World Rankings

Worldwide: 57th
By subjects:
47th in Architecture/ Built Environment
35th in Civil & Structural Engineering
37th in Electrical & Electronic Engineering
29th in Mathematics
Top 100 in: 
  • Computer Science & Information Systems
  • Materials Science

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News & Achievements

11 November 2015
Yangzhou in field trip offers engineering insights

We are students from the Division of Building Science and Technology. This summer we had the chance to go with our teachers on a trip to Yangzhou under the sponsorship of a donor. The trip enhanced our understanding of Yangzhou's history and culture as well as its development of building engineering.

9 November 2015
Creative projects displayed at InnoCarnival 2015

Seven Projects from City University of Hong Kong (CityU) were displayed at InnoCarnival 2015. Projects included Dragon Dance, Foggy 3D, Wearable Canvas, Sound Meat, Virtual Reality "CityU Escape", Smart Sky Wheel, and Green-Tag for Food Quality. The target audience was mainly primary and secondary school students. In addition, Professor Michael Lam Hon-wah of the Department of Biology and Chemistry gave a talk on new developments in chemo- /biosensing technologies for food surveillance on 4 November.

4 November 2015
New national centre at CityU boosts research on precious metals in engineering

The Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) of the People's Republic of China has recently approved the establishment of the Hong Kong Branch of National Precious Metals Material Engineering Research Centre (the Centre) at City University of Hong Kong (CityU).

 2 November 2015
CityU helps develop new classification system for colorectal cancer

City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has contributed to the development of a new molecular classification system for colorectal cancer (also commonly known as large bowel cancer), with highly significant potential for treatment and prognosis. This new finding is hailed by medical professionals as a significant advancement.


28 October 2015
CityU gene-based remedy for lactose intolerance wins gold award in US

Students from City University of Hong Kong (CityU) won a gold medal at an international competition in the US with their novel gene-based remedy to tackle lactose intolerance, a common digestive problem where the human body is unable to digest lactose, a type of milk sugar.

27 October 2015
Electronic engineers boosted by new CityU, RS strategic partnership

A new strategic partnership between the Department of Electronic Engineering (EE) at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) and RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents, will nurture a new generation of electronic engineers.