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Two renowned scientists discussed L-function and materials informatics, respectively, at talks for the IAS Distinguished Lecture Series at CityU recently.
A project that converts low-temperature heat into electricity has been granted more than HK$20 million in research funding.
Taiwan trip
A delegation led by Professor Way Kuo, University President, introduced our latest developments to secondary school principals and students and local media during a visit to Taiwan in late January.
An MOU signed between CityU and Huizhou Municipal People's Government for CityU’s Huizhou Project on 6 February will enhance academic and research collaboration.
Professor Liew Kim-meow, Chair Professor of Civil Engineering, highlighted recent developments in civil engineering at the President's Lecture Series on 25 January.
The second round of inter-U sports competitions between CityU and NCTU held on 25 January at CityU helped to enhance friendship.
Two renowned scientists discussed electronic circuitry materials and the quest for infinity, respectively, at CityU on 19 January.
Visit enhances collaboration between CityU and National Judges College
Academic exchange and collaboration with the National Judges College were discussed during a visit to The Supreme People’s Court of The People’s Republic of China.
CityU president once again led a team of more than 1000 athletes at the annual Hong Kong Marathon on 21 January.
Lecture Theatre 5 in the Yeung Kin Man Academic Building has been named “Mr and Mrs Lau Tat Chuen Lecture Theatre” in appreciation of the support and generous donations given by Mr and Mrs Lau to CityU.
Mr Kevin Yeung Yun-hung (5th from right) was briefed on CityU’s latest developments by Mr Lester Garson Huang (6th from left) and Professor Way Kuo (4th from right) and other senior management.
Mr Kevin Yeung Yun-hung, Secretary for Education of the Hong Kong SAR Government, was briefed on the latest developments of CityU during a visit on 15 January.
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The first exhibition of the “Jockey Club Enhancing Youth Empathy Project through Immersive Visualisation” organised by CityU and funded by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust showcases students’ innovative solutions to help those in need and protect the environment.
Naming of Pao Ho Mei Chun Classroom
Classroom B5-208 in the Yeung Kin Man Academic Building has been named the “Pao Ho Mei Chun Classroom” in appreciation of the generous support of Mrs Pao Ho Mei-chun.
A newly signed MOU between CityU and Harbin Institute of Technology on 8 Jan will enhance academic exchange.
Professor Ye Yinyu
Professor Ye Yinyu, a renowned engineering scholar, delivered an IAS distinguished lecture on 4 January titled “Recent Algorithmic Developments for the Markov Decision/ Game Process”.
Chair Professor Jonathan Zhu Jianhua (second from right) and the winning team.
A team from the Web Mining Lab of CityU COM won three awards in the annual competition of Big Data & Computer Intelligence, organised by the China Computer Federation.
Amenities Building named after Bank of China (Hong Kong)
The Amenities Building has been named the “Bank of China (Hong Kong) Complex” in appreciation of the generous support of the BOCHK Charitable Foundation.
Molecular biologist Professor Chen Xuemei spoke on small RNAs in the latest installment of the CityU Distinguished Lecture series on 19 December.
CityU and NCTU in Hsinchu organised the first inter-U sports competition on 27 December to promote exchanges between the two universities.
A record number of CityU alumni from mainland China joined a reunion dinner in Shanghai on 2 December.
Renowned experts on nuclear energy from around the world shared their knowledge of and insights into the latest developments in the field of nuclear energy at a symposium held at CityU on 22 December.
Breakthrough technologies developed by Professor Paul Chu Kim-ho, a materials engineer, and his team at CityU hold great promise for effective cancer treatment and energy saving.
Professor Wang Xunli, a renowned scholar in neutron scattering at CityU, has been elected Fellow of the AAAS. He is the only scholar elected from Hong Kong this year.
CityU and the People’s Government of Sichuan Province have signed a strategic agreement to strengthen cooperation.
Professor David Quéré and Professor Peter Markowich
Two renowned scientists delivered lectures on biological transportation networks and pearl drops respectively as part of the IAS Distinguished Lecture Series.