CityU Information Day 2018 Tiny soft robot with multi-legs paves way for drug delivery in human body Student Orientation 2018 3D Printing Workshops for Low Carbon Energy Applications Professor Jian Lu’s team introduced world’s first 4D-printed ceramics Third Prize in 3rd Underwater Robot Competition ASM Technology Gold Award 2018 Professor Zuankai Wang’s project receives HK$5.5 million grant from Research Grants Council Prestigious poster awards at NANO 2018 Student Internship at China General Nuclear Power Group Highest national honour in engineering, tech for CityU scientist Challenge Cup Hong Kong Regional Final MBE Student of the Year 2018 Innovation and Technology Scholarship Award 2018 Ultralarge elastic deformation of nanoscale diamond Research Highlights HKSQ student project competition International innovation and entrepreneurship contest President Kuo attended Christmas Party 2017 as new member of the department MBE Congregation 2017 CIC Construction Innovation Award 2017 Guest lecture by renowned industrialist Teachers Update Courses on “Global Grand Challenges for the Next Century Inauguration of CLP Power Low Carbon Energy Education Centre Visit of Provost and delegates from Stevens Institute of Technology Research Highlights Research Highlights Research Highlights Research Highlights Research Highlights

Department of MNE

Room Y5-409, 5/F, Yellow Zone,
Yeung Kin Man Academic Building,
City University of Hong Kong,
83 Tat Chee Avenue,
Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong


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The activities listed before 1 July 2018 involved staff and students under the former Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering.

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OCT 2018
Prof Zuankai Wang and Dr Yajing Shen’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)

AUG 2018
Professor Jian Lu’s team has developed the world’s first-ever 4D printing for ceramics which was published in Science Advances and has received 4 US patents. (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
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
Professor Zuankai Wang’s team has been granted about HK$5.5 million for their project on “Bio-inspired surface engineering for phase change heat transfer: From fundamental understanding to practical applications” under RGC’s Collaborative Research Fund Scheme (CRF). (Read more)

JUN 2018
PhD student James Utama Surjadi, under Dr. Yang Lu’s supervision, was awarded the Nano Letters Best Poster Award and the Materials Today Rising Star Poster Gold Award during the NANO 2018 conference held on 24-29 June 2018. (Read more)

JUN 2018
NRE and M.E. students will participate in the internship arranged by China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN) in London and Shenzhen during summer, marking the first time for a national nuclear enterprise to engage Hong Kong students for internship. (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
Prof. Jian Lu receives the 12th Guanghua Engineering Science and Technology Award, the most prestigious award for engineering and technology achievement in China. (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)

APR 2018
Dr. Yang Lu’s research team has recently published their groundbreaking discovery that diamonds at nanoscale can undergo ultralarge, fully reversible elastic deformation in the prestigious journal Science. (Read more)

MAR 2018
TQE final-year students CHAN Ka San, LEE Tsz Kwan, WONG Wing To, and LAM Yuk Chun, under the supervision of Dr. LU Yang, won 1st runner-up in the 2018 HKSQ Student Project Competition organized by Hong Kong Society for Quality and sponsored by Defond Electrical Industries Ltd.

MAR 2018
Mr. Jiaqian Li, under the supervision of Dr. Zuankai Wang, won Premier Prize at the first International Society of Bionic Engineering (ISBE) Bionic Innovation Competition from among over 130 works worldwide.

DEC 2017
Mr. Yufan Wang’s team, under the supervision of Professor Wen Jung Li, won Third Prize (entrepreneurship category) in an international contest on innovation and entrepreneurship 2017 from among over 1000 submissions from industries and universities worldwide. (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)

NOV 2017
Dr. Zuankai Wang was presented the CityU Outstanding Research Award 2017 during the University Congregation on 11 November 2017. The Selection Panel identifies outstanding researchers whose work has had a significant impact on industrial, economic and social development in Hong Kong and beyond. A total of four awards in two categories were presented this year. (Read more)

OCT 2017
The CLP Power Low Carbon Energy Education Centre which aims to raise public awareness on the impact of climate change and the importance of low carbon energy sources was inaugurated on CityU campus on 30 October 2017. (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)

JUL 2017
CityU Underwater Robotics Team won the Second Prize in the 10th International Underwater Robot Competition held in Heifei, China. (Read more)

JUL 2017
Prof. C T Liu is identified as being the top 1% scientists in the world by the Universal Scientific Education and Research Network (USERN). (Read more)

JUL 2017
The results of the General Research Fund (GRF)/Early Career Scheme (ECS) 2017-18 have been released. The MBE department has a total of 16 successful applications, occupying 15.6% of the total amount of grants received by the College of Science and Engineering, and 10.5% among all academic units in CityU. A success rate of 53.3% has been achieved this year, which is much higher than the overall institutional averages and the majority in the Engineering panel. (View the list of successful projects)

JUN 2017
CityU Robocon teams won the Best Engineering Design Award, Best Artistic Design Award and Best Team Spirit Award during the Robocon 2017 - Hong Kong Contest. (Read more)

APR 2017
Prof. Jian Lu’s research team has recently published their work on the first-ever supra-nano magnesium alloy which is 10 times stronger than conventional crystalline magnesium alloy and has super-deformation capacity two times higher than that of magnesium-based metallic glass in the prestigious journal Nature. (Read more)

FEB 2017
Prof. Jian Lu was presented the Légion d’Honneur by the French government, which is the highest national order led by the President of France who services as grand master of the order, for his research excellence and for promoting education and research between France, Hong Kong and China. (Read more)

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