World Rankings

Worldwide: 55th
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

19 September 2016
Terahertz research receives $28m in funding

A top international research team led by City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has been awarded HK$28 million by the Theme-based Research Scheme (TRS) of the Research Grants Council (RGC) for the design of a compact and affordable terahertz system that can be used to detect contaminants in food and drugs, and also cancerous cells and tumours.

 29 August 2016
Groundbreaking development in new aerospace material by CityU and NJUST

An advanced material development by City University of Hong Kong (CityU) and Nanjing University of Science and Technology (NJUST) holds great promise for the aerospace industry.

27 June 2016
Energy-saving device for aerial mirco-robots

Aerial micro-robots can stay aloft longer thanks to an energy-saving device created by a team of Harvard roboticists and an engineer at City University of Hong Kong (CityU).

22 June 2016
Inspiring research projects on show at Discovery and Innovative Gala

The creativity for applying technology to solve real-life problems by students and faculty from the College of Science and Engineering (CSE) at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) is unleashed at the Discovery and Innovation Gala 2016 from 22 to 23 June.

30 May 2016
Strong performance in Natural Science awards

Four outstanding scientists at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) have won the Second Class Award in the Natural Science category at the 2015 Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards (Science and Technology) from the Ministry of Education.

9 May 2016
Pioneering radio frequency project wins top prize

Research into the miniaturization and low-power consumption of radio frequency systems led by scientists at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has won the First Prize in the Guangdong Science and Technology Award.

The project was carried out by Professor Xue Quan, Chair Professor of Microwave Engineering in the Department of Electronic Engineering at CityU, and his team which included collaborators from South China University of Technology.