SEP 2018

Nature-loving Marine Scientists Preserving Our Habitats for Future Generations

The young Prof Karen Chan, HKUST’s Assistant Professor of Life Science, and her equally energetic postgraduate students are a group of nature-loving talents who spend time at HKUST’s Coastal Marine Lab (CML) to work with crabs, urchins, mussels, and ...

A Tale of Two Students

On first sight, Hugo Wing Lun Mar and Steve Weipeng Zhuo have nothing in common. Hugo is a local student with a background in business administration, and Steve a student from Fujian, China, studying computer science, applied mathematics and engineering...

Making Waves with Groundbreaking Research

An invisibility cloak might sound like something from Star Trek or Harry Potter but scientists say they may soon be able to turn fiction into fact.

Dr Yun Lai, a physics professor at Nanjing University in Nanjing, China, has been conducting frontier research in cloaking and metamaterials since his PhD studies at HKUST on blocking sound waves. ...

Finding Inspiration from Mother Earth

Geotechnical engineering (GTE) may not be as well-known as some other engineering disciplines, yet when Dr Johnny Chi-yin Cheuk came across a related course at HKUST, he knew that geotechnical engineering was the right discipline for him...

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Events  Roundup

Life and Scientific Career in a Changing World

The Hong Kong PhD Fellowship & Asian Future Leaders Scholarship Distinguished Lecture by Prof Yigong Shi in March attracted a full house of audience encompassing Hong Kong PhD Fellows, awardees of Asian Future Leaders Scholarship Program, professors and students...

Introduction to Research Studies

To help interested students learn more about HKUST’s postgraduate program offerings, an Information Session on MPhil and PhD Studies was held in March. Following an introductory talk on research studies by Prof Charles W W Ng, Associate Vice-President for Research and Development, three postgraduate students shared how  ...

Warm Start for New Arrivals

Welcome receptions for postgraduate students are held every year before the new academic year commences. The receptions are meant for new postgraduate students to celebrate the start of their academic journeys and learn useful tips about the University. Apart from an introductory and welcome talk by senior management, ...

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