City University of Hong Kong

City University of Hong Kong

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Founded in 1984, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has made great strides in a short time-span to be ranked 15th in Asia and 110th this year in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings of the world's top 500 universities. Our academic programmes are dedicated to social and technological innovation, and to combining academic excellence with an entrepreneurial spirit by enabling the transfer of laboratory research into the commercial domain, thus strengthening the links between the University and the local community, as well as benefiting the wider society. The Knowledge Transfer Office is the vital link between CityU and the community that serves these functions
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2020
18 Sep 2020

Anti-Bacterial Graphene Face Masks

Face masks have become an important tool in fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic. However, improper use or disposal of masks may lead to "secondary transmission". A research team has successfully produced graphene masks with an anti-bacterial efficiency of 80%, which can be enhanced to almost 100% with exposure to sunlight for around 10 minutes.
16 Jul 2020

Merging Solar Cell, Liquid Battery Produces Long-Lasting Solar Storage

Chemists have created a highly efficient and long-lasting solar flow battery, a way to generate, store and redeliver renewable electricity from the sun in one device.
2019
21 May 2019

Toy transformers and real-life whales inspire biohybrid robot

Drawing inspiration from biology and the toy shelf, researchers have developed a swimming robot with a light-controlled cellular engine that can perform highly-targeted drug delivery.
26 Feb 2019

Improving stability and optical properties of perovskite films

Metal halide perovskites are regarded as next generation materials for light emitting devices. A recent joint-research has developed a new and efficient fabrication approach to produce all-inorganic perovskite films with better optical properties and stability, enabling the development of high colour-purity and low-cost perovskite LEDs with a high operational lifetime.
2018
28 Sep 2018

Robotic millipede for drug delivery

A novel tiny, soft robot with caterpillar-like legs capable of carrying heavy loads and adaptable to adverse environments could pave way for medical technology advancement such as drugs delivery in human body.
22 Aug 2018

World's first-ever 4D printing for ceramics

A research team has achieved a ground-breaking advancement in materials research by successfully developing the world's first-ever 4D printing for ceramics, which are mechanically robust and can have complex shapes. This could turn a new page in the structural application of ceramics.
21 May 2018

Battery-in-screen paves way to ultra-thin smartphones

Scientists in Hong Kong and China have combined a semi-transparent arrangement of anodes and cathodes with a transparent electrolyte to make the first ever photoluminescent microbattery that can simultaneously act as a power supply and a full-colour display.
4 Apr 2018

Knitting electronics with yarn batteries

Researchers have developed a rechargeable yarn battery that is waterproof and flexible. It also can be cut into pieces and still work.
2017
5 Jul 2017

Superstretchable, supercompressible supercapacitors

To make supercapacitors fit for future electrics demands like, for example, wearables and paper electronics researchers are searching for ways to endow them with mechanical flexibility.
2014
2 Apr 2014

Printed Flash Memories and Sensors

City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
2012
27 Jun 2012

Exploring Opportunities for Printed Electronics in East Asia

There have been three billion-dollar success stories in printed and organic electronics so far - and in each Asia has been a key driving factor.
2011
1 Dec 2011

Self-assembly Materials for Printed Electronics

City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
14 Nov 2011

ASU and University of Hong Kong advance flexible electronics

ASU is already a leader in developing flexible electronics through its Flexible Display Center, created in 2004 through a cooperative agreement with the United States Army Research Laboratory.