Department Events 2020
Programme Information Session 2020 for Direct Applicants
Four Programme Information Sessions were arranged for prospective non-JUPAS applicants who are interested in programmes offered by Department of Electrical Engineering (1205, 1573A, 1585A, 1597A) between 3 November 2020 and 12 November 2020. 104 students from Community College of CityU, HKU Space Community College, PolyU HK Community College, and Vocational Training Council attended. In the Information Session, the Admission Tutors Dr Leanne Chan and Dr Alex Wong introduced about the department, its programmes and admission information to students. In addition, EE current students were so enthusiastic to share their University life and various learning experiences with the participants.
Please refer to the video clip here.
Sharing Session on Two-Device Approach for Final Examinations
To facilitate both the faculty and students for smooth conduction of assessment tasks including final examinations that are held online, the department organized a sharing session on 6 November 2020 with faculty to exchange good practices, collect concerns from faculty and made clarifications.
Thanks to all the faculty, staff and students who always try their best to cope with different requirements and initiatives for making the best possible teaching and learning activities.
First Departmental Advisory Committee Meeting in 2020/21
There were 10 external members who are experienced professionals in the EE field attended the meeting held on 6 November 2020. Constructive advices and suggestions were collected for strengthening the teaching and research development of the Department. During the meeting, we also extended our heartfelt thanks to Dr Brian Li, Chairman of the Committee and Executive Vice President of Gold Peak Industries (Holdings) Limited, for his 10 years of services and unfailing support to the Department in the past decade.
Virtual CityU Information Day 2020
EE Department offered twelve sessions from 9:30am till 6pm on the day, covering admission talks, inspirational talks, student and graduate sharing, and laboratory tour. Curriculum and programme features, admission requirements, career prospects, learning opportunities and resources, student learning experiences, laboratory facilities, student residence life, etc., were introduced to the 500 some visitors who joined various sessions on the day. We look forward to welcoming these prospective students to join our EE big family next year.
You may watch the event videos and download programme leaflets from here.
EE Academic Staff Meeting
This time, faculty and student achievement, teaching and examination arrangement adjusted to COVID-19, outreach activities, research teaming and opportunities, and laboratory safety were highlighted and discussed.
Five Additional CityU EE Joint Laboratories to Drive Research and Commercialisation
Through this CityU EE Joint Lab Scheme, the University-Industry collaboration is strengthened. COO of Sengital, Mr Joe Wong, indicated in the ceremony “We sponsored one ITF project of CityU EE faculty member last year and committed to 2 more sponsorship for ITF projects this year. On the other hand, to incubate young talents, we reserved budget of HKD1M this year for CityU EE students to support 6 one-year placement positions including their final year projects!”
CityU EE Joint Lab is a “Government-Industry-Academic-Research Centre” scheme for collaboration between EE Department and industrial associations, research centres, corporates and organizations, aims to empower recruitment, research collaboration, commercialisation, and technology transfer
|Prof Stella Pang, Department Head of EE with the display of 10 companies in CityU EE Joint Labs.||Some of the participants in the Online Ceremony.|
Dialogue with Parents 2020
Support to Year-1 students from various parties on adapting to the university life is very important, may they be academic advisors, student mentors, peers or family members. Dialogue with Parents hosted by Prof Henry Chung was held on 5 September 2020 over Zoom to let parents of Year-1 students know better about the university life, teaching and learning at EE Department and its support to students, as well as the career prospect. Two graduates, Mr Michael Leung (2014 ECE graduate) and Mr Ben Huang (2016 CE graduate) also joined on the day to share their learning experiences in EE and their career development to parents. We do hope that these information would facilitate parents to walk through the university journey with their children.
CityU EE Summer School 2020
On every Saturday between August 1st and August 22nd, three 6-hour online parallel classes were conducted. Three different kinds of STEM modules were designed to guide participants to go through an eye-opening learning journey through a series of lectures and hands-on activities on microprocessor-controlled systems, AI and Machine Learning, and cloud computing. They were conducted by Professor Henry Chung, Dr Ray Cheung, and Mr. Van Ting. This meaningful event successfully attracted 123 students from 29 secondary schools. All students found the programme useful, interactive, interesting, and enjoyable.
A closing ceremony was held on August 29th afternoon. Our Head of Department, Professor Stella Pang presented certificates to the winners of the competitions. There were also sharing of the contents of the modules by student facilitators; and winners and school principals shared their learning experience and feelings about the programme. Thanks to our sponsors Winstars Enterprise HK Limited and Hong Kong Productivity Council for their generous support.
URL: Link to the video
Some of the happy faces shown during the closing ceremony on August 29.
A total of 123 S4-S5 students from 29 secondary schools participated the programme.
一切從「芯」開始 · 智能手機是如何運算的: CityU-Learning Summer Classroom for Secondary School Students
The talk was very inspiring and received a record high registration with over 330 Form 1 to Form 6 secondary students participated in this event. The basic principles of IC design, CPU Design, and the importance of solid foundation in Mathematics and Science education in high school were taught in the talk.
We are pleased to share Dr. Ray Cheung’s
This is the second talk from our EE department, about CPU Design in Smart Phone.
Virtual Workshops for Potential PhD Students
It was transformed into virtual workshops this year due to the outbreak of COVID-19. The workshops held on 27 July 2020 attracted about 30 students from top universities in mainland China joining us. Apart from the introduction of the Department and the PhD programme, twelve 15-min research seminars presented by EE professors were arranged, covering topics in the area of Applied Electromagnetics, Optoelectronics, Electronics, Power, Nanotechnology, Biosystems, Networking, Wireless Communications, Computer Engineering and Control Systems. The discussion and exchange over the Zoom platform was lively. We look forward to having face-to-face exchange with these students at CityU when they join our PhD programme next year.
The following faculty participating in the workshop :
Dr Leanne Chan, Dr Nelson Chan, Dr W S Chan, Dr Ray Cheung, Dr Young Jin Chun, Prof Lin Dai, Dr Joshua Lee, Dr Ehsan Nekouei, Dr Yanni Sun, Dr Chaoliang Tan, Dr Cheng Wang, Dr Alex Wong, Prof Hong Yan