Feb 2020     Issue 12
Cybersecurity Research: Identifying Today’s Vulnerabilities for a Secure Tomorrow

Cybersecurity is the field that studies the protection of Internet-connected systems, including software, data and hardware, from malicious attacks over the Internet. The cybersecurity research group at the Department of Information Engineering focuses mainly on security problems present in systems and platforms that are in use today...

World’s First AI-enabled Portable Quantitative Phase Microscope for Blood Testing

The world’s first AI-enabled Portable Quantitative Phase Microscope for Blood Testing was one of the five innovative projects showcased at the Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition) 2019. It provides low-cost, fast and highly efficient blood-testing technology for use in general clinics and underdeveloped areas.

Harvesting Energy from the Human Body as It Walks

A research team led by Prof. Wei-Hsin Liao from the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering has developed a lightweight energy harvester composed of smart materials that scavenges energy from human motion, generating an inexhaustible and sustainable power supply just from a person walking.

CUHK T Stone Robotics Institute

CUHK T Stone Robotics Institute (CURI) aims to build collective strength in research, education and technology transfer in robotics and automation.

Prof. Renjie Zhou Received Croucher Innovation Award 2019

Prof. Renjie Zhou was awarded the “Croucher Innovation Award 2019” in the amount of HK$5 million by the Croucher Foundation, for his outstanding research achievements in optical diffraction tomography. 

IEEE Fellow 2020

Prof. Guoliang Xing and Prof. Angela Yingjun Zhang have been elected Fellows of the prestigious Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) in the class of 2020.

Prof. Bolei Zhou Listed as One of the 20 Innovators Under 35 Asia Pacific by MIT Technology Review 2020

Prof. Bolei Zhou, Assistant Professor from the Department of Information Engineering has been named as one of the 20 honourees of the regional MIT Technology Review “Innovators under 35”. 

Prof. Darwin Lau Awarded 2019 UGC Teaching Award

Prof. Darwin Lau has been awarded the 2019 UGC Teaching Award (Early Career Faculty Members) in recognition of his dedication and achievements in his learner-centred and experience-based learning ideology.

Distinguished Alumni News

Prof. Ping Luo, a distinguished alumnus from the Department of Information Engineering, has been listed for developing computer vision and AI technologies to understand human behaviours

Prof. Jeffrey Xu Yu and Prof. Hong Cheng Won the Application Innovation Award

Prof. Jeffrey Xu Yu and Prof. Hong Cheng won the Application Innovation Award in the Tencent AI Lab Rhino-Bird Focused Research Programme 2018

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