CityU Information Day 2018 Tiny soft robot with multi-legs paves way for drug delivery in human body 2018 International Invention Innovation Competition in Canada MSBME Student Orientation 2018 Student Orientation 2018 Third Prize in 3rd Underwater Robot Competition ASM Technology Gold Award 2018 Dr. Yajing Shen received Big-on-Small Award at MARSS 2018 Cell Delivery Using Micro-Robots Challenge Cup Hong Kong Regional Final Japan Bioengineering Study Tour MBE Student of the Year 2018 Innovation and Technology Scholarship Award 2018 President Kuo attended Christmas Party 2017 as new member of the department MBE Congregation 2017 CIC Construction Innovation Award 2017 HKMHDIA Student Research Award 2016-2017 Guest lecture by renowned industrialist Visit of Provost and delegates from Stevens Institute of Technology Tea Gathering for Research Students College Medal 2017 – Ninghao Zhu Visit from Okayama University of Science, Japan Robocon 2017 – Hong Kong Contest

Subject Ranking

  • Biomedical Engineering

  • Worldwide: 34th
    Hong Kong: 1st

    (From Academic Ranking of World Universities’ Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2018)

    Centre for Robotics and Automation (CRA)

    A majority of BME faculty members are also members of the Centre for Robotics and Automation (CRA) with research focus on Medical Robotics, Human-Robot Interaction, Micro/Nano/Bio-Robotics and Intelligent Automation. Please refer to CRA's website for more information on its research and activities.

    What's New

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    OCT 2018
    Dr Yajing Shen and Prof Zuankai Wang’s team has developed a novel tiny, soft robot with caterpillar-like legs capable of carrying heavy loads and adaptable to adverse environments. The mini delivery-robot could pave the way for medical technology advances, such as drug delivery in the human body. (Read more)

    SEP 2018
    BIE student Joseph LAI Ho Chi and his teammate won the Special Prize in “The Finals” of the 2018 International Invention Innovation Competition in Canada (iCAN 2018) held in Toronto on 1 September 2018. (Read more)

    JUL 2018
    CityU Underwater Robotics Team including SZE Tsz Ho, MOK Tsz Ling and YEUNG On Lik won Third Prize in 3rd Underwater Robot Competition held in Shanghai in 9-11 July 2018, under the supervision of Dr. Yajing SHEN, Dr. Pakpong CHIRARATTANANON and faculty members from the EE department. (Read more)

    JUL 2018
    BIE student Joseph LAI Ho Chi and teammate won the Gold Medal in “The Preliminaries” of the 3rd International Invention Innovation Competition in Canada (iCAN 2018), and has been invited to attend the Finalists’ Exhibition, Seminar and Award Ceremony in Toronto, Canada. (Read more)

    JUL 2018
    MTE final year students CHAN Tsz Lung, LAM Cheuk Hung, LUK Ying Kit and LAM Wah Shing received the Gold Award of the ASM Technology Award 2018 for their project “Transformable Wheelchair” under the supervision of Dr. Pakpong Chirarattananon. (Read more)

    JUL 2018
    Dr. Lu Liu and her postdoctoral fellow Dr. Maobin Lu received Best Paper Award at WCICA 2018, the World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation, held on 4-8 July 2018 in Changsha, China. (Read more)

    JUL 2018
    Dr. Yajing Shen received “Big-on-Small Award” at MARSS 2018, International Conference on Manipulation, Automation and Robotics at Small Scales, held on 4 - 8 July 2018 in Nagoya, Japan. (Read more)

    JUN 2018
    Professor Dong Sun's team, in collaboration with the Department of Biomedical Sciences, has designed micro-robots to deliver cells to a target site in live animals for the first time. (Read more)

    JUN 2018
    Professor Dong Sun and Professor Yuan-Ting Zhang attended the signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding between CityU and Karolinska Institutet, one of the world’s foremost medical universities, to establish teaching and research exchanges. (Read more)

    JUN 2018
    Dr. Peng Shi and Dr. Zuankai Wang were acknowledged by the World Cultural Council as young researchers and scholars from Hong Kong who have performed outstandingly in the fields of science, education or arts, from among nine young research leaders at CityU. (Read more)

    MAY 2018
    Mechatronic Engineering final-year students CHAN Tsz Lung, LAM Cheuk Hung, LAM Wah Shing and LUK Ying Kit won the Third Prize at the “Challenge Cup” National Competition-Hong Kong Regional Final, Hong Kong University Student Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competition 2018, under the supervision of Dr. Pakpong Chirarattananon. (Read more)

    APR 2018
    Ms. LEUNG Yin Ming, Year 2 student from the Bioengineering major, was selected as a recipient of the Innovation and Technology Scholarship Award Scheme 2018. With a scholarship of HK$150,000, she plans to join an overseas attachment programme at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden and take up a local internship programme. (Read more)

    DEC 2017
    Dr. King W. C. Lai and Dr. B. L. Luk won Second Prize (Construction Safety) of the CIC Construction Innovation Award 2017 with Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited (Towngas), from among 124 submissions from industries and universities worldwide. (Read more)

    SEP 2017
    Prof. Gary Feng and his teammates receives the 2017 Team Award for Teaching Excellence from the University Grants Committee (UGC) for the groundbreaking Discovery-enriched Curriculum (DEC). (Read more)

    SEP 2017
    BIE graduate Ninghao Zhu receives the College of Science and Engineering Medal 2017 which is awarded annually to a final-year undergraduate student in the College in recognition of his/her outstanding academic performance and well-rounded personal qualities. (Read more)

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