Student Achievements 2014

Best Student Paper Award in the 6th IEEE PES Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference 2014

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10 DEC 2014

PhD student, Mr MAO Tian, supervised by Dr Ricky Lau, has received the Best Student Paper Award in the 6th IEEE PES Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference 2014. His winning paper is called “An Intelligent Scatter Search (ISS) Algorithm for Scheduling of Charging a Single EV”

The conference was organized by the Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers – Power and Energy Society (IEEE PES), the world’s largest forum for sharing technological developments in the electric power industry and where the leading power engineering researchers and industry practitioners present and discuss the latest developments on emerging power industry issues, of critical importance, to countries in the Asia Pacific region.


EE Graduates Winning Merit Prize of HKEIA Innovation & Technology Project Competition Award 2014

28 NOV 2014

Two EE graduates have won Merit Prize of HKEIA Innovation & Technology Project Competition Award 2014 under the session - Students of Electronic Engineering or Related Engineering Fields.

  • Mr Kong Man Ho (INFE) for his FYP entitled “A Realtime Visual Feedback System for Heart Beat Signal”, supervised by Mr Van Ting
  • Miss Zhu Qian (ECE) for her FYP entitled “Design a Printed 60GHz CP Dipole Antenna With Complementary Sources”, supervised by Prof C H Chan


JCAP Outstanding Paper Award in the 15th International Conference on Electronic Packaging Technology (ICEPT 2014)

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15 AUG 2014

PhD student, Mr HU Xiao, has recently received the JCAP Outstanding Paper Award in the 15th International Conference on Electronic Packaging Technology (ICEPT 2014). The winning paper, supervised by Prof Y C Chan, is called “Electroless Ni-P-Zr02 Metallization for Lead-free Solder Interconnection”.

ICEPT 2014 was held in Chengdu this year. It aims to cover the latest technological developments in electronic packaging, manufacturing and packaging equipment, and provide opportunities to explore the trends of research and development, as well as business in China.


PhD Student Winning First Prize of Student Innovation Competition in the 2014 IEEE International Workshop on Electromagnetics

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13 AUG 2014

PhD student, Mr GE Lei, has recently received the First Prize of Student Innovation Competition in the 2014 IEEE International Workshop on Electromagnetics. The winning project, supervised by Prof K M Luk, is called “Unidirectional Antenna for Cognitive Radio Applications”.

IEEE International Workshop on Electromagnetics is an international conference which provides not only a platform for scientists and engineers to exchange their ideas, but also a good venue for young scholars and students to demonstrate their innovative results in the field of electromagnetic theory, antennas and related applications/topics.


Third Prize in 2014 Intel Cup Undergraduate Electronic Design Contest-Embedded System Design Invitational Contest

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24 JUL 2014

Three EE students WU Haotian (ECE; 2013 entering major), LIU Xinhong (INFE; 2013 entering major) and IP Wai Kei (CE; 2012 entering major) teamed up with three other CS students in two teams and won the Third Prize in the 2014 Intel Cup Undergraduate Electronic Design Contest-Embedded System Design Invitational Contest held in Shanghai. The supervisor of the teams is Dr Tan Chee Wei, Assistant Professor (CS). 

2014 Intel Cup Undergraduate Electronic Design Contest-Embedded System Design Invitational Contest, (Intel Cup Embedded System Design Contest: ESDC), initiated by the PRC Government, is hosted by Shanghai Jiao Tong University and solely sponsored by Intel Corporation. Held every 2 years, the contest provides an opportunity for top undergraduate students to design a working system based on an assigned Intel embedded platform over a period of three months. Designs can apply to any device that could be used in a real-world application, such as in the home, automobile, medical, industrial, or other industries. It encourages improvement of the curriculum structure and content in the disciplines of Information Technology and Electronics, promotes implementation of well-rounded education within higher education institutions, and fosters innovation skills amongst students.


EE Student Team Awarded 2nd Prize in the 2014 IEEE Region 10 Student Paper Contest (Post-Graduate Category)

22 JUL 2014

Two PhD students, Mr. CHUI Kwok Tai and Mr. LI Yee Shing Benjamin, together with an ECE graduate, Mr. CHOW Wai Hei, have received the 2nd Prize Award in the 2014 IEEE Region 10 Student Paper Contest (Post-Graduate Category). The winning paper, supervised by Dr. Kim Fung Tsang and Prof. Henry Shu Hung Chung, is called "Driver Fatigue Detection using A Novel ECG based Drowsiness Detection Algorithm with Head Distraction Detection".

The IEEE Region 10 Student Activities Committee conducts two student paper contests every year, one for the Postgraduate (PG) and the other for the Undergraduate (UG) IEEE Student Members in the Region. The papers are judged based on the technical content, Innovation, practical implementation, references and overall presentation.


1st Runner-up in IET Young Professionals Exhibition & Competition 2014 (YPEC 2014) - Postgraduate Session

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17 JUL 2014

PhD student, Mr CHI Haoran, has recently received the 1st Runner-up in The Institution of Engineering and Technology Hong Kong Young Professionals Exhibition & Competition 2014 (YPEC 2014) - Postgraduate Session. The winning project, supervised by Dr K F Tsang and Dr W H Lau, is called “A Design of ZigBee Based Advanced Metering Infrastructure with Interference Avoidance”.

YMEC is an exhibition and conference, at which students and young professionals in the engineering and technology industry present their projects on a competitive basis.


Student Awards in the 2014 European Frequency and Time Forum

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27 JUN 2014

Two PhD students, supervised by Dr Joshua Lee, have won the Student Award in the 2014 European Frequency and Time Forum.

  • Mr ZHANG Weiguan was granted the award for his key contribution to the theme of Sensors and Transducers.
  • Mr ZHU Haoshen was granted the award for his key contribution to the theme of Materials, Resonators, and Resonator Circuits.
The European Frequency and Time Forum (EFTF) 2014 was held on 23 – 26 June 2014 in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. It is the premier technical conference in Europe for time and frequency products and related technologies. They bring together researchers and technologists from manufacturers, service providers, operators, application developers, National Metrology laboratories, defence timing, and standards bodies to share the latest information and promote the development of precise time and frequency systems and components.

Best Paper Award in the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics - China

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17 APR 2014

PhD students, Mr CHUI Kwok Tai and Mr LI Yee Shing Benjamin, received the Best Paper Award in the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics – China (ICCE-China). The winning paper, supervised by Dr K F Tsang and Prof Henry Chung and co-authored with an EE research staff, Mr HUNG Faan Hei, is called “Appliance Signature: Multi-modes Electric Appliances”.

ICCE-China 2014 was organized by the IEEE Consumer Electronics Society and was held on 9 – 13 April 2014 in Shenzhen. This year, it focused on the applications and technologies of IoT related to aspects of Smart Grid, Intelligent Medical Services, Home Automation, Intelligent Transportation and Radio Frequency Identification. By prompting outstanding and latest research findings, the conference inspired innovative and novel ideas through discussions of IoT topics.


Certificate of Merit for Best Student Invention (College & Undergraduates) Award at Hong Kong ICT Awards 2014

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14 APR 2014

Our ECE final year student, Mr CHING Hong Yan, and CE graduate 2013, Mr CHOI Chi Kuen Max, won the Certificate of Merit for Best Student Invention (College & Undergraduates) Award at Hong Kong ICT Awards 2014. The project, supervised by Prof Hong Yan and Dr Leanne Chan, is titled "Mobile Device and Cloud Server based Intelligent Health Monitoring Systems". 

The Hong Kong ICT Awards have been established since 2006. It aims to recognize and promote outstanding ICT inventions and applications, thereby encouraging innovation and excellence among Hong Kong’s ICT talents and enterprises in their constant pursuit for creative and better solutions to meet business and social needs.


First Prize of 2013/14 Samsung Solve For Tomorrow Competition

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10 APR 2014

Our ECE student (2013 entering major),  Mr LAI Chun Tak, has recently won the First Prize of 2013/14 Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Competition in the tertiary school category for his project titled "New Concept of Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning System".  Acknowledgement has to go to the Gateway Education Lab for printing the project prototype and the Division of Building Science and Technology, CityU at where the student pursued his Associate Degree.

By asking students to develop ideas for how technology can be used to solve environmental issues faced by the city, the competition aims to inspire students’ greater awareness in protecting the environment, making Hong Kong a greener and smarter place to live in.

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EE Students Winning Prizes at CityU Discovery Festival 2014

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13 MAR 2014

Three EE students, Mr PANG Chak Man (BEngCE), Mr CHING Hong Yan (BEngECE) and Mr Tian Yuan (MScMIT student), have won prizes at “I Like Tech@CityU Student Contest” and “My Own Discovery Contest” by showcasing their learning adventure on innovation and discovery.

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IEEE MTT-S Undergraduate/Pre-graduate Scholarship for Spring 2014

17 FEB 2014

Our BEngECE final year student, Mr ZHANG Lei, was awarded the IEEE MTT-S Undergraduate/Pre-graduate Scholarship for Spring 2014 by the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S), USA. This is the sixth time our students received this award. His winning research project proposal is called "Thermal Power Reuse in Power Amplifier Design" which is co-supervised by Prof K W LEUNG and Dr Leung CHIU (Adjunct Professor of EE).