News by category: Achievements & Awards

A high-tech enterprise specialising in 3D sensing technology founded by an alumnus of CityU was included in the 2017 China Unicorn Enterprise Development Report compiled by the Ministry of Science and Technology.
Groundbreaking wireless charging technology developed by CityU has contributed towards the highest-ever license fee revenues by the University for any invention.
A number of CityU community members have been named on the 2018 Honours List.
PhD students at CityU won the First Prize in the Category of Life Sciences and the Top Prize in the Category of Innovation in the “Challenge Cup” National Competition – Hong Kong Regional Final.
Two PhD candidates at CityU have been awarded prestigious Fulbright–RGC Hong Kong Research Scholar Awards by the US government in recognition of their promising work.
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A faculty member and two alumni from the School of Creative Media at CityU were honoured at the Hong Kong Arts Development Awards 2017.
An internationally acclaimed scholar of wavelet theory, who has significantly advanced digital data processing, has been awarded the William Benter Prize in Applied Mathematics 2018 by CityU.
The World Cultural Council (WCC) and CityU jointly announced on 4 June that Professor Jean-Pierre Changeux and Professor Malik Mâaza are the winners of the 2018 WCC Awards.
The 12th Guanghua Engineering Science and Technology Award (Engineering Award) was awarded on 30 May to Professor Lu Jian, a materials scientist focusing on structural metallic materials at CityU.
Professor Jen, CityU Provost, delivers talks at two forums.
CityU presented many of its research projects and won the Special Gold Award at the 2nd China University Scientific and Technological Achievements Fair; while Professor Alex Jen Kwan-yue, Provost of CityU, delivered talks at two forums.
Two graduates from the School of Creative Media won the Best Art Direction Award and the Best Visual Effects Award, respectively, at the 37th Hong Kong Film Awards.
Innovative technology turning waste textiles into usable products developed by the School of Energy and Environment earns a gold medal in Geneva.
Dr Haywood Cheung was conferred the 5th Distinguished Alumni Award of CityU in recognition of his achievements and contributions to the finance sector, CityU and society in Hong Kong.
Mr Harsh Agrawal, an outstanding creative media graduate from CityU, was part of the animation team for the film Coco, which won an Oscar for Best Animated Feature this year.
Two exemplary faculty members were honoured with Teaching Excellence Awards for 2018 at CityU in recognition of their innovative and influential teaching.
The annual Discovery Festival showcasing excellence in discovery, innovation and creativity at CityU takes place on campus from 13 to 16 March.
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.
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.
Professor Luk Kwai-man, Chair Professor in the Department of Electronic Engineering at CityU, has been conferred the prestigious IEEE AP-S John Kraus Antenna Award.
CityU conferred honorary doctoral degrees on Professor Serge Haroche, Dr Joseph Lee and Professor Wendelin Werner on 3 November in recognition of their significant contributions to education and the well-being of society.
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Five distinguished persons were conferred the title of Honorary Fellow of CityU in recognition of their distinctive contributions to the development of, and service to, the University.
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A team of dedicated faculty and staff at CityU has received the 2017 Team Award for Teaching Excellence from the University Grants Committee for the Discovery-enriched Curriculum.
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CityU will confer honorary doctoral degrees on Professor Serge Haroche, Dr Joseph Lee, GBS, OStJ, JP and Professor Wendelin Werner in recognition of their significant contributions to education and the well-being of society.
A number of members of the CityU community have been named in the 2017 Honours List.