Prof. YU Xinge awarded RGC Research Fellow Scheme Prof. Gary FENG received 2022 Fuzzy Systems Pionner Award by IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Prof. SUN Dong received Second-class Award at Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Award (Science and Technology) Joint Scientific Experiments in Outer Space Prof. YU Xinge & Prof. HU Jinlian awarded in the 48th International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva Prof. LIU Lu awarded NSFC Excellent Young Scientists Fund (Hong Kong and Macao) Dr King LAI received Teaching Excellent Awards

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Application for Research Degree Programmes

Research experience, with its training in logic and critical thinking, is necessary for many senior posts in industry; it is particularly valuable to those who plan to make their careers in research institutes, industrial research, teaching, or university life. We are opening application for research degree programmes (PhD/MPhil) all year around. For details, please feel free to visit here.

Prof. YU Xinge Awarded RGC Research Fellow Scheme

Congratulations to Prof. YU Xinge for receiving the award at the RGC Research Fellow Scheme (RFS) 2023/24. Prof. Yu received a fellowship grant of HK$5.2M for a period of 60 months for supporting his research project on Skin-Integrated and Multi-functional Closed Loop Human Machine Interface: Sensing, Actuation, and System Integration. (Read more)

Prof. Gary Feng as one of the Highly Cited Researchers

Prof. Gary Feng has been selected as the Highly Cited Researcher in Engineering 2022 by the Highly Cited Researchers™ list from Clarivate™ that identifies scientists and social scientists who have demonstrated significant influence through publication of multiple highly cited papers during the last decade. (Read more)

Prof. HU Jinlian Elected National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow

Prof. HU Jinlian has been elected for the Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) 2022 for her significant contributions in advancing shape-memory polymers and textiles. Election to NAI Fellow status is the highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors. (Read more)

Second-class Award at Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Award (Science and Technology)

Congratulations to Prof. SUN Dong for receiving the second-class award at the Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards (Science and Technology) on Natural Science Award 2022 which was established by the Ministry of Education. The research project is titled “Theory and Methodology of Magnetically Driven Microrobots for Precise Cell Delivery.” (Read more)

Prof. LIU Lu Awarded NSFC Excellent Young Scientists Fund (Hong Kong and Macao)

Prof. LIU Lu has been awarded for the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) – Excellent Young Scientists Fund (Hong Kong and Macao) 2022. The Fund is highly competitive, with only 25 projects in total funded across Hong Kong and Macao. Dr LIU will receive RMB2.0 million to conduct pioneering research on “多智能體分布式控制” over a period of three years. (Read more)