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

5 February 2016
Three CityU scientists win international recognition

Three influential scientists from City University of Hong Kong (CityU) have been named among the world's top researchers in 2015 by Thomson Reuters.
Those named are Professor Chen Guanrong, Chair Professor in the Department of Electronic Engineering, Professor Daniel Ho Wing-cheong and Professor Zhou Dingxuan, who are both Chair Professors in the Department of Mathematics.


2 February 2016
Biochips and nanomedicine

In the latest talk in the President's Lecture Series: Excellence in Academia, Professor Michael Yang Mengsu of the Department of Biomedical Sciences (BMS) at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) discussed the history of DNA and biotechnology, DNA chips for cancer screening, tumours on a chip, and nanomedicine for cancer treatment.

25 January 2016
Bio-inspired engineering research at CityU receives local and international recognition

An engineering graduate and a young faculty member of City University of Hong Kong (CityU) have respectively won the 2015 Hong Kong Young Scientist Award for developing the world's most super-dry material, and the Outstanding Youth Award conferred by the International Society of Bionic Engineering(ISBE) for a seminal contribution in the area of bio-inspired engineering.


18 January 2016
CityU researchers boosted by RMB40 million in mainland funding

Research teams at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) have been awarded RMB 40 million in funding for 70 research projects in 2015 through the CityU Shenzhen Research Institute (CityUSRI). The amount of funding granted from the mainland has increased by 45% compared to 2014.


4 January 2016
Railway safety project secures HK$40m in funding

A research project on developing a platform of tools that will improve safety and dependability of high speed rail and metro systems led by a multi-disciplinary team at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has received more that HK$40 million in funding from Research Grant Committee (RGC).

21 December 2015
CityU partners with Huawei to build 'Better Connected Education'

Huawei and  City University of Hong Kong (CityU) will set up a Huawei Authorized Information and Network Academy (HAINA) at CityU to offer training on cloud computing, networking and telecommunications.