HKUST Scientists Develop World's First Spherical Artificial Eye with 3D Retina
An international team led by scientists at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has recently developed the world’s first 3D artificial eye with capabilities better than existing bionic eyes and in some cases, even exceed those of the human eyes, bringing vision to humanoid robots and new hope to patients with visual impairment.
ZHANG Yunfei: The Resilient Navigator of Unmanned Voyage
The achievements of new inventions came from long journeys of exploration, from research and development to market recognition, that not many people would notice. ZHANG Yunfei, Founder and President of Zhuhai Yunzhou Intelligence Technology Ltd. (Yunzhou), the world-leading unmanned ship corporation, had little clue his interest would shape the unicorn enterprise Yunzhou is today when he first started the business a decade ago. His entrepreneurial journey offers precious lessons for aspiring young entrepreneurs.
HKUST decodes a deep-sea vent-endemic snail hologenome and unveils its living strategies in the extreme environment (This article was published on EurekAlert! on February 19, 2021)
HKUST Launches the Largest-Scale Solar Power System in Hong Kong
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) 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.
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Tin Ka Ping Scholarship and Diversity Scholarship recognize students with special talents
HKUST’s emphases on science and technology disciplines does not deter artistic talents from pursuing their studies and interests in creative endeavors. The University offers a wide range of scholarships to honor students also for their outstanding non-academic achievements.
A remarkable antique map collection at HKUST is charting Western contact with China over time