What's Happening in IPO

21 Jan 2014

Field Trip to Tokyo 2014

The trip was mainly exploring the energy, waste management and resource recycling in Japan. Students visited a number of industrial and public organizations, including advanced automobile and consumer product manufacturers, and waste processing and resource recycling facilities. They also saw the utilization of green energy and energy-saving technology to promote energy efficiency, waste minimization and recycling of resources, as well as safer and greener methods of handling waste. It was a great opportunity to see how green technologies and practices are being adopted and implemented across various sectors to promote green living in Japan.

17 Jan 2014

冬營遊 - Winter Camp 2013/14

The camp consisted of three major components: a food recycling experiential workshop, field trips, and a discussion session about the relationship between development and the environment. After the winter camp, the students gained a deeper understanding about current environmental issues affecting Hong Kong. It is hoped that students will be able to apply what they have learned in their everyday life and start making positive changes to the environment.

15 Jan 2014

Technology and Management International Business Plan Competition 2014 in Bayreuth, Germany

12 Dual Degree Program in Technology & Management students traveled to Bayreuth, Germany to join students from University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (UIUC), University of Bayreuth and University of Sao Paulo, Brazil to formed mixed teams and conduct technology research and market analysis to develop viable business plans for automotive industry under the mentorship of faculty from the four universities within the 10-day trip from 5 to 15 January 2014.

21 May 2013

HKUST Receives HK$5 million Donation from Dr Simon Kwok and Dr Eleanor Kwok To support Interdisplinary Engineering and Medicine Research on Endoluminal Medical Devices

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) received a five-million-dollar donation from Dr Simon Kwok and Dr Eleanor Kwok for the development of bio-devices for treatment of endoluminal diseases. These groundbreaking inventions, developed with an aim to improving stroke treatments, are the fruits of close collaboration between leading neurosurgeons and the engineering faculty at HKUST. The research team comprises Dr. John Kwok of the Division of Biomedical Engineering and Prof. David Lam and Prof. Matthew Yuen of the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

18 Jan 2013

Field Trip to Taiwan 2013

In this study trip, students visited government regulatory authorities (central and municipal), local environmental NGOs, the business sector, as well as the local communities to see how all these components work together in solid waste management and to understand why Taiwan is so successful in waste minimization and resources recycling.

11 Jan 2013

Technology and Management International Business Plan Competition 2013 in South Africa

18 Dual Degree Program in Technology & Management students traveled to Johannesburg, South Africa, from 2 to 11 Jan 2013, to join students from University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (UIUC) and form mixed teams to conduct research on social and economic topics of South Africa in order to develop awareness in the global nature of business and a deeper understanding of important issues facing nations in the developing and developed world.