A pint of bread, driving green finance in HK, smart fish guarding ocean

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JANUARY 2021

HKUST
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Read the story of our students venturing into green business and top experts’ insights into how Hong Kong can catch up on green finance to power the economy.

Have a pint of waste bread

Four HKUST students brew craft beer from waste bread to save the world. But their initial success has prompted a hasty goal that has distracted their business growth. How the team managed to get back on track?

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Green finance: new economic pillar?

Top financial experts discuss how the city can push for green businesses and attract green funds and investors to catch up on the latest economic trend.

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Smart fish guards ocean from plastics

Watch the video to see how this stingray-shaped device can trace and collect teeny-tiny plastic pollutants to help us save the ocean.

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Early research opportunities for secondary students

Co-organised by HKUST, the Hang Lung Mathematics Awards will nurture creative talents and groom secondary students with potential in math. Scholarships will also be offered to teachers for further education. Registration is now open.

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Thank you, unsung heroes!

While we are studying or working from home to minimize COVID-19 risks, our frontline workers, IT professionals and healthcare providers are here every day to keep the campus safe. Kudos to them and get to know their stories here.

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Say Hi to our new student ambassadors

Having questions about study or university life? Talk to our newly appointed student ambassadors to get advice and meet new friends.

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Faculty Awards

JANUARY 2021

2020 Fellows of the Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences (HKAES)

Prof. Tim CHENG Kwang-Ting

Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering
Director of HKUST-WeBank Joint Lab

Prof. Khaled BEN LETAIEF

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

Prof. ZHANG Qian

Department of Computer Science and Engineering
HKUST Jockey Club Institute for Advanced Study
Director of Digital Life Research Center
Co-Director of Huawei-HKUST Innovation Laboratory

Silver Award, The Hong Kong Institute of Planners Awards 2020

Prof. Jimmy FUNG Chi-Hung

Division of Environment and Sustainability
Department of Mathematics

2020 Fellow of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL)

Prof. Pascale FUNG Ngan

Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering
Director of Center for Artificial Intelligence Research

2021 Pople Medal, Asia-Pacific Association of Theoretical & Computational Chemists

Prof. HUANG Xuhui

Department of Chemistry
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

The Chair of IEEE Fellows Evaluation Committee of Electronics Packaging Society (EPS)

Prof. Ricky LEE Shi-Wei

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Prof. Matthew Robert MCKAY

Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

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

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