World Rankings

Worldwide: 57th
By subjects:
45th in Civil & Structural Engineering
49th in Computer Science & Information Systems
39th in Mathematics
Top 100 in: 
  • Architecture/ Built Environment
  • Electrical & Electronic Engineering 
  • Materials Science
  • Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering

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News & Achievements

22 April 2016
Mangrove wetlands: our green kidney

Mangroves are as important to the natural environment as kidneys are to humans, explained Professor Nora Tam Fung-yee, Chair Professor of Biology in the Department of Biology and Chemistry at City University of Hong Kong.

14 March 2016
Gold and silver for innovative technologies

The cross-discipline collaboration and innovative ideas of two teams formed by students from different departments at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) earned them gold and silver awards, respectively, in the "JOS Innovative IT Project Awards 2015-2016".

3 March 2016
CityU professor receives highest honour in wind engineering

Professor Li Qiusheng from the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has been awarded the 2016 Jack E. Cermak Medal by the American Society of Civil Engineers.

5 February 2016
Three CityU scientists win international recognition

Three influential scientists from City University of Hong Kong (CityU) have been named among the world's top researchers in 2015 by Thomson Reuters.
Those named are Professor Chen Guanrong, Chair Professor in the Department of Electronic Engineering, Professor Daniel Ho Wing-cheong and Professor Zhou Dingxuan, who are both Chair Professors in the Department of Mathematics.


2 February 2016
Biochips and nanomedicine

In the latest talk in the President's Lecture Series: Excellence in Academia, Professor Michael Yang Mengsu of the Department of Biomedical Sciences (BMS) at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) discussed the history of DNA and biotechnology, DNA chips for cancer screening, tumours on a chip, and nanomedicine for cancer treatment.

25 January 2016
Bio-inspired engineering research at CityU receives local and international recognition

An engineering graduate and a young faculty member of City University of Hong Kong (CityU) have respectively won the 2015 Hong Kong Young Scientist Award for developing the world's most super-dry material, and the Outstanding Youth Award conferred by the International Society of Bionic Engineering(ISBE) for a seminal contribution in the area of bio-inspired engineering.