Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Entrepreneurship Competition The 5th HK University Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition HKIE-M1 Division Student Project Competition 2018-19 2019 MATE International ROV Competition Hong Kong ICT Award Open Poster Event on CityU Campus Sustainability CityU Information Day 2018 Tiny soft robot with multi-legs paves way for drug delivery in human body Student Orientation 2018 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 Ultralarge elastic deformation of nanoscale diamond Inauguration of CLP Power Low Carbon Energy Education Centre Research Highlights 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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Successful GRF/ECS Projects 2019-2020


SEP 2019
A team of MNE graduates and student including PhD graduate Dr. YANG Shaoran, MScME graduate TSANG Ying and BEng Mechanical Engineering student NIU Xuezhi won the Silver Prize in recent the 8th "Winning in Guangzhou" and Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Entrepreneurship Competition for College Students. The awarded project “SinEnergy Flexible Bracelet Battery” was selected among 15,700 entries submitted by 140 higher education institutes. The MNE team ranked 4/56 in the final round and was the only winner from Hong Kong.

The Project Supervisor Dr. Kaili Zhang also received the prize of The Best Supervisor in the same event.


JUL 2019
Congratulations to Dr. LU Yang on receiving the Outstanding Research Awards for Junior Faculty in recognition of his exceptionally outstanding research achievements. The Award will be formally presented to the winners at the University Congregation in November 2019.

JUL 2019
Prof. Zuankai Wang has been selected as Fellow of The International Society of Bionic Engineering (ISBE) for his distinct contributions to the area of nature-inspired engineering. Founded in 2010, the ISBE is an educational, non-profit, non-political organization which fosters the exchange of information on bionic engineering research, development and application. To date, only 10 members of the ISBE have received the fellowship recognition.

JUL 2019
Collaborating with the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China and Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Prof. Zuankai Wang has published a paper titled “Surface charge printing for programmed droplet transport” in Nature Materials. This work reports a new paradigm for droplet transport that has the potential for many applications ranging from water harvesting to bio-analysis. This work was also highlighted by Nature.

MAY 2019
Congratulations to Dr. Patrick Wong on receiving the 自然科學獎二等獎 2018 from the Ministry of Education for his project “On the abnormal EHL film and its mechanism of viscosity wedge”. The award ceremony will be held on 19 June at Hong Kong Baptist University.

APR 2019
Prof. Jian LU received 2 silver awards at International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva 2019.

  1. Origami and 4D Printing of Ceramic Structures
  2. Structural Morphing Enabled Underwater Quality Monitoring System

DEC 2018
Prof. Jian LU received Gold Award at Asia International Innovative Invention Award 2018 for his “4D Printing” project.

DEC 2018
Prof. CT LIU appointed as 4th Term Advisory Committee Member of State Key Laboratory of Solidification Processing.

NOV 2018
Prof. Jian LU received Merit Award at the 20th China Hi-Tech Fair (2018) for his invention “4D Printed Ceramic 3C Product”.

NOV 2018
Prof. Jian LU received Joint Laboratory of Nanomaterials and Nanomechanics as one of the “outstanding joint laboratories” in an evaluation of the laboratories jointly established by Chinese Academy of Science and academic institutions in Hong Kong in 2018.

OCT 2018
The joint team of Prof Zuankai Wang and Dr Yajing Shen (BME) 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
Prof. CT LIU appointed as 1st Term Academic Committee Member of Shenyang National Laboratory for Materials Science.

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. (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”. (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
Dr. Zuankai Wang was 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.

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
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.