Coronavirus detection device; OLEDs discovery; career readiness

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FEBRUARY 2020

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High-speed Coronavirus Detection Device

HKUST has invented a portable COVID-19 detection device equipped with the latest microfluid chip technology that detects the virus in just 40 minutes, delivering much faster results than the current technology which can take up to three hours.

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Welcome message for spring term

Our Senior Management greets all students at the beginning of the Spring Term by sharing the University’s efforts in keeping the community safe while supporting students’ studies in light of the coronavirus outbreak.

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Transformational discovery of OLEDs

Prof. TANG Ching-Wan, dubbed “father of OLEDs”, recounts how he embraced failure and used it to turn his unsuccessful research project on solar cells into a great success with OLEDs that made rollable and transparent TVs a reality today.

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Becoming career ready

Two recent HKUST graduates share their insights into how non-academic skills helped them stand out among their peers in order to impress recruiters and land the job of their dreams.

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Living the smart way

This publication houses all articles our faculty members contributed to an exclusive weekly column of a newspaper, sharing their insights into how we can use innovation to improve our quality of life sustainably.

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Boosting HK’s innovation drive

Our IEMS faculty member analyzes why Hong Kong is losing the innovation race to other cities in the GBA and makes recommendation to the HK government on how to boost the city’s innovation and technology capacity.

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Faculty Awards

FEBRUARY 2020

2020 Nick Holonyak, Jr. Award, The Optical Society

Best Paper Award, The 26th International Display Workshops sponsored by the Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers, The Society for Information Display

Prof. Kei May LAU

Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering
HKUST Jockey Club Institute for Advanced Study

Find out about all the awards we have earned over the years

Expert Views in the Media

Coronavirus cooperation shows how the world is getting better at hunting down disease

Call of the rescue brigade

Simulations identify missing link to determine carbon in deep earth reservoirs

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