A team comprising Mr DAI Chenyue and Mr LI Jiaqian, BSc Computer Science students, and a student from the EE Department, won the Silver Medal in the 46th ICPC Asia Kunming Regional Contest held virtually in April 2022, under the supervision of Prof Minming LI and Dr Kenneth LEE.
Miss FENG Li, a 2022 BSc Computer Science graduate, together with two members from the EE Department, won the Second Prize in the Global Final of Huawei ICT Competition 2021-2022 under the Innovation Category, for their project titled “CanSee 2.0: A Convenient, Efficient and Comprehensive Platform for Lung Cancer Diagnosis,” under the supervision of Dr Ray CHEUNG.
Mr Kevin XUE, a fresh graduate of the Joint Bachelor's Degree Program between City University of Hong Kong and Columbia University, received the Russell C. Mills Award for excellence in the area of computer science.
(Photo credit: Sirin Samman/Columbia University)
Mr Xu Jiakai, a Year 3 BSc Computer Science student, along with five undergraduate students from Northeastern University, won “The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology GBA Youth Innovation Grand Prize” in the 2021 Qianhai Guangdong-Hong Kong- Macao-Taiwan Youth Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition held in December 2021, under the supervision of Dr Shuaicheng Li.
The team led by Dr Shuaicheng Li won a number of awards in regional and national competitions. The achievements are testament to the synergy created by joint efforts of CS students and graduates, and fruitful collaborations with members from other universities.
Second Place Award and Merit Award in the 7th Hong Kong University Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition
Mr Zhu Qingling, a graduating CS PhD student under the supervision of Prof Qingfu Zhang, along with Mr Junchuang Cai and Dr Qiuzhen Lin from Shenzhen University, won the Gold Prize with USD 5,000 in the Dynamic Pickup and Delivery Problem Competition organized by Huawei Technologies Ltd. in the 31st International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS 2021). This three-month competition attracted 150 teams to develop and test their algorithms to solve the real-world problem on dynamic pickup and delivery in the logistics domain.
Miss LIU Wei, a Year 3 BSc Computer Science student, has been selected to receive the HKIE Scholarship 2020/2021.
Established by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE), the Scholarship is awarded to three engineering undergraduate students annually to recognize their outstanding academic achievements and encourage active participation in HKIE activities. The student will receive a certificate and a total grant of HK$80,000 throughout her four years of study.
Dr Yiqi Jiang, a 2021 PhD graduate, and Mr Shuai Wang, a PhD student, together with their supervisor Dr Shuaicheng Li, received the Best Paper Award for their co-authored paper titled “A framework to trace microbial engraftment at the strain level during fecal microbiota transplantation,” in the 9th International Conference on Intelligent Biology and Medicine (ICIBM 2021) held virtually in August 2021.
Mr Xavier Yeung Yuen-hei and Mr Harvey Ng Ming-hin, two BSc Computer Science students, were among the 25 winners for the Innovation and Technology Scholarship 2021 after successfully outshining many other candidates in the vigorous selection process. The students will each receive HK$150,000 for activities including overseas exchange, local internship and mentorship programmes.
Mr Harvey Ng Ming-hin, a BSc Computer Science student, was among the five awardees for the HSBC Overseas Scholarship 2021/22 after outperforming many other candidates in this highly competitive scholarship award. The student received HK$300,000 to support his studies on the joint bachelor’s degree programme at Columbia University, US. Details are available in the CityU News at https://www.cityu.edu.hk/media/news/2021/06/10/