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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.
Dr Vellaisamy (centre) and his team.
A new system for testing food safety developed by an interdisciplinary research team at CityU can rapidly detect contaminants in food within several minutes with concentrations of less than 0.2ppm.
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.
A research team led by CityU has recently discovered a brain signalling molecule that can improve decision-making performance.
Welcome to CityU! (31 Aug 2018)
More than 1,000 new students kicked off their university life at a welcoming ceremony on 28 August at CityU.
Special ‘ink’ developed at CityU enables world’s first 4D printing for ceramics
The invention of a novel “ceramic ink” by a research team at CityU has made possible the development of the world’s first-ever 4D printing for ceramics.
During a visit to Taiwan, Professor Way Kuo, CityU President, shared his views on internationalisation within higher education and discussed the environmental impact of different kinds of energies.
President Kuo (third from right), Professor Ip (far left), Dr Kwok (far right) and Dr Wong (second from right) visit the stalls of the SU clubs and societies.
New students at CityU were welcomed by Professor Way Kuo, CityU President, on registration day and the kick-off ceremony for an orientation camp organised by SU in August.
The design of the recently opened Visitor Centre at CityU reflects CityU’s culture of innovation and openness.
Guests at the naming ceremony.
On 20 August 2018, CityU celebrated the naming of Hong Kong’s first and only veterinary college: Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences in collaboration with Cornell University.
Dr Lee Shau-kee donation
CityU is privileged to receive a HK$120 million donation from Dr Lee Shau-kee, Chairman of Henderson Land Development Company Limited, to support the long-term development of the University.
GCSP workshop
An international workshop co-organised by CityU and the US National Academy of Engineering was held on campus on 14-16 August.
A new strategy to produce drug carriers for treating cancer with an efficiency rate as high as 80% has been devised by researchers at CityU.
IAS workshop
The IAS Extended Workshop on Genomes, Cells and Mathematics featuring 18 world-renowned speakers was held in July to foster exchanges on related fields.
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.
Prof Dirk Pfeiffer
New vaccination strategies for eliminating peste des petits ruminants, also known as goat plague, have been developed through joint research involving CityU.
Mr Lester Garson Huang (middle), Council Chairman; Professor Way Kuo (first from right), CityU President; Professor Zhu Guobin (first from left), Director of CityU Press, visit the CityU Press booth at the Hong Kong Book Fair.
CityU Press participated in the 29th Hong Kong Book Fair, during which the management paid a visit to show their support.
CRF funding
CityU has been granted more than HK$11 million in research funding for a project to enhance heat transfer on material surfaces and to establish a multi-function analytical facility for surface studies across disciplines.
The CityU Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory was officially launched on 10 July, marking a milestone in the development of veterinary medicine in Hong Kong and the region.
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.
The launch of the School of Data Science and the Hong Kong Institute for Data Science at CityU heralds a new era in higher education in Hong Kong.
(From left) Professor Lu Lei and Professor Lu Ke, Co-chair of NANO 2018; Professor Lu Jian, Chair of NANO 2018; Dr Elisabetta Agostinelli, Chairman of International Committee on Nanostructured Materials; and Professor Nie Jianfeng, Chair of the next NANO, officiate the Conference.
The 14th International Conference on Nanostructured Materials was held from 24 to 29 June at CityU. The IAS Materials Summit ran concurrently with the conference.
In a world’s first, a team of researchers at CityU has developed a magnetic 3D-printed microscopic robot that can carry cells to precise locations in live animals.