HKUST-UCLA Joint Summer UG Research Program -- Research in Industrial Projects for Students-Hong Kong 2013

This is the third time for HKUST and UCLA to jointly hold HKUST-UCLA the summer UG research program-- Research in Industrial Projects for Students-Hong Kong (RIPS-HK). The application is open to any UG students with HK- or China-citizenship.

What is RIPS-HK 2013?

Research in Industrial Projects for Students (RIPS) is an innovative education program launched by the founding director, Prof. Tony Chan, of the Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM) at UCLA in 2002. This is a nine-week summer program for senior undergraduate students to form teams of four to work on a real-world research project proposed by a sponsor from industry or the public sector under the guidance of an academic mentor. Beside the RIPS program in Los Angeles, IPAM has collaborated with partners in Beijing and Berlin to offer RIPS-Beijing and RIPS-Berlin at Beijing and Berlin, respectively.

RIPS-HK was first launched 2 years ago at HKUST. It is a summer research plus industrial internship and international education exchange program. Past industrial sponsors include Huawei, MetLife, BGI, and the Hong Kong Observatory. It will be run again during 10 June - 10 August 2013.

How to apply?

Please visit RIPS-HK @ HKUST. Deadline for application is 15 March 2013 (Friday).