Best Paper Award of ACM CoNext 2014 Student Workshop
Mr Peng WANG, a PhD student, and Dr Henry Xu received the “Best Paper Award” for their co-authored paper titled “Expeditus: Distributed Load Balancing with Global Congestion Information in Data Centre Networks” in the Student Workshop held in conjunction with the 10th International Conference on Emerging Networking Experiments and Technologies (ACM CoNext 2014).
Mr Wang will present the paper in the ACM CoNEXT 2014 Student Workshop to be held in Sydney, Australia on 2 December 2014. Organized by ACM SIGCOMM, the Student Workshop provides a platform for graduate students in the area of computer networks and communications to present their ongoing research efforts as well as receive constructive feedback.
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.
Merit Award of the 11th Final Year Project (FYP) Competition 2014
Mr To TSUI, a 2014 graduate of BSc (Hons) in Computer Science, won the Merit Award for his project titled “ RegressionMaple: Regression Coverage of Concurrency Testing for Validation of Bug-Fixed Multithreaded Programs” in the 11th Final Year Project (FYP) Competition, organized by the IEEE (HK) Computational Intelligence Chapter. Supervised by Dr Ricky CHAN, Mr Tsui formulated a novel and practical framework to dynamically check whether a concurrency bug discovered in one version of a muddleheaded program may not be completed fixed in another version of the same program.
HKIE Outstanding Paper Award for Young Engineers/ Researchers 2014
Dr Weizhi MENG, a 2013 PhD graduate, received the HKIE Outstanding Paper Award for Young Engineers/Researchers 2014 for his paper titled “Enhancing the Performance of Signature-based Network Intrusion Detection Systems: An Engineering Approach,” under the supervision of Dr L F KWOK. The award paper will be published in the special issue of the HKIE Transactions in December 2014.
Organized by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, the Award aims to provide a platform for local and overseas young engineers and researchers aged 35 or below to share and exhibit their accomplishments and to promote the engineering advancement among the younger generation. This year, a total of three papers have been awarded.