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  • A Safe, High-rate, and Long-life Organic-oxygen Battery: A New Chapter in Renewable Energy Storage

    Alkali metal-oxygen batteries promise high gravimetric energy densities but suffer from low rate capability, poor cycle life and safety hazards associated with metal anodes. A safe, high-rate and long-life oxygen battery that exploits a potassium biphenyl complex anode instead of the problematic potassium metal anode has recently been ...
  • 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 Develops Medical Micro-robots for Diagnosis Able to Detect Clostridium Difficile Bacterial Toxins in 15 Minutes

    Microrobots have attracted much interest as an emerging medical tool which has great potential in surgery, therapy, imaging and diagnostics. A collaborative research team from the Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Medicine has recently developed fungi spore-inspired microrobots to detect Clostridium difficile (C. difficile)...
  • 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 ...
  • Prof. Chen Shih-Chi Receives the 2018 R&D 100 Award for Developing the Digital Holography-based 3-D Nano-Builder for Ultrafast Micro-/Nano-Prototyping

    Professor Shih-Chi Chen, Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering and his team have been honoured with the globally prestigious 2018 R&D 100 Award – “The Oscar of Invention” for the development of the Digital Holography-based 3-D Nano-Builder. It can additively write micro-nano-scale components with complex structures in ...
  • 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 ...
  • Nano-robots Swarm Learn Collective Morphological Transformation on Animals with Huge Potential for Biomedical Applications

    A new way to control the collective movement of nano-robots has been developed by a research team led by Prof. Li ZHANG, Associate Professor of the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering. The team has studied and implemented swarm behaviors on nano-robots, allowing controlled morphological ...
  • 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 ( ...
  • CUHK Faculties and MIT Join Forces in Exploring the Future of Teaching and Learning

    The Faculty of Engineering, together with the Faculty of Education and Faculty of Social Science, is collaborating with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to explore using cutting-edge technology to improve teaching and learning, especially through understanding best practices for flipped classroom teaching via eLearning ...
  • 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 ...

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