Third Prize in the 8th Hong Kong University Student Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competition
A team comprising PhD and undergraduate students from CityU, along with six students from Northeastern University, won the Third Prize in the 8th Hong Kong University Student Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competition under the supervision of Dr Shuaicheng Li.
The team developed an online platform entitled “Immune Factory – Cancer Immunology”, assisted with well-designed AI algorithms to provide medical services including cancer detection, immune therapy and treatment advice. The achievement demonstrates the effective teamwork of CityU students and fruitful partnership with external collaborators.
Team members from CityU
- Miss WANG Xueying, a CS PhD student (Team Leader)
- Miss HUO Miaozhe, a CS PhD student
- Miss LIU Wei, a BSc Computer Science student
- Miss LIU Jiahe, a BSc Creative Media student
Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award 2021
Dr Yang LIU, a 2020 PhD graduate under the supervision of Dr Zhenjiang LI, received the Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award 2021 from China Chapter of ACM Special Interest Group on Embedded System (SIGBED) for her thesis entitled “Human Behavior Sensing and Understanding with Sparse Wearable Sensors.”
Dr Liu was among the three awardees whose doctoral theses were produced between 2020 and 2021, and were recognized as of exceptional quality with important innovations in basic and applied theory and technologies in the field of Computer Science.
Second Prize in the Global Final of Huawei ICT Competition 2021-2022
Miss FENG Li, a 2022 BSc Computer Science graduate, together with two members from the EE Department, won the Second Prize in the Global Final of Huawei ICT Competition 2021-2022 under the Innovation Category, for their project titled “CanSee 2.0: A Convenient, Efficient and Comprehensive Platform for Lung Cancer Diagnosis,” under the supervision of Dr Ray CHEUNG.
Silver Medal in the 46th ICPC Asia Kunming Regional Contest 2022
A team comprising Mr DAI Chenyue and Mr LI Jiaqian, BSc Computer Science students, and a student from the EE Department, won the Silver Medal in the 46th ICPC Asia Kunming Regional Contest held virtually in April 2022, under the supervision of Prof Minming LI and Dr Kenneth LEE.
The International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) is a prestigious algorithmic programming contest for college students, which challenges participants in a team setting with real-world problems with an aim to fostering collaboration and encouraging creativity. The Contest attracted more than 800 teams from over 300 universities in China, Hong Kong and Macau.