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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). 

29 January 2018
Nano solutions for construction industry

Professor Liew Kim-meow, Chair Professor of Civil Engineering in the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, highlighted recent developments, challenges and potential applications in civil engineering in the latest talk in the President's Lecture Series: Excellence in Academia at City University of Hong Kong (CityU). 

21 December 2017
Treating cancer and saving energy with CityU's breakthrough technologies

Breakthrough technologies developed by a materials engineer and his team at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) hold great promise for effective cancer treatment and energy saving.
Both applications were developed based on the study of photoluminescence and light scattering mechanisms, as well as the plasmonic properties of micro-nanostructures.