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CityU wins two golds and two silvers at the International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva
15 April 2019

Researchers from City University of Hong Kong (CityU) received four awards, including two Gold Medals and two Silver Medals at the 47th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva, held in Switzerland......

Provost elected Fellow of European Academy of Sciences
01 April 2019

Professor Alex Jen Kwan-yue, Provost and Chair Professor of Chemistry and Materials Science at City University of Hong Kong (CityU), has been elected Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences (EurASc) in recognition of his profound contributions to research on science......

Big data analysis and artificial intelligence
26 March 2019

Big data and artificial intelligence (AI) have many applications and tremendous commercial potential but to achieve a major breakthrough, we need to take risks and think big, according to Professor Yan Hong, Acting Dean of the College of Engineering and Chair Professor......

Neuromedicine breakthrough with Harvard University
18 March 2019

A research team led by City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has found a shortcut for developing new drugs which can potentially reduce time and costs by sorting out high potential candidates out of a long list of chemical compounds, with an accuracy of around 50%......

New technology developed at CityU saves at least 4.5% of energy in mobile networks
13 March 2019

A research project conducted by the Department of Electronic Engineering (EE) at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has developed technology that can optimise mobile network design and reduce the energy consumption of the base stations by a minimum of 4.5%......

CityU materials scientist receives prestigious international and local awards
25 February 2019

One of the top scientists at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has been recognised by international and local awards for his cutting-edge research achievements......

Pioneering inspection system for defects in wall-covered pipes
21 February 2019

A research team from the Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management (SEEM) at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has developed the world’s first non-destructive-testing based inspection system that can detect corrosion in buried and wall-covered pipes......

Faster and more energy-efficient modulator sets to revolutionise optoelectronic industry
28 January 2019

A research team comprising members from City University of Hong Kong (CityU), Harvard University and renowned information technologies laboratory Nokia Bell Labs has successfully fabricated a tiny on-chip lithium niobate modulator, an electro-optic modulator which is more efficient.......

CityU achieves major breakthrough in developing new super alloys
19 December 2018

A research team led by City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has worked out a novel strategy for developing new super alloys that are extremely strong, yet ductile and flexible. The breakthrough solution addresses a daunting, decades-long dilemma in materials science......

Ten CityU scholars honoured for highly cited papers
10 December 2018

Ten faculty members from City University of Hong Kong (CityU) have been named as Highly Cited Researchers for 2018 by Clarivate Analytics, reflecting the high academic standard of our faculty and our excellent research performance......