World Rankings

Worldwide: 55th
By subjects
  • Civil & Structural Engineering: 45th
  • Computer Science & Information Systems: 49th
  • Mathematics: 39th
Top 100 in: 
  • Architecture/ Built Environment
  • Electrical & Electronic Engineering 
  • Materials Science
  • Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering
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News & Achievements

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.

19 September 2016
Terahertz research receives $28m in funding

A top international research team led by City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has been awarded HK$28 million by the Theme-based Research Scheme (TRS) of the Research Grants Council (RGC) for the design of a compact and affordable terahertz system that can be used to detect contaminants in food and drugs, and also cancerous cells and tumours.

19 September 2016
CityU academic named Fellow of Royal Society of Canada

Professor Wang Quan, Chair Professor of Structural Mechanics in the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering at City University of Hong Kong, has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) due to his contributions to the applications of energy harvesting, structural health monitoring and repair, smart materials and structures, nano-materials in composites and medical device.

 29 August 2016
Groundbreaking development in new aerospace material by CityU and NJUST

An advanced material development by City University of Hong Kong (CityU) and Nanjing University of Science and Technology (NJUST) holds great promise for the aerospace industry.

27 June 2016
Energy-saving device for aerial mirco-robots

Aerial micro-robots can stay aloft longer thanks to an energy-saving device created by a team of Harvard roboticists and an engineer at City University of Hong Kong (CityU).