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Renowned CityU engineer elected Foreign Member of Academia Europaea
19 October 2020

Professor Liew Kim-meow, Chair Professor of the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering at City University of Hong Kong (CityU), has been elected Foreign Member of the Academia Europaea for his significant contributions in engineering science......

Bubbles: Science, sustainability and technology
12 October 2020

Contrary to expectation, bubbles are not empty. In fact, they are a rich source of interesting scientific phenomena, and not just because they add sparkle and flavour to champagne......

Breakthrough in making solar cells more efficient, scalable, and ‘green’
12 October 2020

A research team led by scientists at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has discovered an exciting new way to make solar power more effective and more environmentally friendly......

Saving lives through early detection of gastric cancer cells
28 September 2020

A new method for identifying gastric cancer cells within minutes and more accurately than by using traditional methods is underway at City University of Hong Kong (CityU)......

CityU scholar wins Tencent’s Xplorer Prize
28 September 2020

Professor Wang Zuankai of City University of Hong Kong (CityU) won the 2020 Xplorer Prize organised by the Tencent Foundation for his fundamental research on water energy harvesting as well as nature-inspired engineering......

White graphene: high defect tolerance and elasticity unveiled by CityU nanomechanics experts
17 September 2020

Because of their unique physical, chemical, electrical and optical properties, two-dimensional (2D) materials have attracted tremendous attention in the past decades.....

CityU pioneers most powerful computational platform among local higher institutions
15 September 2020

A new state-of-the-art High-Performance Computing (HPC) facility offering the most powerful computational platform ever assembled for a higher institution in Hong Kong has been launched at City University of Hong Kong (CityU)......

CityU student wins Outstanding ICT Rising Star Award
31 August 2020

A gifted computer science student at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has received the Outstanding ICT Rising Star Award from the Hong Kong Computer Society......

CityU secures HK$23m funding from two RGC Research Fellow Schemes
17 August 2020

City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has been granted more than HK$23 million in research funding from the inaugural Senior Research Fellow Scheme (SRFS) and Research Fellow Scheme (RFS)......

Congratulations to our alumnus, Ir Professor YUEN Pak Leung on his installation of the 46th President of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
14 July 2020

Ir Professor Yuen is a professional engineer working in the public hospital engineering sector in Hong Kong with more than three decades’ experience. He is currently with the Hospital Authority Head Office and oversees......