Prof Kay Chen TAN received the Andrew P. Sage Best Transactions Paper Award 2020 for his co-authored paper titled “A Generic Deep-Learning-Based Approach for Automated Surface Inspection” published in the IEEE Transactions in Cybernetics in March 2018.
Mr TIAN Xin, a PhD student, together with his supervisor Dr Rynson LAU, received the Best Student Paper Runner Up Award for their co-authored paper titled “Weakly-supervised Salient Instance Detection” in the 31st British Machine Vision Virtual Conference (BMVC2020) held in September 2020.
Dr Shiqi WANG has been awarded the 2020 Excellent Young Scientists Fund (Hong Kong and Macau) under the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC). Dr Wang will receive a funding of RMB 1.2 million in support of his research work.
Mr Weijing CHEN, a 2019 graduate of MSc Computer Science, together with his supervisor Dr Linqi SONG and a professor from Tianjin University, received the Best Paper Award for their co-authored paper titled “Enhancing Deep Multimedia Recommendations Using Graph Embeddings” in the IEEE 3rd International Conference on Multimedia Information Processing and Retrieval (IEEE MIPR) 2020 held virtually
Ms TO Pui Kiu Cheryl, a Year 2 BSc Computer Science student, received The Outstanding ICT Rising Star Award in the Awards Presentation Ceremony of The HKCS Outstanding ICT Women Awards 2020 (OICTWA 2020) on 5th August 2020.
Mr Michael LIM, a Year 2 BSc Computer Science student currently on exchange at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) in the USA, was awarded the Emirates Grand Prize Winner in TartanHacks 2020, organized by ScottyLabs at CMU in February 2020. Mr Lim formed a multi-cultural team with three students from CMU and other overseas universities.
CS students made impressive achievements in the International Collegiate Programming Contests (ICPC) 2019 under the supervision of Dr Minming LI and Dr Kenneth LEE.
A team of BSc Computer Science students comprising Mr DONG Qihua, Mr ZHAI Xingyu and Mr ZHENG Leqian won the Bronze Medal in the 44th ICPC Asia Regional Contest (Nanchang) 2019 held in Nanchang, China in November 2019.
Dr Cong WANG has received the IEEE INFOCOM Test of Time Paper Award 2020 for his co-authored paper titled “Achieving Secure, Scalable, and Fine-Grained Data Access Control in Cloud Computing,” published in the 2010 proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (IEEE INFOCOM).
Dr Gerhard Petrus HANCKE received the J. David Irwin Early Career Award 2019 from the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES) for “research and educational contributions and impact on secure and reliable technology for the Industrial Internet-of-Things."
Mr Zhi ZENG, 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 "SSN: A Spatial Semantic Network for High-accuracy, Stable and Generalized Intent Detection" in the 5th IEEE International Conference on Big Data Intelligence and Computing (DataCom) 2019 held in Kaohsiung, Ta
A joint team of undergraduate students from the City University of Hong Kong and Zhejiang University won the First Place Award in the “Track 3: Privacy-preserving Machine Learning as a Service on SGX” of the iDASH Privacy & Security Workshop 2019 - Secure Genome Analysis Competition, held in October 2019 in Bloomington, Indiana USA, under the joint supervision of Dr Cong WANG (CityU) and Pr
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.