Samantha Wing Man Kong, 2014 BEng in Chemical and Environmental Engineering, was named among Hong Kong's top 10 young people in the Outstanding Youth Commendation Scheme, a city-wide honor presented by the HKSAR Home Affairs Bureau and Commission on Youth. The accolade recognizes notable achievements in personal development, leadership and social service. Samantha also received the Social Service Award. A further winner from HKUST was Phoebe Cheuk Lam Lam, School of Science, who was selected as a top 10 outstanding youth.
PhD graduate and research associate Dr Michael Lee and PhD students Ken Tseng and Leo Ho, Electronic and Computer Engineering, have co-founded Bistable Technology Limited to develop an electronic shelf label product fabricated at the HKUST State Key Laboratory on Advanced Displays and Optoelectronics Technologies. The team also won second place at the 2014 Inno-China Entrepreneurship Competition for their bistable display project.
PhD graduate Dr Pingzhong Tang, 2010 Computer Science, received a 1,000 Talented Youth Award, one of the most prestigious honors for young scientists in China. Dr Tang’s research is on artificial intelligence and game theory. He is currently a faculty member of Tsinghua University.