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CityU president once again led a team of more than 1000 athletes at the annual Hong Kong Marathon on 21 January.
Lecture Theatre 5 in the Yeung Kin Man Academic Building has been named “Mr and Mrs Lau Tat Chuen Lecture Theatre” in appreciation of the support and generous donations given by Mr and Mrs Lau to CityU.
Mr Kevin Yeung Yun-hung (5th from right) was briefed on CityU’s latest developments by Mr Lester Garson Huang (6th from left) and Professor Way Kuo (4th from right) and other senior management.
Mr Kevin Yeung Yun-hung, Secretary for Education of the Hong Kong SAR Government, was briefed on the latest developments of CityU during a visit on 15 January.
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The first exhibition of the “Jockey Club Enhancing Youth Empathy Project through Immersive Visualisation” organised by CityU and funded by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust showcases students’ innovative solutions to help those in need and protect the environment.
Naming of Pao Ho Mei Chun Classroom
Classroom B5-208 in the Yeung Kin Man Academic Building has been named the “Pao Ho Mei Chun Classroom” in appreciation of the generous support of Mrs Pao Ho Mei-chun.
A newly signed MOU between CityU and Harbin Institute of Technology on 8 Jan will enhance academic exchange.
Professor Ye Yinyu
Professor Ye Yinyu, a renowned engineering scholar, delivered an IAS distinguished lecture on 4 January titled “Recent Algorithmic Developments for the Markov Decision/ Game Process”.
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.
Amenities Building named after Bank of China (Hong Kong)
The Amenities Building has been named the “Bank of China (Hong Kong) Complex” in appreciation of the generous support of the BOCHK Charitable Foundation.
Molecular biologist Professor Chen Xuemei spoke on small RNAs in the latest installment of the CityU Distinguished Lecture series on 19 December.
CityU and NCTU in Hsinchu organised the first inter-U sports competition on 27 December to promote exchanges between the two universities.
A record number of CityU alumni from mainland China joined a reunion dinner in Shanghai on 2 December.
Renowned experts on nuclear energy from around the world shared their knowledge of and insights into the latest developments in the field of nuclear energy at a symposium held at CityU on 22 December.
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.
CityU and the People’s Government of Sichuan Province have signed a strategic agreement to strengthen cooperation.
Professor David Quéré and Professor Peter Markowich
Two renowned scientists delivered lectures on biological transportation networks and pearl drops respectively as part of the IAS Distinguished Lecture Series.
Lecture Theatre 1503 in the Li Dak Sum Yip Yio Chin Academic Building has been named “Yue Hwa Lecture Theatre” in appreciation of the support of Dr Yu Kwok-chun and Yue Hwa.
The Principal Officers brief Court members on donations, the development of the College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences, the launch of the CLP Power Low Carbon Energy Education Centre, governance and other key issues.
Members of the Court were briefed on the latest developments at CityU on 7 December.
CityU Exhibition Gallery is featuring one of the most enduring Chinese martial art systems, Lingnan Hung Kuen, along with innovative new media technology and 3D visualisation at a new exhibition on campus.
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.
The 5th “Discovery & Innovation Debating Challenge” enabled secondary school students to sharpen debating skills and taste innovative learning at CityU.
Guest speaker
Four film directors were invited to a talk on 30 November where they shared their experiences in directing.
The US Consul General in Hong Kong & Macau, Mr Kurt W. Tong, shared his insight with students and faculty at the Inaugural Dialogue of the Dialogue Series with Consuls General.
Antimicrobial resistance, or AMR, is a major threat to global health and the world economy, according to Professor Reichel at the President's Lecture Series: Excellence in Academia.
Professor Michael Reichel, Dean and Chair Professor at CVMLS, delivered the latest installment of President's Lecture Series: Excellence in Academia on 23 November at CityU titled “Don't just blame the animals, but who is to blame?”.