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Ten faculty members from City University of Hong Kong (CityU) have been named as Highly Cited Researchers for 2018 by Clarivate Analytics.
Agreement Signing Ceremony
CityU and JD Digits signed a strategic collaborative agreement, through which a joint laboratory will be set up to provide innovative solutions for the development of the global financial market.
The 14th Meeting of the Court
The 14th Meeting of the Court was held on 23 November.
Professor Wang Zuankai
Professor Wang Zuankai of the Department of Mechanical Engineering discussed the next wave of innovation centred on nature-inspired engineering in the President’s Lecture Series.
CityU conferred honorary doctorates on four distinguished persons in recognition of their significant contributions to education and the well-being of society.
CityU Foundation Annual Dinner 2018
Over 500 guests attended the annual dinner of the CityU Foundation on 22 November, at which more than HK$14.6 million was raised to support the University’s One Health initiative.
An MOU aimed at nurturing talent has been signed between CityU and Orbbec.
IAS conference
In honour of the 80th birthday of renowned mathematician Professor Philippe G. Ciarlet, CityU organised a conference on 12 November to showcase the University’s major role in fostering scientific cooperation between France and Hong Kong.
WCC President and award winners discussed their fields of research at CityU.
A donation of HK$3 million from the Tan Siu Lin Foundation will sponsor CityU undergraduates on non-local exchange programmes.
Around 200 distinguished scientists, animal experts and renowned veterinarians discussed the latest developments in an animal welfare conference in late October at CityU.
Chinese Academy Sciences honours CityU’s outstanding joint laboratory
Professor Bai Chunli, President of CAS, and Dr Tan Tieniu, Vice-Director of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in HKSAR, led a delegation to CityU on 9 November.
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.
Long Service Award Ceremony 2018
About 300 staff members were celebrated and honoured for their dedicated service to CityU at the Long Service Award Ceremony on 30 October.
CityU won two awards in the Universum Talent 2018 Survey.
CityU and National Taiwan University sign an agreement to launch joint PhD programmes.
Professor Alex Jen Kwan-yue, Provost and Chair Professor of Chemistry and Materials Science, delivered the latest instalment of the President’s Lecture Series on 8 October, titled “New Frontier for Organic/Hybrid Functional Materials and Devices: From Molecular Engineering to Technology Innovations”.
CityU and the National Palace Museum NPM in Taipei are collaborating for the third time to present the “ANiMAL: Art Science Nature Society” exhibition, featuring animals from different historical eras.
Students and their parents find out more about the latest academic offerings at CityU during Information Day.
Around 30,000 interested secondary school students and their parents found out more about the academic offerings at CityU during its annual Information Day on 13 October.
(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.
Academic collaboration was the focus of a CityU delegation’s visit to Hefei.
Tiny, soft robot with multi-legs developed at CityU
A novel tiny, soft robot with caterpillar-like legs capable of carrying heavy loads and adaptable to adverse environments has been developed by a research team led by CityU.
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.