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Major award recognises CityU’s push for high-performance photonic chips
Dr Wang Cheng has received a prestigious award for his innovative work on novel photonic chips for optical communication.
Pioneering ‘synapses’ promise record-low energy use for future AI
The energy consumption of a new artificial visual system developed through joint research led by CityU can be reduced by over 90% per synaptic event when compared to synapses in the human brain.
Health and medical research funding for three Covid-19 projects
Three projects at CityU have been granted $8.3 million in funding by the Health and Medical Research Fund under the Food and Health Bureau, spotlighting our valuable contributions to fighting Covid-19.
Boosting Solar Energy Conversion Efficiency
A three-fold improvement in the efficiency of solar-to-hydrogen energy conversion can facilitate solar energy harvesting technology, according to the research team led by Dr Sam Hsu Hsien-yi, Assistant Professor in the School of Energy and Environment at CityU.
CityU develops novel computer tool for studying cells
Scientists at CityU have developed a novel computer tool to extract, track and visualize cells, and analyze the formation, structure and functions of Caenorhabditis elegans during cell division.
Breakthrough research heralds a new diamond age
A joint research team led by CityU has successfully achieved elastic straining of diamond at an unprecedented level, a breakthrough that heralds a new diamond age in the utilisation of the gemstone in microelectronics, photonics, and quantum information technologies.
Department of Electronic Engineering Professor Ron Hui and his company, E-Energy, have received the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park Award. His team's two breakthrough products, the two-wired dimmable ballast and the universal electronic ballast for fluorescent lamps, were highly commended by the selection committee.
More than 130 international accounting professionals shared their latest research and insights into contemporary accounting and auditing issues at CityU's Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics Symposium on 3 and 4 January.
To establish the significance of his information processing paradigm, Cellular Nonlinear Networks (CNN), Professor Leon Chua summoned Shakespeare: "There is a tide in the affairs of men/ Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune;/ Omitted, all the voyage of their life/ Is bound in shallows and in miseries," (Julius Caesar IV iii).
With his thought-provoking discussion on cross-cultural collaboration and virtual learning, Professor Douglas Vogel, Chair Professor of Information Systems, gave his audience much to consider at his professorial inaugural lecture in the Wei Hing Theatre on 5 December.

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