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  • Collaboration of CUHK Faculty of Engineering and SenseTime on AI Education

    The Faculty of Engineering and SenseTime Group Ltd (SenseTime) have recently launched a new collaboration on Artificial Intelligence (AI) education with the signing of a collaborative agreement. AI is the technology that uses machine intelligence to simulate human intelligence in performing tasks and solving problems. The application ...
  • CUHK Appoints Dean of the Faculty of Engineering

    The Council of The Chinese University of Hong Kong has approved the appointment of Professor Martin D.F. Wong as Dean of the Faculty of Engineering with effect from 4 January 2019. He will serve for a term of 5 years. Professor Wong is also appointed as Choh-Ming Li Professor of Computer Science and Engineering. Professor Martin D ...
  • CUHK Team Develops a Rapid On-Site Method for Detecting Influenza Virus and Wins Gold Award in iGEM Competition

    A genetic engineering team of 12 undergraduate students from the Faculty of Business Administration, the Faculty of Engineering, the School of Biomedical Science of the Faculty of Medicine, and the School of Life Sciences of the Faculty of Science has been awarded a Gold medal at the international ...
  • Mourning Professor Sir Charles K. KAO

    Dear Colleagues and Students, It was with great sadness that we received the news that Professor Charles Kao, Nobel Laureate in Physics 2009 and former VC of the University, has passed away yesterday. Professor Kao has been an outstanding scholar, a ...
  • Biomedical Engineering and Surgery Teams Develop a New 3D-printed Soft Robotic Hand for Supporting Rehabilitation after Stroke

    Stroke is one of the main causes of disability in the world. Stroke cases happen approximately every 40 seconds. In view of the aging population, the rehabilitation of stroke patients receives a high level of attention in society. A research team led by Prof. Raymond Kai-Yu Tong, Professor and Chairman in the Department of Biomedical ...
  • 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 ...
  • CUHK Team Develops a Rapid On-Site Method for Subtyping Influenza A virus and Wins Gold Award in iGEM Competition

    A genetic engineering team of 15 undergraduate students of Life Science and Biomedical Engineering has been awarded a Gold medal at the international Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) 2017 Giant Jamboree held in Boston, USA, for developing a novel rapid test for an influenza subtype. The winning project has extensive potential ...
  • Prof. Bian Liming Develops Slow Degrading Hyaluronic Acid Hydrogels to Improve Joint-motion for Osteoarthritis

    Prof. Bian Liming, Department of Biomedical Engineering, has recently developed a new class of injectable and slow-degrading hyaluronic acid (HA) hydrogels for osteoarthritis (OA). OA is characterized by the progressive degradation of articular cartilage in limb joints such as knees and hips, which can lead to significant pain 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 ...