Excellence Award in the Tencent AI Lab Rhino-Bird Focused Research Program 2019
Dr Linqi SONG received the Excellence Award in the Tencent AI Lab Rhino-Bird Focused Research Program 2019 for his outstanding research on Event-Based Natural Language Understanding supported by Tencent AI Lab Rhino Bird Gift Fund.
The Program aims to promote joint efforts between academia and the Tencent Corporation to undertake pioneering research in AI fields and address research problems in the industry applications.
Excellent Young Scientists Fund (Hong Kong and Macau) 2020
Dr Shiqi WANG has been awarded the 2020 Excellent Young Scientists Fund (Hong Kong and Macau) under the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC). Dr Wang will receive a funding of RMB 1.2 million in support of his research work.
The Excellent Young Scientists Fund is granted annually to support young researchers with achievements in basic research to further conduct research in their respective fields.
IEEE INFOCOM Test of Time Paper Award 2020
Dr Cong WANG has received the IEEE INFOCOM Test of Time Paper Award 2020 for his co-authored paper titled “Achieving Secure, Scalable, and Fine-Grained Data Access Control in Cloud Computing,” published in the 2010 proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (IEEE INFOCOM). The Award will be presented to Dr Wang in the opening session of IEEE INFOCOM 2020 to be held in Beijing, China in April 2020 in recognition of his outstanding achievement.
IEEE INFOCOM is a prestigious conference on networking in the research community for researchers to present and exchange significant and innovative contributions and ideas in the field of networking and closely related areas. The Award recognizes papers published between 10 to 12 years ago (a three-year window) in the IEEE INFOCOM proceedings that have been most cited and widely recognized to have a significant impact on the research community.