05 MAY 2023

The 48th International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva (IEIG)

The recent achievements of our faculty, research staff and students at the 48th International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva (IEIG) held from 26 to 30 April 2023.

Awarded projects with CS staff and students on the research teams:

Gold Medal
Research Team
Dr Li Haoliang, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering
Dr Wang Shiqi, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science (CS)
Kong Chenqi, PhD student, CS
Zheng Kexin
“Echo-FAS: Acoustic- based Face Anti- Spoofing”
Robust spoof-proof security system for face ID verification on mobile devices, based on live global/local 3D acoustic profiling using the existing speaker and mic, and with no need to add any expensive hardware.

Silver Medal
Research Team
Professor Sam Kwong Tak-wu, Chair Professor, Department of Computer Science (CS)
Dr Wang Shiqi, Assistant Professor, CS
Dr Wang Meng, Postdoc, CS, and Sun Zhenhao, PhD student, CS
“Learning-based Genome Codec”
Harnessing the power of neural network techniques, this computational codec (encoder–decoder) compresses genome sequence data files with much higher compression ratio than traditional tools, and is now the core technique in a new standard for genome compression.

31 JAN 2023

ACM Fellow 2022

Prof Yuguang Fang was elected an ACM Fellow in 2022 for his remarkable contributions to wireless networks and mobile computing. 

The ACM Fellows Program recognizes the top 1% of ACM Members for their outstanding accomplishments in computing and information technology and/or outstanding service to ACM and the larger computing community. In 2022, ACM has named 57 of is members ACM Fellows, and Prof Fang is one of the two researchers from Hong Kong receiving this honor. 

10 JAN 2023

Funding success in the RGC’s Collaborative Research Fund (CRF) 2022/23

The CityU-led research “Enabling Metadata-private and Accountable Networks at Scale”, initiated and coordinated by Prof Cong WANG in collaboration with researchers from HKU, HKUST, and U of Toronto, has been awarded HK$7.52 million in the Collaborative Research Fund (CRF) from the Research Grants Council (RGC) in the 2022-23 exercise.  This funding success is a testament to our dedication to research excellence and capacity to take a leading role in conducting cross-disciplinary and cross-institutional research.