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31 AUG 2020 CityU student wins Outstanding ICT Rising Star Award

A gifted computer science student at CityU has received the Outstanding ICT Rising Star Award from the Hong Kong Computer Society.

08 JUN 2020 Award-winning CityU educators inspire students to serve society

Encouraging students to apply their knowledge to society is the key teaching philosophy shared among this year’s Teaching and Excellence Award winners at CityU.

30 OCT 2019 Best paper awards at international conferences

CityU’s Department of Computer Science has won several best paper awards at recent international conferences.

10 DEC 2018 Ten CityU scholars honoured for highly cited papers

Ten faculty members from City University of Hong Kong (CityU) have been named as Highly Cited Researchers for 2018 by Clarivate Analytics.

19 MAY 2017 Innovative tour guide proposal wins CityU students top CEO award

Four CityU students have been crowned champions in the Social Innovation CEO Competition for their idea to hire senior citizens as local tour guides.

13 MAR 2017 CityU-led cloud security project attracts $6m in funding

A CityU-led research project on cloud security has been awarded HKD5.98 million in the Collaborative Research Fund in the 2016–17 exercise.

06 FEB 2017 AI scientist wins national Achievement Award

Professor Wang Jun in the Department of Computer Science has received the 2016 Achievement Award at an national science and technology award ceremony.

07 DEC 2016 Cool thinking for coding kids

CityU is helping to promote computational thinking and coding among primary school students.

16 OCT 2015 International big data conference explores human-centric systems

About 600 scientists, scholars and researchers congregated at the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics held at CityU from 9 to 12 October.

17 NOV 2014 Viral robot combat promotes computer programming

Over 500 high school students competed in the Fifth CityU-CS Robocode Contest in November.

26 NOV 2013 Robocode Contest boosts interest in computer science

Virtual robots competed against each other in the final contest of the fourth CityU-CS Robocode Contest held at CityU.

30 AUG 2013 New labs to boost students’ innovation and creativity

New learning spaces at CityU in support of the Discovery-enriched Curriculum will give students the chance to create, test and communicate ideas.

26 JUL 2013 CityU graduate lands Google software engineer job

A CityU computer science graduate has been offered a position as a software engineer at Google’s US headquarters due to his outstanding performance in an international programming competition.

25 JAN 2013 Lecture discusses fundamentals and realisation of Internet of Things

At the latest CityU Distinguished Lecture Professor Zhao Wei , Rector of the University of Macau, presented a speech called “Internet of Things—What and How”.

21 JAN 2013 CityU student wins Best Paper Award for new image search method

A Computer Science PhD student at CityU won the Best Paper Award at the 2012 Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia.

26 NOV 2012 CityU hosts robot contest for secondary students

Virtual robots battled it out in a computer game programming competition held on 24 November at CityU.

14 AUG 2012 Computer science student wins Gold Award for mobile app

A creative and highly practical mobile app developed by a CityU computer science student has won a Gold Award at the 2012 Pan-Pearl River Delta University Student IT Project Competition.

07 DEC 2011 CityU’s wetland system removes 90% of wastewater pollutants

Researchers at CityU have found that an artificially constructed wetland can remove up to 90% of pollutants in wastewater.

28 NOV 2011 Robot battles at CityU

Virtual robots built by over 200 local secondary school students fought each other in the CityU-CS Robocode Contest 2011.

22 MAR 2011 CityU postgraduate students win prestigious award at mathematics competition

Three postgraduate students from CityU have won a First Class Award at the 7th National Postgraduate Mathematics Contest in Modelling.

09 MAR 2011 CityU scientist honoured for anti-phishing research

Dr Liu Wenyin, Assistant Professor of the Department of Computer Science, has been honoured with a prestigious fellowship in recognition of his anti-phishing research.

23 NOV 2010 Battle of the (virtual) tanks sparks interest in programming

Secondary school students had the opportunity to learn more about computer programming at the CityU-CS Robocode Contest 2010 organised by CityU on 20 November.

25 OCT 2010 CityU’s e-book project receives mainland fund boost

Professor Li Qing from the Department of Computer Science at CityU has received a grant for an innovative system that compiles e-books based on individual users’ interests and learning competences.

29 SEP 2010 CityU’s CIO receives two major IT accolades

Dr Andy Chun Hon-wai, Chief Information Officer and Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science, has been named one of Asia’s 15 most outstanding IT innovators for 2010 and one of the top 50 international CIO and IT leaders in social media.

25 MAR 2010 Computing students crowned University Champion in programming contest

Five teams comprising 15 students from the Department of Computer Science beat other seven universities from Hong Kong and Macau, and won the Champion University Award at “IBM Inter-University Programming Contest”.

17 AUG 2009 CityU offers school teachers free training workshop on using IT in education

CityU launched the Collaborative Blended Learning Curriculum Design and Development Programme, offering school teachers free training workshops on web-based tools and systems and helping schools meet challenges of IT in education.

21 MAY 2009 Student Project Exhibition reveals innovative ideas in science

The College of Science and Engineering is launching a Student Project Exhibition to showcase student creativity in technology, which enables hundreds of secondary school students to learn about the relationship between science and our daily lives.

27 APR 2009 Library awards for outstanding students

CityU Library held the fourth OAPS certificate awards ceremony to recognise students for excellence in academic writing.

30 MAR 2009 Computing students excel in programming contest

Sound computing knowledge and strong teamwork have earned a team of three Department of Computer Science students the championship in the IBM Inter-University Programming Contest 2009.

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