Student Award 2022
Mr Kwok Man Hin (Year 4, INFE) who teamed up with a student from the Department of Public International Affairs has been awarded the 1st Runner Up and Best Innovation Award in IET Young Professionals Exhibition & Competition (YPEC) 2022 – Undergraduate Section. The winning project, supervised by Dr W S Chan, is called "Starwheation".
YPEC, organized by Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), is a dynamic platform for young professionals from different segments to exhibit their engineering and technology innovation. The theme this year is “Propagation” which aims at envisioning young professionals to propagate innovative ideas and act as influencers in the society.
A team of five EE students/graduates supervised by Dr K F Tsang has won the First Runner-Up in the Tertiary Education Category of the Hong Kong Electronics Project Competition 2022.
- Winning Project: An Optimized Radio Replication Combined Load Balancing Scheme for Network Server Cluster in Large-Scale LoRaWAN
- Team members: Mr LEE Yo-Che (INFE), Mr LIU Yucheng (PhD), Mr WANG Hao (PhD), Miss WEI Yang (PhD) and Mr ZHANG Zhifu (INFE graduate 2022)
Organized by the Electronics Division of The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE), the Hong Kong Electronics Project Competition (HKEPC) 2022 is held every year with the aim of promoting the advancement and exchange of information and creative ideas related to electronic engineering. The theme of HKEPC 2022 is “Advancing Innovation & Technology in New Normal Smart City”.
Mr CHAN Ho Chung (CDE, Year 4) and Mr MENG Xinmin (ECE, Year 4), under the supervision of Dr Ray Cheung, have won the Third Prize in the CCF TCARCH Customized Computing Challenge 2022.
Customized Computing Challenge is hosted by CCF TCARCH (中國電腦學會體系結構專委會) and jointly organized by Center for Energy-Efficient Computing and Applications of Beijing University and AMD-Xilinx. It is a national competition which aims to nurture computer architecture talents, stimulate students' interest in computer architecture, and develop students' innovative spirit. This year, it has attracted 78 teams from 59 universities in mainland China and Hong Kong to join the competition. The team is the top three in the competition.
Mr CHENG Cheung Yu (INFE, Year 3) and Miss RUAN Yuyan (2022 CDE graduate), who formed a team with a student from Department of Computer Science, have won the Second Prize in the Global Final of Huawei ICT Competition 2021-2022 under the Innovation category. The winning project, supervised by Dr Ray Cheung, is titled “CanSee 2.0: A Convenient, Efficient and Comprehensive Platform for Lung Cancer Diagnosis”.
The competition established in 2015 aims to provide students with a platform to exchange ideas, enhance their ICT knowledge and practical skills and increase their ability to innovate by using new technologies and platforms. This year, it has attracted 150,000 students from over 2,000 universities and colleges across 85 countries to join the competition.
Six EE students and graduates have won four prizes in the 8th Hong Kong University Student Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competition.
|Second Prize||Life Science||VirStrain: A Strain Identification Tool for RNA Viruses||Mr Dehan Cai (PhD student)
Mr Herui Liao (PhD student)
|Dr Yanni Sun|
|Third Prize||Life Science||Brain Signal Processing and Classification for Depth of Anesthesia||Mr Tsan Tsz Ho (CDE 2022 graduate)
Mr ELDALY Abdelrahman Bakr Mohammed- Abdelnaby (PhD student)
|Dr Leanne Chan|
|Merit Prize||Information Technology||Stress Detection by Monitoring Human Eyes, Irises, and Pupils with Mask R-CNN||Miss Yip Ching Man (INFE 2022 graduate)||Dr Leanne Chan|
|Merit Prize||Information Technology||News Intelligence Web Platform with Text Mining and NLP Techniques||Mr Yang Kai Yam (INFE 2022 graduate)||Dr Albert Sung|
The competition organized by Hong Kong New Generation Cultural Association aims to promote innovation and entrepreneurship among the young generation. It is a platform facilitating students to further develop their potential, sharpen their presentation and interpersonal skills and become future innovation and entrepreneurship leaders.
Mr HUANG Yixiao (INFE, Year 3), who formed a team with two students from Department of Computer Science, has won the Silver Medal in the 2022 ICPC Asia Kunming Regional Contest. Mr Huang has been trained by Dr Albert Sung and Mr Van Ting under the ACM-ICPC Training Workshops organized by EE Department, while the competition was led by Prof Minming Li of CS Department.
The contest hosted by Kunming University of Science and Technology attracted over 800 teams from over 300 universities in China, Hong Kong and Macau to compete for the awards.