Research Centres

City University of Hong Kong has established 21 Research Centres, and 4 Applied Strategic Development Centres in identified areas of strategic importance to provide focus for and foster interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary research.

The University has also obtained approval from the Ministry of Science and Technology of China to establish two State Key Laboratories at CityU.

University Research Centres

State Key Laboratories
Centre of Super-Diamond and Advanced Films(COSDAF)
(Director: Prof C S Lee)

State Key Laboratory of Millimeter Waves (SKLMW)
(Director: Prof Chi Hou Chan)
Liu Bie Ju Centre for Mathematical Sciences (LBJ)
(Director: Prof Roderick Wong)

State Key Laboratory in Marine Pollution (SKLMP)
(Director: Prof Paul Lam)
Multimedia Software Engineering Research Centre (MERC)
(Director: Prof Qing Li)

 
Centre for Judicial Education and Research (CJER)
(Director: Prof Wang Guiguo)
 

College/School Research Centres

Guy Carpenter Asia-Pacific Climate Impact Centre (GCCC)
(Director: Prof Johnny Chan)

Centre for Applied Computing and Interactive Media (ACIM)
(Director: Prof Jeffrey Shaw)

Centre for Chaos and Complex Networks (CCCN)
(Director: Prof Guanrong Chen)

Centre for Functional Photonics (CFP)
(Director: Prof Andrey Rogach)

Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law (RCCL)
(Director: Prof Lin Feng)

Centre for Communication Research (CCR)
(Director: Prof C C Lee)

Governance in Asia Research Centre (GARC)
(Director: Prof Martin Painter)

The Halliday Centre for Intelligent Applications of Language Studies (HCLS)
(Director: Prof Jonathan Webster)

Southeast Asia Research Centre (SEARC)
(Director: Prof Mark Thompson)

Centre for Transport, Trade and Financial Studies (CTFS)
(Director: Prof John Liu)

Centre for Advanced Structural Materials (CASM)
(Director: Prof Jian Lu)

Centre for System Informatics Engineering (CSIE)
(Director: Prof Kwok-leung Tsui)

Ability R&D Energy Research Centre (AERC)
(Director: Dr Michael Leung)

Centre for Social Media Marketing and Business Intelligence (CSMR)
(Director: Prof Choon Ling Sia)

Centre for Biosystems, Neuroscience, and Nanotechnology (CBNN)
(Director: Prof Stella Pang)

Centre for Robotics and Automation (CRA)
(Director: Prof Ning Xi)

Centre for East Asian and Comparative Philosophy (CEACOP)
(Director: Prof Philip J Ivanhoe)

Applied Strategic Development Centres

Centre for Innovative Applications of Internet and Multimedia Technologies (AIMtech Centre)
(Director: Prof Horace Ip)

Centre for Electronic Packaging & Assemblies, Failure Analysis & Reliability Engineering (EPA Centre)
(Director: Prof Y C Chan)

Centre for Smart Energy Conversion and Utilization Research (CSCR)
(Director: Prof Henry Chung)

Hong Kong Centre for Maritime and Transportation Law (HKCMT)
(Director: Prof Minkang Gu)