Tubeworm secrets; climate change webinar; 15-scholarship winner

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July 2021

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Unlocking secrets of deep-sea tubeworm genomes

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Prof. QIAN Peiyuan and his research team have unravelled the genomic riddles of the tubeworms that thrive deep in the ocean, paving the way for previously unthinkable biological applications.

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Accelerating low-carbon innovation towards carbon peak and neutrality

Climate change has become a dangerous reality, threatening not only the wellbeing of future generations but human survival. Join this signature webinar on 3 Aug to hear the insights by Mr. XIE Zhenhua, China’s climate envoy and internationally renowned experts to explore the development of a fair, practical and mutually beneficial global climate management system.

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Universities as ‘living labs’ for sustainability

The ‘new normal’ brought about by COVID-19 is accelerating universities’ move towards a sustainable future, said HKUST President Prof. Wei SHYY in his insightful article for the World Economic Forum.

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Don’t let adversity define you!

Defying circumstances and overcoming challenges, HKUST data science and technology undergraduate Kevin LEUNG sets an example by winning himself an incredible 15 scholarships.

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Thanks for getting vaccinated!

Hooray for keeping our community safe. Please spread the ‘get vaccinated’ message by updating your social media profile picture with one of our specially designed frames!

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Faculty Awards

July 2021

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Best Paper Award at International Conference on Electric and Intelligent Vehicles (ICEIV) 2021

Prof. GAO Furong

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering Director of Center for Polymer Processing and Systems

2021 IEEE Communications Society Best Survey Paper Award, IEEE ICC 2021

Prof. Khaled BEN LETAIEF

Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering
Director of Center for Wireless Information Technology

Prof. ZHANG Jun

Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering

Best Paper Runner Up Award of 41st IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2021)

Prof. LI Bo

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Prof. WANG Wei

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

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Second Prize of 2020 Guangdong Province Technology Invention Award

Prof. LIU Ming

Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Director of Intelligent Autonomous Driving Center

Fellow of Canadian Academy of Engineering

Prof. YANG Qiang

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

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

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