News 2020

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24 Mar 2020

EE Chair Professor Prof Michael Tse joined hand with South China Normal University to engage data-driven modelling in the prediction of spreading trend of COVID-19 epidemic in China, with the goal of better control of the spread and facilitate timely hospitalization and treatment plans.

Under this research, a library of spreading profiles and corresponding model parameters is to be established based on the current results obtained for more accurate estimation of future outbreak in a specific population. Current progress has included Europe, Japan, South Korea, Iran, and more.

News release in Sing Tao Daily on March 19, 2020.

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Prof Ron Chen
29 May 2020

Prof Ron Chen has been put on World’s Top 1000 Scientist List according to the 2020 6th edition of Top Scientists Ranking for Computer Science & Electronics prepared by Guide2Research. Prof Chen is ranked 16th worldwide and ranked the 1st in Hong Kong and in Asia by H-Index of 149 with 100,895 citations. There are 144 Chinese scholars being put on the list and Prof Chen is one of the top 10 Chinese scholars, being ranked 4th among the 144 listed Chinese scholars. Prof Chen’s research on chaos theory and hence the discovery of “Chen System” has attracted extensive attention in the academic community and has earned him this international recognition.

The ranking represents H-index, database and logic programming (DBLP) computer science bibliography, and citations values gathered by 16 May 2020. The analysis is based on a detailed examination of more than 6000 profiles on Google Scholar and DBLP. To know more the successful story of Prof Chen, you may check Guide2ResearchCityU News, or Hong Kong Commercial Daily.

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EE Graduates Selected to Join HKSTP’s Technology Leaders of Tomorrow Programme
EE Graduates Selected to Join HKSTP’s Technology Leaders of Tomorrow Programme

The Hong Kong Science and Technology Park (HKSTP) InnoAcademy develops forward-looking learning and training programmes to upskill talents for innovation and technology (I&T) careers in Hong Kong. Two of our graduates, Mr Law Chun Kit (2020 ECE graduate) and Dr Leung Ho Chun (2020 PhD graduate supervised by Prof Andrew Leung and 2015 INFE graduate), are selected to join its inaugural Technology Leaders of Tomorrow (TLT) Programme. There were over 600 applicants from the 2020 world’s top 50 universities. Mr Law and Dr Leung are two of the eight selected talents to join the first cohort of the programme.

Participants of TLT programme will first enter a two-month HKSTP internship and they will assume a 24-month full-time R&D role at one of HKSTP’s partner companies. For more information on InnoAcademy and the TLT programme, please visit https://innoacademy.hkstp.org/

Students from the Department of Electrical Engineering of City University can develop 6G-8G technology products?! (MingPao Daily大學道講堂)

News release in Ming Pao Daily on Nov 11 , 2020.

Prof Ron Chen on Top Scientists List in Computer Science and Electronics 2020 – 1st in HK and Asia (Hong Kong Commercial Daily 香港商報 A11)
EE Alumni, Mr. TONG Kin-fai Kenneth - Research & Develop Antenna Technology Benefits the Community (Hong Kong Economic Times 經濟日報 A18)
EE Alumni, Mr. Tobby FU - Promote Innovation and Cooperation for Mutual Benefits (Hong Kong Economic Times 經濟日報A20)
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Data-driven Modelling and Prediction of Global Spreading of COVID-19

EE Chair Professor Prof Michael Tse joined hand with South China Normal University to engage data-driven modelling in the prediction of spreading trend of COVID-19 epidemic in China, with the goal of better control of the spread and facilitate timely hospitalization and treatment plans.

Under this research, a library of spreading profiles and corresponding model parameters is to be established based on the current results obtained for more accurate estimation of future outbreak in a specific population. Current progress has included Europe, Japan, South Korea, Iran, and more.

News release in Sing Tao Daily on March 19, 2020.

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First-ever CityU Online Learning Taster Workshops for High School Students

The first-ever CityU Online Learning Taster Workshop by EE for high school students has been launched in February 2020, which attracted over a hundred of S.1 to S.6 students from 50 local secondary schools. The EE workshop titled 「精靈寶可夢的人工智能工作坊」conducted by Dr Ray Cheung, Associate Professor of Department of Electrical Engineering, attracted over 70 participants as an exciting kick-start for the workshop series. Students found the online teaching platform interactive which got them an early taste of prevailing technological topics such as Artificial Intelligence in EE.

News release in Sing Tao Daily on March 5, 2020. We are pleased to share Dr. Ray Cheung’s recording clip.