By enhancing scientific research and development, technological capabilities, and innovativeness, we can contribute to the sustainable growth of the economy, society, and environment globally.

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Drone Technology

Founded and incubated by an alumnus and a faculty member, DJI holds more than 75百分比 of the civilian drone market share and develops drones that can handle complex terrains via pioneering motion control and robotic perception technologies. The company has created more than 5,000 jobs and offered scholarships to foster robotics research.

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Solid Elastic Metamaterial

Our physics’ research team created a solid elastic metamaterial that can filter transverse waves within a certain range of frequencies. As transverse waves can lead to destructive horizontal shaking during earthquakes, this filtering property may provide an alternative earthquake-proofing solution.

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FinTech Development

A multidisciplinary FinTech research project is building a roadmap for transforming Hong Kong into a global FinTech hub through the delivery of policy recommendations, scholarly contributions, and industrial impacts.

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LED Lighting

Our expert in semiconductor materials and devices works to advance LED-based lighting technologies that will open up new applications, improve reliability and lower manufacturing costs through the integration of LEDs on silicon wafers.

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Liquid Crystal Display

A research team from HKUST State Key Laboratory of Advanced Displays and Optoelectronics Technologies has developed a liquid-crystal display that increases energy efficiency by three to five times while image resolution was enhanced by three times at a lower cost.

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Quantum Communication

A research team has found a way to boost the efficiency of photonic quantum memories to over 85百分比 with fidelity of over 99百分比, pushing quantum computation a step closer to reality.

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Smart Green Wall Panels

An engineering research team was granted a research fund to design and develop smart green wall panels which will reduce the energy consumed in space conditioning, providing a smart solution for building thermal management.