CS students achieved good results in the “2014 Intel Cup Undergraduate Electronic Design Contest - Embedded System Design Invitational Contest” held in Shanghai in July. Under the supervision of Dr Chee Wei TAN, the two teams comprising three CS Year-2 students, Mr WONG Kai Hei, Miss NG Ming Wai and Mr TANG Xiaoting, together with three EE students, both received the Third Prize in the Contest.

Hosted by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, the biennial international contest provides an opportunity for undergraduate students to design a working system based on an assigned Intel embedded platform within a time frame of three months. This year the Contest attracted participation of 170 teams from 83 universities in the mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Mexico, Brazil, Romania, Ireland, Germany, Australia, Russia and the United States.