News by category: Achievements & Awards

The 35th World Cultural Council Award Ceremony, hosted in Hong Kong and the Greater China region for the first time, was successfully held at CityU on 8 November.
Two teams of CityU students won an award each in an international competition for their inventions of auxiliary devices to help people with disabilities.
CityU won two awards in the Universum Talent 2018 Survey.
(From left) Professor Way Kuo, Mr Wong Chun-hong, Mr Harry S. Banga, Dr Chung Shui-ming, Miss Tong Hing-min, and Mr Lester Garson Huang.
Three 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.
CityU to confer honorary doctorates on four distinguished persons
CityU will confer honorary doctoral degrees on Professor Alain Aspect, Mr Hu Shao Ming Herman, SBS, JP, Dr the Honourable Lee Shau-kee, GBM and Professor Cédric Villani in recognition of their significant contributions to education and the well-being of society.
Professor Luk Kwai-man has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in the UK in recognition of his profound contributions to advancing the development of antennas.
CityU to bestow honorary fellowships on three distinguished persons
CityU will confer the title of Honorary Fellow on three distinguished persons in recognition of their significant contributions to the development of, and service to, the University and the community: Mr Harry S. Banga, Miss Tong Hing-min, and Mr Wong Chun-hong, BBS.
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.