Congratulations to Prof. LEUNG Mei Yee Kenneth, Dr. LO Pik Kwan Peggy, Dr. ZHU Zonglong and Prof. Lam Hon-wah Michael

𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐮𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐟. 𝐋𝐄𝐔𝐍𝐆 𝐌𝐞𝐢 𝐘𝐞𝐞 𝐊𝐞𝐧𝐧𝐞𝐭𝐡, 𝐃𝐫. 𝐋𝐎 𝐏𝐢𝐤 𝐊𝐰𝐚𝐧 𝐏𝐞𝐠𝐠𝐲, 𝐃𝐫. 𝐙𝐇𝐔 𝐙𝐨𝐧𝐠𝐥𝐨𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐟. 𝐋𝐚𝐦 𝐇𝐨𝐧-𝐰𝐚𝐡 𝐌𝐢𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐞𝐥. 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐭𝐞𝐚𝐦𝐬 𝐡𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐰𝐨𝐧 𝐚 𝐧𝐮𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝐨𝐟 𝐆𝐨𝐥𝐝 𝐌𝐞𝐝𝐚𝐥𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐉𝐮𝐫𝐲 𝐒𝐩𝐞𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐥 𝐏𝐫𝐢𝐳𝐞 𝐚𝐭 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝟒𝟖𝐭𝐡 𝐈𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐄𝐱𝐡𝐢𝐛𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐈𝐧𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐆𝐞𝐧𝐞𝐯𝐚 (𝐈𝐄𝐈𝐆) 𝐡𝐞𝐥𝐝 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝟐𝟔 𝐭𝐨 𝟑𝟎 𝐀𝐩𝐫𝐢𝐥 𝐢𝐧 𝐆𝐞𝐧𝐞𝐯𝐚, 𝐒𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐳𝐞𝐫𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐝. 

Awards Research team Project
Special Prize (Prize of Korean Invention Promotion Association) and Gold Medal with Congratulations of the Jury Professor Kenneth Leung Mei-yee, Director of State Key Laboratory of Marine Pollution (SKLMP); Ir Professor C.S. Poon, Head, Department of Civil and Environment Engineering (PolyU); Dr Juan Carlos Astudillo Placencia, Assistant Professor, School of Science and Technology, (HK Metropolitan University); Mr Lo Chi-chiu, Research Assistant, SKLMP; Ms Rainbow Leung W.S., Research Assistant, SKLMP, and Thea Bradford Elly, PhD student, Department of Chemistry
“Eco-Tiles for Enhancing Marine Biodiversity”

Eco-engineered tiles made of low pH eco-friendly concrete using recycled materials and incorporated with various microhabitats are suitable for different marine organisms to promote sustainable biodiversity on artificial seawalls.
Gold Medal Dr Peggy Lo Pik-kwan, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry; Dr Wang Fei and Dr Liu Ling-sum “TNA-Based Probes for miRNA Detection”

Sensitive, non-toxic, easy-to-use threose nucleic acid–based probes for cost-effective real-time detection of disease-associated target microRNAs in living cells, with potential for use in clinical tests.
Gold Medal Dr Zhu Zonglong, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry (CHEM); Li Bo, PhD student, Department of Materials Science and Engineering; Zhang Chunlei, PhD student, CHEM; Gong Jianqiu, PhD student, CHEM; Gao Danpeng, PhD student, CHEM; Qian Liangchen, PhD student, CHEM “HarvSolar: Eco-friendly Perovskite Photovoltaics”

Eco-friendly, non-toxic, lead-free, tin-based perovskite solar cells showing enhanced power conversion efficiency (nearly 30%) and maintaining stable performance (>95%) after continuous working for 1000 hours.
Gold Medal Professor Michael Lam Hon-wah, Adjunct Professor, Department of Chemistry (CHEM); Ms Chow Tsz-wing, Research Assistant, CHEM “Smart Food Label: Colorimetric Chemosensor for Freshness”

ZenxTag Technology Limited is a HK Tech 300 start-up company supported by CityU. Simple, accurate, non-toxic, non-contact test for freshness of meat and high-protein food: amine vapours released during rotting turn dye-based indicator paper from dark green (safe) to bright orange (unsafe).
























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