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We aim to empower our students the essential ability to create effective interventions for real world challenges of the 21st century

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Vision

•    To address global challenges arising from human interactions with information and technology in today's era of digital transformation.

Mission

•    To provide world-class education and conduct cutting-edge research with practical applications in information science and technology that not only advance regional development, but also make a global impact.

 

Thrust Areas

Artificial Intelligence

Mission

It pursues both fundamental research in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and applied research on a wide range of AI-enabling technologies that can help transform various applications of regional relevance.

Cross-disciplinary Focus Areas

  • AI in design
  • AI in finance
  • AI in manufacturing
  • AI in medicine
  • AI in security and privacy
  • AI in smart living
     

Data Science and Analytics

Mission

It advances data science and analytics by unifying statistics, machine learning, optimization, and their related techniques.  It also expands the applications of data science and analytics to solve real world problems and to benefit society.

Cross-disciplinary Focus Areas

  • Data-driven AI & Machine Learning
  • Statistical Learning and Modeling
  • Industrial and Business Analytics (Operations-Related Data Analytics, Business Intelligence and Strategy, etc.)
  • Sector-Specific Data Analytics (Healthcare, Finance, Insurance, Marketing, Manufacturing, Transportation, etc.)
  • Data visualization and Infographics
     

Computational Media and Arts

Mission

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

  • AR Art: How to use AR for art creation and education
  • AI Art: How to use AI to generate arts
  • Data Art: How to tell the stories in data
  • Robotics Art: How to generate arts using robotics
     

Internet of Things

Mission

This thrust area adopts an interdisciplinary pedagogy to equip students with integrated knowledge to pursue new innovation and to explore the new research frontiers in forming Internet of Things (IOT)-enabled smart cities and digital society.

Cross-disciplinary Focus Areas

  • IOT infrastructure and devices
  • IOT systems and communications
  • IOT intelligence and automation
  • IOT applications
  • IOT modeling and optimization
  • IOT security and privacy-enhancing technologies