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E-fuel – Prof. Zhao’s latest breakthrough in smart and sustainable energy storage, was featured on campus.
Prof. ZHAO Tianshou Elected as Member of Chinese Academy of Sciences
2019 NSFC Excellent Young Scholars: Prof. Anthony Leung (left) and Prof. Wang Jiguang
Two Assistant Professors Named Excellent Young Scholars by National Natural Science Foundation of China
(From left) Andrea Madotto, Prof. Pascale Fung and Wu Chien-Sheng received an Outstanding Paper Award at the 57th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics for a paper co-authored with Salesforce Research collaborators.
Prof. Pascale FUNG and Her Team Won Outstanding Paper Award at ACL 2019
Prof. Patrick Yue demonstrates a wirelessly powered visible light communication (WP VLC) system designed by his graduate students.
Prof. Patrick YUE Named a Fellow of The Optical Society
HKUST’s two humanoid robots performed a dance with music at the Intelligent Robot Contest 2019 in Seoul.
HKUST Became the First Hong Kong Team to Win in Sports Dance Category of Intelligent Robot Contest in Seoul
Leveraging Computer Science to Turn Imagination into Reality
Leveraging Computer Science to Turn Imagination into Reality
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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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