News by category: Achievements & 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.
Honorary Graduates 2017
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.
CityU President Professor Way Kuo was conferred the Asian Social Caring Leadership Award.
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CityU has achieved a breakthrough in world university rankings by breaking into the top 50 for the first time.
The CityU Sports Team Annual Prize Presentation Ceremony cum Celebration Dinner on 22 May celebrated CityU’s momentous results in the inter-university sports competition.
CityU Shenzhen Research Institute set a new record of receiving a total amount of grant of nearly RMB66.2 million in 2016, an increase of RMB26.3 million over 2015, representing a jump of 66%.
Professor Kuo (1st from left, front row) and Professor Ip (1st from right) celebrate with the awardees.
Five outstanding CityU students have been honoured at the “The Hong Kong Jockey Club Scholarships Presentation Ceremony cum Graduation Dinner 2017”.
Honorary Fellows 2017
CityU will confer the title of Honorary Fellow on five distinguished persons in recognition of their significant contributions to the development of, and service to, the University and the community. They are Mr David Chow Tak-fung, Mr Benjamin Kwok Chan-yiu, Dr Law Hing-chung, Mr James Liu Ying-yin, and Mr Ben Wong Chung-mat, MH, JP.
Four CityU students have been crowned champions in the Social Innovation CEO Competition for their idea to hire senior citizens as local tour guides.
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CityU sports teams won a record-breaking ninth Grand Slam, and the Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year, in the 2016-2017 intervarsity sports competitions organised by USFHK.
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A graduate of the School of Creative Media won another Best New Director award at the 36th Hong Kong Film Awards.
Professor Ben Leung Kwok-wa of the Department of Electronic Engineering has been awarded the First Class Award (Natural Science) in the 2016 Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards (Science and Technology).
The annual Discovery Festival at CityU held in early March showcases our strengths in discovery and innovation.