Prof Jun Wang received the 2019 Norbert Wiener Award for his outstanding contributions to the theory, methodology, and applications of neurodynamic optimization, and the Outstanding Contribution Award for his contribution serving as the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics from 2014 to 2019, both from the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC) Society.
Dr Shiqi WANG received the Best Paper Award for his co-authored paper titled “Towards Digital Retina in Smart Cities: A Model Generation, Utilization and Communication Paradigm” in the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME) 2019 held in Shanghai, China in July 2019.
Mr Ning LI, a PhD student, and his supervisor Dr Ted CHOW, together with Dr Jiadong ZHANG, a 2015 PhD graduate, received the Best Paper Award for their co-authored paper titled "Seeded-BTM: Enabling Biterm Topic Model with Seeds for Product Aspect Mining" in the IEEE 5th International Conference on Data Science and Systems (DSS) 2019 held in Zhangjiajie, China in August 2019.
Mr Luning WANG, Mr Zhongzheng TANG and Miss Qian XU, PhD students, together with their supervisors Prof Jianping WANG (Wang) and Prof Xiaohua JIA (Tang), received the Best Paper Award for their co-authored paper titled “SNIFF: A Scalable Network Inference Framework for Measuring End-to-End Performance Based on Matrix Completion” in the 5th International Conference on Big Data Computing and Comm
Mr Ching Nam HANG, a BScCS 2019 graduate and a PhD student, won the Silver Award of HKEIA Innovation & Technology Project Competition Award 2019 for his final year project titled “Large Graph Mining: Subgraph Isomorphism, ” under the supervision of Dr Chee Wei TAN. Mr Hang received a cash prize of HK$20,000 with a Certificate of Merit.
Dr Henry XU received the Distinguished Collaborator Award 2019 from Noah's Ark Lab of Huawei Technologies for the collaborative project on “Data-driven Fault-tolerant Network Control Mechanisms,” which has resulted in two publications at the IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, one paper at the IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP), and two patent applications in both t
Prof Kay Chen TAN received the 2019 IEEE CIM Outstanding Paper Award for his co-authored paper titled “How the Brain Formulates Memory: A Spatio-Temporal Model” published in the IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine (CIM), awarded by the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society.
Miss Jingyi ZHANG, a PhD student, and her supervisor Dr Gerhard HANCKE, together with Dr Bo CHENG, a 2016 PhD graduate, received the Best Paper Award 2019 for the IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, for their co-authored paper titled “Industrial Cyberphysical Systems: Realizing Cloud-Based Big Data Infrastructures,” awarded by the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES).
Miss Qianhui Men, a PhD student, together with her supervisor Dr Howard Leung, received the Best VC Paper Award for their co-authored paper titled “Retrieval of Spatial-temporal Motion Topics from 3D Skeleton Data” in the 36th International Conference on Computer Graphics (CGI) 2019 held in June 2019 in Calgary, Canada.
Dr Cong Wang will be conferred the Outstanding Research Award for Junior Faculty for Year 2019 in recognition of his exceptionally outstanding research achievements. The Award will be presented at the University Congregation in November 2019.
Dr Zhenjiang Li received the Best Paper Award for his co-authored paper titled “RF-Mehndi: A Fingertip Profiled RF Identifier” in the IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM) 2019 held in Paris, France on 29 April – 2 May 2019.
Mr CHUI Chi Ho, a final year BSc Computer Science student, won the First Runner-up in the Young Professionals Exhibition & Competition (YPEC) 2019 organized by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), and the Third Prize in the 5th Hong Kong University Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition 2019 organized by Hong Kong New Generation Cultural Association, under the s
Prof Qingfu Zhang was selected for the list of Highly Cited Researchers announced by Clarivate Analytics for three consecutive years, from 2016 to 2018.
The annual list recognises leading researchers in the sciences and social sciences around the world. The list is published by Clarivate Analytics, formerly the Intellectual Property and Science business of Thomson Reuters.
Two BSc Computer Science students, Mr Archit CHOUDHURY and Mr TAI Lok Yin, together with two other CityU students, won the Most Innovative Award in the PwC’s Data-lympics 2019.
Two BSc Computer Science students, Mr WANG Fangzhou and Mr ZHENG Leqian, won the Bronze Medal in the 2018 ACM-ICPC Asia Xuzhou Regional Contest, under the supervision of Dr Minming LI and Dr Kenneth LEE.
Hosted by China University of Mining and Technology, the Contest attracted over 275 teams from 169 universities in China to compete for the awards.
Three BSc Computer Science students, Mr KWOK Ping Chung, Mr LO Shu Fai and Mr NG Tsz Wing, together with two SEEM students, won the 1st Runner-up in the Media Category in Classified Post Hackathon 2018 for their project titled “ATM,” which implements new functions on recruitment websites to provide job seekers with coaching and advice on career planning.
Mr HANG Ching Nam, a BScCS student, and Mr YU Pei Duo, a CS PhD student, together with their supervisor Dr Chee Wei TAN and another author, received the Honorable Mention Award in the Graph Challenge 2018, for their co-authored paper titled “Parallel Counting of Triangles in Large Graphs: Pruning and Hierarchical Clustering Algorithms.” The paper was also published in the conference proceedings
Dr Junhui Hou is awarded the Early Career Award in recognition of his outstanding proposal titled “Towards Immersive 3-D Telepresence: Compact Light-Field Representation and Beyond” in the Early Career Scheme (ECS) category in 2018-19, which is set up by the Research Grant Council (RGC) for supporting junior faculty members early in their academic careers.