Electronic Engineering Department, The Chinese University of Hong Kong - Mission and Vision


Our mission is to educate students to enhance their potential to become global leaders in electronic engineering and instill in them the desire to pursue knowledge and advance the state of the art in electronic engineering. This includes hardware, software, and design aspects of electronics as the core, ranging from materials, devices, circuits, to systems, and their applications for the betterment of mankind. We shall maintain the highest international standards in both teaching and research.

Our vision is to be recognized nationally and internationally as a top-class electronic engineering department meeting the highest standards of excellence.

Programme Objectives
At the end of the course of studies, our graduates will:

  • Acquire technical knowledge and skills in fundamental areas within mathematics, science, and engineering. They will achieve specialized understanding in one or more electronic engineering subject areas. Some graduates will be ready to pursue further studies in graduate school;
  • Become aspiring engineers well educated to develop state of the art technologies and to break new grounds;
  • Gain an understanding of ethical and contemporary issues, and the impact of engineering solutions in the society. They will obtain an appreciation of the importance of safety and environmental considerations.

Our students are expected to possess the following knowledge, skills and attitudes upon graduation.

Foundation: Mathematics, basic science, computer science, engineering science, electronic devices, electronic design, circuits and systems.

Elective Specialization in Electronic Engineering: Biomedical engineering, multimedia and signal processing, integrated circuit technology, microelectronics and photonics, microwave engineering and wireless communications.

General: Communication, presentation, interpersonal skills, language, leadership, team-building, problem-solving, critical and independent thinking, project management.

Electronic Engineering: Circuit analysis and design, programming, design of electronic systems, design of electronic components and development of electronic techniques and processes, design and implementation of experiments, use of hardware and software in engineering design.

Professional ethics, lifelong learning, appreciation of values and impact of electronic engineering, awareness of safety, humanity, and contemporary issues.