Prof Arindam Basu has been selected as honoree in the 40 Under 40 Program by Georgia Tech Alumni Association. The program, which has been launched since 2020, aims to recognize the achievements of Georgia Institute of Technology alumni who innovated industries and positively impacted communities across the globe while under the age of 40. Forty distinguished honorees are selected each year and Prof Basu is one of the forty honorees in 2021.
Dr Leung Ho-chun, PhD graduate in 2020, and Mr Tommy Law Chun-kit, graduate in 2020, won the tickets to join the first cohort of the “Technology Leaders of Tomorrow Programme” organised by the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) InnoAcademy.
EE PhD students and graduates also garnered four awards in the IEEE (HK) AP/MTT Postgraduate Conference. Mr Kong Shangcheng, Year 2 PhD student in EE, won the first prize in the Antenna and Propagation Student Paper Award by a terahertz on-chip antenna. Other EE awardees at the conference included the second prize winner Mr Li Yuanlong, student and Dr Zhu Shuyan, Research Associate; third prize winner Mr To Yat-sing, student and Dr Lin Quanwei, Postdoctoral Fellow; as well as Mr Yang Ye and Mr Pan Yufei, students, and Dr Zheng Shaoyong, graduate, who won the second prize in the Microwave Theory and Techniques Student Paper Award.
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Prof K M Luk, Prof C H Chan and Dr Steve Wong have been awarded RMB1.25 million by the Department of Science and Technology of Guangdong Province for establishing The Greater Bay Area Joint Laboratory of Big Data Imaging and Communications, the first joint laboratory in the field of information and communication technology.
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- Wen Wei Po on Apr 7, 2021
- Oriental Daily on Dec 27, 2020
- Wen Wei Po on Dec 28, 2020
- Lion Rock Daily on Dec 28, 2020
- Dot Dot News on Dec 28, 2020
- Va Kio Daily on Dec 28, 2020
- OpenGov on Dec 28, 2020
- Huaxia on Dec 28, 2020
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- Singtao Daily on Jan 25, 2021 and Dec 9, 2020
- Headline Daily on Jan 25, 2021
- Oriental Daily on Jan 25, 2021
- Hong Kong Economic Times on Jan 25, 2021
- Hong Kong Commercial Daily on Jan 25, 2021
- Hong Kong Economic Journal on Jan 26, 2021
- Bastille Post on Jan 25, 2021
- Tai Kung Pao, and Wen Wei Pao on Dec 9, 2020
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City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Department of Electrical Engineering (EE) and six world-renowned technology companies, including ASM Pacific Technology Limited, Gold Peak Industries (Holdings) Limited, Microsoft Hong Kong Limited, Sino Group, SmarTone Telecommunications (Holdings) Limited, and SUGA International (Holdings) Limited, announced the establishment of the CityU EE Joint Lab on 14 January 2021. All six partners shared their experience and expectations about this scheme. Over 120 industrialists and academic faculty members joined this ceremony via zoom. These partnerships mark the cooperation in promoting research and knowledge/technology transfer to steer the development of innovative technology in Hong Kong.
President Way Kuo was delighted to witness the commencement of phase three of the joint laboratory project and hoped this will contribute to more innovative technologies in the future and help promote technology transfer and commercialisation to benefit our community.
Since its establishment in 2019, the CityU EE Joint Lab Programme has connected with a total of 16 CityU EE Joint Lab Partners. A series of cooperative and technical projects have been/will be launched with these partners.
Front row, from left:
Dr Brian Li (Gold Peak), Prof Stella Pang (EE Head), Prof Way Kuo (President), Ms Cally Chan (Microsoft), Mr Peter Ng (ASM)
Back row, from left:
Dr Alfred Ng (SUGA), Mr Stephen Chau (SmarTone), Mr Andrew Young (Sino)
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