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Prof. GUO Song, Professor of our Department, has been elected as the Member of Academia Europaea under the Informatics Section in 2022. Prof. GUO’s research interests are mainly in edge AI, 6G, big data and machine learning, mobile computing, and distributed systems. His research has been sponsored by RGC, NSFC, ITF, MOST, NRC, JSPS, MIC, JST, industry, etc. He published many papers in top venues with wide impact in these areas and was recognized

16 Nov 2022

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We are pleased to announce that the research work “IODetector: A Generic Service for Indoor Outdoor Detection” by our Associate Professor Dr ZHENG Yuanqing  and his collaborators (ZHOU Pengfei , LI Zhenjiang , LI Mo, and SHEN Guobin) published in ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SenSys) 2012 received the Test of Time Award in SenSys 2022 for “Contributions to intelligent mobile location services with enduring commercial adopti

15 Nov 2022

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To identify outstanding final year projects in the field of computational intelligence, Hong Kong Chapter of IEEE Computational Intelligence Society organised the 19th Final Year Project Competition in August 2022. Sweta Das, our recent graduate of BSc (Hons) in Computing, received the first runner-up award in the competition with her capstone project titled “Affective Awareness Agents in Virtual Reality”. The project aims to create an affective

19 Oct 2022

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The hybrid PolyU Undergraduate Info Day 2022 ended on 8 October, attracting more than 26,000 visitors to participate in this annual highlight at the PolyU campus and online platform. This year, COMP arranged interactive booth activities and consultation sessions, information seminars and laboratory tours with live demonstrations. The event was the first full-scale physical Info Day after the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to travel restri

17 Oct 2022

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The One-week Online Engineering Summer Programme with Cambridge University (Girton College) was successfully held from 25 to 29 July 2022. The programme was co-organised by Girton College of the University of Cambridge and the Faculty of Engineering of PolyU. Fifteen COMP students joined the programme this year. The course “Maths for Engineering” was delivered by Dr John Longley, Senior Lecturer of the Department of Engineering from the Univers

7 Oct 2022

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The summer research programme at the MIT Hong Kong Innovation Node was successfully held from 5 June to 15 July 2022. This year, with the sponsor from PolyU’s UG Summer Research Abroad Sponsorship Scheme, nine COMP students participated in the programme. The programme not only provided a valuable learning experience to our students but also granted them precious opportunity to look into the industry and be prepared for their further careers. Stu

3 Oct 2022

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The  Greater Bay Area Blockchain Olympiad (GBA IBCOL) was held virtually from 5 to 7 August 2022. The GBA IBCOL is a regional blockchain competition amongst students in  Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR and Macao SAR, with sponsorship from the Innovation and Technology Commission. Claire YU Tzu-Yin teamed up with Harriet LO Yan-Suet (Both from BSc (Hons) Financial Technology & Artificial Intelligence, Year 3) to develop a project called “Blockarian

30 Sep 2022

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We are proud to share that PolyU is recognised as CoinDesk’s Best University for Blockchain in 2022, five places up from previous year’s ranking. CoinDesk recently announced the 2022 ranking of the 50 universities with the biggest impact on blockchain. More than 240 universities and institutions were examined based on four categories: scholarly impact, campus blockchain offerings, employment and industry outcomes and academic reputation. Among

28 Sep 2022

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On 22 September 2022, a cooperation agreement signing ceremony was held between PolyU and Guangdong OPPO Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd (OPPO). The establishment of the “PolyU-OPPO Joint Innovation Lab” (Joint Lab) was in response to the national strategy of Greater Bay Area (GBA) development and to promote the Guangdong-Hong Kong collaboration. The cooperation agreement was signed by Prof. Christopher CHAO, Vice President (Research and I

23 Sep 2022

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Two academic members of our Department are named Highly Cited Researchers (HCR) in 2022, as announced by Clarivate. Since 2015, Prof. ZHANG Lei, Chair Professor of Computer Vision and Image Analysis, has been named HCR in the field of Engineering seven times. This demonstrates a lasting and significant influence on engineering. According to Clarivate, Prof. ZHANG’s research works have been cited more than 27,000 times in Web of Science and his H-

17 Nov 2022

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