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Congratulations to CUHK’s robotics team Golden Striker, including students from MAE Department, for claiming victory at the Robocon Hong Kong Contest 2022. The 2022 Hong Kong contest featured 14 student teams from eight higher educational institutions. CUHK’s team Golden Striker clinched the Championship and Best Team Spirit Award, while another CUHK team Power Builder finished […]

2022.07.22

The research team of Professor Li ZHANG has recently devised a novel fabrication method for soft robots, using adhesive tape and magnetic microparticles with simple cutting and embedding. This structural fabrication, like 3D origami, provides a foundation for developing modular soft robots that potentially enable flexible shape deformation and multifunctionality in environmental sensing and medical […]

2022.07.21
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We are delighted to share the news that Professor Jie Huang has published a new book related to his research, titled “Cooperative Control of Multi-agent Systems: Distributed-Observer and Distributed-Internal-Model Approaches”. Title: Cooperative Control of Multi-agent Systems: Distributed-Observer and Distributed-Internal-Model Approaches Authors: He Cai, Youfeng Su, Jie Huang Press: Springer Year: 2022 Language: English ISBN: 978-3030983765 Pages: […]

2022.07.05
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A research team led by Professor Yi-Chun Lu has successfully developed a new electrolyte that enables high power, long life flow battery applications at both room temperature and low temperatures down to –20℃. The new flow battery achieves a high power density of 282.4 mW cm-2 and stability over 800 cycles (more than 1,200 hours) without decay […]

2022.06.06
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The research team of Professor Wei REN has recently demonstrated the world’s first dual-comb photothermal spectroscopy (DC-PTS), a breakthrough in high-precision spectroscopy with proven potential for highly sensitive multi-gas detection from a small sample volume within a millisecond. It opens up a wider application in gas sensing, from the detection of toxic gases to the […]

2022.06.01
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The slime robot, which was developed by Prof. Li Zhang and his research team, can deform, grab objects and move, just like the sci-fi movie creatures. Indeed, the robot design was inspired by the movie Venom, but it is different from Venom in a way that it is expected to bring benefit to human beings […]

2022.05.04
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Congratulations to Professor CHEN Shih-Chi, Professor LAU Tat Ming Darwin and Professor Yeung YAM for winning one Gold Medal and two Silver Medals at the International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva 2022! Gold Medal: Ultrafast Oscillating Blade Microtome Principal Investigator: Professor CHEN Shih-Chi Project Description: The new oscillating blade microtome enables the precise sectioning of […]

2022.04.07
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Congratulations to our CUHK team, comprising our PhD students Mr. WANG Xuchen, Mr. WANG Yan and Mr. LIN Hongbin, for being the only team to receive the Top Prize (Hong Kong and Macau Region) in the 17th National Challenge Cup Competition! Project: Miniaturized Robotic Articulated Surgical Drill for Confined-Space Bone Work Supervisor: Professor AU Kwok […]

2022.04.06
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Congratulations to Prof. ZHANG Li of our Department for being elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry! The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) was founded in 1841. It is the oldest chemistry society in the world and one of the most influential societies in the world. Every year, RSC elects scientists who […]

2022.03.22
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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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