First Runner-up of the Graduate Student Research Paper Competition 2013-2014

Mr Ying CAO, a CS PhD student, has recently received the First Runner-up for his research paper titled “Look Over Here: Attention-Directing Composition of Manga Elements” in the Graduate Student Research Paper Competition 2013-2014 organized by the IEEE (HK) Computational Intelligence Chapter, under the co-supervision of Dr Rynson LAU and Dr Antoni CHAN.

Best Student Paper Award in the 21st IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Real-Time Computing Systems and Applications (RTCSA 2015)

Mr Fuyang LI and Miss Mengying ZHAO, PhD students, together with their supervisor Dr Jason XUE, received the Best Student Paper Award for their co-authored paper titled 'Cooperative Code Positioning and Cache Locking for WCET Minimization' in the 21st IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Real-Time Computing Systems and Applications (RTCSA 2015).

Held in Hong Kong in August 2015, RTCSA 2015 brought together researchers and developers from academia and industry for advancing the technology of embedded and real-time systems, and their emerging applications.

Silver Award of ASM Technology Award 2015 & Champion Prize of the Young Professionals Exhibition & Competition (YPEC) 2015

Mr Zhou FANG, a 2015 graduate of BSc (Hons) Computer Science, received the Silver Award of ASM Technology Award 2015 for his project titled 'Code Visualization and Grading', under the supervison of Dr Shuaicheng LI. Mr Fang's project was highly commended for its innovation and showing expertise in many aspects. He will receive a scholarship of HK$30,000 in support of his future academic and career development.

CS alumnus (2014) won SIGMM Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis Award 2015

ACM Special Interest Group on Multimedia (SIGMM) is pleased to present the 2015 SIGMM Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis Award to Dr. Ting Yao and Honorable Mention recognition to Dr. Britta Meixner.

The award committee considers Dr. Yao's dissertation entitled 'Multimedia Search by Self, External, and Crowdsourcing Knowledge' worthy of the recognition as the thesis proposes an innovative knowledge transfer framework for multimedia search which is expected to have significant impact, especially in boosting the search performance for big multimedia data.

CS alumnus (2009) won ACM SIGMM Rising Star Award 2015

ACM Special Interest Group on Multimedia (SIGMM) is pleased to present this year's Rising Star Award in multimedia computing, communications and applications to Dr. Yu-Gang Jiang.

The ACM SIGMM Rising Star Award recognizes a young researcher who has made outstanding research contributions to the field of multimedia computing, communication and applications during the early part of his or her career.

CS alumnus (2015) won Second Runner-up, Third Prize and Merit Award

Mr CHI Fung Cheung Rigsby, a 2015 graduate of BSc (Hons) in Computer Science, won the Second Runner-up in the 'Final Year Project Competition 2014-2015,' organized by the IEEE (Hong Kong) Computational Intelligence Chapter; the Third Prize in the 'Challenge Cup 2015 - Hong Kong University Students Extra-Curriculum Technology Contest' under the category of Information Technology; and the Merit Award in 'Crossover 2015 Pan-Pearl River Delta Region Universities IT Project Competition (Hong Kong SAR Region)', under the supervision of Dr Sarana NUTANONG.

CS PhD student won Best Paper Award 2015

Mr Ji Houling, a CS PhD student, together with his supervisors Dr Victor C.S. Lee and Dr Chi-Yin Chow, received the Best Paper Award for their co-authored paper titled "Coding-based Cooperative Caching in Data Broadcast Environments" in the 15th International Conference on Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing (ICA3PP 2015), held in Zhangjiajie, China on 18-20 November, 2015.

Gold Award in the JOS Innovative IT Project Awards 2015-2016

Mr LIU Jiacheng, a CS undergraduate student, won the Gold Award in the JOS Innovative IT Project Awards 2015-2016, along with four other CityU students from EE Department, ACE Department and SS Department, for their project titled "QNO - A Mobile Solution to Queuing Problems". The achievement is apparent evidence of fruitful collaboration among students from multi-disciplines embedded in the Discovery-enriched Curriculum (DEC). The Gold winning team received a prize award of HK$30,000 for using advanced IT technologies to provide a time saving solution for restaurant queuing problems.