Faculty & Student Story

Faculty & Student Story

AutoSafe leverages smart technology to modernize and automate worksite safety monitoring while improving efficiency. The start-up team comprising Issac Leung, co-founder (first left, back row), Prof. Jack Cheng (second right, back row), and Peter Wong, co-founder (first right, front row), was awarded championship in the HKUST-Sino One Million Dollar Entrepreneurship Competition.
AutoSafe leverages smart technology to modernize and automate worksite safety monitoring while improving efficiency. The start-up team comprising Issac Leung, co-founder (first left, back row), Prof. Jack Cheng (second right, back row), and Peter Wong, co-founder (first right, front row), was awarded championship in the HKUST-Sino One Million Dollar Entrepreneurship Competition. 
Turning Ideas into Real Solutions for Construction Industry
HKUST postgraduate student Iain Lam uses VR technology and “play to learn” approach to help primary and secondary students with learning difficulties. In the immersive VR learning environment, SEN students, who may be easily distracted in a traditional classroom, are able to focus for at least 20 minutes and complete required tasks.
HKUST postgraduate student Iain Lam uses VR technology and “play to learn” approach to help primary and secondary students with learning difficulties. In the immersive VR learning environment, SEN students, who may be easily distracted in a traditional classroom, are able to focus for at least 20 minutes and complete required tasks. 
(From left) PhD student Melody Chung Jin-Teng and alumnus Chong Bor-Hung.
(From left) PhD student Melody Chung Jin-Teng and alumnus Chong Bor-Hung. 
Why HKUST?
Prof. Wang Yu-Hsing considers students’ happiness to be his greatest achievement.
Prof. Wang Yu-Hsing considers students’ happiness to be his greatest achievement. 
(From left) Student Phisitchai Chavanachinda (Pierre) and fresh graduate Wadeelada Thitisomboon (Nink).
(From left) Student Phisitchai Chavanachinda (Pierre) and fresh graduate Wadeelada Thitisomboon (Nink). 
Usman said 3MT® helped him put in perspective three very important things of his research: Why? What? How? Finding an answer to these three questions helped him realize the purpose of his PhD studies and maintain focus all these years.
Usman said 3MT® helped him put in perspective three very important things of his research: Why? What? How? Finding an answer to these three questions helped him realize the purpose of his PhD studies and maintain focus all these years. 
Ivy at work on the CHAMP microscope, which she sees as a really meaningful development for cancer patients.
Ivy at work on the CHAMP microscope, which she sees as a really meaningful development for cancer patients. 
Prof. Mow Wai-Ho constantly reminds himself to put students first.
Prof. Mow Wai-Ho constantly reminds himself to put students first. 
Breer was founded by the all-HKUST team: (from left to right) Suyash Mohan (2021 BBA in Economics), Anushka Purohit (Electronic and Computer Engineering undergraduate), Naman Tekriwal (Management undergraduate), and Deevansh Gupta (Marketing undergraduate).
Breer was founded by the all-HKUST team: (from left to right) Suyash Mohan (2021 BBA in Economics), Anushka Purohit (Electronic and Computer Engineering undergraduate), Naman Tekriwal (Management undergraduate), and Deevansh Gupta (Marketing undergraduate). 
Fancy a Pint of Waste Bread?
Kevin is a dedicated volunteer at community centers.
Kevin is a dedicated volunteer at community centers. 
Never Give Up