CityU TFI Research Centre Workshop on Artificial Intelligence in the Era of Big Data 2018 Second Runner-up in BOCHK FinTech Hackathon 2018 CS Graduation Ceremony 2017

News & Achievements

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Excellence Research Award 2018 from the SIGSE of the Information Processing Society of Japan

11 OCT 2018

Two PhD graduates of 2018, Dr Kwabena Ebo BENNIN and Dr Solomon MENSAH, together with their supervisor Dr Jacky KEUNG and two other authors, received the Excellence Research Award from the Special Interest Group on Software Engineering (SIGSE) of the Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ) for their co-authored paper titled “MAHAKIL: Diversity based oversampling approach to alleviate the

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IET Prize 2018

11 OCT 2018

Mr CHUI Tsz Him, a BSc Computer Science student, received the IET Prize 2018, and was granted a cash prize of HK$3,000 and a complimentary student membership of the IET for one year.

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China Collegiate Computing Contest – Mobile Application Innovation Contest 2018

11 OCT 2018

Two BSc Computer Science students, Mr WONG Man Fai and Miss FAN Cheuk Hang, together with a student from PolyU, won the Second Prize in the 2018 China Collegiate Computing Contest – Mobile Application Innovation Contest, under the supervision of Dr Antoni CHAN.

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Silver Medal in the ACM-ICPC Chinese Collegiate Programming Contest 2018

19 SEP 2018

A team of BSc Computer Science students comprising Mr WANG Fangzhou, Miss ZHENG Wanying and Mr ZHAI Xingyu under the supervision of Dr Minming LI and Dr Kenneth LEE, won the Silver Medal in the 2018 ACM-ICPC Chinese Collegiate Programming Contest held in Ningxia, China.

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IEEE IES Students and Young Professional Paper Assistance Award in ISIE 2018

03 SEP 2018

Mr Umair Mujtaba QURESHI, a CS PhD student, received the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society Students and Young Professional Paper Assistance (IES-SYPA) Award for his paper titled “Problem of Wireless Fingerprint Duplication in Fingerprinting based Indoor Localization” in the 27th IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE 2018) held in Cairns, Australia on 13-15 June 2018.

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Excellent Paper Award in ISET 2018

03 SEP 2018

Three PhD students, Ms Qing MI, Mr Xiupei MEI and Ms Yan XIAO, together with their supervisors Dr Jacky KEUNG and Dr Wing Kwong CHAN, received the Excellent Paper Award for their co-authored paper titled "A Gamification Technique for Motivating Students to Learn Code Readability in Software Engineering" in the 4th International Symposium on Educational Technology (ISET 2018) held in O

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IET Software Premium Award 2018

03 SEP 2018

Dr Jacky KEUNG together with Dr Arif Ali KHAN, a CS PhD graduate, received the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Software Premium Award for their co-authored paper titled “Systematic review of success factors and barriers for software process improvement in global software development” in the journal of IET Software.

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CityU TFI Research Centre

10 AUG 2018

The Department of Computer Science (CS) of City University of Hong Kong (CityU) and TFI Digital Media Limited (TFI) have established a joint research centre to carry out research in advanced digital media technology.

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Second Prize in Intel Cup Undergraduate Electronic Design Contest 2018

30 JUL 2018

CS students in the "2018 Intel Cup Undergraduate Electronic Design Contest - Embedded System Design Invitational Contest" held in Shanghai in July. Under the supervision of Dr Chee Wei TAN, six CS Year-3 students formed two teams and each team won the Second Prize in the Contest.

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Runner-up in PwC Hackaday CTF

26 JUN 2018

Two students of BSc Computer Science, LAI Wing Hang and CHIK Ho Ming, together with a student from EE, HUI Kam Leung and a student from IS (doing a minor in CS), SUNG Hiu Tung were Runners-Up in the 2nd PwC Hackaday competition. The competition tested the skills and knowledge of participating teams in four hacking categories: Network, Web, Binary and Internet-of-Things.

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Second Runner-up in BOCHK FinTech Hackathon 2018

23 MAR 2018

Three BScCS students, Mr THIAGARAJAN Kowshik Balaji, Mr CHENG Ho Wang Andreas and Mr LIANG Qiyuan, together with two students from AP and EE, won the Second Runner-up in the Tertiary Group of BOCHK FinTech Hackathon 2018 for their proposal titled “PocketIn”.

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Third Place Award in the Digital China and HKUST-BDI Cup “Smart City in Hong Kong” Competition 2017

23 MAR 2018

Two BScCS students, Mr CHONG Wai Man and Mr WU Wing Hong, won the Third Place Award in the Digital China and HKUST-BDI Cup “Smart City in Hong Kong” Competition 2017 for their project titled “Project-City,” which aimed to develop a Fire Services Information System to facilitate the command and control work of fire and rescue services. The winning team received a cash prize of HKD 2,000.

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Third Prize in the 15th Challenge Cup - National College Students' Extracurricular Academic Science and Technology Contest

04 DEC 2017

Mr WONG Nok Ching and Mr XU Yaohai, 2017 graduates of BSc Computer Science, won the Third Prize in the 15th Challenge Cup - National College Students' Extracurricular Academic Science and Technology Contest for their project titled "FastLSH: A Similarity Search Engine on High-Dimensional Big Data", under the supervision of Dr Sarana NUTANONG.

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Prof Qingfu ZHANG named Highly Cited Researcher 2017

23 NOV 2017

Seven faculty members from City University of Hong Kong (CityU) have been selected for the list of Highly Cited Researchers announced by Clarivate Analytics for 2017.

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Best Student Paper Award in the 11th International Conference on Simulated Evolution and Learning (SEAL 2017)

23 NOV 2017

Mr Jialong SHI, a CS PhD student, together with his supervisor Prof Qingfu ZHANG and three co-authors from France, received the Best Student Paper Award for their paper titled "Using Parallel Strategies to Speed up Pareto Local Search" in the 11th International Conference on Simulated Evolution and Learning (SEAL 2017) held in Shenzhen, China in November 2017.