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HKUST Jockey Club Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) Naming Ceremony and Inauguration of HKUST Jockey Club IAS Named Professorships
A Significant Platform to Bring Together Brilliant Minds
27 Nov 2013
HKUST held a naming ceremony for HKUST Jockey Club Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) and an inauguration of HKUST Jockey Club IAS Named Professorships, marking another milestone in the University's innovative academic and technological development. In recognition of a generous donation by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, IAS is named after the Jockey Club. The University also received great support from The Bank of East Asia, Dr Helmut and Mrs Anna Sohmen, Si Yuan Foundation and TT & WF Chao Foundation, enabling HKUST to establish its first IAS Named Professsorships.

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HKUST Appoints Prof Henry Tye as IAS Director
20 Aug 2010
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology announced the appointment of Prof Henry TYE as Director of the Institute for Advanced Study with effect from January 2011. Currently Horace White Professor of Physics at Cornell University, Prof Tye grew up in Hong Kong and received his PhD from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1974. His primary research interest is in elementary particle theory, including topics such as high energy phenomena, interface between particle physics and cosmology and superstring theory.

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Commencement of Construction on IAS Building
17 May 2010
A commencement ceremony was held for the construction of the Lee Shau Kee Campus at HKUST. As a key infrastructural component of our campus development, the Lee Shau Kee Campus comprises the Business Building and the Institute for Advanced Study and occupies an area of about 10 hectares.

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IAS International Advisory Board Meeting and Inaugural Ceremony
5 Jan 2009
IAS International Advisory Board members had their first meeting at HKUST on 5 Jan 2009, with HKSAR Chief Executive Donald Tsang officiating a tree-planting ceremony at the construction site of IAS.

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Launch of IAS HKUST - Scripps R&D Laboratory
16 Nov 2007
IAS will launch its first R & D laboratory in collaboration with The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), a world-class research institute based in San Diego, California, USA."

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