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Newsletter Issue 02


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Newsletter Issue 01


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Virtual Research Symposium (29 March 2022)



Research Webinar (26 March 2022)

Meeting the Hydrogen Economy Era: Development of Hydrogen Production Method from Hydrogen Storage Materials



Opening Ceremony (1 March 2022)


The opening ceremony can be viewed here.


Logo Design Competition

The CIFU research team initiated a Logo Design Competition to allow all THEi students to demonstrate their creativity. The Competition was open to all THEi students between April and June 2021. All entries were collected and the competition met its deadline on 30 June 2021. The entries received were of the highest quality, with students echoing themes of sustainability, innovation and creativity. The entries were judged by the entire research team including THEi’s President, THEi’s Research Manager and members from all faculties on aesthetic, relevance, creativity and originality.


Congratulations to the following winners:


Mak Chun Ning

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Multimedia Technology and Innovation


Tsui On Kay Michelle

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Health Care

Liu Xingyu Caroline

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Advertising

Ng Sze Wai

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Surveying


Training Workshops

  • Ball-milling Machine

A training workshop for the ball-milling machine was held on 27 August 2021 at Rm 1003, Tsing Yi campus.


  • Gel Permeation Chromatography Machine (GPC)

Two training workshops for the Gel Permeation Chromatography Machine (GPC) were held on 26 August and 27 August 2021 at Rm 1003, Tsing Yi campus.


  • Accelerated Solvent Extractor (ASE) System

A training workshop for the Accelerated Solvent Extractor (ASE) System was held on 27 August 2021 at Rm 1003, Tsing Yi campus.


  • 3D Printing Machine

A training workshop for the 3D Printing Machine was held on 25 August 2021 at S311b, Chai Wan Campus.


  • Fermentation System

A training workshop for the Fermentation System was held on 25 August 2021 at N1035, Chai Wan Campus.


Fermentation system


  • Visit to the “Central Kitchen” of social enterprise “CookEasy” (17 June 2021)

The CIFU team visited the “Central Kitchen” of “CookEasy” to explore potential research collaboration in both edible and non-edible perspectives. The team had an opportunity to taste the soft meals.


“Central Kitchen” of “CookEasy” at Kwai Chung

Soft meal

Soft meals for individuals with swallowing difficulty

Group photo

The CIFU team and staff of “CookEasy”