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23 July 2018

CityU secures HK$11m in collaborative research fund
City University of Hong Kong (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 discilpines.
3 July 2018

World's first: microrobots delivering cells to precise locations in the body
In a world's first, a team of researchers at City Univerisity of Hong Kong (CityU) has developed a magnetic 3D-printed microscopic robot that can carry cells to precise locations in live animals.

The invention could revolutionise cell-based therapy, regenerative medicine and more precise treatment for diseases such as cancer. It was published in the latest issue of journal Science Robotics.
31 May 2018

Highest national honour in engineering, tech for CityU scientist
The 12th Guanghua Engineering Science and Technology Award was awarded on 30 May to Professor Lu Jian, a materials scientist focusing on structural metallic materials at City Univesity of Hong Kong (CityU).

The Guanghua Engineering Science and Technology (EST) Prizes, composed of "Guanghua EST Achievement Award" and "Guanghua EST Award", are regarded as "the most prestigious award for engineering and technology achievement in China".
31 May 2018

CityU's new technology prevents post-surgery bacterial infection
A research team led by Professor Paul Chu Kim-ho, a materials engineering expert at City University of Hong Kong (CityU), has developed a capacitive coating that kills bacteria when it is charged with electricity. When applied to orthopedic implants such as artificial joints and dental implants, the novel technology can reduce the risk of infection after surgery and help patients recover more quickly.

23 April 2018

Elastic properties of nano diamond revealed for the first time
In a world's first, an international research team led by City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has discovered that diamonds at nanoscale can undergo ultralarge, fully reversible elastic deformation, findings that could have a profound impact on the nanotechnology and biomedical fields, and even quantum information technologies.

Led by Dr Lu Yang, Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering (MBE) at CityU, the research team demonstrated that when diamond was downsized to nearly 100 nanometres in diameter...

14 March 2018

Influential faculty receive Teaching Excellence Awards
Two exemplary faculty members were honoured with Teaching Excellence Awards (TEA) for 2018 at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) in recognition of their innovative and influential teaching.

The winners were Professor Henry Chung Shu-hung from the Department of Electronic Engineering (EE) and Dr Lam Miu-ling, Assistant Professor in the School of Creative Media (SCM).