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High Impact Research Areas

HKUST is a world-class research university that has carved a name for itself in several fields of high impact, by aspiring to excel and by demonstrating leadership in transferring the fruits of its research to society.

Our faculty, staff and students are encouraged to pursue fields that pique their curiosity and desire for challenge, and they have distinguished themselves in five areas: (1) Nano-science and Nano-technology, (2) Biological Sciences and Bioengineering, (3) Electronics, Wireless and Information Technology, (4) Environment and Sustainable Development, and (5) Management Education and Research.

Your support will enable us to scale new heights in research excellence, and enable you to be a partner in our success. You may consider supporting us in the following ways:

  • Contribute to seed funding to enable a research team to participate in theme-cased research, an area of excellence, or major national or regional projects;
  • Sponsor HKUST to host prestigious international workshops and conferences which leverage on international partnerships and alliances;
  • Support our research mentorship program in which young and brilliant scholars perform research alongside our world-class faculty members.