Student Award 2021

The Cyberport University Partnership Programme 2020-21
Two Teams Winning HK$100K each from The Cyberport University Partnership Programme 2020-21

Two teams of EE students and graduates have been selected to join The Cyberport University Partnership Programme (CUPP) 2020-21 and awarded HK$100K each of seed fund to develop their start-up projects.

  Winning Team A Winning Team B
Name of Awardees
  • Mr SENTHIL KUMAR Nikil (CDE student)
  • Mr YIM Kwok Woon (CDE Graduate 2021)
  • Mr RAJNIKANTH Ajay (CDE student)
  • Master student from HKUST
  • Mr Lau Kin Yam (INFE Graduate 2020)
  • Mr Chu Tsz Kit (INFE Graduate 2020)
  • Master student from School of Design, PolyU
Project Title Intersect ConNest
Supervisors
  • Dr Ray Cheung (EE)
  • Dr John Lee (Department of Linguistics and Translation)
  • Dr Ray Cheung (EE)
  • Mr Albert Au (PolyU)

CUPP is a FinTech-focused entrepreneurship programme for local university students to unleash their potential, gain insights into the global market, and receive a unique chance to participate in an Entrepreneurship Boot Camp at overseas university and receive mentorship from industry elites. More about this meaningful programme can be found here.

First Prize in The 8th CCF Big Data & Computing Intelligence Contest.jpg
MSc Student Winning First Prize in The 8th CCF Big Data & Computing Intelligence Contest

Mr Zheng Shaomian (MScMIT), who teamed up with a member from a company in China, has won the First Prize in The 8th CCF Big Data & Computing Intelligence Contest. The winning project is titled "Private Information Extraction Model based on Multi-stage Fine-tuning and Pre-training".

The contest was organized and launched by China Computer Federation in 2013 which aims to promote the development of big data and computing intelligence and nurture quality talents for the field. There were 1483 teams joined the contest to attempt different questions and 5 teams were shortlisted for each question for entering the final. Mr Zheng outcompete the other 4 teams in his chosen question and won the First Prize.