What is Design and Why Design?

Understand the how and what of design that solves real-world problems

Integrative Systems

A holistic transdisciplinary approach enabling innovations

Design Training

Come join us in the revolution of engineering design

About Us

Division of Integrative Systems and Design has been established in November 2017 to push the forefront of transdisciplinary research and experiential learning both within HKUST and on the global stage.

“With ISD, we will stop entrenching students into singular discipline. Instead we will further HKUST’s aspirations in readying new innovators to tackle complex problems of the real world.” President, HKUST, 2018.

The ISD undergraduate degree program, aims to nurture innovators and researchers with design and systems thinking, will be launched in September 2018. The MPhil program in Technology, Leadership and Entrepreneurship will also continue to be offered as one of the ISD education programs.

News & Update

Global Product Development 2018 – Presentations & Exhibition December 3, 2018

Monday December 3, 2018 | HKUST   In its third year running, GPD2018 exhibition comes full circle to come back to Hong Kong. We’re looking forward to an exciting day to witness the final design by the 8 product teams.  Join us for the Final Presentations, Exhibition, Mock Investment Challenge and refreshments. Global Product Development…

HKUST InfoDay – ISD InfoSession & Facilities Tour 29/9/2018

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About ISD

ISD epitomizes the use of project-based experiential learning in design education.  We nurture innovators and researchers with design and system thinking, and entrepreneurial spirit.

Campus Location

Division of Integrative Systems and Design