To implement the innovation-driven development and “the Belt and Road Initiatives” strategy, serve the “three strategies” of Guangdong province and construct a modern international and innovative city of Shenzhen, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (“University”) will focus on cultivating talents with international visions and strive to create an international high-level research university. It is expected to make great contributions to the development of society and finance in Shenzhen, the Pearl River Delta region, and even the whole country.
We will uphold and carry forward the excellent academic tradition of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and explore various disciplines by leveraging on ever-growing faculty and resources. In order to meet the needs of the social development and industrial transformation in Pearl River Delta regional, our research fields focus on the emerging discipline and interdisciplinary, especially including robot and advanced manufacturing, big data and statistics, computer and information technology, finance and economics, logistics and supply chain, biomedical and bioinformatics, material science, new energy science and engineering, etc..
In order to improve the level of scientific research and social service capabilities, the University will introduce outstanding talents, especially those from interdisciplinary research and emerging cross-cutting areas. As of December 2019, the university has introduced about 360 teachers, including 4 Nobel laureates, 2 Turing Award winners, 1 Fields Medal winner, 16 academicians and global experts, and over 200 other talents. The University has established several institutes.
Leaders in all these subjects have excellent scientific research capabilities, outstanding achievements and considerable influences. Consequently, the strong team will undoubtedly raise our research levels and develop better disciplines. In addition, we will actively invest in various research fields and beef up research capabilities to achieve significant results.
In order to meet the demands of both academic research and the strategic development in emerging industries of the nation, we will strengthen the innovation system of industry, academics and research, and participate in the construction of an innovation circle involving Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao and build a number of world-class innovation platforms.
Until now, the university has established more than 30 scientific research platforms, including National-local joint Engineering Laboratory of Robot and Intelligent Manufacturing, Shenzhen Institute of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics for Society, Shenzhen Research Institute of Big Data, Shenzhen Finance Institute, Shenzhen Key Laboratory of Semiconductor Laser, CUHK Shenzhen Center for Innovation, Design & Entrepreneurship, etc. The total amount of funds approved for the scientific research platform has exceeded 2.5 billion yuan.
CUHK(SZ) is committed to becoming a world-class research university, it has undertaken more than 330 research projects and received total funds in the amount of more than 0.9 billion yuan. Those projects are respectively supported by NSFC, Ministry of Science and Technology, National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Projects of Guangdong, as well as various enterprises, etc.