What's Happening in IPO

2 Sep 2020

HKUST Launches the Largest-Scale Solar Power System in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has recently announced its latest commitment to being a sustainability leader in Hong Kong by launching a renewable energy project that will include the installation of up to 8,000 solar panels at over 50 locations on campus. It will be Hong Kong’s largest solar energy generation project when complete.

1 Sep 2020

2020 IPO Online Welcome Session

Nearly 200 new undergraduate and postgraduate students, faculty and staff members joined the IPO Online Welcome Session 2020 on 31 August 2020 which is the first year that IPO held the welcome event online via Zoom.

31 Jul 2020

Biases, Norms and Culture: A Framework for Understanding Our Responses to a Pandemic

HKUST has co-organized a series of multidisciplinary webinars under the theme “Navigating a World of Disruption”, with our global partners. On 23 June 2020, Interdisciplinary Programs Office (IPO) has hosted a joint webinar, “Biases, Norms and Culture: A Framework for Understanding Our Responses to a Pandemic”, in partnership with KTH Royal Institute of Technology, to share how people respond to the pandemic from different perspectives—social & cultural, public health, public transportation, urban planning & design.

11 Jun 2020

Integrating People with Disabilities- 2020 Winter Technology & Management International Business Plan Competition (IBPC) in Brazil

2020 Winter Technology & Management International Business Plan Competition (IBPC) was held at São Paulo, Sao Carlos and Brotas, Brazil from 5 to 14 January to explore how modern technologies help integrate people with disabilities into society.

22 May 2020

IPO Outstanding Community Service Award 2019/20

To recognize Interdisciplinary Programs Office (IPO) students who have demonstrated outstanding service to the university community and/or the community beyond the campus and foster students’ commitment in serving the society, IPO Outstanding Community Service Award 2019/20 was presented to 4 students on 15 May 2020.

15 May 2020

IPO Best Research Award 2019-20

Two students of Environmental Science, Policy and Management Program (ESPM) won the first prize of the IPO Best Research Award 2019/20 which recognizes the outstanding achievements of research students and fosters the overall quality of research education in the University.