Ms Ruozhen He, an outstanding 2023 BSc Computer Science graduate who participated in the Research Mentorship Scheme under the supervision of Prof Rynson Lau, has won the First Runner-up in the Final Year Project Competition of the IEEE (Hong Kong) Computational Intelligence Chapter on 26 August 2023.
Our PhD Computer Science student Mr LI Ruoxiang, under the supervision of Prof Guan Nan and Prof Xue Chun Jason along with collaboration of Dr Jen-Ming Wu of Hon Hai Research Institute and Prof Zheng Dong of Wayne State University, won the Best Paper Runner-Up at the First IEEE International Conference on Mobility: Operations, Services, and Technologies (MOST 2023) held in Detroit, United States in May.
Our BSc Computer Science student Ms Zou Huiqi, under the supervision of Prof Song Linqi, won the InfoTech Job Market Driven Scholarship of InfoTech Services (Hong Kong) Limited on 21 June 2023.
A team comprising three 2023 BSc Computer Science graduates, Ms Ng Sin Yung, Mr Pang Chun Hei & Mr Azim Mohammed, under the supervision of Prof Howard Leung, won the Bronze Award in the ASMPT Technology Award 2023 held on 7 July. The team would receive a prize of HK$10,000, along with an additional donation of HK$30,000 to CityU as ASMPT Scholarships to be awarded to other students with outstanding academic results.
Ms Wang Yiwen, a 2023 BSc Computer Science graduate under the supervision of Prof Qingfu Zhang, has won the first prize in a cross-regional computer innovation competition (2023 泛珠三角+ 大學生計算機作品賽總決賽).
Mr HOU Zhijian, a CS PhD student under the co-supervision of Dr Wing Kwong CHAN (CityU) and Prof Chong-Wah NGO (Singapore Management University), has won the championship in the Natural Language Queries Challenge of the 3rd International Ego4D Workshop, along with his collaborators from Microsoft, National University of Singapore, Sun Yat-Sen University, and Beihang University. The Workshop was held in conjunction with the 2023 IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) in June 2023 in Vancouver, Canada.
QCNet, a modelling framework that pushes the boundaries of trajectory prediction for autonomous vehicles to enhance safety and reliability, wins the championship in the Argoverse 2 Multi-agent Motion Forecasting Challenge at the Workshop on Autonomous Driving of the IEEE / CVF Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Conference (CVPR) 2023. Among 100+ submissions from top teams in the previous Argoverse forecasting challenges, QCNet achieved the best performance on all metrics by a significant margin.
With much pleasure, I would like to share with you the good news that a team comprising four BSc Computer Science students won the OKX Web3.0 Master Award and the JLL Building Management Metaverse Application Award (with a total cash prize of HK$40,000) in the HackUST 2023 held in April.
A team comprising four undergraduate students from CityU, along with team members from the Northeastern University, won the Golden Award at the 13th "Challenge Cup" Chinese College Students Entrepreneurship Competition held in Beijing, China in March 2023, under the supervision of Dr Shuaicheng LI.
A team comprising four Year 2 BSc Computer Science students won 1st Place Winning Team in the Swire Hotel Hackathon 2023 and received a cash prize of HK$10,000.
The Hackathon was held in a case competition format. The team proposed an innovative solution to data-driven talent acquisition which involves implementing a text-based personality analysis using the Big Five Personality (OCEAN) Model as a reference and adopts a chatbot for data collection and a neural network for behavioral predictions to provide accurate talent analysis for hiring and career development.