May 2017     Issue 4
Honoring 25 Distinguished Alumni in Engineering
We were proud to honour 25 distinguished Engineering alumni whose achievements in their professional fields have made a remarkable impact on the University and society.
Video Analytics Aids Resource Management at Hong Kong International Airport

This project analyses video streams from surveillance cameras to automatically estimate the baggage trolley availability at various points in Hong Kong airport.
The World's Most Compact and Versatile Two-photon Microscope Enabled by a Low-cost DMD Chip, Realizing Ultrafast Random-access and 3D Imaging

Prof. CHEN Shih-Chi's team in the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering has developed a new ultrafast non-mechanical axial scanning method for TPE microscopy...

MOOCs now available on Coursera: Basic Modeling for Discrete Optimization

Two Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) now available on Coursera: Basic Modeling for Discrete Optimization and Advanced Modeling for Discrete Optimization that will help you learn how to solve such problems with ease. They use a unique pedagogy where the learning is woven around a famous Chinese fable, "The Romance of the Three Kingdoms".

Prof. Chandra NAIR elected as the IEEE Information Theory Society Distinguished Lecturer of 2017-2018

Prof. Chandra NAIR joins Prof. Raymond YEUNG and Prof. Pascal VONTOBEL, also of IE department at CUHK, as the only researchers in East Asia to serve as distinguished lecturers of the Information Theory Society.
Breakthrough in Energy Storage Technology

A high-energy-density zinc/iodine-bromide redox flow battery (ZIBB) has recently been developed by Prof. LU Yi-Chun and her research team. ZIBB achieved the highest reported energy density for aqueous redox flow batteries to date.
Faculty of Engineering's Launch of First-ever FinTech Undergraduate Programme in Hong Kong

To meet foreseeable strong demands for FinTech professionals in the coming decades, the Faculty of Engineering is launching a new four-year undergraduate programme in FinTech.  

 

Prof. HUANG Jianwei Named Highly-Cited Researchers by Thomson Reuters

The Network Communications and Economics Lab, led by Prof. HUANG Jianwei from the Department of Information Engineering, has recently proposed two innovative business models to explore the economic benefits of a Wi-Fi sharing community.
Work of Prof. Xiankai SUN's Research Group Named One of the World's 30 Breakthroughs in Optics in 2016

Prof. Xiankai SUN's research group proposed an ultracompact integrated isolator by exploiting graphene's magneto-optical property on a silicon-on-insulator platform.
Professor Charles K. Kao Student Creativity Awards 2017

The prize presentation ceremony of the Professor Charles K. Kao Student Creativity Awards (PCKKSCA) 2017 was held on 11 May at Wu Yee Sun College.
CSE Postgraduate Students Awarded in ISPD 2016 Contest and ICCAD 2016 Contest

CSE students won the 2nd Place Award in ISPD Contest 2016 and the 1st Place Award in ICCAD Contest 2016.
MAE Students Won in the 2017 SPIE Student Poster Session Competition

Two Ph.D. students, Mr. WEN Chenyang and Miss CHANG Yina won the student poster session competition in the SPIE International Symposium on SPIE BiOS.
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