Big Data Analytics Summer Experience in USA 2016 Student Orientation 2016 Best Paper Award in IEEE QRS 2016 Best Paper Award in IEEE ICCCN 2016 CityU-CS Research Student Workshop on 21-22 June 2016 Third Prize in the Challenge Cup National Competition HK Regional Final 2016 Second Runner-Up in the ISACA Student Group Annual Case Competition 2016 Computer Science Challenge on 21 May 2016 Cultural and Language Immersion Scheme, London 2015

News & Achievements

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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.

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CS PhD student won Best Paper Award 2015

25 NOV 2015
Mr Ji Houling, a CS PhD student, together with their supervisors Dr Victor C.S. Lee and Dr Chi-Yin Chow, received the Best Paper Award for their co-authored paper titled "Coding-based Cooperative Caching in Data Broadcast Environments" in the 15th International Conference on Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing (ICA3PP 2015), held in Zhangjiajie, China on 18-20 November, 2015.

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Best Paper Award in the 23rd IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP)

19 NOV 2015
Dr Henry Xu received the Best Paper Award for his paper titled "Minimizing Transient Congestion during Network Update in Data Centers" in the 23rd IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP) held in San Francisco, United States on 10-13 November 2015.

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CS alumnus (2015) won Second Runner-up, Third Prize and Merit Award

29 OCT 2015
Mr CHI Fung Cheung Rigsby, a 2015 graduate of BSc (Hons) in Computer Science, won the Second Runner-up in the 'Final Year Project Competition 2014-2015,' organized by the IEEE (Hong Kong) Computational Intelligence Chapter; the Third Prize in the 'Challenge Cup 2015 - Hong Kong University Students Extra-Curriculum Technology Contest' under the category of Information Technology; and the Merit Award in 'Crossover 2015 Pan-Pearl River Delta Region Universities IT Project Competition (Hong Kong SAR Region)', under the supervision of Dr Sarana NUTANONG.

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International big data conference explores human-centric systems

16 OCT 2015
About 600 scientists, scholars and researchers congregated at the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC2015) held at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) from 9 to 12 October.

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Computer Science at City University of Hong Kong Ranked 16th Globally by US News and World Report

07 OCT 2015
US News and World Report has just released its widely followed 2015 ranking of global universities and subjects. Computer science at City University of Hong Kong is ranked 16th globally; this is not just the highest ranking achieved to date but is also indicative of a continual rising trend. The ranking is based on academic reputation and research in the field, with strong emphasis on research publications and citations.

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CS alumnus (2014) won SIGMM Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis Award 2015

08 SEP 2015
ACM Special Interest Group on Multimedia (SIGMM) is pleased to present the 2015 SIGMM Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis Award to Dr. Ting Yao and Honorable Mention recognition to Dr. Britta Meixner.

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CS alumnus (2009) won ACM SIGMM Rising Star Award 2015

08 SEP 2015
ACM Special Interest Group on Multimedia (SIGMM) is pleased to present this year's Rising Star Award in multimedia computing, communications and applications to Dr. Yu-Gang Jiang.

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Silver Award of ASM Technology Award 2015 & Champion Prize of the Young Professionals Exhibition & Competition (YPEC) 2015

04 SEP 2015
Mr Zhou FANG, a 2015 graduate of BSc (Hons) Computer Science, received the Silver Award of ASM Technology Award 2015 for his project titled 'Code Visualization and Grading', under the supervison of Dr Shuaicheng LI. Mr Fang's project was highly commended for its innovation and showing expertise in many aspects. He will receive a scholarship of HK$30,000 in support of his future academic and career development.

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Best Student Paper Award in the 21st IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Real-Time Computing Systems and Applications (RTCSA 2015)

02 SEP 2015
Mr Fuyang LI and Miss Mengying ZHAO, PhD students, together with their supervisor Dr Jason XUE, received the Best Student Paper Award for their co-authored paper titled 'Cooperative Code Positioning and Cache Locking for WCET Minimization' in the 21st IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Real-Time Computing Systems and Applications (RTCSA 2015).

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Third Prize in the 13th Guangdong Collegiate Programming Contest

06 JUL 2015
Two teams of CityU students each received the Third Prize in the 13th Guangdong Collegiate Programming Contest held in May 2015, under the supervision of Dr Minming LI. One of the winning teams comprised of two BScCS Year-3 students, Mr CHAU Ka Tsun and Mr YUAN Hongning, and a BSCM Year-2 student Miss ZUO Yichen.

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高等學校科學研究優秀成果獎-自然科學獎 (二等)

09 JUN 2015
Dr Jacky Keung has recently received the高等學校科學研究優秀成果獎-自然科學獎 (二等) awarded by the Ministry of Education of the People Republic of China for his collaborative research project titled "Quality-Driven Methods for Software Evolution Management and Fault Detection".

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Best Paper Award of ACM CoNext 2014 Student Workshop

02 DEC 2014
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).

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Viral robot combat promotes computer programming

17 NOV 2014
Over 500 high school students from 94 secondary and international schools competed in the Fifth CityU-CS Robocode Contest, a computer game programming competition organised by the Department of Computer Science at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) in November.

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Best Paper Award of the International Conference on Hardware/Software Codesign and System Synthesis 2014

04 NOV 2014
Dr Minming Li worked in collaboration with other researchers abroad and received the Best Paper Award for their paper titled "TSP: Thermal Safe Power - Efficient power budgeting for Many-Core Systems in Dark Silicon" in the International Conference on Hardware/Software Codesign and System Synthesis held on 12-17 October 2014 in New Delhi, India.

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First Runner-up of the Graduate Student Research Paper Competition 2013-2014

22 SEP 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.

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HKIE Outstanding Paper Award for Young Engineers/ Researchers 2014

05 SEP 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.

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Merit Award of the 11th Final Year Project (FYP) Competition 2014

05 SEP 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.

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Third Prize of 2014 Intel Cup Undergraduate Electronic Design Contest - Embedded System Design Invitational Contest

30 JUL 2014
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.