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Blackboard Case Study - August 2011

City University of Hong Kong Innovative Thinking in Action

Mobile technology expands the teaching/learning experience to a much wider circle. City University of Hong Kong knows that their digital native students all have high expectations of the e-learning environment. Andy Chun, CIO of City University, believes that an institution's e-learning/mobile-learning strategy must be up to pace with the type of technology environment students are already used to. [pdf] 

City University of Hong Kong innovative thinking in action

CityU News - 1 June 2011

Institutional Collaboration Advances IT System for 4-year Curriculum

Administrators of three local tertiary educational institutions shared their technical experience at a forum to discuss crucial technology enhancements to support the new 4-year curriculum. [read] 

Institutional collaboration advances IT system for 4-year curriculum

CityU News - 1 April 2011

New m-Learning Scheme Boosts Learning

Students at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) will be able to study and share knowledge anytime, anywhere under an innovative mobile-learning (m-learning) scheme offering access to hundreds of iPad and the iPod Touch. [read] 

New m-learning scheme boosts learning

CEO CIO Magazine - 20 February 2011

陈汉伟:香港城市大学的学者CIO

香港城市大学就是这样 一所孕育创新的高校。 陈汉伟博士,香港城市 大学资讯总监,更是位 获得多项亚太区奖项的 “人工智能”专业的学 者。 [read] 

CEO CIO magazine article on Andy Chun

CityU News - 27 January 2011

CityU CIO Wins Distinguished CIO Award in Mainland China

Dr. Andy Chun has been named a Top CIO in Greater China. Dr Andy Chun Hon-wai was rewarded at the 9th China Top CIO Award 2010 for his utilisation of information technology to advance CityU's development. [read] 

Andy Chun wins top China CIO award

IT Times/e-Zone Magazine - 6 January 2011

IT 應用須與時並進

e-zone BizTech 獨家專訪城大 CIO [pdf] 

IT Times/e-zone cover story on Dr. Andy Chun for his use of technology in higher education.

CityU News - 29 September 2010

CityU's CIO Receives Two Major IT Accolades

Dr Andy Chun Hon-wai, Chief Information Officer (CIO) at City University of Hong Kong (CityU), has received two major honours from the IT industry. [read] 

CityU's CIO receives two major IT accolades

CityU News - 22 September 2010

CityU Receives $100 Million Donation From The Shaw Foundation

Dr Andy Chun Hon-wai created an oil painting of Sir Run Run Shaw for the Shaw Foundation in appreciation for their kind donation to CityU. [read] 

CityU receives $100 million donation from The Shaw Foundation

Career Times - 3 April 2009

IT competence a pillar of Hong Kong economy

Technology development is changing the landscape of Hong Kong's economy. Essential for this transition is a ready and competent IT professional workforce. The Hong Kong Computer Society recognizes IT professionals who had made major contributions to Hong Kong's IT environment. [read] 

2009 HK Computer Society presented 2 awards to Dr Andy Chun for AI research

HK Institue of Engineers - April 2009

IT Award for CityU Academic

The Hong Kong Institute of Engineers reported on Dr. Andy Chun's receiving two awards from the Hong Kong Computer Society (HKCS) - the IT Research Award and the IT Professional Competency Award, at the Outstanding IT Achiever Awards 2008 (OITAA 2008). [read] 

2009 HK Institute of Engineers article on Dr. Andy Chun winning HKCS award

HK Science Museum - June 2008

Science Museum Exhibition Introduces Artificial Intelligence

The Hong Kong Science Museum created an exhibit on Artificial Intelligence, and highlighted Dr. Andy Chun's work on AI scheduling. Dr. Andy Chun also gave a lecture titled: "Artificial Intelligence and Its Applications in Hong Kong." [read] 

2008 HK Science Musuem exhibition on Artificial Intelligence by Dr. Andy Chun

CityU press release - 9 August 2007

CityU Receives International Award in Artificial Intelligence Application

CityU press release on Dr. Andy Chun receiving an award from the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) for his work in using artificial intelligence (AI) to help the Hong Kong Immigration Department streamlining immigration-related processes. His AI encodes knowledge of HK laws and regulations and use them to help immigration officers make decision. The AI also improves its knowledge by learning from human immigration officers. [read] 

2007 CityU press release on Dr. Andy Chun recieving an AI award

Symantec CIO Digest - January 2007

IT on Wheels: Well-run Systems Keep Technology on Track at Hong Kong's MTR

Symantec's CIO Digest magazine interviewed Daniel Lai, MTR's CIO. Daniel highlighted MTR's use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) as one of the reasons why MTR runs so efficiently. [pdf] 

Symantec CIO Digest magazine article on HK MTR use of Artificial Intelligence (AI)

ZDNet Asia - 6 July 2006

Project of the Year

The ZDNet Asia magazine 2006 Project of the Year Award went to MTR for their use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in maintenance and engineering works scheduling. The AI system ensures efficient, safe and reliable passenger train services, as well as to meet all performance requirements stated in the HK SAR Government's Operating Agreement. [read] 

ZDNet article on 2006 Project of the Year award implemented by Dr. Andy Chun

CityU press release - 7 March 2006

Joint CityU-MTR Corp AI Software Scoops Yet Another Award

CityU press release on CityU and MTR jointly winning the a top award in the 2006 Asia Pacific Information and Communications Technology Awards (APICTA). The team won in the category of "Industrial Applications" for the "Engineering Works and Traffic Information Management System" (ETMS), an exemplary collaboration between one of the region's leading universities and a major corporation in Hong Kong. [read] 

2006 CityU press release on Dr. Andy Chun recieving the APICTA award

CityU press release - 20 Oct 2005

CityU and MTR Break New Ground with IT Excellence Award

CityU press release on CityU and MTR jointly winning the 2005 Hong Kong IT Excellence Award, from the Hong Kong Computer Society (HKCS). This is the first time a University in Hong Kong received an award in the "IT Applications" category, highlighting CityU's success in applied research. [read] 

2005 CityU press release on Dr. Andy Chun recieving the IT Excellence award

HK Computer Society - 19 Oct 2005

2005 Hong Kong IT Excellence Award

Hong Kong Computer Society awarded MTR and CityU an 2005 Hong Kong IT Excellence Award. Judges commented: "[ETMS] Enables the complicated planning of more than 1,000 engineering tasks for over 50 stations during less than four non-traffic hours nightly. . . safetly and efficiently schedules a variety of engineering assignments for some 1,000 workers ...has increased capacity for engineering tasks by 200 per cent." [read] 

2005 HK Computer Society awards Dr. Andy Chun an IT Excellence award

HK Institue of Engineers - 1 September 2005

Capitalising on Artificial Intelligence for Maintenance Scheduling

HK Institute of Engineers interviews Dr. Andy Chun on his experience in applying Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Hong Kong. In particular, he talks about the use of AI in scheduling and optimization. [read] 

2005 HK Institute of Engineer article on Dr. Andy Chun's use of AI in HK

People's Daily Online - 28 April 2005

HK Scientists Wins International Award with AI Software

The People's Daily newspaper reported on CityU winning an AI award from the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI). [read] 

The People's Daily reported on Dr. Andy Chun receiving an AI award

Xinhua News Agency - 27 April 2005

HK Scientists Wins International Award with AI Software

Xinhua News Agency's China View newspaper reported on CityU winning an AI award from the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI). [read] 

The China View reported on Dr. Andy Chun receiving an AI award

CityU press release - 27 April 2005

CityU and MTR Win Prestigious International Award with AI Software

An Artificial Intelligence (AI) software system jointly designed and developed by Dr Andy Chun at CityU and the MTR Corporation has been honoured by the American Association for Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) with the "Innovative Application of Artificial Intelligence" Award 2005 (IAAI) in the category of "Deployed Applications." This demonstrates CityU's excellence in applied research and the University's commitment to collaboration with industry leaders for the benefit of Hong Kong society. [read] 

2005 CityU press release on Dr. Andy Chun recieving the AI award

CityU press release - 1 August 2002

Logistics and Artificial Intelligence

"Potentially, CityU can play an increased role in Logistics Hong Kong, with its advanced technologies and applied R&D experience," said Dr Andy Chun. In Hong Kong Chief Executive, Mr. Tung Chee-hwa's 2001 Policy Address, he announced the Logistics Hong Kong initiative, which aims to strengthen Hong Kong's status as the preferred regional and international logistics hub, linking the China's mainland with the rest of the world. [read] 

2002 CityU article interviewing Dr. Andy Chun on the use of AI in logistics