HKUST(GZ) PG Programs 2024-25

9 School of SCIENCE Building on HKUST's strong research background, our AI Thrust is dedicated to advancing both fundamental and applied research in artificial intelligence and a broad range of enabling technologies that transform cutting-edge applications. Our goal is to cultivate top-tier professionals equipped with interdisciplinary expertise, international perspectives, and exceptional skills to drive innovation and breakthroughs in AI research and application. Cross-disciplinary Focus Areas • AI in Design • AI in Business • AI in Finance • AI in Security and Privacy • AI in Smart Living • AI in Manufacturing • AI in Smart Cities • AI in Transportation • AI in Talent Management • AI in Public Health • AI for Science Prof. Hui XIONG Chair Professor Associate Vice President (Knowledge Transfer) Head of Artificial Intelligence Thrust, Information Hub Fellow of AAAS and IEEE Research Interest • Data mining and knowledge discovery • Big data analytics • Mobile computing • Business intelligence • Information assurance Artificial Intelligence This thrust area focuses on art creation and visual communication with new technologies, with emphasis on art with augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), AI-generated art, information art and design, and data visualization. It also promotes the interplay of art and technology and exploits the most advanced technology for art creation and visual communication with a social impact. Cross-disciplinary Focus Areas • AI/AR/VR/XR/Robotic art • Data visualization and storytelling • Human-computer interaction • Game development and design • Computer animation • Virtual production Prof. Kang ZHANG Professor Acting Head of Computational Media and Arts Thrust, Information Hub Director of Interdisciplinary Programs Office Research Interest • Visual Languages • Graph Grammar and Their Applications • Computational Aesthetics • Generative Art • Architectural Design • Software Engineering Computational Media and Arts Information Hub - Thrust Areas