The CityU-led research “Enabling Metadata-private and Accountable Networks at Scale”, initiated and coordinated by Prof Cong WANG in collaboration with researchers from HKU, HKUST, and U of Toronto, has been awarded HK$7.52 million in the Collaborative Research Fund (CRF) from the Research Grants Council (RGC) in the 2022-23 exercise. This funding success is a testament to our dedication to research excellence and capacity to take a leading role in conducting cross-disciplinary and cross-institutional research.
Prof Jianping Wang has been elevated to Fellow of the prestigious Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) in the class of 2023 for her contributions to resiliency of complex systems.
The IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the Board of Directors upon a person with an extraordinary record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest. The total number selected in any one year does not exceed one-tenth of one percent of the total voting Institute membership.
Dr Zhenjiang LI, along with his collaborators Pengfei ZHOU, Yuanqing ZHENG, Mo LI and Guobin SHEN, received the Test of Time Award at the 20th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (ACM SenSys 2022) for their research work entitled “IODetector: A Generic Service for Indoor Outdoor Detection” in recognition of its contributions to intelligent mobile location services with enduring commercial adoption and successful widespread technology transfer. The work was published ten years ago at ACM SenSys 2012.
Prof Cong Wang has been appointed as the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (TDSC) for a three-year term starting from 1 January 2023.
Dr Shiqi Wang won the 2021 IEEE Multimedia Rising Star Award for his outstanding early-stage career achievements in the area of compact video representation. The Award is selected every two years at IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME) with an aim to acknowledge young and accomplished researchers working in emerging areas of multimedia research.
Dr Weitao Xu received the Rising Star Award 2021 from China Chapter of ACM Special Interest Group on Embedded Systems (SIGBED). Two young scholars in the greater China area were elected for the Award in 2021 in recognition of their notable achievements and outstanding research potential in the field of Computer Science.
Prof Jason XUE was named a 2021 Distinguished Member by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) for his outstanding scientific contributions to computing. ACM selected 63 Distinguished Members in 2021 to recognize their accomplishments to advance computing as a science and a profession.
Dr Gerhard Petrus HANCKE has been named Fellow of the prestigious Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) in the class of 2022 for his outstanding contributions to secure and resilient wireless technology for the Industrial Internet-of-Things.
Dr CHAN Antoni Bert has been given Early Career Award in recognition of his outstanding proposal in the Early Career Scheme (ECS) category, which is set up by the Research Grant Council (RGC) for supporting junior faculty members early in their academic careers.
Prof JIA Xiaohua has been elected the Fellow of IEEE 2013 for his outstanding contributions to distributed computing systems and multicast communications. The Fellowship is the highest honour in IEEE membership and is only conferred upon individuals with outstanding contributions to IEEE-designated fields.