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.
Three BSc Computer Science students, Mr WONG Man Fai, Miss FAN Cheuk Hang and Miss CHAN Wing Sze, won the 2nd Runner-up in 2018 Microsoft Imagine Cup National Final – Hong Kong for their project titled “Ani-Think”, which provides a mobile solution in veterinary pathology for animal sentiment analysis and disease diagnosis.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.