City University of Hong Kong
Teaching Excellence Awards 2019-2020 2019 Norbert Wiener Award 2019 IEEE CIM Outstanding Paper Award Research collaboration with Huawei Summer Summit on Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technologies 2019 Research collaboration with Peng Cheng Laboratory 3rd Prize in 5th HK University Student Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competition 2019 Computer Science Challenge 2019 Global Partnerships Most Innovative Award in the PwC's Data-lympics 2019 1st Runner-up in Classified Post Hackathon 2018 Early Career Award 2018 CityU TFI Research Centre Workshop on Artificial Intelligence in the Era of Big Data 2018

News & Achievements

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Andrew P. Sage Best Transactions Paper Award 2020

19 OCT 2020

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.

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Best Student Paper Runner Up Award in British Machine Vision Virtual Conference (BMVC2020)

25 SEP 2020

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.

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Excellent Young Scientists Fund (Hong Kong and Macau) 2020

23 SEP 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.

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Best Paper Award in the IEEE 3rd International Conference on Multimedia Information Processing and Retrieval (IEEE MIPR) 2020

08 SEP 2020

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

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Outstanding ICT Rising Star Award in the HKCS Outstanding ICT Women Awards 2020

17 AUG 2020

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.

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Emirates Grand Prize Winner in TartanHacks 2020

05 MAR 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.

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International Collegiate Programming Contests (ICPC) 2019

07 FEB 2020

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.

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IEEE INFOCOM Test of Time Paper Award 2020

20 JAN 2020

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).

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J. David Irwin Early Career Award 2019 from the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES)

06 DEC 2019

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."

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Best Paper Award in the 5th IEEE International Conference on Big Data Intelligence and Computing (DataCom) 2019

06 DEC 2019

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

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First Place Award in the iDASH Privacy & Security Workshop 2019

06 DEC 2019

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

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Norbert Wiener Award 2019

31 OCT 2019

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.

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Best Paper Award in the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME) 2019

23 OCT 2019

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.

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Best Paper Award in the IEEE 5th International Conference on Data Science and Systems (DSS) 2019

23 OCT 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.

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Best Paper Award in the 5th International Conference on Big Data Computing and Communications (BigCom) 2019

23 OCT 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

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Silver Award of HKEIA Innovation & Technology Project Competition Award 2019

23 OCT 2019

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.