News and Update

  • Prof. Ren Wei Develops a Small, Portable, Low-Cost Gas Sensing System

    A team led by Prof. REN Wei, Assistant Professor of the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering has developed a portable gas sensing system with high sensitivity. The use of quartz-enhanced photoacoustic spectroscopy (QEPAS), significantly lowers operational costs. The system enables quick and ...
  • The Launch of the New Department of Biomedical Engineering

    The Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) of The Chinese University of Hong Kong is officially launched on 1 July 2017 and becomes the first biomedical engineering department in Hong Kong.  The aim of establishing a BME Department is to steer a coherent development of its core BME programmes at all levels from BEng, MSc to PhD; and ...
  • CUHK Won Championship in the PwC’s Inter-University Capture The Flag Competition

    In the PricewaterhouseCooper's hacking competition held on 23 June 2017, two teams from CUHK competed against other undergraduates in Hong Kong, and the team 'Wannacry' clinched the championship after 6 hours of non-stopped hacking to tackle 15 different challenges ranging from Crypto, Web, Binary reverse-engineering as well as ...
  • Prof. Ching Pak Chung Awarded HKSAR Silver Bauhinia Star

    Prof. Ching Pak Chung is awarded Silver Bauhinia Star 2017 by the HKSAR Government for his long and distinguished public and community service, particularly in his capacity as Chairman of the Veterinary Surgeons Board of Hong Kong.  He has made exemplary efforts in the legislative amendment exercise of the Veterinary Surgeons ...
  • Two Engineering Professors Elected CAE Fellows

    Prof. Du Ruxu and Prof. Meng Qing Hu Max of the Faculty of Engineering have been elected Fellows of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) for their notable achievements in Engineering.  This year, a total of 52 new international fellows were inducted, and Professor Du and Professor Meng were the only ...
  • Engineering Team Develops Ultra-Thin Wearable Blood Pressure Sensor

    An ultra-thin, unobtrusive blood pressure (BP) sensor that can be worn as a wristband or weaved into clothing has been developed by a research team from the Faculty of Engineering at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). Such devices are accurate and low on battery consumption. When connected to a wireless network, they can ...
  • Prof. Wong Kam Fai’s Team Develops Hong Kong’s First Automatic Chinese Typographical Error Detection System

    A system called Automatic Chinese Typographical Error Detection has recently been developed by a research team led by Prof. Wong Kam Fai, Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management.  The system is the first of its kind in Hong Kong for local students.  It has already been tested among primary and secondary school ...
  • CUHK Team Won in HackUST 2017

    The hackUST 2017 is a 24-hour coding competition open to all university students/ alumni in the world and is the largest university hackathon in Asia. There are 4 themes (Gaming, Transport, Economy, Healthcare) with different challenges available for the participants this year. Participants are free to select their theme and form their ...
  • Breakthrough in Energy Storage Technology

    A high-energy-density zinc/iodine-bromide redox flow battery (ZIBB) has recently been developed by *Prof. Yi-Chun Lu*, Assistant Professor of the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and her research team. ZIBB achieved the highest reported energy density for ...
  • MAE Students Won the Champion at the 6th Greater China Design Competition 2017

    A team of students from the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering won the Champion in the 6th Greater China Design Competition.  Hosted by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) Hong Kong Branch, the competition was held in the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, on 25 to 26 March ...

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