11 February 2022 

A CityU research team has recently designed a structured thermal armour that achieves efficient liquid cooling even over 1,000°C, fundamentally solving a 266-year-old challenge presented by the Leidenfrost effect. This breakthrough can be applied in aero and space engines, as well as improving the safety and reliability of next-generation nuclear reactors. Learn More>>

CityU researchers have discovered that the inappropriate disposal of surgical masks could cause serious microplastic pollution, equivalent to seriously polluting more than 54,800 Olympic swimming pools of seawater annually, calling for better environmental management, policy, and law enforcement to minimise the risk of this emerging threat. Read More>>

HK Tech Tiger students Nicole Lui and Ryan Tung are determined to be trained as veterinarians and help protect animals. They meet other outstanding students from different cultural and disciplinary backgrounds in the Tiger workshops, where they are encouraged to further develop the important communication and relationship-building skills for becoming veterinarians. Click Here>>

The first batch of HK Tech Tiger students are ready to become future leaders at CityU. This video presents the story of Zhandarbek Abylkasymov, Year 1 student of Bachelor of Engineering in Biomedical Engineering. He is determined to use the advanced medical knowledge and technology that he is exposed to at CityU to help patients back in his home country Kyrgyzstan. He also participates in the HK Tech Tiger entrepreneurship workshops and establishes his future career plan as a biomedical engineering entrepreneur. Click Here>>

Read the latest “From the President's Desk” newsletter, to know more about CityU’s remarkable achievements in research excellence, as demonstrated by the three InnoHK projects which have recently received government funding of over HK$800 million. Read More>>

HK Tech 300 has admitted more than 150 start-up teams with each team being awarded a seed fund of HK$100,000. Three outstanding teams have shared their project visions during a recent interview with CCTV’s channel Radio The Greater Bay (in Cantonese): I2Cool; Albacastor Technology Limited; Panda for Health.

Four research projects led by CityU scholars received grants worth HK$20.26 million in total from the inaugural Green Tech Fund under the Environmental Protection Department, HKSAR Government. In terms of the number of projects and total amount of grants, CityU earned the top position among all local universities. Read More>>

BSc (Hons) Building graduate Mr Johnny Hui (許博文) is now a well-known entertainment host and all-round artist at ViuTV. Despite having developed a stable profession in the engineering field for over 10 years, he took a leap of faith to follow his passion and swerved into the entertainment industry, challenging himself beyond limits ever since. Read More>>

Share your latest news, personal milestones and achievements with us on Class Notes to be published in City AlumNet 2022. Once your news is selected for publication, a souvenir will be presented to you as a token of our appreciation! Click Here>>

The EMBA module and 5-day Masterclass on “Innovations in Marketing” will be offered on 30 March – 3 April 2022. Interested professionals are invited to apply as an EMBA student or register as a visiting postgraduate student for this upskilling opportunity. Learn More>>

Organised by the Department of Chinese and History, the “City Literary Awards 2022” is now open for entries until 31 March 2022 to enhance creative writing standard of the younger generation in Hong Kong. More Details>>

New login mechanism for AIMS

Alumni may login to AIMS via a new authentication system. The new authentication system contains additional security features to protect your CityU Electronic ID (EID) and facilitates single-sign-on to various CityU applications. Learn More>>

Update on alumni campus access.

The upgraded smart Alumni Card with embedded chip is the sole identity proof for campus access starting from 1 January 2021. Alumni Cards issued before October 2020 are obsolete. Click Here>> 
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