Press Releases

Press Releases

Prof. Wang Jiguang (second right) and his research team members
Prof. Wang Jiguang (second right) and his research team members 
Intelligent transportation is one of the key research thrust areas of the proposed HKUST Guangzhou campus. The photo is an impression of the Guangzhou campus.
Intelligent transportation is one of the key research thrust areas of the proposed HKUST Guangzhou campus. The photo is an impression of the Guangzhou campus. 
(From right) Prof. Chen Qifeng, Assistant Professor of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at HKUST; Mr. James Prince, Academic Registrar, HKUST; Mr. Davis Bookhart, Senior Manager and Head, HKUST Sustainability Unit; and Prof. Lo Hong-Kam, Director of HKUST’s GREAT Smart Cities Institute demonstrate how different HKUST documents can be verified using different devices.
(From right) Prof. Chen Qifeng, Assistant Professor of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at HKUST; Mr. James Prince, Academic Registrar, HKUST; Mr. Davis Bookhart, Senior Manager and Head, HKUST Sustainability Unit; and Prof. Lo Hong-Kam, Director of HKUST’s GREAT Smart Cities Institute demonstrate how different HKUST documents can be verified using different devices. 
Blockchain-based Degree Authentication System
(From left) Agnes Chan, EY Managing Partner – Hong Kong & Macau; Prof. Tam Kar-Yan, Dean of HKUST Business School; Albert Lee, EY Global Tax Technology and Transformation Co-Leader and Asia-Pacific Tax Technology and Transformation Leader; and Ian MCNEILL, EY Asia Pacific Tax Deputy Leader.
(From left) Agnes Chan, EY Managing Partner – Hong Kong & Macau; Prof. Tam Kar-Yan, Dean of HKUST Business School; Albert Lee, EY Global Tax Technology and Transformation Co-Leader and Asia-Pacific Tax Technology and Transformation Leader; and Ian MCNEILL, EY Asia Pacific Tax Deputy Leader. 
Advanced Tech to Solve Complex Tax Issues
De Kai, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, demonstrates how the interactive visualization of the simulation works.
De Kai, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, demonstrates how the interactive visualization of the simulation works. 
All people entering the city from abroad who have to undergo quarantine will download the mobile app StayHomeSafe from March 14, 2020.
All people entering the city from abroad who have to undergo quarantine will download the mobile app StayHomeSafe from March 14, 2020. 
(From left) Prof. Joseph Kwan, Adjunct Professor from the Division of Environment & Sustainability; Prof. Yeung King-Lun from the Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, and Mr. Hamilton Hung, Chief Marketing Officer of HKUST’s industrial partner Chiaphua Industries Ltd, present the multiple opportunities in applications of the new coating formula MAP-1.
(From left) Prof. Joseph Kwan, Adjunct Professor from the Division of Environment & Sustainability; Prof. Yeung King-Lun from the Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, and Mr. Hamilton Hung, Chief Marketing Officer of HKUST’s industrial partner Chiaphua Industries Ltd, present the multiple opportunities in applications of the new coating formula MAP-1. 
Killing Highly-Infectious Viruses for 90 Days up to 99.9%
The research team (from right) – Prof. Matthew McKay, Professor at HKUST’s Department of Electronic & Computer Engineering and Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering; Dr. Ahmed Abdul Quadeer, Research Associate at the Department of Electronic & Computer Engineering; and Mr. Syed Faraz Ahmed, PhD student – recently identified a set of potential vaccine targets which could be helpful for the development of a vaccine against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.
The research team (from right) – Prof. Matthew McKay, Professor at HKUST’s Department of Electronic & Computer Engineering and Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering; Dr. Ahmed Abdul Quadeer, Research Associate at the Department of Electronic & Computer Engineering; and Mr. Syed Faraz Ahmed, PhD student – recently identified a set of potential vaccine targets which could be helpful for the development of a vaccine against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. 
Data Analytics to Guide Experimental Efforts
(From right) Ms. Dee Dee Chan, Director of the Seal of Love Charitable Foundation, Mr. Lawrence Chan, Founder of the Foundation and his wife Mrs. Lillian Chan, HKUST President Prof. Wei Shyy, and HKUST Provost Prof. Lionel Ni officiate the naming ceremony.
(From right) Ms. Dee Dee Chan, Director of the Seal of Love Charitable Foundation, Mr. Lawrence Chan, Founder of the Foundation and his wife Mrs. Lillian Chan, HKUST President Prof. Wei Shyy, and HKUST Provost Prof. Lionel Ni officiate the naming ceremony.  
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