Student Orientation 2017 0.07057 Champion in Social Innovation (SI) CEO Competition 2017 Jonathan L. Gross Award for Academic Excellence 2017 Highly Cited Researcher 2016 and IEEE Fellow 2017 CityU-led cloud security project attracts HK$6m in funding CityU-CS Career Development Reception 2017 Wu Wenjun Artificial Intelligence Science and Technology Achievement Award Bronze Medal in CCPC 2016 CityU-CS Research Student Workshop on 21-22 June 2016 Cultural and Language Immersion Scheme, London 2016 Big Data Analytics Summer Experience in USA 2016

News & Achievements

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Best Paper Award in the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Software Quality, Reliability and Security (QRS 2017)

22 AUG 2017
Mr Solomon MENSAH, a CS PhD student, together with his supervisor Dr Jacky KEUNG, received the Best Paper Award for their co-authored paper titled "Investigating the Significance of Bellwether Effect to Improve Software Effort Estimation" in the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Software Quality, Reliability and Security (QRS 2017) held in Prague, Czech Republic in July 2017.

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Third Prize in Hong Kong University Student Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competition 2017

04 JUL 2017
Mr WONG Nok Ching and Mr XU Yaohai, BSc Computer Science final year students, won the Third Prize in the "Challenge Cup" National Competition - Hong Kong Regional Final, Hong Kong University Student Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competition 2017 for their project titled "FastLSH: A Similarity Search Engine on High-Dimensional Big Data", under the supervision of Dr Sarana NUTANONG. The awardees will receive a cash prize of HK$3,000.

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Champion in Social Innovation (SI) CEO Competition 2017

11 MAY 2017
Mr SZE Cheuk Fai Francis, a BSc Computer Science student, won the Champion in the Social Innovation (SI) CEO Competition for Tertiary Students 2017, along with three other CityU students from the Department of Information Systems and the Department of Marketing, for their business plan titled ElderTreks. The business idea is to offer local tours that hire elderly as guides and use a mobile app to let participants explore genuine community culture in different dimensions. The achievement has demonstrated synergy and fruitful results generated from cross-disciplinary collaboration among students.

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Jonathan L. Gross Award for Academic Excellence 2017

11 MAY 2017
Mr Rudra Gopinath, a BSc Computer Science student participating in the Joint Bachelor's Degree Program between City University of Hong Kong and Columbia University. Mr Gopinath, currently studying in Columbia University after having completed three years of study at CityU, has been selected to receive the Jonathan L. Gross Award for Academic Excellence.

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CityU-led cloud security project attracts $6m in funding

16 MAR 2017
A CityU-led research project on cloud security has been awarded HKD5.98 million in the Collaborative Research Fund in the 2016-17 exercise.

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Wu Wenjun Artificial Intelligence Science and Technology Achievement Award 2016

05 JAN 2017
Prof Jun WANG received the Wu Wenjun Artificial Intelligence Science and Technology Achievement Award in Shenzhen, China in December 2016 in recognition of his significant contributions to early concepts and sustained developments in the field of neural networks in particular and artificial intelligence as a whole.

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Bronze Medal in the Second China Collegiate Programming Contest Finals (CCPC 2016)

05 JAN 2017
A team of BSc Compute Science students comprising Mr FUNG Chung Kit, Miss ZHENG Wanying and Mr LIU Pengze won the Bronze Medal in the Second China Collegiate Programming Contest Finals (CCPC 2016) held in Ningbo, China in November 2016, under the supervision of Dr Minming LI.

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Best Short Paper Award in the 15th International Conference on Web-based Learning (ICWL2016)

29 NOV 2016
Mr LI Chen Richard, a CS PhD student, together with his supervisor Prof Horace IP and other authors, received the Best Short Paper Award in the 15th International Conference on Web-based Learning (ICWL2016) held in Rome, Italy on 26-29 October 2016. Among the authors there are academic staff from the Department of Chinese and History, and alumni from the School of Creative Media. The achievement demonstrates synergy and multidisciplinarity through fruitful inter-departmental collaboration.

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Highly Cited Researcher 2016 and IEEE Fellow 2017

23 NOV 2016
Prof Qingfu ZHANG has been named by Thomson Reuters in the list of "Highly Cited Researchers 2016" in the field of Computer Science and has been elevated to IEEE Fellow, effective from January 2017, for his contributions to multi-objective evolutionary computation methodologies.

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Best Student Paper Award in the 10th International Conference on Network and System Security (NSS 2016)

16 NOV 2016
Ms Wenjuan LI, a CS PhD student, together with her supervisor Dr L F KWOK, Prof Horace IP and Dr Weizhi MENG, a CS PhD graduate, received the Best Student Paper Award for their co-authored paper titled "PMFA: Toward Passive Message Fingerprint Attacks on Challenge-based Collaborative Intrusion Detection Networks" in the 10th International Conference on Network and System Security (NSS 2016) held in Taipei, Taiwan on 28-30 September 2016.

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Best Paper Award in the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Software Quality, Reliability and Security (QRS 2016)

18 AUG 2016
Mr Chung-Man Tang, a CS PhD student, together with his supervisors Dr Y.T. Yu and Dr W.K. Chan as well as another CS faculty member Dr Jacky Keung, received the Best Paper Award for their co-authored paper titled "DFL: Dual-service Fault Localization" in the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Software Quality, Reliability and Security (QRS 2016) held in Vienna, Austria on 1-3 August, 2016.

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Best Paper Award in the 25th International Conference on Computer Communication and Networks (ICCCN) 2016

17 AUG 2016
Mr Wen QI and Miss Hermine HOVHANNISYAN, CS PhD students, together with their supervisor Dr Jianping WANG, received the Best Paper Award for their co-authored paper titled 'A Generic Mitigation Framework against Cross-VM Covert Channels' in the 25th International Conference on Computer Communication and Networks (ICCCN) 2016, held in Hawaii, USA in August 2016.

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Second Prize in the 2016 Intel Cup Undergraduate Electronic Design Contest

09 AUG 2016
Miss ZHANG Jialing and Mr DU Yuefeng, BSc Computer Science students, together with Miss XIE Mingying, an EE student, were awarded the Second Prize in the 2016 Intel Cup Undergraduate Electronic Design Contest-Embedded System Design Invitational Contest, held in Shanghai, China in July 2016, under the supervision of Dr TAN Chee Wei.

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VLDB 10-Year Best Paper Award

08 AUG 2016
Dr Ted Chow will receive the VLDB 10-Year Best Paper Award for his co-authored paper titled "The New Casper: Query Processing for Location Services without Compromising Privacy" in the 42nd International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB) to be held in New Delhi, India in September 2016. In addition, Dr Chow will give an Award talk on "Location Data Management: A Tale of Two Systems and the 'Next Destination'!" in the Conference.

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Third Prize in the Challenge Cup National Competition Hong Kong Regional Final 2016

21 JUL 2016
Mr CHOW Tak Shing, a 2016 graduate of BSc (Hons) Computer Science, and Mr XU Yaohai, a Year 3 student of BSc Computer Science, received the Third Prize for their project titled "Large-Scale Stylometric Database" in the "Challenge Cup" National Competition Hong Kong Regional Final - Hong Kong University Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition 2016 in the Category of Innovation (Information Technology).

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Second Runner-Up in the ISACA Student Group Annual Case Competition 2016

06 JUN 2016
Mr LYU Mengxuan and Mr PANDA Sourav, BSc Computer Science students, together with Ms JIANG Zhuoran, an IS undergraduate student, were awarded the Second Runner-Up placing in the ISACA Student Group Annual Case Competition 2016, with cash prize of HK$ 6,000, for their project on wearable computing devices, under the supervision of Dr Gerhard Hancke.

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Second Class Award in the Natural Science category at the 2015 Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards (Science and Technology)

30 MAY 2016
Four outstanding scientists at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) have won the Second Class Award in the Natural Science category at the 2015 Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards (Science and Technology) from the Ministry of Education.

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Gold Award in the JOS Innovative IT Project Awards 2015-2016

25 FEB 2016
Mr LIU Jiacheng, a CS undergraduate student, won the Gold Award in the JOS Innovative IT Project Awards 2015-2016, along with four other CityU students from EE Department, ACE Department and SS Department, for their project titled "QNO - A Mobile Solution to Queuing Problems". The achievement is apparent evidence of fruitful collaboration among students from multi-disciplines embedded in the Discovery-enriched Curriculum (DEC). The Gold winning team received a prize award of HK$30,000 for using advanced IT technologies to provide a time saving solution for restaurant queuing problems.