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CityU’s huge success at Inventions Geneva Evaluation Days 2022
Researchers at CityU received tremendous accolades at Inventions Geneva Evaluation Days (IGED) 2022 by winning a total of 22 awards, the highest number among local institutions for two years in a row.
Distinguished CityU scholar wins Green Tech Award
Professor Wang Zuankai of CityU is one of nine recipients to win the 2021 Green Tech Award organised by the Meituan Green Tech Fund for his innovative multidisciplinary research on low carbon cooling and nature-inspired engineering.
Four CityU projects awarded $20m
Four research projects led by scholars at CityU received grants worth HK$20.26 million in total from the inaugural Green Tech Fund. In terms of the number of projects and total amount of grants, CityU earned the top position among all local universities.
Microplastic pollution
The inappropriate disposal of surgical masks could cause serious microplastic pollution, equivalent to seriously polluting more than 54,800 Olympic swimming pools of seawater annually, researchers from CityU have discovered.
Powerful new Ti-alloys using 3D printing
Super-strong, highly ductile and ultra-light alloys are now possible thanks to the innovative use of additive manufacturing according to a materials research team at CityU.
Flexible electronic sensors enable more exhaustive joint health monitoring
Joint disorders due to prolonged sedentary postures at work can now be effectively prevented and rehabilitated thanks to a new sensor developed at CityU.
UN-endorsed CityU project on monitoring global estuaries
The State Key Laboratory of Marine Pollution (SKLMP) at CityU has been endorsed by the United Nations (UN) to initiate a ten-year "Global Estuaries Monitoring (GEM)" Programme to collect and study environmental pollutants in the estuaries of major cities around the globe so as to formulate a long-term policy of promoting clean estuaries.
Producing efficient LEDs based on 2D perovskite material breakthrough
A research co-led by CityU has worked on 2D perovskite materials with a simple organic molecule and succeeded to realise highly efficient and bright green LEDs.
Trawl ban boosts marine biodiversity
The prohibition of trawling activities in the Hong Kong marine environment for two and a half years has significantly improved biodiversity, an inter-university study led by CityU has found.
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.

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