Press Releases

Press Releases

Prof Wei Shyy, President of HKUST (left), and Prof Pascale Fung, Founding Director of the Center for Artificial Intelligence Research, unveil the plaque for CAiRE.
Prof Wei Shyy, President of HKUST (left), and Prof Pascale Fung, Founding Director of the Center for Artificial Intelligence Research, unveil the plaque for CAiRE. 
First Among Local Universities to Set Up All-Around AI-Focused Research Center
(From left) Professor King Chow, Director of the Center for the Development of the Gifted and Talented, Dr. Melody Leung, Lecturer of Division of Life Science, Mr. Wong, HKUST alumnus and a secondary school teacher, and Dr. Jason Chan, Lecturer of Department of Chemistry introduce the STEM@HKUST platform and share latest trend in STEM education development.
(From left) Professor King Chow, Director of the Center for the Development of the Gifted and Talented, Dr. Melody Leung, Lecturer of Division of Life Science, Mr. Wong, HKUST alumnus and a secondary school teacher, and Dr. Jason Chan, Lecturer of Department of Chemistry introduce the STEM@HKUST platform and share latest trend in STEM education development.  
Interactive Platform Set to Help Students Develop Resourceful Mindset
Mrs Carrie Lam (fifth left), The Chief Executive of HKSAR, officiates at the closing ceremony of Xiangshan Science Conference and the launching ceremony of HKSAIR. Other officiating guests are (from left): Mr Chen Lin, Director General of Youth Affairs Department of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in HKSAR; Dr Sunny Chai, Chairman of HKSTP; Mr Nicholas Yang, Secretary for Innovation and Technology of HKSAR; Mr Chen Dong, Deputy Director of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Gov
Mrs Carrie Lam (fifth left), The Chief Executive of HKSAR, officiates at the closing ceremony of Xiangshan Science Conference and the launching ceremony of HKSAIR. Other officiating guests are (from left): Mr Chen Lin, Director General of Youth Affairs Department of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in HKSAR; Dr Sunny Chai, Chairman of HKSTP; Mr Nicholas Yang, Secretary for Innovation and Technology of HKSAR; Mr Chen Dong, Deputy Director of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in HKSAR; Prof Yang Qiang, Founding President of HKSAIR; Prof Nancy Ip, Vice-President for Research and Graduate Studies, HKUST; Dr Tan Tieniu, Deputy Director of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in HKSAR; Prof Li Deyi, President of the China Association for Artificial Intelligence; and Prof Gao Wen, Peking University.  
The students from five secondary schools, together with the cars they had built, pose for a picture with the judges and the HKUST student helpers.
The students from five secondary schools, together with the cars they had built, pose for a picture with the judges and the HKUST student helpers.  
Prof Ying Chau (middle), introduces the School of Engineering’s new undergraduate program in Bioengineering. Prof Terence Wong (left) is developing a novel microscope for determining within minutes whether all cancer cells are removed in a surgery, while Prof Angela Wu is designing microfluidic devices that can capture and manipulate cells for single-cell genomic analysis and other purposes.
Prof Ying Chau (middle), introduces the School of Engineering’s new undergraduate program in Bioengineering. Prof Terence Wong (left) is developing a novel microscope for determining within minutes whether all cancer cells are removed in a surgery, while Prof Angela Wu is designing microfluidic devices that can capture and manipulate cells for single-cell genomic analysis and other purposes. 
The team led by Chair Professor Hoi-Sing Kwok (front right) and Assistant Professor Abhishek Srivastava (front left) from the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering won the “Best Prototype in Innovation Zone” award from The Society for Information Display with the new display technology.
The team led by Chair Professor Hoi-Sing Kwok (front right) and Assistant Professor Abhishek Srivastava (front left) from the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering won the “Best Prototype in Innovation Zone” award from The Society for Information Display with the new display technology. 
Prof Nancy Ip, Vice-President for Research and Graduate Studies, HKUST (2nd from the left), and Mr Herbert Cheng Jr., Chief Executive Officer of Chiaphua Industries Ltd (2nd from the right), signed the contract for HKUST-CIL Joint Laboratory of Environmental Health Technologies, with Prof Wei Shyy, Acting President, HKUST (1st from the left), and Mrs Sheilah Chatjaval, General Counsel of Chiaphua Industries Ltd (1st from the right), being the witnesses.
Prof Nancy Ip, Vice-President for Research and Graduate Studies, HKUST (2nd from the left), and Mr Herbert Cheng Jr., Chief Executive Officer of Chiaphua Industries Ltd (2nd from the right), signed the contract for HKUST-CIL Joint Laboratory of Environmental Health Technologies, with Prof Wei Shyy, Acting President, HKUST (1st from the left), and Mrs Sheilah Chatjaval, General Counsel of Chiaphua Industries Ltd (1st from the right), being the witnesses. 
Stimulating Technology Translation and Product Conceptualization
Kang Eun Jeon with his invention HKUST luXbeacon.
Kang Eun Jeon with his invention HKUST luXbeacon. 
Guests at the signing ceremony: (from left) Prof Long Quan, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering Department, Prof Tim Cheng, Dean of Engineering, Mr Wenbin Tang, Co-founder and CTO of Megvii, Prof Tony F Chan, President of HKUST, Mr Qi Yin, Co-founder and CEO of Megvii, Dr Sabrina Lin, Vice-President for Institutional Advancement, Dr Claudia Xu, Director of Technology Transfer Center and Mr Yinan Xie, GM of Branding and Marketing of Megvii
Guests at the signing ceremony: (from left) Prof Long Quan, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering Department, Prof Tim Cheng, Dean of Engineering, Mr Wenbin Tang, Co-founder and CTO of Megvii, Prof Tony F Chan, President of HKUST, Mr Qi Yin, Co-founder and CEO of Megvii, Dr Sabrina Lin, Vice-President for Institutional Advancement, Dr Claudia Xu, Director of Technology Transfer Center and Mr Yinan Xie, GM of Branding and Marketing of Megvii  
A Big Leap in Researches on AI, Image Recognition and Analysis
(From left) HKUST’s Prof Brian Mak and students – Kelvin Yung, Ken Lai and Mary Leung – demonstrating how to say “university of science and technology” in sign language.
(From left) HKUST’s Prof Brian Mak and students – Kelvin Yung, Ken Lai and Mary Leung – demonstrating how to say “university of science and technology” in sign language.