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01 April 2019
Provost elected Fellow of European Academy of Sciences
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 and technology, in particular in the area of materials science.
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01 April 2019
Top mathematicians elected Fellows of European Academy of Sciences
Two world-class scientists at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) have been elected Fellows of the European Academy of Sciences (EurASc) in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the field of mathematics.

The newly elected academicians are Professor Felipe Cucker and Professor Yang Tong, both from CityU’s Department of Mathematics.
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04 March 2019
Joint laboratory on neutron scattering co-established by CityU and CAS officially opens
Research into neutron scattering in Hong Kong will benefit with the opening on 27 February of a joint laboratory co-established by City University of Hong Kong (CityU) and the Institute of High Energy Physics under the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
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29 January 2019
Understanding materials through neutron scattering
Hong Kong’s scientific community must engage and leverage opportunities to propel itself to the forefront of developments in neutron scattering, according to Professor Wang Xunli, Head and Chair Professor of Department of Physics at City University of Hong Kong (CityU).
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08 January 2019
CityU physicist elected Fellow of American Physical Society
Professor Zhang Ruiqin of the Department of Physics at CityU was cited by APS “for path-breaking contributions to the development of quantum-mechanical many-body methods, as well as modelling and simulation of large electronic systems such as those with nanosurfaces, promoting their applications in the fields of environment, energy, biology and medicine”.
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10 December 2018
Ten CityU scholars honoured for highly cited papers
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.

The list recognises scientists and social scientists who have demonstrated substantial influence in their fields through publication of multiple highly cited papers ranked in the top 1% by citations between 2006 and 2016.
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19 November 2018
CityU celebrates France-Hong Kong Scientific Cooperation in Honour of Professor Philippe G. Ciarlet on his 80th Birthday
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.
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16 October 2018
New Frontier for Organic/Hybrid Functional Materials and Devices
The content of the latest instalment of the President’s Lecture Series: Excellence in Academia at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) was made more significant by the release of the worrying report from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).