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  • Dental Materials Science Laboratory

    Dental Materials Science Laboratory

    The Dental Materials Science Laboratory at our Faculty of Dentistry is the world’s sole supplier of the Portable Materials Hardness Testing Machine.  A total of 24 machines have been sold to universities in the UK, USA, Germany and Singapore, such as Johns Hopkins University and UC Berkeley, together with transfer of know-how.

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  • Hermes


    Hermes is the first open-source solution in message exchange using the ebXML standard, developed by the Centre for E-Commerce Infrastructure Development (CECID) of the Faculty of Engineering.  It is used in more than 80 countries, received many awards, and currently deployed by a number of HKSAR Government departments and companies in Hong Kong.

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  • HKU Real Estate Index Series

    HKU Real Estate Index Series

    The HKU Real Estate Index Series developed by the Faculty of Architecture is a set of monthly real estate price indices that reflect the changes in price levels of real estate in Hong Kong.  It is the first set of transaction base tradable indices outside of the UK and US, and can be used for development of real estate derivatives.

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  • Response to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

    Response to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

    In leading the HKU response to SARS, the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine turned a serious threat to the community into a research and knowledge exchange opportunity that extended far beyond the visible medical and biological research to include multidisciplinary research and knowledge exchange with the society in areas ranging from engineering and architecture, to epidemiology and psychological counseling.

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