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News & Achievements

9 January 2017
CityU scholar bestowed life science award

Professor Michael Yang Mengsu, Yeung Kin Man Chair Professor of Biomedical Sciences and Head of the Department of Biomedical Sciences at City University of Hong Kong (CityU), won the 2016 WuXi PharmaTech Life Science and Chemistry Award for his outstanding controbutions in the "Development and clinical applications and commercialisation of biochip technology for cellular and biomolecular analysis".
28 December 2016
Ultralight antenna for 5G networks receives $11m in mainland funding

A research project has been granted worth more than HK$11 million from the National Science and Technology Major Project funded by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology for ultralight, small antennas developed by the Department of Electronic Engineering (EE) and State Key Laboratory of Millimeter Waves (SKLMW) at City University of Hong Kong (CityU).
19 December 2016
CityU PhD student wins prestigious materials science award

Li Jing, a PhD student from City University of Hong Kong (CityU), received the 2016 Materials Research Society (MRS) Graduate Student Gold Award for her pioneering work on the development of next-generation thermal materials.

5 December 2016
Outstanding CityU scientist wins the 2016 Norbert Wiener Award

Professor Yan Hong, Chair Professor of Computer Engineering and Dean of the College of Science and Engineering at City University of Hong Kong (CityU), has won the 2016 Norbert Wiener Award.

The award signals international acclaim for Professor Yan's contribution to pattern recognition, image processing, genomic data analysis and biomolecular modeling techniques, all of which are important in the fields of information technology and medical treatment.

11 October 2016
Discussion on challenges and opportunities young people face

The Chairman of the Commission on Youth shared his views on the challenges, pressure and opportunities facing young people at a panel discussion organised by the Department of Electronic Engineering at City University of Hong Kong (CityU).

26 September 2016
CityU research on the elasticity of silicon nanowires helps improve health technologies

A recent research led by the Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering (MBE) at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has shown that silicon nanowires can be stretched above 10% elastic strain, several times higher than that of previous findings.