What's Happening in IPO

9 May 2012

Marine Environmental Science Student Wins the First IPO Best Research Award

The Interdisciplinary Programs Office (IPO) announced Mr Rulong Liu (fourth-year PhD student of Marine Environmental Science program) as the First Prize recipient of the IPO Best Research Award 2011/12 in the award ceremony held on 9 May 2012.

4 Jan 2012

Malaysia RE Field Trip

The trip was for understanding the sale of Malaysia's natural resources, challenges for sustainability and environmental resources management in Malaysia, especially in Kuala Lumpur. The trip presented students with opportunities to discuss with experts on issues concerning biodiversity, ecosystem management, forest management, waste management, pollution, biomass and biofuels. As a bonus, students also got to enjoy some of Malaysia's natural beauty, culture and mingle with students of The National University Of Malaysia and Malaysians.

10 Jun 2011

劉培生教授、陳澤強教授 「土製」空氣監測器助中學進行環境教育

有見本港中學生參與及認識空氣質素的渠道十分有限,中學難以負擔費用高昂的技術及儀器,科大環境學部遂透過優質教育基金資助,特別發起名為Explore and Research the Atmospheric Environment(EXPLORE)探索大氣環境的二年先導計劃,與本港十間中學合作,讓中學生在其校園內裝置自製價廉的監測器。該監測器乃科大化學工程系學生的畢業作業,成本低廉,雖然監測結果有約10%至20%的誤差,但足夠中學生學習之用。

9 Jun 2011

Dual Degree students explored South America - Participation at C40 Sao Paulo Summit 2011 & exclusive International Business Plan Competition in Brazil

14 students of Dual Degree Program in Technology and Management together with 32 elite students from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (UIUC) and the University of Sao Paulo (USP) gathered in Brazil this summer for the C40 Large Cities Climate Summit and the Technology and Management International Business Plan Competition. Students attended the C40 Summit to learn first-hand practices for a balanced and healthy environment. They then mixed together to form teams and work on Green Business proposals to explore the official policy of “Green Brazil”.

9 May 2011



24 Apr 2011

Field Trip to Pearl River Delta

To learn more about China's efforts in enhancing the livability of this region and its attempts in converting a major manufacturing-intensive region into a "green region" with a quality environment, high biodiversity and rational utilization of natural resources whilst maintaining economic and social development, realizing its objectives of reaching sustainable development.