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(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. 
The team has successfully made the prototype of the “super human eye” – an artificial visual system that uses a spherical biomimetic electrochemical eye with hemispherical retina made of a high-density perovskite nanowire array. From left: Swapnadeep Poddar, Shu Lei, Zhang Daquan, Prof. Fan Zhiyong, Dr. Gu Leilei and Long Zhenghao.
The team has successfully made the prototype of the “super human eye” – an artificial visual system that uses a spherical biomimetic electrochemical eye with hemispherical retina made of a high-density perovskite nanowire array. From left: Swapnadeep Poddar, Shu Lei, Zhang Daquan, Prof. Fan Zhiyong, Dr. Gu Leilei and Long Zhenghao. 
(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. 
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. 
(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.  
Amrut (left) and Paddy at the global final of the IET Present Around The World Competition.
Amrut (left) and Paddy at the global final of the IET Present Around The World Competition. Paddy gave a presentation of their co-created device “Helen” and became the winner of the highly competitive contest. 
HKUST Dean of Engineering Prof. Tim Cheng (front left) and James M. McKelvey Prof. Aaron Bobick, WashU Dean of McKelvey School of Engineering (front right), sign the MoU under the witness of the WashU delegates and HKUST representatives.
HKUST Dean of Engineering Prof. Tim Cheng (front left) and James M. McKelvey Prof. Aaron Bobick, WashU Dean of McKelvey School of Engineering (front right), sign the MoU under the witness of the WashU delegates and HKUST representatives. 
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Prof. Tim Cheng (top left), Dean of Engineering, introducing Mr. Alfred Chuang (bottom) as the guest speaker and Prof. Jack Lau (top right) as the moderator in the first edition of the HKUST Entrepreneurship Fireside Chat Series.
Prof. Tim Cheng (top left), Dean of Engineering, introducing Mr. Alfred Chuang (bottom) as the guest speaker and Prof. Jack Lau (top right) as the moderator in the first edition of the HKUST Entrepreneurship Fireside Chat Series. 
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.
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. 
Su Dan led two HKUST teams to win two competitions during her first 12 months as a PhD student.
Su Dan led two HKUST teams to win two competitions during her first 12 months as a PhD student. 
Outstanding common core course teachers: (from left) Prof. Raymond Wong, Prof. Marshal Liu, and Prof. Kenneth Leung
Outstanding common core course teachers: (from left) Prof. Raymond Wong, Prof. Marshal Liu, and Prof. Kenneth Leung 
Park Byung Min will pursue his placement as a Fulbright-Lee Hysan Visiting Student Scholar at the California Institute of Technology.
Park Byung Min will pursue his placement as a Fulbright-Lee Hysan Visiting Student Scholar at the California Institute of Technology. 
(From left) Head of CBE Department Prof. Hsing I-Ming, Chair of Engineering Research Committee Prof. Nevin Zhang, awardee Dr. Zhu Shangqian, Dean of Engineering Prof. Tim Cheng, Associate Dean of Engineering (Research & Graduate Studies) Prof. Richard So, and Prof. Minhua Shao, advisor of Dr. Zhu
(From left) Head of CBE Department Prof. Hsing I-Ming, Chair of Engineering Research Committee Prof. Nevin Zhang, awardee Dr. Zhu Shangqian, Dean of Engineering Prof. Tim Cheng, Associate Dean of Engineering (Research & Graduate Studies) Prof. Richard So, and Prof. Minhua Shao, advisor of Dr. Zhu 
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