Mr HANG Ching Nam, a BScCS student, and Mr YU Pei Duo, a CS PhD student, together with their supervisor Dr Chee Wei TAN and another author, received the Honorable Mention Award in the Graph Challenge 2018, for their co-authored paper titled “Parallel Counting of Triangles in Large Graphs: Pruning and Hierarchical Clustering Algorithms.” The paper was also published in the conference proceedings
Dr Junhui Hou is awarded the Early Career Award in recognition of his outstanding proposal titled “Towards Immersive 3-D Telepresence: Compact Light-Field Representation and Beyond” in the Early Career Scheme (ECS) category in 2018-19, which is set up by the Research Grant Council (RGC) for supporting junior faculty members early in their academic careers.
Three BSc Computer Science students, Mr WONG Man Fai, Miss FAN Cheuk Hang and Miss CHAN Wing Sze, won the 2nd Runner-up in 2018 Microsoft Imagine Cup National Final – Hong Kong for their project titled “Ani-Think”, which provides a mobile solution in veterinary pathology for animal sentiment analysis and disease diagnosis.
Two PhD graduates of 2018, Dr Kwabena Ebo BENNIN and Dr Solomon MENSAH, together with their supervisor Dr Jacky KEUNG and two other authors, received the Excellence Research Award from the Special Interest Group on Software Engineering (SIGSE) of the Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ) for their co-authored paper titled “MAHAKIL: Diversity based oversampling approach to alleviate the
Mr CHUI Tsz Him, a BSc Computer Science student, received the IET Prize 2018, and was granted a cash prize of HK$3,000 and a complimentary student membership of the IET for one year.
Two BSc Computer Science students, Mr WONG Man Fai and Miss FAN Cheuk Hang, together with a student from PolyU, won the Second Prize in the 2018 China Collegiate Computing Contest – Mobile Application Innovation Contest, under the supervision of Dr Antoni CHAN.
A team of BSc Computer Science students comprising Mr WANG Fangzhou, Miss ZHENG Wanying and Mr ZHAI Xingyu under the supervision of Dr Minming LI and Dr Kenneth LEE, won the Silver Medal in the 2018 ACM-ICPC Chinese Collegiate Programming Contest held in Ningxia, China.
Mr Umair Mujtaba QURESHI, a CS PhD student, received the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society Students and Young Professional Paper Assistance (IES-SYPA) Award for his paper titled “Problem of Wireless Fingerprint Duplication in Fingerprinting based Indoor Localization” in the 27th IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE 2018) held in Cairns, Australia on 13-15 June 2018.
Three PhD students, Ms Qing MI, Mr Xiupei MEI and Ms Yan XIAO, together with their supervisors Dr Jacky KEUNG and Dr Wing Kwong CHAN, received the Excellent Paper Award for their co-authored paper titled "A Gamification Technique for Motivating Students to Learn Code Readability in Software Engineering" in the 4th International Symposium on Educational Technology (ISET 2018) held in O
Dr Jacky KEUNG together with Dr Arif Ali KHAN, a CS PhD graduate, received the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Software Premium Award for their co-authored paper titled “Systematic review of success factors and barriers for software process improvement in global software development” in the journal of IET Software.
The Department of Computer Science (CS) of City University of Hong Kong (CityU) and TFI Digital Media Limited (TFI) have established a joint research centre to carry out research in advanced digital media technology.
CS students in the "2018 Intel Cup Undergraduate Electronic Design Contest - Embedded System Design Invitational Contest" held in Shanghai in July. Under the supervision of Dr Chee Wei TAN, six CS Year-3 students formed two teams and each team won the Second Prize in the Contest.
Two students of BSc Computer Science, LAI Wing Hang and CHIK Ho Ming, together with a student from EE, HUI Kam Leung and a student from IS (doing a minor in CS), SUNG Hiu Tung were Runners-Up in the 2nd PwC Hackaday competition. The competition tested the skills and knowledge of participating teams in four hacking categories: Network, Web, Binary and Internet-of-Things.
Three BScCS students, Mr THIAGARAJAN Kowshik Balaji, Mr CHENG Ho Wang Andreas and Mr LIANG Qiyuan, together with two students from AP and EE, won the Second Runner-up in the Tertiary Group of BOCHK FinTech Hackathon 2018 for their proposal titled “PocketIn”.
Two BScCS students, Mr CHONG Wai Man and Mr WU Wing Hong, won the Third Place Award in the Digital China and HKUST-BDI Cup “Smart City in Hong Kong” Competition 2017 for their project titled “Project-City,” which aimed to develop a Fire Services Information System to facilitate the command and control work of fire and rescue services. The winning team received a cash prize of HKD 2,000.
Mr WONG Nok Ching and Mr XU Yaohai, 2017 graduates of BSc Computer Science, won the Third Prize in the 15th Challenge Cup - National College Students' Extracurricular Academic Science and Technology Contest for their project titled "FastLSH: A Similarity Search Engine on High-Dimensional Big Data", under the supervision of Dr Sarana NUTANONG.
Seven faculty members from City University of Hong Kong (CityU) have been selected for the list of Highly Cited Researchers announced by Clarivate Analytics for 2017.
Mr Jialong SHI, a CS PhD student, together with his supervisor Prof Qingfu ZHANG and three co-authors from France, received the Best Student Paper Award for their paper titled "Using Parallel Strategies to Speed up Pareto Local Search" in the 11th International Conference on Simulated Evolution and Learning (SEAL 2017) held in Shenzhen, China in November 2017.