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.
Mr Di DUAN and Mr Huanqi YANG, PhD students, Dr Weitao XU, the students’ supervisor and Prof Xiaohua JIA, Mr Duan’s co-supervisor, along with two overseas collaborators, received the Mark Weiser Best Paper Award for their co-authored paper entitled EMGSense: A Low-Effort Self-Supervised Domain Adaptation Framework for EMG Sensing at the IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom2023) held at Atlanta, USA in March 2023.
a team comprising three BSc Computer Science students, along with a student from PolyU and a student from HKUST, won Third Place Award in the Web3.0 Developer Hackathon held in August 2022, and was awarded with a HK$10,000 cash prize.
Congratulations to Mr HE Yu, Mr YU Zhehan, and Mr ZHENG Shangkun, who are BSc Computer Science students under the supervision of Prof Minming LI, Dr Junqiao QIU, and Dr Kenneth LEE, for winning the Bronze Medal in both the 2022 ICPC Asia Hefei Regional Contest and the 2022-2023 ICPC Asia Hong Kong Regional Contest
A team comprising four BSc Computer Science students won the 1st Runner Up award in the PwC HackaDay Hackathon held in November 2022.
A team comprising PhD and undergraduate students from CityU, along with six students from Northeastern University, won the Third Prize in the 8th Hong Kong University Student Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competition under the supervision of Dr Shuaicheng Li.
Dr Yang LIU, a 2020 PhD graduate under the supervision of Dr Zhenjiang LI, received the Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award 2021 from China Chapter of ACM Special Interest Group on Embedded System (SIGBED) for her thesis entitled “Human Behavior Sensing and Understanding with Sparse Wearable Sensors.”
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.