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by Jacky Tsui, Roger Wong

ERIC
​What is ERIC? Executive Research Information System for CityU (ERIC) ​is the new research project management solution of the University and it was rolled out in early February 2019. It not only replaced the old system – Integrated Research Information System (IRIS), which has been serving the CityU ...

by Michael Gibb

scholars
CityU Scholars was launched on 30 June to promote the achievements of faculty members, facilitate reporting information to the government, enhance the efficiency of internal reporting, and eliminate duplication.

by CityU Scholars Project Team

CityU Scholars
Background Research is one of the key output of a research-based institution like CityU. It is playing not only an important role in raising the ranking and branding of the institution but also as a way to attract talented students and researchers to join the big family. Showcasing our excellent ...

by Joe Lee

Introduction In the old days, High Performance Computing (HPC) implies extremely expensive hardware and software installations, intensive training to get accustomed to unfamiliar tools and working environment, heavy administration costs for daily operations, only relevant to complex, large scale and ...

by Joe Lee

The Computing Services Centre (CSC) launched its first in-house high performance computer service (through the node named Thomas) to facilitate academic research in 2001 in order to provide supporting services to many research needs when computing resources were expensive and uncommon. This computer ...

by Ellen Chan

CityU and the Chinese University of Hong Kong organised an e-book international conference on 3 June to enable librarians from Hong Kong and the region to exchange ideas on purchasing and using this electronic educational resource.

by Grace Ho

Two hundred participants from higher education institutions in Hong Kong, the mainland, Taiwan and Singapore shared their experience in and examined issues on e-learning at the “2006 e-Learning Forum for Greater China” hosted at CityU, 19-20 May.

by Joe Lee

The High Performance Computer, SUN Enterprise 10000 Server, has recently been upgraded with the addition of 24 CPUs and 12 GB memory giving a full swing of 64 CPUs, 26 GB memory and 27 Gflops computation. Normally the entire machine will be configured as a single domain for the sole use of CityU ...

by Joe Lee

Inside the Enterprise Competency Centre (ECC), there stands the high-performance computer, Sun Enterprise 10000 system, with 40 (400MHz, 8MB cache) CPUs, 14GB memory and 216 GB disk space, providing over 17Gflops of processing power. It is particularly useful for research projects that require ...

by Noel Laam

To allow application software vendors and enterprise customers in Hong Kong to benchmark their wares, and to enable CityU colleagues to carry out highly CPU intensive work or research projects, the University and Sun Microsystems have established a HK$20 million worth Enterprise Competency Centre ...