Jun 2019     Issue 10
Professor Martin D.F. Wong is new Dean of Engineering, CUHK

Professor Martin D.F. Wong is a pioneer in the field of Electronic Design Automation (EDA). EDA is an immensely important field that enables the design and manufacturing of high performance electronic systems. It manages the extremely rapid growth in complexity and scale of integrated circuits that can be composed of tens of billions of transistors.

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

Professor Yi-Chun Lu and her team have been studying the origins of the instability of the oxygen batteries. Recently, they replaced the problematic potassium metal with an organic biphenyl anode (BpK) forming a potassium biphenyl complex-oxygen (BpK-O2) battery.

Smart Traffic Lights at Tai Tam Road (Dam Section)

Tai Tam Road (Dam Section) is a declared monument that was constructed more than a century ago.  It is a major thoroughfare connecting Chai Wan and Stanley.  For years, due to its narrow width of just five metres, traffic deadlock occurred when wide vehicles from both directions entered the section. 

Smart Control Traffic System (STCS)

Dr. CHENG Chun Hung developed an intelligent traffic management project at Tai Tam Road (Dam Section). The STCS collects real-time traffic flow data of each side of the road and automatically allocates the optimal green signal time to reduce the waiting time.

Video courtesy of CUHK Communications and Public Relations Office
Collaboration of CUHK Faculty of Engineering and SenseTime on AI Education

The Faculty of Engineering and SenseTime Group Ltd (SenseTime) recently launched a new collaboration on Artificial Intelligence (AI) education with the signing of a collaborative agreement.
CUHK Programming Team Wins Bronze Medal in the International Collegiate Programming Contest World Finals

The programming team from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering won a bronze medal at the 43rd Annual World Finals of the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) held in Porto, Portugal last month.
CUHK Showcases Innovations at the 47th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva

Eleven CUHK Engineering projects have received two Gold Medals with Congratulations of the Jury, one Gold Medal, seven Silver Medals and the Prize of the Ministry of Scientific Research and Innovation - Romania in the 47th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva.
Engineering Researchers Receive Awards from the Chinese Association of Automation

Professor HUANG Jie was honoured with the CAA Excellent PhD Thesis Supervisor Award and Dr. LIU Wei of the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering with the CAA Excellent PhD Thesis Award. 
Distinguished Alumna Named One of China's Top 35 innovators by MIT Technology Review

Dr. SHI Jianping, a distinguished alumna of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has been selected as one of China's top 35 innovators under the age of 35 by the world-leading scientific magazine, MIT Technology Review.
MAE Students Shines at Design Competition

MAE students has won the Best Design Award at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Student Design Competition 2019 (Hong Kong), and the Champion at the 8th Greater China Design Competition.
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