Preventing Alzheimer’s; Covid risk assessment; gamifying math

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August 2022

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Novel Therapeutic Strategy for Alzheimer’s

Novel Therapeutic Strategy for Alzheimer’s

An HKUST-led research team has identified a blood protein that plays a key role in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s, revealing an innovative strategy to reduce the risk of developing the disease.

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HKUST 2.0 drives dual-campus synergy

HKUST 2.0 drives dual-campus synergy

Students of HKUST and HKUST(GZ) can take courses offered by both campuses with credits mutually recognized and automatically transferable.

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App to Reduce Exposure to Covid

New App to Reduce Exposure to Covid

HKUST has launched CovidInArea, a location-based app designed to help Hong Kong users avoid at-risk areas through a heatmap pinpointing places with confirmed cases.

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Nurturing critical cloud skills

Nurturing critical cloud skills

HKUST and Alibaba Cloud have signed an MoU to implement joint talent development programs in data analytics, cloud computing, and AI.

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It’s a numbers game

It’s a numbers game

The “try-it-before-explain” teaching method and game-based learning Prof. Kenneth LEUNG adopts to engage his math students have earned him the 2021 HKUST Common Core Teaching Excellence Award.

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To inspire, to be inspired

To inspire, to be inspired

Thirty inspiring HKUST members have used their skills and knowledge to make a difference.

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Faculty Awards

August 2022

Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering Best Paper 2021

Prof. CHEN Guanghao

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Prof. HAO Tianwei

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

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HKUST-Sino One Million Dollar
Entrepreneurship Competition 2022
Platinum Award (Champion)

Prof. CHENG Chin Pang Jack

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Research Grants Council Early Career Award 2022/23

Prof. FU Lin

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

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Global AI Challenge for Building E&M Facility Gold Award,
Best Use of Cloud Award,and
Most Innovative Use of Data Award

Prof. Walter WANG Zhe

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

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

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