Soft Skills

Jun
17
2021

CityU EE Joint Lab Microsoft Training

As a student, are you looking for a way to validate your ABC skills (AI, Big Data & Cloud) and prepare for a career? Microsoft HK partners with CityU Joint Lab to provide you the AI-900 Microsoft Azure AI Fundamentals to introduce you to fundamentals concepts related to AI, and the services in Microsoft Azure that can be used to create AI solutions. No technology / coding background is needed and everyone is welcome to join us to learn something new. You can also receive a free exam voucher for the examination.

Date:17 -18 June 2021
Time: 2:00pm to 5:00pm (6 hours in total)
Course outline:
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/certifications/courses/ai-900t00
Quota: 80 (first-come-first-served)

Registration Link: https://forms.office.com/r/ZpVXPd2iX5 

Link to the poster

Jun
07
2021

EE Honor Society MCM Workshops and Mock Contest

The contest attracted diverse students and faculty advisors from over 900 institutions around the world.

Deadline for registration: 2 Jun 2021
Online workshops: 17 -19 May 2021
Mock contest: 3 – 7 Jun 2021

Link to the poster

Apr
26
2021

Postgraduate Seminar: My Stories of Conducting Research as an Early-career Researcher

During the seminar, Dr Wang shared with students some his stories on research career development, in particular during his PhD years. His genuine sharing of facing ups and downs provided insights to students on how to plan for PhD study and how to conduct good and solid research work. The session rounded up with active discussion and full of encouragement.

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Mar
19
2021

Electrical Engineering Honor Society (EEHS) Alumni Sharing Sessions in March 2021

Both speakers Mr. SONG Xiangchen, who will start as a PhD student in Carnegie Mellon University and Miss LI Yuqi, who is currently studying at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign as a PhD student are 2017 ECE graduates, they generously shared their experience in applying graduate studies, undergraduate research and tips about how to find good research topics. They also talked about how to improve communication skills, problem solving skills and the ways to find initiatives. The talks ended with interactive and informative Q&A among participants.

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Mar
05
2021

EE Soft Skills Seminar – “Professor Says Series - Overcoming Adversity to Succeed in Life (克服逆境 邁向人生)”

Professor Chen shared how he found ways to jump over hurdles and get around roadblocks, so that they did not stop him from moving forward and he hoped his stories could shed some light onto positive thoughts of students when facing adversity in life. Students actively participated in the Q&A session after the seminar.

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Jan
08
2021

Round Table Discussion on Teaching Philosophy

Winners of Outstanding Teacher Awards 2020, namely Dr Ray Cheung, Mr Van Ting, Dr Cheng Wang and Prof Moshe Zukerman, were invited to share their teaching philosophy and experiences with students. Important factors to effective teaching and learning, innovations in teaching, blended approach on programming education, etc., were discussed on the day.

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Jan
06
2021

Sharing on Effective Teaching

Ways for achieving simple, consistent and accurate marking and checking; how to make use of Canvas for efficient marking; and tips on improving teaching quality were shared. Some TAs were invited to share their teaching experiences as well. The talk ended with active discussion on effective teaching practices among participants.

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Dec
02
2020

Seminar on Academic Writing - “Writing Up a Good Research Paper for Publication”

In this talk, he shared his substantial experiences on writing a good research paper and discussed how to present it in a more professional and readable fashion. Valuable tips were shared to address some common problems that hinder a student from writing up a high-quality and attractive paper for publication.

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Nov
12
2020

EE Soft Skills Seminar – “Graduate School Application in the US and HK”

The valuable key takeaways covered by Dr. Wang and Dr Yuan included whether students should go for graduate school and their expectation, pros and cons of graduate schools in the US and HK, criteria for a successful application to US graduate schools and to HKPFS and the current global situation changes the prospects of graduate school applications.

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Video and Presentation material by Dr. WANG Cheng  and Dr. YUAN Yixuan are available.

 

Oct
08
2020

EE Soft Skills Seminar – “Behind the Story of Tech Start-ups from San Francisco Bay Area to the Greater Bay Area”

The valuable key takeaways covered by Dr Hung included the factors and policies that favor technology start-ups in the U.S., suitable models of technology start-ups in the Greater Bay Area and Hong Kong, and the unique challenges and opportunities in the high-tech industries in Hong Kong.

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Presentation materials are available here.