About the HKUST Summer Bootcamp for Polymath

The HKUST Summer Bootcamp for Polymath is a two-week intensive program designed to nurture exceptionally talented high school students with the potential to become well-rounded polymaths. Embracing an interdisciplinary approach, the bootcamp integrates business, engineering, and science studies, catering to students from diverse regions in Asia including Hong Kong, Mainland China, Thailand, the Philippines, and Indonesia.

This time, the bootcamp features a key focus topic: AI for Good Governance and Sustainable Development (ESG). Students will explore the transformative impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on government and public sectors, particularly in promoting Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) goals.

Key aspects include:

AI-Driven Public Health Monitoring: Enhancing real-time public health data analysis and response strategies.
Efficient Resource Allocation: Optimizing resource distribution to ensure sustainability and equity.
Pollution Control and Disaster Management: Leveraging AI technologies for effective pollution mitigation and efficient disaster response.
Enhancing Public Service Accessibility: Using AI to improve the accessibility and quality of public services to foster inclusive community development.
Ethical and Privacy Considerations: Addressing ethical implications and data privacy concerns for equitable AI usage.
Citizen Engagement: Analyzing the role of AI in building trust and fostering active citizen participation in governance.

This unique collaboration between HKUST and Alibaba Cloud Academy offers students an unparalleled opportunity to learn and innovate. Aspiring polymaths are empowered to lead in AI-driven sustainable development and good governance.


Exclusive Benefits for Participants

Unlimited Access to Online Resources

Comprehensive learning materials covering a wide range of topics in technology and AI.

Free Professional Exams

Opportunity to take professional certification exams at no cost, helping to validate and enhance their expertise.

Complimentary ECS Instances

Access to Elastic Compute Service (ECS) instances for hands-on practice and experimentation.