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    1st Place IEEE Transactions Prize Paper Award from the IEEE Power Electronics Society

    Dec 20, 2015
    The IEEE Power Electronics Society has honored Professor Ron Hui, Dr. Wenxing Zhong and Dr. Chi Kwan Lee with the 1st Place IEEE Transactions Prize Paper Award for their article entitled: “A Critical...

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    Grows cartilage tissues out of your own cells

    Dec 17, 2015
    A University of Hong Kong research team, led by Dr Barbara Chan, Associate Professor of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has developed a new cartilage regeneration technology to grow cartilage...

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    2015 IEEE ComSoc Asia-Pacific Outstanding Paper Award

    Dec 15, 2015
    Dr. Kaibin Huang received the 2015 IEEE ComSoc Asia-Pacific Outstanding Paper Award for his following paper: “Enabling Wireless Power Transfer in Cellular Networks: Architecture, Modeling and Deployment”...

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    HKU Engineering won three Paper Awards for 2015 HKIE

    Dec 5, 2015
    Mr. Daniel T.W. Looi of Civil Engineering & Ms Ya-Huei Chang of Mechanical Engineering won the HKIE Outstanding Paper Award for Young Engineers / Researchers, while Dr. K.H. Lam got the HKIE Best Transactions...

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    William Mong Distinguished Lecture by Prof. Jean Ponce

    Image and Video Understanding with Little or No Supervision
    Dec 2, 2015
    Professor Jean Ponce gave a lecture on December 2, 2015, titled "Image and Video Understanding with Little or No Supervision". Professor Ponce started with addressing the problem of understanding the...

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    First metallic 3D microprinting in Asia Pacific

    by Dr. Anderson Shum, Mechanical Engineering
    Nov 23, 2015
    Additive manufacturing, also popularly known as 3D printing, is becoming increasingly popular not only as a research tool, but also as a teaching tool and even a commodity. Modern 3D printers can easily...

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    ITB Secretary meeting our researchers

    Nov 18, 2015
    On November 11, 2015, Mr. Nicholas Yang, JP, the newly appointed Secretary for Innovation and Technology, visited the Faculty to understand how the University drives innovative and impactful research...

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    Highly compressed methane gas hypothesized for causing earthquakes

    by Prof. Quentin Yue, Civil Engineering
    Oct 5, 2015
    Earthquakes occur every day. A damaging earthquake occurs every month and/or every year. It can suddenly release a large to extremely large amount of kinetic energy within a few tens to two hundreds seconds...

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    Converting low-grade heat into electricity

    by Dr. S P Feng, Mechanical Engineering
    Sep 30, 2015
    Assistant Professor at HKU’s Mechanical Engineering Department, Dr. Tony Shien-Ping Feng says the “thermal-charging” electrochemical device that combines low-grade heat conversion and charge storage can...

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    Economic success generated from innovation science

    Sep 23, 2015
    Physics tells us that the energy carried by the wind is a cube function of the wind speed. This physics-based relationship illustrates that changes in a single variable (wind speed) significantly impact...