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Starting from 2019/20, COMP has collaborated with the Computing Alumni Association (CAA) to launch the mentorship programme which aims to enhance students’ holistic learning experience. This year, we have invited 10 alumni who are professional practitioners and industry executives as our mentors. A virtual kick-off gathering cum career talk was held on 18 January. Dr Henry Chan, our Associate Professor and Associate Head (Partnership & Collabor

24 Jan 2022

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Jointly launched by Tencent and the China Computer Federation (CCF) in 2013, the CCF-Tencent Rhino-Bird Young Faculty Open Research Fund (the Fund) is committed to building a platform for industry-university research cooperation and academic exchanges for young scholars. A scholar reward program was established to further support scientific research cooperation and the personal development of scholars. We are glad to announce that two COMP schol

18 Jan 2022


On 8 January 2022, COMP hosted an online info seminar to introduce the Master of Science in Information Technology (MScIT) programme during PolyU Info Day for Taught Postgraduate Programmes, attracting more than 150 participants. Dr Korris Chung, Associate Professor and MSc Scheme Coordinator began the seminar by briefly introducing the Department. He then shared the trend of hot IT topics including Artificial Intelligence and Big Data with the a

10 Jan 2022

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Under the supervision of Prof. Song Guo, Professor of COMP, our PhD student, Jackal Xu Zhenda received the Student Innovation (Tertiary or above) Gold Award and Student Innovation Grand Award with his project “Dr. Body-Scan” at the presentation ceremony of the Hong Kong Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Awards 2021 on 29 November. Jackal teamed up with a student from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and worked on the project, “

7 Jan 2022


COMP recently received an ITF grant under the Partnership Research Programme for a Fintech-related project entitled: “An Innovative Hybrid Intelligence Web System for the Hong Kong Stock Market”. In collaboration with the Hong Kong Institute of Financial Analysts (HKIFA) and Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia (IFTA), this innovative project seeks to combine human intelligence and artificial intelligence (i.e. Hybrid Intelligence) for an

4 Jan 2022


Congratulations to the following staff members on receiving the Faculty Awards for Outstanding Achievement 2021. This truly reflects the great efforts and contributions made by them. Category of Award Award Awardee Faculty Award in Research and Scholarl

20 Dec 2021


On 9 December 2021, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Signing Ceremony was held between PolyU and Chiang Mai University (CMU), Thailand, signifying a closer and more concrete partnership on education and research. The collaboration was driven by COMP and Research Centre on Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (RC-DSAI) of PolyU, bringing both institutions to a new stage of international cooperation. Following the congratulatory speech by Dr

13 Dec 2021


COMP student, Romeo Ng Wang-hei, (BSc (Hons) in Financial Technology and Artificial Intelligence, Year 3) received the ‘’Most Innovative Award (Open Stream)” with his team members from other universities at the finale of the New World Innovation Challenge 2021 on 27 November. New World Innovation Challenge 2021 is a multi-stream open competition designed to elevate solutions provided by the next generation of promising startups, students and intr

8 Dec 2021


Congratulations to all COMP graduates! The graduation ceremonies of COMP bachelor and master degrees students have been successfully concluded on 29 November at the Jockey Club Auditorium of PolyU. Families and friends of graduates gathered together to witness such a memorable moment. More photos are available on COMP Facebook page and COMP Instagram.

3 Dec 2021


We are proud to announce that Prof. Jiannong Cao, Otto Poon Charitable Foundation Professor in Data Science and Chair Professor of Distributed and Mobile Computing, has recently been named the Fellow of China Computer Federation (CCF), the leading organisation on computing technology and applications in China. With the outstanding achievements and contributions in distributed computing, wireless network and mobile computing and big data analysis,

26 Jan 2022


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