15th Global Chinese Chemical Engineers Symposium (GCCES-2023) Successfully Concludes in Hong Kong

The 15th Global Chinese Chemical Engineers Symposium (GCCES-2023) was held in the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology from 5-9 August 2023. It was co-organized by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the University of Hong Kong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, City University of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

The Symposium attracted more than 500, Mainland, Hong Kong, Macao and overseas Chinese Chemical top-notch scientists and students to discuss and share experience on the research challenges and trends of chemical science and engineering. The unique symposium offered a dynamic environment that fostered international collaborative innovation and interdisciplinary integration as well as industrial-academic co-operation.

A High-end Forum themed “Future Chemical Engineering Education and Research” was specially organized to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of HKUST Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE).  The expertise offered valuable insights and new perspectives on possible directions and approaches for advancing chemical engineering education and research.

At the other featured session “Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum”, participants are encouraged to overcome the challenges and seize opportunities by turning their research breakthroughs into real-world impacts.  The GCCES strongly promotes the professional development of young Chinese chemical engineers and scientists by organizing various forums included Doctoral Scholar, Women in Chemical Engineering and Future Chemical Engineering Scholars’ Forum.

The Global Chinese Chemical Engineering Symposium (GCCES) is a prestigious and world-wide platform for the communication and academic exchange of chemical science and engineering. The first session of the conference was held in Great Falls, Canada in 2009. Since then, it has been successfully held for 14 consecutive years using the mode of rotation in China and abroad.

About The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) (https://hkust.edu.hk/) is a world-class research intensive university that focuses on science, technology and business as well as humanities and social science.  HKUST offers an international campus, and a holistic and interdisciplinary pedagogy to nurture well-rounded graduates with global vision, a strong entrepreneurial spirit and innovative thinking.  Over 80% of our research work were rated “Internationally excellent” or “world leading” in the Research Assessment Exercise 2020 of Hong Kong’s University Grants Committee. We were ranked 3rd in Times Higher Education’s Young University Rankings 2022, and our graduates were ranked 23rd worldwide and among the best from universities from Asia in Global Employability University Ranking and Survey 2021.

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