Postgraduate career advice; GBA’s first MScFinTech; cyclists geared for Olympics

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April 2021

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Studying further is a way to give you a fresh lease of life and even open more career doors that you have not imagined. Read the story of our postgraduate student sharing his study experience and PG students’ career prospect. Also, check out how Fintech MSc can lead you to the rapidly developing Fintech market in GBA.

Why postgraduate study can pave diverse career paths?

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Upon completion of a Master’s degree or PhD, what next? Though it seems like academia and further research are the easiest options, there are way more diverse career opportunities opening to PG graduates in a tech- and scientific-oriented economy. Read the story to debunk the misconceptions about PG studies.

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A Fintech MSc can count as outstanding career capital

HKUST and China Construction Bank’s joint Fintech Master Program offers you an excellent career launchpad to get in on the ground floor of the GBA’s Fintech sector. The academia-enterprise collaboration sets a good example of inspiring the best minds for innovative ideas and industry development.

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Prof. Lionel NI appointed as Founding President of HKUST(GZ)

Having spent over two years developing the new campus ahead of its 2022 opening, Prof. Lionel NI was appointed HKUST(GZ)’s Founding President on April 19, 2021, effective after the official approval of the Ministry of Education for the formal establishment of HKUST(GZ). Prof. Ni will now play a pivotal role in actualizing our vision of “Unified HKUST, Complimentary Campus”.

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Sports aerodynamics initiative fast tracks HK cyclists

The fighting spirit of the HK cycling team remains thriving despite the delay of Tokyo Olympics. The aerodynamics science initiative jointly run by the Hong Kong Sports Institute and HKUST is helping local cyclists to shave precious seconds that determine winning or losing.

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AI - the path to enlightenment or enslavement?

Some say Artificial Intelligence (AI) will make mankind omnipotent, others say that it will render us obsolete. A renowned expert on ethical AI, Prof. Pascale Fung warns that misconceptions about the emerging technology are a danger we’re all overlooking.

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Faculty Awards

April 2021

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2021 Francis C. Turner Award, American Society of Civil Engineers

Prof. YANG Hai

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Director of HKUST-DiDi Joint Research Lab

Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry

Prof YANG Jing-Lei

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Director of Center for Engineering Materials and Reliability
Executive Director of HKUST-Bright Dream Robotics Joint Research Institute

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