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    Is Smart grid a real solution to sustainable power supply?

    Smart Grid is an electrical grid system related to the control of energy production, conditioning and distribution of electricity. Developed by the three Musketeers from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE), Professor Ron Hui Shu-yuen, Professor Tan Siew-chong, and Dr Lee Chi-kwan, Smart Grid allows renewable energy to become more applicable by improving the sustainability of the energy supply.

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    Efficient nanofibrous membrane to filter heavy metals and bacteria

    A research team led by Professor Tang Chuyang of the Department of Civil Engineering has invented an efficient and highly permeable nanofibrous membrane that can effectively filter various contaminants in water, particularly heavy metals and bacteria, making it valuable in disaster relief in addition to everyday use. The invention won a Gold Medal at the 47th International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva earlier this year.

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    Partnership with TCL to set up “HKU-TCL Joint Research Centre for AI” to foster research development in Artificial Intelligence (AI)

    The Faculty of Science and Faculty of Engineering of the University of Hong Kong received HK$30 million from TCL Corporation (TCL), which will be used to support artificial intelligence research undertaken at the “HKU-TCL Joint Research Centre for AI” for five years.

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    A US$2 million funding from the US National Institutes of Health

    In collaboration with University of California Berkeley (UC Berkeley), Dr Kevin Tsia, Associate Professor of Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Programme Director of Biomedical Engineering Programme at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) was awarded a funding of over US$2 million from the BRAIN Initiative Fund of the US National Institutes of Health for a project to develop a high-speed optical imaging technology for recording fast neural activity throughout the living animal brain.

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    Celebrating the achievement of HKU teams at renowned competitions on innovation and technology

    A celebration luncheon was hosted by Mrs Carrie Lam, the Chief Executive of HKSAR, to recognise the excellent performance of HKU teams at renowned regional and international competitions on innovation and technology. 

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    HKIE Scholarship 2018/19

    Congratulations to Woo Chung-yu (BEng(Computer Science) Year 2) and Fung Cheuk-yiu (BEng(Mechanical Engineering) Year 2) in receiving the HKIE Scholarship 2018-19!