PROJECTS - PHASE 1
Blockcerts for ARO and DSTO
Project lead: Samuel KWAN & James PRINCE
Blockchain will be applied to student transcripts, underpinning the development of tools for students to create CVs
Electronic Price Label for Souvenir Shop
Project leader: Michael LEE
Replacement of paper-based labels in the HKUST Souvenir Shop with adaptive, electronic full color labels
Pulse of HKUST
Project leader: Huamin QU
Data-driven online platform for communicating campus stories and data, and enhancing social cohesion within the HKUST community
Smart Lunch Kiosks and Mobile Pay System
Project leaders: Yang WANG & Yongli MI
Temperature controlled “smart lockers” integrated with mobile payment technologies to improve efficiency during peak dining hours
Smart Mini-grid of 100% Renewable Energy
Project leaders: Tianshou ZHAO
Demonstrate a 100% renewable energy power system on campus with a mini-grid composed of solar panels and an innovative e-fuel energy storage system.
Smart Mobility: Indoor Navigation and Bus Queue Analytics
Project leaders: Gary CHAN
Employ WiFi sensing and machine learning analytics technology to understand the current waiting time and level of people at our bus stops and create Path Advisor 2.0 to discover one's current location in real time on campus.
Project leaders: Kellee TSAI, King CHOW, & Anna KWONG
A broad “arts belt” comprising static and multimedia installations that extend throughout the campus to enhance productivity and promote wellbeing
Upgrading the Pond Water Treatment System
Project leaders: Yiu Wing HA, Allan LEUNG, & Vincent WANG
Revitalization of the Chinese garden (pond) with modern filtration systems to achieve a healthy pond ecosystem
Project leaders: Kar Yan TAM
The extension of USThing services will include electronic version of student card, chatbot and serve as a centralized platform for different IT services and tools.
Projects - Phase 2
Aquaponics in HKUST
Project leaders: LING Li, Miranda MAN
The aquaponic farm developed by many undergraduates and faculty members serves as an educational, living laboratory as well as a green business platform. The farm specifically yields fishes and vegetables with least consumption of resources.
Solar Cell-Driven and WiFi-functioned Clocks
Project leaders: He YAN
Organic solar cell-powered and Wi-Fi functioned clocks, unlike the analogue clocks we use today, are much accurate and efficient in terms of maintenance. With organic photovoltaic materials, clocks will be self-powered without any battery source.
Smart Campus Air Network (SCAN) for Community Environmental Awareness
Project leaders: Zhi NING, Jimmy FUNG, Alex LAU
With cutting-edge technology of Air Quality Health Index sensors as well as Indoor Air Quality sensors, campus community will gain an accurate information on the indoor air quality, thereby improving environmental awareness and gaining educational materials.
Internet of Tree Things
Project leaders: WANG Yu-Hsing
Among the various kinds of wildlife, trees are an indispensable part for the sustainable development of the HKUST campus. Unfortunately, trees can be attacked by various kinds of diseases and in particular are vulnerable to natural disasters. Internet of Tree Things will provide for an efficient system to maintain and monitor trees.
Digital Twin for HKUST Campus
Project leaders: Jack CP CHENG, Edward KL CHAN
Digital twins give us a glimpse into what is happening, and what can happen, with physical assets now and far into the future. Digital twin technology can be used to design, test, and build intelligent systems for everything in the physical world; monitor and maintain day-to-day operations; and build immersive location experiences.
GGT Smart Campus
Project leaders: Derry FONG, Alan HUI
As the campus becomes smarter and new technologies flourish, so should the student halls. Making use of IoT sensors and data platforms to improve convenience for both residents and management.