A Good Story to Tell

“A Good Story to Tell” is a collection of HKUST stories of our students, faculty, staff and alumni. Enjoy reading and experiencing what makes HKUST special.

A Good Story
Jul 2014

Claire Chan Final Year Student, Dual Degree Program in Technology Management Founder of Sensbeat During my four years at HKUST, I have been provided with opportunities that I would never have even thought about at high school. In studying at HKUST, I have had the chance to travel the world for... Read More
A Good Story
Jun 2014

Kong Wing Man Samantha Year 3, Chemical and Environmental Engineering Head Student Ambassador of HKUST Recipient of the HK Top 10 Outstanding Youth   Three years ago, I entered HKUST with the dream of accomplishing a goal – to become an all-round person. My years here have subsequently proved... Read More
A Good Story
Jun 2014

Lam Ho Tat Year 2, major in Physics   HKUST is well known for its Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP), which encourages students to gain early research experience with distinguished professors. UROP is not officially open to freshmen. However, in the first week of the first... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

Student halls VIII and IX include green rooftops to reduce heat, solar panels, and eco-friendly furnishings and fittings. Sustainability on campus has received a boost with both of the University’s most recent undergraduate student hostels achieving Building Environmental Assessment Method (BEAM)... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

Acknowledgment of the dedication of faculty and staff who have worked at HKUST for two decades. Congratulations and a major celebration were the order of the day for 240 members of staff and faculty in February when they shared memories of 20 years of working at HKUST at the 5th Long Service Award... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

Prof Kei-May Lau and her team have developed an advanced LED technology which can significantly improve micro-display in mobile electronics, intelligent traffic systems, portable micro-projectors, etc. (From the “HKUST Science-for-Lunch” talk... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

Prof Guanghao Chen invented an innovative green wastewater treatment technology known as SANI Process (殺泥技術). The technology successfully minimizes the adverse environmental impact of sewage treatment plant with reduced cost and space requirement. (From the “HKUST Science-for-Lunch” talk... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

Prof Weijia Wen introduced some innovative applications of nanotechnology, including the “ER fluid” for clutches, electronic valve and damper, a “smart gel” for windows to help save energy, and a “smart drug” which can target tumor. (From the “HKUST... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

Prof King-Lun Yeung has developed a “smart” anti-microbial coating for prevention of spread of infectious diseases. This coating is more long-lasting and environmentally friendly. (From the “HKUST Science-for-Lunch” talk... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

Using cloud technology, Prof Pascale Fung has developed a Chinese-based voice interactive system for use on smart phones and GPS in cars. (From the “HKUST Science-for-Lunch” talk... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

Meet the HKUST engineering alumni brothers who have turned their interest in IT and entrepreneurship into one of Asia’s top Facebook app development... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

Ivan Gondoprastowo, Engineering, Year 1 Settling down was not really that hard. At first, it was quite weird, to live far away from your parents in a country that you can barely speak “Hi” to the locals. Thanks to those friendly (and helpful) seniors, and other friends, who helped me to... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

What an achievement! In 2012, HKUST will have the highest number of newly elected Fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) among universities and institutions in Asia . It will also bring the HKUST Engineering School ‘s total number of IEEE Fellows to 25. The... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

A familiar name throughout HKUST, Prof Jack Lau, an Electronic and Computer Engineering alumnus, is HKUST’s first PhD graduate and founder of hi-tech company Perception Digital Holdings Limited. Here you can find out what lies behind Prof Lau’s success as an entrepreneur. Editor: What... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

Rebecca Kundrik, Science, Year 1 One of the reasons UST is nicknamed University of Stress and Tension is because of the dreaded bell curve grading system. While on its own bell curve grading is not so entirely evil, UST is full of hardworking and talented students; one needs to work for good grades... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

Be proud. Be very proud. HKUST’s world top-ranked* Executive MBA (EMBA), jointly run with Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, continues to go from strength to strength. We have been in the top three since 2005 and No.1 globally since 2009. What is fueling this success? More... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

Find out how HKUST propelled a high-flying graduate from the School of Engineering to pursue her dream of becoming a... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

Prof Nancy Ip, Dean of Science and Chair Professor of the Division of Life Science, discusses what drives her on in her stellar international research career in neuroscience at HKUST. Editor: You were born and educated in Hong Kong and then went to the US for higher education. What brought you back... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

Michelle Qin, Business, Year 3 I was honor to be nominated by School of Business and Management (SBM) to represent HKUST (team of 4 students) to join the 2011 Citi International Case Competition ( http://cicc.ust.hk ). 20 teams of 4 students from all around the world join in the competition, such... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

There was something for all connected with HKUST to smile about at the recent 2011 Young Scientists Awards organized by the Hong Kong Institution of Science. Our doctoral students swept ALL the top honors in the annual contest. Chen Jiefei, Department of Physics, received her award in the... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

See why NOW TV Principal Anchor Oscar Lee opted for HKUST and its world top 10-ranked MBA Program to add to his career development... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

Vanessa Ng, Business, Year 3 There’s a lot more than studying and exams here at HKUST. No doubt, exams and assignments do account for most of our nightmares but sometimes, all we need is just a little stress management. Living in student halls makes it much easier for us to socialise and... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

Chen Qi Feng is a final year undergraduate student studying in computer science and mathematics. His fields of research are computer vision and computer graphics. Four years ago, Chen Qi Feng was admitted by Tsinghua University and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He finally decided... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

Karry Wong (21 years old) from Hong Kong is now studying in the first semester of his Master in Mathematics at the Technical University of Munich. “The world is big and there’s plenty to explore.” Karry Wong said. The 21-year-old student from Hong Kong therefore did not only want... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

It’s been one year since I’ve been here – A year full of struggle and adventure. Just go and ask an international student what they think about HKUST and the Academics here, and more often than not, you’ll get “Struggle” and “Stress” as the two most recurring replies. Yes, more often than... Read More