for fabricating the nanoporous zinc metal electrode.
(From left) Prof. Chen Qing and his research group members Dr. Li Liangyu (postdoctoral fellow) and Xiao Diwen (PhD student) at the lab of HKUST Energy Institute. On the lab bench is a set-up for fabricating the nanoporous zinc metal electrode. 
Prof. Shao Minhua, Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Director of HKUST Energy Institute, holds the prototype of the new hydrogen fuel cell.
Prof. Shao Minhua, Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Director of HKUST Energy Institute, holds the prototype of the new hydrogen fuel cell. 
Paving Way for Wider Application of Green Energy
In vivo 3P calcium imaging of spontaneous neuronal activity at different depths below pia of the somatosensory cortex of a CCK-GCaMP6s mouse (four-month-old) through the intact skull (110-μm thickness) with system correction only (left) and full AO correction (right).
In vivo 3P calcium imaging of spontaneous neuronal activity at different depths below pia of the somatosensory cortex of a CCK-GCaMP6s mouse (four-month-old) through the intact skull (110-μm thickness) with system correction only (left) and full AO correction (right). 
Witnessed by Dr. Rex Auyeung, Chairman of MTR Corporation (3rd right), and Mr. Andrew Liao, Council Chairman of HKUST (3rd left), Dr. Jacob Kam, Chief Executive Officer of MTR Corporation (2nd right), Ms. Margaret Cheng, Acting President of MTR Academy (1st right), Prof. Wei Shyy, President of HKUST (2nd left), and Prof. Lo Hong-Kam, Director of GREAT Smart Cities Institute of HKUST (1st left), signed the MoU on June 10, 2022.
Witnessed by Dr. Rex Auyeung, Chairman of MTR Corporation (3rd right), and Mr. Andrew Liao, Council Chairman of HKUST (3rd left), Dr. Jacob Kam, Chief Executive Officer of MTR Corporation (2nd right), Ms. Margaret Cheng, Acting President of MTR Academy (1st right), Prof. Wei Shyy, President of HKUST (2nd left), and Prof. Lo Hong-Kam, Director of GREAT Smart Cities Institute of HKUST (1st left), signed the MoU on June 10, 2022. 
Prof. Tim Cheang, Vice-President for Research and Development of HKUST and Center Director of ACCESS (left) and Dr. Denis Yip, Chief Executive Officer of ASTRI (right)
Prof. Tim Cheang, Vice-President for Research and Development of HKUST and Center Director of ACCESS (left) and Dr. Denis Yip, Chief Executive Officer of ASTRI (right) 
Heading up a team of computer science professors and integrative systems designers at HKUST’s Center for Metaverse and Computational Creativity, Prof. Pan Hui (first left) is involved in the “MetaHKUST” project that will kick off with this September’s landmark grand opening of our new campus in Nansha, Guangzhou.
Heading up a team of computer science professors and integrative systems designers at HKUST’s Center for Metaverse and Computational Creativity, Prof. Pan Hui (first left) is involved in the “MetaHKUST” project that will kick off with this September’s landmark grand opening of our new campus in Nansha, Guangzhou. 
“MetaHKUST” Project to Kick Off
(From left) Bioengineering undergraduate students Cheng Ting-Kai, Minato Kobashi, and Mark Alexander Ngai won the Gold Award of HKUST President’s Cup 2022.
(From left) Bioengineering undergraduate students Cheng Ting-Kai, Minato Kobashi, and Mark Alexander Ngai won the Gold Award of HKUST President’s Cup 2022. 
Excellence in Research and Innovation
Study co-leads Prof. Qu Jianan (first right), Professor at Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering (ECE), and Prof. Liu Kai (first left), Associate Professor at Division of Life Science; as well as the first author of the study Wu Wanjie (second right), PhD student of ECE.
Study co-leads Prof. Qu Jianan (first right), Professor at Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering (ECE), and Prof. Liu Kai (first left), Associate Professor at Division of Life Science; as well as the first author of the study Wu Wanjie (second right), PhD student of ECE.