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Professor Yi-Chun Lu has been awarded the Hong Kong Engineering Science and Technology Award (HKEST Award) 2023 by the Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences for her accomplishments and contributions in materials science, engineering and energy engineering, particularly sustainable battery technology. Professor Lu was honoured by the recognition and stated that she and her team […]

2024.03.27

CUHK’s spin-off companies Cornerstone Robotics Limited (founded by Professor Samuel Au), and LaSense Technology Limited (co-founded by Professor Wei Ren) received the 2023 Deloitte Hong Kong Rising Star (HKRS) awards on 26 January 2024. HKRS recognises young companies in leading positions that have ample room for growth in their industry segments. Cornerstone Robotics Limited Cornerstone […]

2024.02.26
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MAE student teams received two awards at the National & Greater Bay Area Youth Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competitions – Hong Kong Regional Award Ceremony 2023 organised by the Hong Kong New Generation Cultural Association. An Intelligent Robotic System for Neurosurgery Gold prize in the 9th China International College Students’ “Internet+” Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition Under […]

2024.01.04
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A research team led by Professor Yi-Chun Lu has successfully developed a biomimetic molecular catalyst to enable a low-cost, energy-efficient, sulphur-based redox flow battery via homogeneous catalysis, successfully tackling the bottleneck of the poor kinetics of sulphur-based redox flow batteries. A report on the breakthrough was recently the cover story of world-leading scientific journal Nature Energy’s December […]

2023.12.22
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A student research team from MAE Department has won the International Sustainability Award in the James Dyson Award for their invention “E-COATING”. This marks the first time a team from the Greater China region has won this international award. E-COATING is a cooling coating embodies the principles of circular economy. It is made from recycled […]

2023.12.04
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Professor Wei-Hsin Liao, Chairman of MAE Department, recently won the 2023 Leonardo Da Vinci Award from the Design Engineering Division of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). Professor Liao is the first scholar from Hong Kong to win the ASME Leonardo Da Vinci Award in its 45-year history. The ASME commended Professor Liao for […]

2023.09.21
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The research of Professor Yi-Chun Lu and her team on sustainable batteries has been published in Nature Sustainability, an online journal that publishes the best research about sustainability from the natural and social sciences, as well as from the fields of engineering and policy. The team use hydrotropic solubilization (common strategy in pharmaceutical science for […]

2023.07.24
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A research team jointly led by Professor Ben Chen and Professor Jie Chen from Tongji University’s Shanghai Research Institute for Intelligent Autonomous Systems has successfully invented the TJ-FlyingFish, an unprecedented amphibious drone capable of exploring underwater environments. Launched in early February 2023, this remarkable creation is a game-changing tool for a wide range of industries. Can be used […]

2023.05.23
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We are pleased to announce that 9 projects from the MAE Department have been awarded 1 Gold Medal with Congratulation of the Jury, 1 Gold Medal, 5 Silver Medals, and 2 Bronze Medals at the International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva 2023. Congratulations to all awardees! The International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva is the largest […]

2023.05.09
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The Department offers postgraduate programmes leading to the degrees of Master of Science (MSc), Master of Philosophy (MPhil), and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Mechanical and Automation Engineering.
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The Department has identified six areas striving to conduct pioneer research in Mechanical and Automation Engineering and Energy and Environmental Engineering.
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