The VLDB 10-Year Best Paper Award

Dr Ted Chow will receive the VLDB 10-Year Best Paper Award for his co-authored paper titled "The New Casper: Query Processing for Location Services without Compromising Privacy" in the 42nd International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB) to be held in New Delhi, India in September 2016. In addition, Dr Chow will give an Award talk on "Location Data Management: A Tale of Two Systems and the 'Next Destination'!" in the Conference. The abstract of the talk is available here.

CityU-led cloud security project attracts $6m in funding

A research project led by City University of Hong Kong (CityU) aiming at enhancing security and privacy for cloud storage has been awarded HKD5.98 million from the Collaborative Research Fund of the Research Grants Council in the 2016-17 exercise.

This successful application recognises our research excellence and highlights our capacity to lead projects in collaborative research across disciplines and across institutions.

Prof Qingfu ZHANG named Highly Cited Researcher 2017

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.

The annual list recognises leading researchers in the sciences and social sciences around the world. The list is published by Clarivate Analytics, formerly the Intellectual Property and Science business of Thomson Reuters.

IET Software Premium Award 2018

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.

Each year the IET awards a prize to the authors of the best paper published within the last two years in each of the IET’s journals. Dr Keung’s paper is the only Best Paper in the category of Software Engineering received such a prestigious award.

Early Career Award

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.

Best Paper Award in the IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM) 2019

Dr Zhenjiang Li received the Best Paper Award for his co-authored paper titled “RF-Mehndi: A Fingertip Profiled RF Identifier” in the IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM) 2019 held in Paris, France on 29 April – 2 May 2019.

IEEE INFOCOM is a premier conference on networking to provide a venue for researchers to present and exchange significant and innovative contributions and ideas in the field of networking and closely related areas.