EE Soft Skills Seminar (I) – Graduate School application in the US and HK
EEHS Professor Sharing
Date: 15 October 2021 (Friday)
Time: 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Theme: Complex Networks in Our Daily Life -- 漫談日常生活中豐富多彩的複雜網絡
Speaker: Prof. Ron Chen (陳關榮教授), Chair Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, City University of Hong Kong
EEHS Internship Sharing
The sharing invited four speakers from different companies/institutions to share their internship experiences. All the participants enjoyed the sharing and found it’s very useful as this is an opportunity to enhance their understanding about career prospects as well as make better plans for their near future.
CityU EE Joint Lab Microsoft Training
Over 220 Undergraduate and Postgraduate students registered for this event, 80 out of them were invited to join the Live session to interact with the Microsoft certified trainer. For those who have completed this training would receive examination vouchers from Microsoft for the AI-900 examination. All participants said they have acquired foundational knowledge of machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) concepts and related Microsoft Azure services, and for those who pass this exam demonstrated their knowledge of common ML and AI workloads and how to implement them on Azure. CityU-EE Joint Lab will continue to develop value-added learning activities for our students.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.