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CityU Joint Lab with six world-renowned enterprises to promote innovative technology
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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Round Table Discussion on Teaching Philosophy
Winners of Outstanding Teacher Awards 2020, namely Dr Ray Cheung, Mr Van Ting, Dr Cheng Wang and Prof Moshe Zukerman, were invited to share their teaching philosophy and experiences with students. Important factors to effective teaching and learning, innovations in teaching, blended approach on programming education, etc., were discussed on the day.
Sharing on Effective Teaching
Ways for achieving simple, consistent and accurate marking and checking; how to make use of Canvas for efficient marking; and tips on improving teaching quality were shared. Some TAs were invited to share their teaching experiences as well. The talk ended with active discussion on effective teaching practices among participants.
Bridging EE Students/Faculty with Friends from Industry
The gatherings were very fruitful and constructive in a way that good exchanges on university-industry collaborative proposals were carried out for a number of career-related student projects and program, namely Design Projects, Industrial Attachment Scheme, Final Year Projects, Professional (one-year) Internship Program, Career Coaching, Dissertation, Summer Internship for MSc students, and University-Industrial 3+2 PhD Scheme. Opportunities on research activities with faculty were also explored.
Virtual Conference: 2020 Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC 2020)
Organizer : IEEE AP/MTT Hong Kong Chapter
Date: 8 -11 December, 2020
Time: 09:00 to 18:00 (Hong Kong, UTC+8:00)m
Preliminary Program Book:
Seminar on Academic Writing - “Writing Up a Good Research Paper for Publication”
In this talk, he shared his substantial experiences on writing a good research paper and discussed how to present it in a more professional and readable fashion. Valuable tips were shared to address some common problems that hinder a student from writing up a high-quality and attractive paper for publication.
Long Service Award 2020
Considering the need of social distancing given the COVID situation, a simple presentation ceremony was held on 27 November 2020 by the Department with limited number of participants. The awardees, who have served the University and the Department for 10 years to 35 years, include faculty members, technical staff and administrative staff. Our achievements and successes are only possible because of their dedication and professionalism. Our heartfelt thanks to all of them!
Long Servicing EE Staff 2020
EE Soft Skills Seminar – “Graduate School Application in the US and HK”
The valuable key takeaways covered by Dr. Wang and Dr Yuan included whether students should go for graduate school and their expectation, pros and cons of graduate schools in the US and HK, criteria for a successful application to US graduate schools and to HKPFS and the current global situation changes the prospects of graduate school applications.
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.
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.