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News and Events in 2021

  • Innovation Award in City I&T Grand Challenge
    Innovation Award in City I&T Grand Challenge
    18 OCT 2021

    Led by PhD student Ms. Hiu Ling CHAN, under the supervision of Dr. King LAI, the CityU team won the Innovation Award in (University/ Tertiary Institute) of the City I&T Challenge. Their awarded invention is “Smart ring enabling the visually impaired and the elderly the ultimate freedom to explore the world”.

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  • New Paper Published on Liquid Crystal Elastomers in Nature Communications
    New Paper Published on Liquid Crystal Elastomers in Nature Communications
    12 OCT 2021

    Dr. Jiachen ZHANG and his collaborators published their work on liquid crystal elastomers in Nature Communications.

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  • New Portable Purification System for Removal of Microplastics
    New Portable Purification System for Removal of Microplastics
    4 OCT 2021

    Dr. Bee Luan KHOO and her collaborators at Monash University designed and optimized a system to simultaneously enrich and remove microplastics for environmental research and water purification.

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  • Start-up Awarded Second Runner Up in “Maker in China” Hong Kong Chapter
    Start-up Awarded Second Runner Up in “Maker in China” Hong Kong Chapter
    23 AUG 2021

    The Hong Kong Chapter of “Maker in China” SME Innovation and Entrepreneurship Global Contest 2021 was successfully held on 18 Aug 2021 with more than 100 teams participated. Greater Bay Biotechnology co-founded by Dr. Chenjie XU won the second runner-up with its cryomicroneedles (CMNs) platforms for therapeutic cells and other biomedical products. The Greater Bay Biotechnology is also one of the awardees of CityU HK Tech 300 Seed Fund.

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  • Dr. Xinge YU Awarded NSFC Excellent Young Scientists Fund (Hong Kong and Macao)
    Dr. Xinge YU Awarded NSFC Excellent Young Scientists Fund (Hong Kong and Macao)
    20 AUG 2021

    Congratulations to Dr. Xinge YU on being awarded the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) – Excellent Young Scientists Fund (Hong Kong and Macao) 2021.

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  • Prof. Dong SUN elected as a Member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts
    Prof. Dong SUN elected as a Member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts
    13 AUG 2021

    Congratulations to Prof. Dong SUN on being elected a Member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts in the Technical and Environmental Sciences class in recognition of his outstanding achievements in science.

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  • Five More Projects Awarded HK Tech 300 Seed Fund
    Five More Projects Awarded HK Tech 300 Seed Fund
    2 AUG 2021

    The result of the second round of HK Tech 300 Seed Fund has been released recently. Five of our projects have been selected. Each team is awarded a seed fund of HK$100,000 to transform their creative ideas into start-up projects.

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  • BME Students Awarded HK Tech 300 Seed Fund
    BME Students Awarded HK Tech 300 Seed Fund
    29 JUL 2021

    Congratulations to our students who were awarded the HK Tech 300 Seed Fund of HK$100,000 to transform its creative ideas into start-up projects.

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  • Large Grants Awarded to General Research Fund (GRF) / Early Career Scheme (ECS) Projects 2021-22
    JUL 2021

    The projects of 8 faculty members have been awarded General Research Fund (GRF) / Early Career Scheme (ECS)totaling $7.48M for 2021-22, with a success rate of 42% which is higher than the college and university averages. Among the 8 awarded projects, half of them have obtained large grants of over or close to $1M.

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  • Detecting Skin Disorders Based on Tissue Stiffness with a Soft Sensing Device
    Detecting Skin Disorders Based on Tissue Stiffness with a Soft Sensing Device
    27 MAY 2021

    Dr. Xinge YU and scientists from Northwestern University in the US designed a simple electromechanical device that can be used for deep tissue pathology diagnosis, such as psoriasis, in and automated and non-invasive fashion.

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  • Dr Chenjie XU
    CityU Scientists Invent Cryomicroneedles for Intradermal Therapeutic Cell Delivery
    3 MAY 2021

    Dr Chenjie XU and his research team recently developed a new generation of microneedles technology which allows the intradermal delivery of living cells in a minimally invasive manner.

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  • International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva 2021
    23 MAR 2021

    Congratulations to Prof. Dong SUN and Dr. Chung TIN on winning the Silver Medal in the International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva 2021.

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  • Novel Multiwavelength OR-PAM System
    Novel Multiwavelength OR-PAM System
    11 MAR 2021

    Dr Lidai WANG's team published their work on a multiwavelength OR-PAM system based on a single laser source in Advanced Photonics.

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  • New Soft Tactile Sensor for Fine Control
    New Soft Tactile Sensor for Fine Control
    24 FEB 2021

    Dr. Yajing SHEN and his team have developed a new soft tactile sensor that allows for fine control of grasped objects.

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  • Faculty Members Listed as Most Highly Cited Scientists
    22 FEB 2021

    Our faculty members have been recognized as some of the top reserachers in the world recently. In the latest report on citation impact from 1996 to 2019 by Stanford University, five BME faculty members (Prof. Gary FENG, Prof. Jinlian HU, Dr Lu LIU, Prof. Dong SUN, Prof. Dongan WANG and Prof. Yuanting ZHANG) are listed among the top 2% of the world’s most highly cited scientists.

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  • Tiny Insect-scale Drones with Higher Durability
    Tiny Insect-scale Drones with Higher Durability
    18 FEB 2021

    Dr. Pakpong CHIRARATTANANON and his collaborators at MIT and Harvard University have developed a tiny insect-like drone.

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  • Intelligent Patient Transfer Robot Developed for Care Homes
    Intelligent Patient Transfer Robot Developed for Care Homes
    29 JAN 2021

    Albacastor Technology Limited, a start-up co-founded by Mr. Henry Wah Shing LAM, current PhD graduate of BME, and MNE graduates Mr. Peter Wing Hong CHEUNG and Tsz Lung CHAN, invented an intelligent patient transfer robot – “Horizon”.

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  • Prof. Dong SUN Received HK$6.2M from Collaborative Research Fund
    Prof. Dong SUN Received HK$6.2M from Collaborative Research Fund
    13 JAN 2021

    Congratulations to Prof. Dong SUN on receiving HK$6.2M from the Collaborative Research Fund Coronavirus Disease and Novel Infectious Disease Exercise.

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Last modified on 25 October, 2021