HKUST(GZ) PG Programs 2024-25

Uniqueness • Project-based active learning model, encouraging students to form project teams to conduct research on integrated systems with challenging group project goals. • Well-designed group projects that practise the Hub Concept, are multidisciplinary and driven by real needs, are proposed by students, industry partners, academic faculties, or other channels. • Empower students to gain interdisciplinary knowledge, practicing team spirit and project management skills through project development process. • Breakthrough the traditional classroom, modularized courses are embedded into projects to ensure students get the best out of them. • Individual projects have a clearly defined research content to ensure student who has completed the projects successfully are able to meet the MPhil academic requirements of HKUST. Vice-President (Teaching & Learning) Professor Jingsheng WU oversees policy directions and procedures for the University’s teaching and learning including quality assurance, innovation in teaching pedagogy, and academic integrity and creativity in HKUST(GZ). He is also a professor of the Smart Manufacturing Thrust Area under the Systems Hub. Prior to joining HKUST(GZ), Prof. Wu was the Founding Dean and the Chair Professor of the School of System Design and Intelligent Manufacturing (SDIM) at the Southern University of Science & Technology. Before that, he was a long-time faculty member at the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering of HKUST. As early as 2007, Prof. Wu was appointed as the Associate Dean (Research) of the Fok Ying Tung Research Institute of HKUST and founded the Centre for Engineering Materials and Reliability (CEMAR) in Nansha, Guangzhou. From 1994 to 1996, Prof. Wu was awarded a prominent Postdoctoral Research Fellowship from the Australian Research Council (ARC) to develop high-strength and high-toughness nanocomposites. His research outcomes are highly cited by researchers in the field and have received widespread media coverage in Australia. He is a senior consultant/advisor of NXP, Huawei, Kingfa, and Sinopec and a guest professor at several universities. Prof. Jingshen WU Introduction Red Bird MPhil (RBM) Program* is HKUST(GZ)’s key vehicle for practising and promoting the interdisciplinary “Hub Concept” in cultivating talented young people. Based on the notion of studentcentredness, students, academic supervisors from hubs/thrusts, industry advisors and project mentors work together to complete group projects and teaching tasks. Students develop quickly in this total immersion in knowledge and skill. Red Bird MPhil Program wechat * Please note that all applicants interested in the Red Bird MPhil program should apply for “Master of Philosophy (General)” in the Online Application System.