25 Jan 2019
Prof Matthew McKAY's speech at World Economic Forum, the related feature story and article about the research team's discovery of the fitness landscape of HIV Envelope Protein

It has so far proved too difficult to develop vaccines for some diseases, such as HIV and Hepatitis C – but that may change. Prof Matthew McKAY explained how his work at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is using data analytics and machine learning to identify potential vulnerabilities in these viruses.
[Leveraging big data for intelligent vaccine design by ECE Prof Matthew McKAY / World Economic Forum Published on Nov 7, 2018] WATCH THE VIDEO
Prof Matthew McKAY also wrote on how big data is used for fighting deadly viruses and may change the way of vaccine development in the HKUST column “living smart”. 
[Fighting disease with data and hope by ECE Prof Matthew McKAY / The Standard Published on Nov 14, 2018] READ THE ARTICLE
The research team’s discovery of the fitness landscape of HIV Envelope Protein was featured as one of the highlighted research projects in science magazine Asia Research News 2019. 
[Big Data Pinpoints New Targets For HIV Vaccines (P.14-15) / Asia Research News 2019 Issue] READ THE MAGAZINE


Related Link:
World Economic Forum
ECE research breakthrough on mapping of HIV weak spots paves way for rationale vaccine design