Outreach 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.
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.
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.
JS1205 Programme Information Session and Interviews plus Student Recruitment Session
Close to 220 F.6 students who were serious in their final choice of studies joined the event, which comprised an inspirational talk in EE discipline, a programme information session about JS1205 and the bloom of EE sector in the recent job market, student sharing on their university life and different enriching learning opportunities. The event ended with a breakout group interviews with the faculty. In the hours of event, the participants showed to us their enthusiasm in EE studies and how they are impressed by the prevailing technologies and their applications in all areas of life.
Another Student Recruitment Session was held a week after with a smaller student group for a more in-depth exchange and sharing. The Head of EE Department Prof Stella Pang kick-started the session by exposing to the students the endless opportunities and prospects in different technological fields. What followed were a sharing session by our graduate, and conversations with the admission team.
Best wishes to all the F.6 students in their DSE results and future studies!
The following faculty participated in the sessions:
Dr Sammy Chan, Dr Rosa Chan, Dr Leanne Chan, Dr Ray Cheung, Dr Bernard Chiu, Dr Derek Pao, Prof H C So, Dr Wallace Tang, Dr Steve Wong, and Dr Alex Wong
EE Faculty participated in BOLD@CityU
CityU Consultation Week
The CityU-EE Principal Nomination Scheme (PNS) - Online Learning for High School Students
The PNS scheme aims to
1) Promote the importance of engineering study;
2) Engage the nominated F4 / F5 / F6 students from the school principals and provide mentorship;
3) Attend Guest lectures by EE Faculty members;
4) Gain hands-on experience in Lab session;
5) Develop CityU-EE Principal Nomination Scheme (PNS) community at High Schools.
Prof Ron Chen gives talk in「求學與治學」講壇
First-ever CityU Online Learning Taster Workshops for High School Students
The EE workshop titled 「精靈寶可夢的人工智能工作坊」conducted by Dr Ray Cheung, Associate Professor of Department of Electrical Engineering, attracted over 70 participants as an exciting kick-start for the workshop series. Students found the online teaching platform interactive which got them an early taste of prevailing technological topics such as Artificial Intelligence in EE.