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Professor Andrey Rogach, Chair Professor of Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and Professor Wang Jun, Chair Professor of the School of Data Science and the Department of Computer Science at CityU, have been elected as Foreign Members of the Academia Europaea in 2021.
Professor Christine Huang Yi-hui, Chair Professor of Communication and Media and Associate Dean (Faculty and Research) of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at CityU, has been elected Fellow of the International Communication Association (ICA) in recognition of her distinguished scholarly achievements. She is the first Chinese female in the four places across the Strait to earn this accolade.
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.
Professor Kuo Tei-wei, Lee Shau Kee Chair Professor of Information Engineering and Dean of the College of Engineering, has been awarded the Humboldt Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in recognition of his achievements as a pioneer in system and software designs of non-volatile memory.
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) shines again in the top 100 worldwide universities granted US utility patents by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). This news, announced on 15 June, places CityU at 51st in the world, the highest position in our history, and ranks us top among local universities for the 5th consecutive year.
A research collaboration on geotechnical structures in hydraulic engineering and another one on video coding technology developed at CityU have won major Ministry of Education awards.
Hong Kong should not squander a unique opportunity to protect itself and others from Covid-19, according to Professor Nikolaus Osterrieder, Dean of the Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences, in an online talk titled “Covid-19 Vaccination - A One Health No-Brainer” on 3 June.