Niu Research Group

CityU Ph.D. Program


  • B.S. or M.S. in Engineering Mechanics, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Applied Physics, Materials Engineering, Thermal Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry and other related engineering and scientific fields.
  • An overall GPA not less than 85/100 (or 80/100 for top universities). Special notes for students from mainland China: please exclude scores of political and physical educations.​
  • Fulfill the language requirement: a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based) or 213 (computer-based) or 79 (internet-based) is required; or an overall band score of 6.5 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or College English Test Band 6 score no less​ than 490.

Additional Information

  • Monthly Stipend: 17500 HKD;
  • The candidate is expected to work on research topics such as: bio-mimetic design, 3D-printing of novel structures, nanocomposites, nano-materials and nano-mechanics.

CityU Normal Ph.D. Program