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When SENG research efforts translate into important inventions, discoveries and initiatives
Prof. Wang Jiguang (second right) and his research team members
HKUST Researchers Uncover Chemo-resistance Mechanism in Glioma Patients
Prof. Tim Cheng (fourth from right) joined the award presentation ceremony held in Taiwan via video conferencing.
Prof. Tim CHENG Received Pan Wen Yuan Foundation Award for Outstanding Research
Prof. Pedro Sander from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering has recently been focusing on gigantic panorama videos, such as this still of a zoomed-in area of Central taken from The Peak in Hong Kong.
Prof. Pedro SANDER Expands on His Passion for Computer Graphics
Prof. Irene Lo (center) garnered a Natural Science Award as the lead applicant of her team. Prof. Zhang Limin (left) and Prof. Christopher Leung (right) received a Natural Science Award and Scientific & Technological Progress Award respectively with their teams led by their former PhD students.
HKUST Engineering Received Three Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards
Prof. Pascale Fung has come up with innovative solutions for COVID-19.
Prof. Pascale FUNG Helps to Debunk COVID-19 Myths with Science
The new platform, COVIDep, periodically pools SARS-CoV-2 sequence data and compares with experimentally-determined epitopes of SARS-CoV, to provide scientists around the world an up-to-date set of vaccine target recommendations for COVID-19.
HKUST Sets Up a Platform for Real-time Reporting of Vaccine Target Recommendations for COVID-19
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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
"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, 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
"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
"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
"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
"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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