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    Seminar cum Forum: “Systems Zero Carbon Building: Policy and Partnership”

    Organised by : The University of Hong Kong (HKU) Co-organised by : Construction Industry Council (CIC) and Zero Carbon Building (ZCB) Time : 1:30pm – 5:30pm, 28 April 2016 Venue : Wang Gungwu Theatre,...

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    Dr. Heming Cui receives Croucher Innovation Award 2016

    by Dr. Heming Cui, Computer Science
    Apr 19, 2016
    Established in 2012, the Croucher Innovation Awards aim to identify a small number of exceptionally talented scientists working at an internationally competitive level and to offer substantial support...

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    High Performance Thermoelectric Materials and Superflexible Transparent Conductors

    William Mong Distinguished Lecture by Professor Zhifeng Ren
    Apr 7, 2016
    Prof. Zhifeng Ren, M. D. Anderson Chair Professor, Physics Department, University of Houston, gave a lecture on April 7, 2016, titled "High Performance Thermoelectric Materials and Superflexible Transparent...

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    Not the way to drain?

    by Dr. Chui T F May, Civil Engineering
    Mar 29, 2016
    Since the last decade, there has been rising interest worldwide in implementing sustainable stormwater drainage systems (SuDS) to reduce the environmental impact. SuDS make use of several techniques such...

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    Scaffolding platform for slope site investigation works

    by Dr. Albert T Yeung, Civil Engineering
    Mar 16, 2016
    The research results of field and laboratory investigations on the engineering performance of the fir log scaffolding platform being used for slope site investigation in Hong Kong conducted by Ir Dr....

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    Prof. James Lam honored with State Natural Science Award

    by Prof. James Lam, Mechanical Engineering
    Mar 14, 2016
    The State Natural Science Award aims to reward citizens and organisations that have made outstanding contributions to scientific and technological progress. The award to Professor James Lam in 2015 was...

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    Newport Research Excellence Awards

    Mar 14, 2016
    Two RPG students, Mr. Antony Chan (Supervisor: Prof. Edmund Lam) and Miss Queenie Lai (Supervisor: Dr. Kevin Tsia), received Newport Research Excellence Awards in the SPIE Photonics West conference, held...

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    New method named after HKU tested as the most accurate

    by Dr. Jun Yang, Civil Engineering
    Feb 20, 2016
    Large-diameter steel pipe piles used as foundations for offshore structures (photos by Bilfinger Berger & Vattenfall) The world's ever increasing demand for energy poses many challenges to the design...

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    Contract research on ceramic matrix composite for 3D porcelain artwork

    by Dr. S P Feng, Mechanical Engineering
    Feb 15, 2016
    A research team led by Dr. S P Feng and Dr. W D Li from the Department of Mechanical Engineering has received HK$1million for a contract research project entitled “Reinforcement and Direct Electroplating...

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    Passive LED technology with longer lifespan

    by Prof. Ron S Y Hui, Electrical and Electronic Engineering
    Feb 4, 2016
    Prof. Ron Hui Shu-yuen, Chair of Power Electronics, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and his research team has invented a passive light-emitting diode (LED) driver that is suitable...