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(From left) Prof. Kenneth Leung, Mr. Malinda Abeynayake, and Mr. Joel Yu recognized for their dedication in designing and teaching exemplary common core courses.
(From left) Prof. Kenneth Leung, Mr. Malinda Abeynayake, and Mr. Joel Yu recognized for their dedication in designing and teaching exemplary common core courses. 
HKUST hosts the first meta press conference of the local higher education sector. Media are invited to tour around the virtual campus of HKUST(GZ), which will soon be open in September.
HKUST hosts the first meta press conference of the local higher education sector. Media are invited to tour around the virtual campus of HKUST(GZ), which will soon be open in September. 
(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. 
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. 
(From right) Carol Chan, a final year HKUST student studying International Research Enrichment (Physics), Prof. Emily Nason, Director of Undergraduate Recruitment and Admissions at HKUST, and Ben Chak, a Year 2 HKUST Computer Science and Engineering student.
(From right) Carol Chan, a final year HKUST student studying International Research Enrichment (Physics), Prof. Emily Nason, Director of Undergraduate Recruitment and Admissions at HKUST, and Ben Chak, a Year 2 HKUST Computer Science and Engineering student. 
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. 
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. 
A total of 175 teams formed by HKUST faculty, students and alumni, as well as members from other local and overseas institutions had joined the 12th edition of the competition beginning in March despite the fifth wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
A total of 175 teams formed by HKUST faculty, students and alumni, as well as members from other local and overseas institutions had joined the 12th edition of the competition beginning in March despite the fifth wave of the coronavirus pandemic. 
Dr. Zheng Zheyang shared his rewarding research experience at HKUST with current research postgraduate students at the award ceremony on June 1.
Dr. Zheng Zheyang shared his rewarding research experience at HKUST with current research postgraduate students at the award ceremony on June 1. 
(From left) Prof. Charles Ng Wang-Wai, Vice-President for Graduate Support of HKUST(GZ) and CLP Holdings Professor of Sustainability of HKUST; Prof. Tim Cheng, Vice-President for Research and Development of HKUST; and Mr. Mohamed Butt, Executive Director of HKPC, sign the agreement to establish HKUST-HKPC Joint Research Lab for Industrial AI and Robotics.
(From left) Prof. Charles Ng Wang-Wai, Vice-President for Graduate Support of HKUST(GZ) and CLP Holdings Professor of Sustainability of HKUST; Prof. Tim Cheng, Vice-President for Research and Development of HKUST; and Mr. Mohamed Butt, Executive Director of HKPC, sign the agreement to establish HKUST-HKPC Joint Research Lab for Industrial AI and Robotics. 
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) 
Prof. Anthony Leung focuses on the applications of nature-based solutions to geotechnical engineering problems such as slope stabilization.
Prof. Anthony Leung focuses on the applications of nature-based solutions to geotechnical engineering problems such as slope stabilization. 
HKUST Council Chairman Mr. Andrew Liao with Prof. Nancy Ip (left), the first woman President of HKUST.
HKUST Council Chairman Mr. Andrew Liao with Prof. Nancy Ip (left), the first woman President of HKUST. 
HKUST President Prof. Wei Shyy was bestowed with the distinction of Officer in the National Order of the Legion of Honour by Mr. Alexandre Giorgini, Consul General of France in Hong Kong and Macau on behalf of the President of the French Republic.
HKUST President Prof. Wei Shyy was bestowed with the distinction of Officer in the National Order of the Legion of Honour by Mr. Alexandre Giorgini, Consul General of France in Hong Kong and Macau on behalf of the President of the French Republic.  
PanopticAI developed an AI health monitoring app using the camera on a smartphone or tablet to monitor the user’s vital signs such as heart rate, respiration rate, blood pressure etc. A pilot scheme has been deployed to 10 to 20 elderly homes across the city.
PanopticAI developed an AI health monitoring app using the camera on a smartphone or tablet to monitor the user’s vital signs such as heart rate, respiration rate, blood pressure etc. A pilot scheme has been deployed to 10 to 20 elderly homes across the city. 
(From left) Prof. Yeung King-Lun, Director of HKUST-CIL Joint Laboratory of Innovative Environmental Health Technologies (HKUST-CIL Lab); Mr. Hamilton Hung, Chief Marketing Officer of Chiaphua Industries Limited; Prof. Joseph Kwan and Prof. Han Wei, Associate Directors of HKUST-CIL Lab; and a research team member have improved the formula of the antimicrobial coating MAP-1, launched at the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, pushing the coating’s durability from three months to five years.
(From left) Prof. Yeung King-Lun, Director of HKUST-CIL Joint Laboratory of Innovative Environmental Health Technologies (HKUST-CIL Lab); Mr. Hamilton Hung, Chief Marketing Officer of Chiaphua Industries Limited; Prof. Joseph Kwan and Prof. Han Wei, Associate Directors of HKUST-CIL Lab; and a research team member have improved the formula of the antimicrobial coating MAP-1, launched at the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, pushing the coating’s durability from three months to five years. 
Prof. Bertram Shi, Professor of Electronic and Computer Engineering, becomes the Acting Dean of Engineering with effect from April 1, 2022.
Prof. Bertram Shi, Professor of Electronic and Computer Engineering, becomes the Acting Dean of Engineering with effect from April 1, 2022. 
Prof. Sally Ng Nga-Lee inside the Environmental Chamber Facility in her lab at Georgia Institute of Technology, where she is delivering greater understanding of aerosols and air pollution.
Prof. Sally Ng Nga-Lee inside the Environmental Chamber Facility in her lab at Georgia Institute of Technology, where she is delivering greater understanding of aerosols and air pollution. 
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Faculty, Alumni & Student Interview
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Jacky Tsay
5 Aug 2022
[2 minutes with...] Jacky Tsay, BEng in Electronic Engineering, Class of 2017
Jacky Tsay
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(From left) Syed Awais Wahab Shah, Muhammad Waqar, and Muhammad Zeshan Akber at the workshop of the “Global AI Challenge for Building E&M Facilities – AI Competition”.
(From left) Syed Awais Wahab Shah, Muhammad Waqar, and Muhammad Zeshan Akber at the workshop of the “Global AI Challenge for Building E&M Facilities – AI Competition”. 
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). 
HKUST engineering students Law Cheuk-Him (fourth right), Liu Chi-Hin (fifth right), and Cindy Aiko Filbert Tanaka (fifth left) received a HKIE Scholarship at the HKIE Prize Presentation Ceremony cum New Members’ Reception.
HKUST engineering students Law Cheuk-Him (fourth right), Liu Chi-Hin (fifth right), and Cindy Aiko Filbert Tanaka (fifth left) received a HKIE Scholarship at the HKIE Prize Presentation Ceremony cum New Members’ Reception. 
HKUST and Sino Land join hands in publishing a Decarbonization Blueprint, with a view to achieving net-zero carbon by 2050 through a holistic roadmap. Pictured are Prof. Irene Lo (right), Chair Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at HKUST, and Mr. David Ng (left), Group Associate Director of Sino Group.
HKUST and Sino Land join hands in publishing a Decarbonization Blueprint, with a view to achieving net-zero carbon by 2050 through a holistic roadmap. Pictured are Prof. Irene Lo (right), Chair Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at HKUST, and Mr. David Ng (left), Group Associate Director of Sino Group. 
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. 
Prof. Larry Li (left) and Prof. Yu Hongyu (right) have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Aeronautical Society, the world’s only professional body dedicated to the aerospace community.
Prof. Larry Li (left) and Prof. Yu Hongyu (right) have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Aeronautical Society, the world’s only professional body dedicated to the aerospace community. 
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