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17 October 2017
Smart thermostat significantly saves energy and costs

A smart thermostat for central air-conditioning systems that can save more than 10% on power and improve indoor comfort levels has been developed and launched onto the market by a team at City University of Hong Kong (CityU). 
21 June 2017
Discovery and Innovation Gala showcases research achievements at CityU

Discoveries and innovations addressing real-life problems feature at the Discovery and Innovation Gala 2017 at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) from 21 to 22 June.
More than 100 research projects designed by students and academic staff from the College of Science and Engineering (CSE) are being showcased.
6 April 2017
CityU develops the world's strongest magnesium alloy

A research team at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has achieved a ground-breaking advancement in materials research by successfully developing the first-ever supra-nano magnesium alloy.
The new advanced material is 10 times stronger than conventional crystalline magnesium alloy and has super-degormation capacity two times higter than that of magnesium-based metallic glass. Also, it can be developed into bipdegradable materials that can be implanted in the human body.
3 April 2017
Glass antenna for first-class research

It might be the most beautiful antenna in the world: a glass swan that would not look out of place as a decoration in someone's home. But this elegantly shaped ornament is actually a powerful antenna that can be used for wireless communications.

20 March 2017
40-year mystery solved by scientist group led by CityU

A hidden amorphous phase in in the formation of metallic glass uncovered by an international research team led by City University of Hong Kong (CityU) will expedite the development of new and better alloys.
The discovery solved a 40-year scientific mystery, said Professor Wang Xunli, Chair Professor of Physics and Head of the Department of Physics and Materials Science of CityU, who headed the project.

13 March 2017
CityU-led cloud security project attracts $6m in funding

A research project led by City University of Hong Kong (CityU) aiming at enhancing security and privacy for cloud storage has been awarded HKD5.98 million from the Collaborative Research Fund of the Research Grants Council in the 2016-17 exercise.