What's Happening in IPO

23 Sep 2015

Information Session for the New Major: Individualized Interdisciplinary Major

IPO will launch a new major - Individualized Interdisciplinary Major (IIM) in academic year 2016/2017. An information session for students was held on 21 Sep 2015.

17 Sep 2015

IPO Students Meet with Prof. Steven CHU, Nobel Laureate in Physics 1997 and the Former US Secretary of Energy

Prof. Steven CHU, Nobel Laureate in Physics 1997 and the Former US Secretary of Energy was invited to share insights on climate change and renewable energy at HKUST as one of the University’s 25th Anniversary Distinguished Speakers Series on 15 September 2015. Before the talk, Prof. CHU attended the sharing session with students from IPO and School of Science which is a very valuable and rare opportunity for students to talk and learn direct from a Nobel Prize winner and a Former US Secretary.

15 Sep 2015

IPO Welcome Party 2015

IPO Welcome Party was held on 7 Sep to welcome all new undergraduate students to join IPO family. IPO new students, faculty and staff gathered at IPO Learning Commons A to chat and enjoy refreshments.

4 Sep 2015

Simple technology to make BIG difference in healthcare problems in the developing world

Student Innovation for Global Health Technology, hosted by the Division of Biomedical Engineering, led by Prof. Ying CHAU, mobilizes students from different disciplines to apply their knowledge in transforming innovative ideas into tangible solutions to tackle healthcare problems of poor communities. It held a press conference on 31 August 2015 to show their fruitful trips to Cambodia with two new inventions: portable drug dispensary box and electronic medical system, which helped improve the efficiency and quality of the healthcare service in the slums.

4 Sep 2015

A “COLD” Welcome in the HOT September - IPO Welcome Home Ice-cream

To give all IPO students a “COLD” welcome in the HOT September, IPO distributed free ice-cream to IPO students on 1 September, the first school day of 2015/2016.

1 Sep 2015

Jeff CHEN, a graduate of T&M-DDP, has raised over HK$6 million for his startup Lumos with the next generation bicycle helmet in just one month

Jeff CHEN, a graduate of Dual Degree Program in Technology and Management (T&M-DDP), has raised over HK$6 million through crowdfunding online with a brand new design of bicycle helmet in just one month. Jeff met his partner during overseas study at Harvard University in 2013 and they have worked together for two years to develop the bicycle helmet. The real product is targeted to be available in April next year.