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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...

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    NSFC/ RGC Joint Research Scheme funds HKU Engineering research teams

    Jan 18, 2016
    There are four research teams funded by the NSFC/ RGC Joint Research Scheme. The four projects are: Advancing Transportation Systems Analysis by Integrating Safety Evaluation by Prof. S C Wong; Mechanistic...

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    Mechanistic study of the degradation of multiple indoor air pollutants through Vacuum UV photocatalysis

    by Prof. Yiu Cheong Leung, Mechanical Engineering
    Jan 16, 2016
    Summary of the NSFC/RGC project (Prof. Dennis Y.C. Leung) Project Reference: N_HKU718/15 Project Title: Mechanistic study of the degradation of multiple indoor air pollutants through Vacuum UV photocatalysis...

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    Photonic integration in GaN membranes on Silicon

    by Dr. Hoi Wai Choi
    Jan 14, 2016
    Summary of the NSFC/RGC project (Dr. H W Choi) Project Reference: N_HKU710/15 HK Principal Investigator: Dr. Hoi Wai Choi (The University of Hong Kong) Mainland Principal Investigator: Professor Yongjin...