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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.
CityU and KI signed an MOU to establish a framework for collaboration on 19 June.
Professor Way Kuo, President of CityU, shared his key to success with students while officiating in speech days at four secondary schools in May and June.
The second steering committee of the Leaders Circle will fortify CityU’s interactions with industry and business sectors, solicit resources for student development and expand its research applications.
HKSTP delegation visits CityU
A delegation from HKSTP led by Mrs Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun, Chairperson of the Board of Directors, visited laboratories at CityU on 1 June.
(From left) Professor Kuo, Mr Wong, Mrs Yip, Dr Yip and Professor Lee officiate the unveiling ceremony.
Student Residence Hall 8 at CityU has been named Yip Yuen Yuk Hing Hall in appreciation of the support and generous donation of Dr and Mrs Yip Kit-chuen.
IAS Distinguished Lecture
Professor Park Nam-gyu from Sungkyunkwan University in South Korea delivered an IAS Distinguished Lecture titled “Lead Halide Perovskite: Photovoltaics and Beyond” on 11 June.
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.
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.
ADC
A faculty member and two alumni from the School of Creative Media at CityU were honoured at the Hong Kong Arts Development Awards 2017.
The Sixth Standing Committee of the CityU Convocation pledged to unite alumni in support of the University’s development at its inauguration ceremony on 30 May.