Teaching Laboratories

Applied Electromagnetics Laboratory

The Applied Electromagnetic Laboratory, equipped with EM software and various teaching kits, supports teaching in topics related to antenna designs, RF circuit designs and EMC study, millimeter-wave applications and terahertz investigations. Students can study EM wave through simulations and verify theory with the lab facility . Laboratory sessions of the following courses are normally scheduled in the Lab.

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  • EE3109 Applied Electromagnetics
  • EE4080 Project
  • EE4097 Training II
  • EE4107 Microwave Circuits for 5G Wireless Product Design
  • EE4108 Fundamentals of Antenna Design
  • EE5425 Fundamentals of Radio Frequency (RF) Circuit Engineering
  • EE5435 Advanced Topics in Applied Electromagnetics
  • EE5604 Applied Electromagnetics in Electronic Design
  • EE6426 Radio Frequency (RF) Circuit Engineering
  • EE6619 Antenna Design for Wireless Communications
  • Final Year Project

Computer Networking Laboratory

The Computer Networking Laboratory is equipped with general computing equipment and switches/routers to provide laboratory supports for the teaching and training of computer networking and related subjects. Students can acquire hands-on experiences on the configuration and analysis of computer networks. Laboratory sessions of the following courses such as EE3009 Data Communications and Networking, EE3315 Internet Technology, EE4014 Business Data Communication Networks, EE5412 Telecommunication Networks, and EE6413 Advanced Topics in Networking Technology are normally scheduled in the Lab.


Computer Terminal Laboratory

The Computer Terminal Laboratory is equipped with 130 sets of high-performance computers. The laboratory provides both hardware and software resources to support a series of teaching and learning activities in the department. For example, the Altera DE0 Development and Education board is used to facilitate learning of digital logic concepts, and the Cisco Packet Tracer offers students a simulated environment to experiment with network behaviour. The laboratory also provides various software tools to support courses on computer programming such as Java, C++, OpenGL, Matlab programming, Android Studio for Android App Design and Xcode for iOS App Design. In addition, engineering training courses on 1) Face Recognition with Python and 2) Computer System Administration on Linus and Windows are conducted during the summer.


Control Systems Laboratory

The Control Systems Laboratory aims to assist and promote teaching and experimental research in the fields of automatic control, robotics, wireless and networked control systems, complex networks, optimization, computational intelligent, nonlinear systems and circuits design. It serves as a base to carry out interdisciplinary research in systems engineering, targeting advanced theoretical development and practical design. It also facilitates quality teaching in the Department by supporting core and elective courses, ranging from the Undergraduate Degree courses, such as Introduction to Electronic Design (GE1354), Analogue Electronic Circuits (EE3110), Systems and Control (EE3114), Product Design (EE3070) and Engineering Training (EE4096), to Master Degree courses, such as Discrete-Time Control Systems (EE6430).


Data Communications Laboratory

The Data Communication Laboratory is equipped with general computing equipment and switches/routers to provide laboratory supports for the teaching and training of computer networking and related subjects. Students can acquire hands-on experiences on the configuration and analysis of computer networks. Laboratory sessions of the following courses such as EE3009 Data Communications and Networking, EE3315 Internet Technology, EE4014 Business Data Communication Networks, EE5412 Telecommunication Networks, and EE6413 Advanced Topics in Networking Technology are normally scheduled in the Lab.


Digital and Mobile Communications Laboratory

The Digital and Mobile Communications Laboratory aims to support the research activities in the fields of digital and mobile communications, and to offer training in fundamental communication theory for students in the Department. It also facilitates quality teaching by supporting Undergraduate Degree courses, such as GE1354 Introduction to Electronic Design, EE1001 Foundations of Digital Techniques, EE1002 Principles of Electronic Engineering, EE3101 Communication Engineering, EE3070 Product Design and EE4096 Engineering Training I for Electronic and Communication Engineering, etc.


Digital Systems Laboratory

The Digital Systems Laboratory is dedicated to the teaching of digital electronic technologies, especially those related to microprocessors and microcontrollers. It provides laboratory support for undergraduate courses such as EE2004 Microcomputer Systems and EE3220 Embedded Systems Design, aiming at enhancing students' practical skills in both hardware and software development of microprocessors. In addition to basic equipment like personal computers, digital oscilloscopes and logic analyzers, the Lab is equipped with digital circuit learning tools such as field programmable gate array (FPGA) training boards, in-circuit emulators, microcontroller soft core and interface, etc. With these tools and equipment, students are able to acquire the knowledge of microprocessor design and applications, for further extension to system-on-chip integration.

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Electronic Circuit and Projects Laboratory

The Electronic Circuits and Projects (ECP) Laboratory is a cozy corner of the campus and has been supporting the learning-through-labs experience of first- and second-year courses among the EE majors. For our undergraduates who are new to electronics, this is a hub where they build their very first circuit and discover the fun of electronics along the way. The ECP Lab has witnessed, over the years, numerous students growing from novices on electronics to application-driven product designers. Well-equipped with all the necessary instrumentation hardware, the ECP Lab also supports our signature GE course.


Machining Laboratory

The Machining Laboratory supports teaching and research activities, and provides advice and support to other EE sections on an ad-hoc basis. The laboratory houses a range of machining equipment such as lathe, milling machine, drilling machine and wire cut machine. Precision parts have been fabricated with the wire cut machine for experiments. Examples include antenna patches and optical fixtures. In addition, we also design jigs and fixtures for various experiments. With regards to teaching, we provide technical support to the course EE3070 Design Project. We teach students to use hand tools and pass on basic mechanical knowledge, alerting them to various dangers and teaching them to adopt adequate safety measures.


Multidisciplinary Projects Laboratory

Multidisciplinary Projects Laboratory offers an interactive, advanced and enjoyable learning environment for students and faculty to brainstorm research and projects. Its dynamic setting together with IT equipment facilitates multidisciplinary project teams to hold discussions, testing, and demonstration. The opening hours are comply with the regulation of City University of Hong Kong and therefore the Laboratory is open for students until 11 PM daily throughout the semester.

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Optoelectronics, Electronics, Power, Nanotechnology, and Biosystems Laboratory


Team Projects Laboratory

Team Projects Laboratory is designed for group projects discussion and learning. It is equipped with computers for online learning, PCB designs software and prototypes testing equipment. It serves the course Design Project throughout the year as well as Summer Exchange Camp.

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ROBOCON Contest Team Laboratory

ROBOCON Contest Team Laboratory is a dedicated place for any Competition Teams to develop robots for participating in the Contest. This Laboratory aims to bring students from different departments to work together and broaden their knowledge in robot design and implementation in order to create multi-disciplinary atmosphere.

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Underwater Robotics Team Laboratory

Underwater Robotics Team Laboratory aims at providing a co-working space for CityU students to achieve international recognition in global and national competitions, to encourage cross-disciplinary working environment, and ultimately to apply what we have learned in CityU to solve real-life problems using Robotics/ AI / Electronics Mathematics technology and knowledge. With the strong support from CityU, College of Engineering, College of Science, EDGE, Department of EE, Department of MBE, Department of Physics, Department of CS, we are committed and confident to advance our work and to gain recognitions around the world. We have planned to join the MATE ROV competition, the Singapore AUV Challenge, and new competitions in the coming year.

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Last Updated : 10 Oct 2019