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12 Aug 2019

The Global Research Forum on Sustainable Production and Consumption 2019

The biennial Global Research Forum on Sustainable Production and Consumption was hosted by HKUST on 26-29 June 2019 with the topic of “Transforming Production and Consumption: Bridging Sustainability Research with Policy and Practice”.

5 Aug 2019

IPO Students won the Champion in the Asian Universities Alliance (AUA) Student Competition 2019

Three IPO students, John YAO, Angel LAI & Michael WANG, won the Champion of undergraduate category in the Asian Universities Alliance (AUA) Student Competition 2019 hosted by Nazarbayev University (NU) in Kazakhstan. With the theme “Good Governance in the 21st Century and its Challenges”, the team “Orange” presented innovative ideas of better governance on cross-boundary water resources management in Central Asia.

30 Jul 2019

“Advisory & Grant Making for 4 Social Enterprises” - Corporate Project Sponsored by Philanthropy in Motion, IBM Global Business Services and HARMAN International

With the support of Philanthropy in Motion, IBM Global Business Services and HARMAN International,
2019 Spring term’s Corporate Project (TEMG4950C) challenged students to assist 4 social enterprises to develop an investor pitch. The project aims at providing students with hands-on experience in solving complex real business problems and polishing their advanced skills in team-based consulting, Enterprise Design Thinking, theory of change and social return on investment.

8 Jul 2019

T&M-DDP High School Student Dinner 2019

Dual Degree Program in Technology & Management (T&M-DDP) High School Student Dinner was held on 6 June 2019 to gather around 30 prospective high school students and parents. Program directors, faulty advisors, alumni, staff and current students joined the event to mingle and share about program design, learning experience, opportunities and career prospects.

2 Jul 2019

Israel- Hong Kong: Women-to-Women Bridge

Four students in Dual Degree Program in Technology and Management (T&M-DDP) were invited to attend the forum “Israel- Hong Kong: Women-to-Women Bridge” on May 31, 2019. The event was jointly organized by The Consulate General of Israel in Hong Kong and Asia Society Hong Kong Center. Three panel discussions on innovation & technology, medical sciences and finance & economy served as a platform to connect generations of women and men from Israel and Hong Kong to celebrate, and be inspired and empowered by females, and to further enhance the economic, educational and cultural ties between Israel and Hong Kong.

24 Jun 2019

HKUST New App (PRAISE-HK) Uses Street-Level Air Quality Data to Reduce Personal Exposure and Health Risk

HKUST Institute for the Environment today launched a new mobile app that aims to help users reduce their exposure to outdoor air pollution. PRAISE-HK stands for “Personalized Real-time Air-quality Informatics System for Exposure – Hong Kong” and will help build Hong Kong into a world-class smart and healthy city.