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.

Second Runner-Up in the ISACA Student Group Annual Case Competition 2016

Mr LYU Mengxuan and Mr PANDA Sourav, BSc Computer Science students, together with Ms JIANG Zhuoran, an IS undergraduate student, were awarded the Second Runner-Up placing in the ISACA Student Group Annual Case Competition 2016, with cash prize of HK$ 6,000, for their project on wearable computing devices, under the supervision of Dr Gerhard Hancke.

Third Prize in the Challenge Cup National Competition Hong Kong Regional Final 2016

Mr CHOW Tak Shing, a 2016 graduate of BSc (Hons) Computer Science, and Mr XU Yaohai, a Year 3 student of BSc Computer Science, received the Third Prize for their project titled "Large-Scale Stylometric Database" in the "Challenge Cup" National Competition Hong Kong Regional Final - Hong Kong University Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition 2016 in the Category of Innovation (Information Technology).

Second Prize in the 2016 Intel Cup Undergraduate Electronic Design Contest

Miss ZHANG Jialing and Mr DU Yuefeng, BSc Computer Science students, together with Miss XIE Mingying, an EE student, were awarded the Second Prize in the 2016 Intel Cup Undergraduate Electronic Design Contest-Embedded System Design Invitational Contest, held in Shanghai, China in July 2016, under the supervision of Dr TAN Chee Wei.

Best Paper Award in the 25th International Conference on Computer Communication and Networks (ICCCN) 2016

Mr Wen QI and Miss Hermine HOVHANNISYAN, CS PhD students, together with their supervisor Dr Jianping WANG, received the Best Paper Award for their co-authored paper titled 'A Generic Mitigation Framework against Cross-VM Covert Channels' in the 25th International Conference on Computer Communication and Networks (ICCCN) 2016, held in Hawaii, USA in August 2016.

ICCCN is one of the leading international conferences for presenting novel ideas and fundamental advances in the fields of computer communications and networks.

Best Paper Award in the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Software Quality, Reliability and Security (QRS 2016)

Mr Chung-Man Tang, a CS PhD student, together with his supervisors Dr Y.T. Yu and Dr W.K. Chan as well as another CS faculty member Dr Jacky Keung, received the Best Paper Award for their co-authored paper titled "DFL: Dual-service Fault Localization" in the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Software Quality, Reliability and Security (QRS 2016) held in Vienna, Austria on 1-3 August, 2016.

Best Student Paper Award in the 10th International Conference on Network and System Security (NSS 2016)

Ms Wenjuan LI, a CS PhD student, together with her supervisor Dr L F KWOK, Prof Horace IP and Dr Weizhi MENG, a CS PhD graduate, received the Best Student Paper Award for their co-authored paper titled "PMFA: Toward Passive Message Fingerprint Attacks on Challenge-based Collaborative Intrusion Detection Networks" in the 10th International Conference on Network and System Security (NSS 2016) held in Taipei, Taiwan on 28-30 September 2016.

Best Short Paper Award in the 15th International Conference on Web-based Learning (ICWL2016)

Mr LI Chen Richard, a CS PhD student, together with his supervisor Prof Horace IP and other authors, received the Best Short Paper Award in the 15th International Conference on Web-based Learning (ICWL2016) held in Rome, Italy on 26-29 October 2016. Among the authors there are academic staff from the Department of Chinese and History, and alumni from the School of Creative Media. The achievement demonstrates synergy and multidisciplinarity through fruitful inter-departmental collaboration.