Chinese University of Hong Kong

Chinese University of Hong Kong

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Founded in 1963, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is a forward looking comprehensive research university with a global vision and a mission to combine tradition with modernity, and to bring together China and the West. CUHK has over 20,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students. As a top university in Hong Kong and Asia, CUHK aims to nurture students with both specialized knowledge and wisdom for life. The education experience here is distinguished by a flexible credit unit system, a college system, bilingualism and multiculturalism. Eight Faculties offer a wide array of excellent undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
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2021
20 Jul 2021

Training an AI Eye on the Moon

A Moon-scanning method that can automatically classify important lunar features from telescope images could significantly improve the efficiency of selecting sites for exploration.
25 Jun 2021

Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting and Other Zero-Emission Electricity from Heat 2022-2042

IDTechEx Report:
23 Mar 2021

Efficient Ocean Wave Energy Harvesting for "Blue Energy"

A research team has recently developed a water-tube-based triboelectric nanogenerator that can efficiently convert various irregular and low-frequency mechanical energies, including ocean wave energy, into electricity, providing a new avenue for the development of "blue energy".
2020
16 Dec 2020

Transparent Electronics Materials, Markets 2021-2041

IDTechEx Report: Dr Xiaoxi He, Dr Richard Collins, Dr Matthew Dyson, Raghu Das and Luke Gear
22 Jul 2020

Photo-Rechargable Zinc-Ion Devices Merge Solar Cell and Battery Tech

Scientists have made a battery that can be directly charged in sunlight without needing an external solar panel. Clever design of the battery electrodes facilitates photo-rechargeable zinc-ion batteries that could find applications as cheap devices for off-grid solar farms.
2019
9 Oct 2019

3D printing technique accelerates nanoscale fabrication a thousandfold

Using a new time-based method to control light from an ultrafast laser, researchers have developed a nanoscale 3D printing technique that can fabricate tiny structures a thousand times faster than conventional two-photon lithography techniques, without sacrificing resolution.
31 Jul 2019

Harvesting energy from the human knee

Imagine powering your devices by walking. With technology recently developed, that possibility might not be far out of reach.
17 Jan 2019

Robotic surgery through a single entry site

The Faculty of Medicine at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) conducted the world's first multi-specialty clinical trial using the "Single Port Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgical System". More than 60 patients underwent single port robotic-assisted minimally invasive surgery as part of this trial and demonstrated that multiple procedures could be performed through a single entry site.
2017
28 Nov 2017

Therapy robots a step closer to reality

Tiny remotely operated ro‎bots could be designed to diagnose and treat illness in hard-to-reach areas of the human body, research suggests.
2015
6 Mar 2015

Promise for higher efficiency quantum dot solar cells

Solar cells made out of lead sulfide quantum dots could eventually offer a cheaper, more flexible alternative to ones made using silicon, but they are currently much less efficient.
2010
14 Oct 2010

Sensing Surrounding Changes for Managing Risk in Food Safety and Patient Care

Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
13 Oct 2010

Energy Harvesting from Vibration Using Piezoelectric Materials

Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
29 Jul 2010

Wireless sensor networks, energy harvesting and RFID in Asia

Governments in Asia have been strongly advocating RFID in all its forms - from passive RFID tags to tags with a battery or energy harvester that can be used to create Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN), including mesh networks.
2009
6 May 2009

More on printed electronics in Hong Kong

Dr Peter Harrop of IDTechEx continues his report from Hong Kong on just a few examples of printed electronics and energy harvesting developments in this vibrant city.
29 Apr 2009

Printed harvesting in Hong Kong

Dr Peter Harrop of IDTechEx reports from Hong Kong on just a few examples of printed electronics and energy harvesting developments in this vibrant city.