2021

60th Anniversary Celebration of the Faculty

HKBU-Durham Lanthanide Joint Research Center for Systems Medicine established

2020
2019

Golden Meditech Centre for NeuroDegeneration Science established

New programmes launched
–  BSc (Hons) in Bioresource and Agricultural Science
–  BSc (Hons) in Business Computing and Data Analytics
– BSc (Hons) in Mathematics and Statistics and BSc (Hons) in Actuarial Science (Double degree)

BSc (Hons) in Green Energy Science was renamed as BSc (Hons) in Physics and Green Energy

Research and Development Centre for Natural Health Products established

2017
2016

Institute of Bioresource and Agriculture (IBA) established

Two Computer Science undergraduate programmes were combined into BSc (Hons) in Computer Science

Three Mathematics undergraduate programmes were combined into  BSc (Hons) in Mathematics and Statistics

Research Centre of Excellence for Organic Electronics established

2014
2013

State Key Laboratory of Environmental and Biological Analysis (SKLP) established

New programmes launched:
–  MSc in Food Analysis and Food Safety Management
– MSc in Mathematical Finance (Hong Kong Baptist University) and MSc in Financial Markets (University of Kent)
–  Joint Bachelor cum Master’s Study Programme by Department of Computer Science and Department of Physics

New programmes launched:
–  BSc (Hons) in Analytical and Testing Sciences
–  BSc (Hons) in Green Energy Science
–  BSc (Hons) in Computing and Information Systems
– MSc in Advanced Information Systems

2012
2011

The Institute of Advanced Materials (IAM) and Institute of Computational and Theoretical Studies (ICTS) established

MSc in Green Technology (Energy) programme launched


2010
2008

Centre for Quantitative Systems Biology established

MSc in Operational Research and Business Statistics (HKBU) and MSc in Finance (Financial Markets) (University of Kent) double degree programme launched

2007
2006

Centre for Mathematical Imaging and Vision and Research Centre for Ubiquitous Computing established


MSc in Information Technology Management programme launched


2005
2004

Beijing-Hong Kong-Singapore Joint Centre for Nonlinear and Complex Systems established


New centres established:
– High Performance Cluster Computing Centre
– Centre for e-Transformation Research (renamed as Centre for e-Transformation Technology Research)
– Centre for Advanced Luminescence Materials

2003
2002

New centres established:
– Hong Kong Organic Resource Centre
– Peking University-Hong Kong Baptist University Joint Research Institute for Applied Mathematics
– Joint Institute of Environmental Sciences of Hong Kong Baptist University and Research Centre for Eco-Environmental Sciences of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (including Dioxin Analysis Laboratory)


MSc in Environmental and Public Health Management programme launched

2001
1997

Five disciplines of the Combined Sciences programmes were developed into five individual Bachelor of Science programmes


Centre of Nonlinear Studies established


1996
1994

Hong Kong Baptist College was retitled the Hong Kong Baptist University

MSc in Scientific Computing programme launched

Statistics Research and Consultancy Centre established 

The first master degree programme in Analytical Chemistry in the Southeast Asia launched
 
Doctor of Philosophy degree programmes in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics launched



1992
1991

BSc (Hons) in Combined Sciences – Applied Computing (Major) launched

Centre for Waste Recycling and Environment Biotechnology established (later renamed as Institute for Natural Resources and Environmental Management, and Croucher Institute for Environmental Sciences in 1997 and 2004 respectively)


1990
1989

Grand Opening of Science Tower on the Ho Sin Hang Campus (later named as Cha Chi-ming Science Tower in 1995)

Centre for Surface Analysis Research established

BSc in Computing Studies (Information Systems) launched

MPhil programme in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics launched

Department of Computing Studies (later renamed as Department of Computer Science in 1998) established


1988
1986

The first cohort of bachelor degree programme students, BSc (Hons) in Combined Sciences with majors in Applied Biology, Applied Chemistry, Applied Physics and Mathematical Science


Civil Engineering programme was not offered as requested by the University and Polytechnic Grants Committee, the Faculty was then renamed as Faculty of Science

1985
1976

Opening Ceremony of the College Observatory

The Faculty was renamed as Faculty of Natural Science and Engineering

1971
1970

Department of Mathematics & Physics was separated into two departments


Departmental restructure with the departments expanded into four namely Biology, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, and Mathematics & Physics

1967-68
1965

First cohort of Science graduates


Founding of the Faculty

1961

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