World Rankings

Worldwide: 57th
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

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.

4 May 2016
CityU-led projects secures 25m record-breaking funding

Four research projects led by City University of Hong Kong (CityU) have secured the largest amount of research grants in dollar terms and the biggest number of awards so far for the University through a government-level scheme for boosting collaborative research.


3 May 2016
CityU students take top three awards in HKIE competition

One MPhil and two PhD students from the Department of Electronic Engineering (EE) at the City University of Hong Kong (CityU) won the top three awards in a competition organized by the Electronic Division of the Hong Kong Institute of Engineers (HKIE) for electronic technologies that can boost energy efficiency and development of a smart city.

22 April 2016
Mangrove wetlands: our green kidney

Mangroves are as important to the natural environment as kidneys are to humans, explained Professor Nora Tam Fung-yee, Chair Professor of Biology in the Department of Biology and Chemistry at City University of Hong Kong.

14 March 2016
Gold and silver for innovative technologies

The cross-discipline collaboration and innovative ideas of two teams formed by students from different departments at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) earned them gold and silver awards, respectively, in the "JOS Innovative IT Project Awards 2015-2016".