Our talented researchers are tirelessly breaking new ground,
from furthering fundamental principles to engineering applications alike.
Renewable energy, such as wind and solar, is one of the most effective tools in combating climate change. Yet, widespread deployment of renewables still faces major barriers, namely the intermittent nature of solar and wind energy...
Carbon is the fundamental building block of life. Its behavior and movement as it cycles through the Earth impacts our understanding of the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, which causes global warming and climate...
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are tiny structures with enormous roles in gene expression regulation. They influence timed cell death (cell apoptosis), stem cell differentiation and metabolism, and can also be significant actors in virus infections ...
The notorious characteristics of unsaturated soils give rise to many geotechnical problems including excessive deformation of railway embankments, catastrophic collapse of foundations, slopes and dams...
Beneath the bustling urban metropolis of Hong Kong lies 7,500 kilometers of water pipes – the very lifelines that serve a growing population of over 7.3 million. Leaks or bursts that require pipe replacement contribute to business losses...
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to address society’s most pressing challenges of today.
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At HKUST, our researchers and students are supported by a backbone of communal state-of-the-art central research facilities, institutes, centers, and labs. These central platforms create a synergistic environment that fosters interdisciplinary collaboration and learning.
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