Leveraging HKUST’s research capability and WeBank’s experience in applying innovative technologies in mainland’s banking industry, the first joint banking lab project is established to collaborate on research areas spanning AI, big data, blockchain and financial and regulatory technologies, and promote knowledge transfer in GBA.

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MAY 2019

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New Base for Digital Banking Ventures

Leveraging HKUST’s research capability and WeBank’s experience in applying innovative technologies in mainland’s banking industry, the first joint banking lab project is established to collaborate on research areas spanning AI, big data, blockchain and financial and regulatory technologies, and promote knowledge transfer in GBA.

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Your AI conflict resolution

CSE students have developed Hong Kong’s first “robo-lawyer” specialized in generating divorce agreements and employment contracts that will help users save legal fees and resolve conflicts.

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Deep dive into the ocean

Hong Kong’s first bachelor’s degree in ocean science and technology commencing in Sept this year enables marine talents to dive into the investigation, conservation, and management of ocean as our greatest natural resource.

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Everyone might use quantum computers soon

For the first time, an HKUST-SCNU joint research team has found a way to boost the efficiency of photonic quantum memories, which make quantum computers much faster, from below 50% to above 85%, bringing quantum computing closer to reality.

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Passing on innovative spirit

Two engineering alumni and computer vision lovers who obtained international acclaim, have returned to teach at their alma mater hoping to inspire the next generations of engineers to change the world with innovation.

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Opportunities abound in Insurtech

HKUST Business School and ZA International has signed an MoC examining the impacts of Fintech and Insurtech on Hong Kong and enabling faculty and students gain firsthand knowledge via R&D, training and incubation.

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Faculty Awards

May 2019

The 2019 Jan Rajchman Prize, The Society for Information Display

Prof. KWOK Hoi-Sing

Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering

Outstanding Sustained Technical Contribution Award 2019, IEEE Electronics Packaging Society

Prof. Ricky LEE Shi-Wei

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award, International Conference of Software Engineering (ICSE)

Dr. Charles ZHANG Chuan

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

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

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