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Breakthrough technology indicates earlier detection for Alzheimer’s disease
14 May 2020

A research team co-led by a scientist at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has discovered a new, non-invasive way to detect early-stage Alzheimer’s disease, helping patients get the necessary treatments around 10 years before any symptoms appear......

A big world in a small droplet
06 May 2020

Droplets hold great promise for generating new sources of much-needed energy, according to Professor Wang Zuankai of City University of Hong Kong (CityU)......

New ventilation system helps protect healthcare workers from Covid-19 infection
04 May 2020

An innovative ventilation system, called stratum ventilation, developed in the Division of Building Science and Technology (BST) at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) can help reduce......

Prestigious medal for top scholar in wind engineering and structural mechanics
21 April 2020

Professor Li Qiusheng, Chair Professor in the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering at City University of Hong Kong (CityU), has been awarded the 2020 Robert H. Scanlan Medal by the American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE)......

New inventions boost renewable energy
20 April 2020

A materials scientist at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) and his research teams are advancing the frontiers of renewable energy research with two significant inventions that tackle the looming energy crisis......

Novel solar cells promise new opportunities
23 March 2020

Pioneering research led by scientists at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has led to the development of the most efficient all-inorganic inverted perovskite solar cells (PVSCs) to date......

Graphene’s ultimate stretchability and ‘realistic’ strength discovered
09 March 2020

The realistic mechanical properties of monolayer graphene have been successfully studied by a new method developed by a research team led by Dr Lu Yang, Associate Professor of Department of Mechanical Engineering at City University of Hong Kong (CityU)......

CityU new droplet-based electricity generator: A drop of water lights up 100 small LED bulbs
06 February 2020

A research team led by scientists from City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has recently developed a new form of droplet-based electricity generator (DEG)......

Highly Cited Researchers 2019
04 December 2019

Nine faculty members of our College have been named the Highly Cited Researchers 2019 based on their work carried out at CityU as the primary or secondary affiliation......

'Electronic skin for haptic interfaces' – light, tight and battery-free
03 December 2019

A system of “electronic skin-integrated haptic interfaces” jointly developed by City University of Hong Kong (CityU) and other academic institutions can help users of prosthesis to feel the surrounding environment and be used for social media......