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.