A Good Story to Tell

“A Good Story to Tell” is a collection of HKUST stories of our students, faculty, staff and alumni. Enjoy reading and experiencing what makes HKUST special.

A Good Story
Sep 2016

In HKUST, many of our students spent a term or more overseas through exchange or internship program, nevertheless, India may not be a popular choice for most students but Homan Yueng, student of Mathematics and Economics chose and got the most out of it. Check out Homan’s story to learn his unique... Read More
A Good Story
Sep 2016

How would you choose between music and computers? Chuck-jee Chau, PhD student of Computer Science and Engineering is smart enough to combine two by carrying out research on the synthesis and analysis of sound. As always, cross-curricular study is encouraged in UST to enrich our educational... Read More
A Good Story
Aug 2016

Dare to challenge yourself with new environment, new people and totally different culture? Isha CHATURVEDI paid a lot effort to overcome homesick and cultural shock and now is engaged in the University than anyone else, see how HKUST has transformed her in 3 years’ time.        Isha... Read More
A Good Story
Aug 2016

There is much more than academic achievement for a fruitful University life. We believe taking part in sports, music and art help students to boost active learning and living. The story of Raymond Sumitra Lukman set a good example of making a balance between chasing his swimming dream and pursuing... Read More
A Good Story
Aug 2016

Education does not only take place in classrooms. At HKUST, we encourage students to understand the world better by taking a step closer to those who are underprivileged. After visiting Fresh Fish Traders’ School, Tan Jing Jing from SHSS would like to share reflections about her feelings and... Read More
A Good Story
Apr 2015

Noga Raviv Participant at hackUST   A fast finish took on fresh meaning at the University’s second hackUST in March 2015 when students from all over Hong Kong took part in the exciting computer coding event to turn ideas into prototypes in just 24 hours. Non-HKUST exchange student organizer... Read More
A Good Story
Nov 2014

Constantinos Spandagos Postgraduate Student Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering The story of how HKUST became part of my reality begins back in 2011. And it begins neither in Hong Kong nor in my native Greece, but in London. President Tony Chan together with Dr Eden Woon (HKUST’s... Read More
A Good Story
Aug 2014

Keith Chan Jin-Deng BSc in Environmental Management and Technology When I first entered HKUST, I was very shy in class and sometimes anxious socially.  But during my four years as an undergraduate, I found professors and members of staff very willing to provide advice and assistance if I sought... Read More
A Good Story
Aug 2014

Jasmine Lee BSc in Environmental Management and Technology I feel very thankful to be part of the EVMT family. EVMT, or Environmental Management and Technology, is a new program under the Interdisciplinary Program Office. Three years ago, I entered the program fuelled by a passion to learn to... Read More
A Good Story
Aug 2014

BAI, Site Dual Degree Program, BEng in Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management and BBA in General Business Management (IEGBM) The idea of the Ride Sharing Program came to me a year ago. A UST resident and I were talking about the lengthy queues for public transport from campus; often,... Read More
A Good Story
Aug 2014

Synix Siwen SUN BSc in Risk Management and Business Intelligence, Class of 2016 Stacy Kaihong HE BSc in Environmental Management and Technology, Class of 2016 Rax Chin Wong LAU BSc in Environmental Management and Technology, Class of 2016 To support eco-friendly waste disposal, I helped to organize... Read More
A Good Story
Aug 2014

Carol Choi Graduate of Bachelor of Business Administration (Marketing and Management), 2014 After three years of undergraduate studies, what do I get from HKUST? Stress and Tension? Well, I guess most of us encounter pressure when examinations approach in any university. I am grateful that HKUST... Read More
A Good Story
Aug 2014

Ashima Saxena MSc Electronics Engineering ,2011 – Life is about helping each other – After working for three years in an R&D department, going back to university was an amazing experience. It was also the first time that I had lived alone and away from my home country of India. On 2... Read More
A Good Story
Jul 2014

KONG Wing Man Samantha Year 3, Chemical and Environmental Engineering Head Student Ambassador of HKUST Recipient of the Hong Kong Top 10 Outstanding Youth   Engineering is not regarded as an immediate first choice by many top students in Hong Kong. However, you would be absolutely wrong to... Read More
A Good Story
Jul 2014

Xinyue Wang Year 3, major in Accounting and Finance I’m Wang Xinyue, from Beijing. I’m currently a 3rd year student and graduating this June majoring in accounting and finance. I came to Hong Kong with no idea as to what my host city would be like. I entered HKUST with no clue what this... Read More
A Good Story
Jul 2014

Claire Chan Final Year Student, Dual Degree Program in Technology Management Founder of Sensbeat During my four years at HKUST, I have been provided with opportunities that I would never have even thought about at high school. In studying at HKUST, I have had the chance to travel the world for... Read More
A Good Story
Jun 2014

Kong Wing Man Samantha Year 3, Chemical and Environmental Engineering Head Student Ambassador of HKUST Recipient of the HK Top 10 Outstanding Youth   Three years ago, I entered HKUST with the dream of accomplishing a goal – to become an all-round person. My years here have subsequently proved... Read More
A Good Story
Jun 2014

Lam Ho Tat Year 2, major in Physics   HKUST is well known for its Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP), which encourages students to gain early research experience with distinguished professors. UROP is not officially open to freshmen. However, in the first week of the first... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

Student halls VIII and IX include green rooftops to reduce heat, solar panels, and eco-friendly furnishings and fittings. Sustainability on campus has received a boost with both of the University’s most recent undergraduate student hostels achieving Building Environmental Assessment Method (BEAM)... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

Acknowledgment of the dedication of faculty and staff who have worked at HKUST for two decades. Congratulations and a major celebration were the order of the day for 240 members of staff and faculty in February when they shared memories of 20 years of working at HKUST at the 5th Long Service Award... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

Prof Kei-May Lau and her team have developed an advanced LED technology which can significantly improve micro-display in mobile electronics, intelligent traffic systems, portable micro-projectors, etc. (From the “HKUST Science-for-Lunch” talk... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

Prof Guanghao Chen invented an innovative green wastewater treatment technology known as SANI Process (殺泥技術). The technology successfully minimizes the adverse environmental impact of sewage treatment plant with reduced cost and space requirement. (From the “HKUST Science-for-Lunch” talk... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

Prof Weijia Wen introduced some innovative applications of nanotechnology, including the “ER fluid” for clutches, electronic valve and damper, a “smart gel” for windows to help save energy, and a “smart drug” which can target tumor. (From the “HKUST... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

Prof King-Lun Yeung has developed a “smart” anti-microbial coating for prevention of spread of infectious diseases. This coating is more long-lasting and environmentally friendly. (From the “HKUST Science-for-Lunch” talk... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

Using cloud technology, Prof Pascale Fung has developed a Chinese-based voice interactive system for use on smart phones and GPS in cars. (From the “HKUST Science-for-Lunch” talk... Read More