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  • CUHK develops a new squirting cucumber-inspired mechanism that significantly enhances the power output and mobility performance of miniature robots

    The use of miniature robots is becoming more widespread, but developing highly efficient actuation systems that fit into them to enhance their mobility remains a substantial challenge for the industry. A research team in the Department of Mechanical and Automation ...
  • Three Engineering Professor-led Research Projects Receive RGC Funding Support

    The Research Grants Council (RGC) of the University Grants Committee has announced the funding results of the Strategic Topics Grants (STG) 2024/25. Out of the six funded projects, two are led by Professors from CUHK Faculty of Engineering, which have been awarded over HK$44...
  • Celebrating Professor Raymond Yeung’s induction as Fellow of the US National Academy of Inventors

    We are thrilled to share that *Professor Yeung Wai-ho Raymond*, Choh-Ming Li Professor of Information Engineering, and Co-Director of the Institute of Network Coding at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), had been invited to attend the 2024 NAI Fellows Induction Ceremony. The ceremony ...
  • Five Engineering projects receive funding from ITC’s RAISe+ Scheme

    Five project teams led by Faculty of Engineering Professors received funding support from the inaugural Research, Academic and Industry Sectors One-plus Scheme (RAISe+ Scheme) of The Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) of the Hong Kong government. A signing ceremony was ...
  • CUHK appoints Professor Tsang Hon-ki as Dean of the Faculty of Engineering

    The Council of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) has approved the appointment of Professor Tsang Hon-ki as Dean of the Faculty of Engineering for five years, with effect from 1 May 2024. Professor ...
  • CUHK research: Mitochondria shed their tails like lizards to maintain health

    * When mitochondria, cells’ energy generators, sense a force, they can pinch off a piece of themselves in a process that’s akin to a lizard shedding its tail. * This phenomenon, termed “tail-autotomy ...
  • CUHK develops novel retrievable nanorobots for targeted and enhanced thrombolysis potentially saving stroke patients from brain damage

    A cross-disciplinary research team from The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) has developed magnetic tissue plasminogen activator (tPA)-anchored nanorobots (tPA-nbots) to treat ischemic stroke. The novel technology exhibits a thrombolysis rate 5 to 20 times faster than...
  • Powering the world with greener batteries CUHK Professor Lu Yi-chun receives Hong Kong Engineering Science and Technology Award 2023

    *Professor Lu Yi-chun*, Professor of the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), has been awarded the Hong Kong Engineering Science and Technology Award (HKEST Award) 2023 by the Hong Kong Academy of...
  • CUHK develops new modular magnetic microrobot to deliver cells into the bile duct for targeted therapy

    A collaborative research team led by Professor Zhang Li from the Faculty of Engineering, and Professor Philip Chiu Wai-yan and Professor Tony Chan Kai-fung from the Faculty of Medicine (CU Medicine) at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), with Professor Joseph Sung Jao-...
  • Congratulatory Photo taking with CUHK Robocon Team 2023

    Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporate (HKSTP) and Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) had announced a significant partnership at their collaboration agreement signing ceremony held on 5 January 2024 (Friday), with the aim to drive advancements in digital innovation...

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