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  • Prof. Wu Ke-li Revolutionises the World’s Smart Drainage Technology for Wireless, Continuous and Large-Scale Flood and Gas Monitoring

    The complexity of our urban drainage system and blockages in it may impose difficulty and danger on performing the onsite inspection and detection of hazardous gases such as sulphur dioxide and methane, and even increase the risk of flooding associated with adverse weather conditions. A certain concertation of methane may potentially ...
  • Prof. Chen Shih-Chi Develops Ultrafast Microscope to Help Tackle Glaucoma and Other Neurological Diseases

    A microscope that may help the study of neurological diseases has been developed at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). A team led by Prof. Shih-Chi Chen, Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering at CUHK, has recently developed the first digital holography-based (DH) two-photon excitation ( ...
  • Prof. Wong Kam Fai Appointed in the First Batch of Natural Language Processing Experts of CAAI

    Prof. Wong Kam Fai, Associate Dean (External Affairs), Faculty of Engineering and Director of Centre of Innovation and Technology, CUHK has been appointed as one of the first batch of national experts by The Chinese Association for Artificial Intelligence (CAAI) under the category of natural language processing and understanding. A ...
  • Faculty of Engineering Receives Awards in the International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva

    Research teams from four projects have been awarded in the 46th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva. Here is a summary of CUHK award-winning projects: *Gold Medal* * *Prof. LIAO Wei Hsin, Mr. GAO Fei *and* Mr. LIU Yannan,* Department of ...
  • SEEM Department Develops Landslide Detection System

    A smart landslide detection system developed by a research team led by Professor Cheng Chun-hung, Associate Professor of the Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management was recognised as one of the latest application-oriented researches that ‘save citizens’ lives’ and has recently won a silver award under the ...
  • Prof. Raymond Yeung Develops BATS Code for Efficient Network Transmission

    A research team led by *Prof. Raymond W. Yeung*, Choh-Ming Li Professor of Information Engineering and Co-Director of the Institute of Network Coding (INC) at CUHK, has invented *BATched Sparse code (BATS code)* to improve the network transmission rate of networks with packet loss. It is one of the world’s ...
  • Prof. Wong Kam Fai Develops AI Integrated Community-based Dining Recommendation System

    Hong Kong has a reputation as a gourmet paradise and there have been numerous dining guides and review platforms offering a wide range of recommendations for tourists.  A team led by Prof. Wong Kam Fai, Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management has recently developed a personalised recommendation system INCOMIRS (...
  • Prof. Wong Kam Fai Receives the Second-class Award in Scientific and Technological Progress from MoE

      A research project “Development and industrialisation of ‘Bilingual Trilingualism’-based retrieval and understanding platform on large scale social media” led by Prof. Wong Kam Fai has received the second-class award in Scientific and Technological Progress from the Ministry of Education (MoE).  In collaboration with the ...
  • Two Innovative Projects Win Awards from FinTech Hackathons

    The rapid growth of science and technology boosts financial services around the globe.  Teams from Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management have won the Championship in the Bank of China (Hong Kong) (BOCHK) FinTech Hackathon and received First runner-up in the UHackFin, organised by the Hong Kong University of ...
  • Faculty of Engineering Holds Technology Forum to Explore the Future Possibilities of AI

    The Centre for Innovation and Technology (CINTEC), Faculty of Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) held a technology forum titled ‘Artificial Intelligence (AI) Over Humans?’ today (18 January 2018), drawing over 500 technology leaders, experts, researchers and government officials to discuss the future possibilities ...

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