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Co-organised by Girton College of the University of Cambridge and the Faculty of Engineering (FENG) of PolyU, the “University of Cambridge (Girton College) Online Summer Engineering School” was held from 26 – 30 July 2021. Thirty-nine FENG students including nine from COMP joined the programme. Dr John Longley, Senior Lecturer of the Department of Engineering from the University of Cambridge, delivered a course “Mathematics for Engineering”. Focu

23 Sep 2021


Sponsored by PolyU’s UG Summer Research Abroad Sponsorship Scheme (USRA), six COMP students participated in a 6-week summer research programme at the MIT Hong Kong Innovation Node from 15 June to 30 July 2021. USRA is a signature student learning scheme, which aims to provide financial support to encourage students to undertake research under the guidance and supervision of academics in overseas pre-eminent universities. The core part of this su

16 Sep 2021


We are glad to announce that two of our undergraduate students, Declan Leung Chun-hin, (BSc (Hons) in Enterprise Information Systems, Year 4) and Wu Chun-hung, (BSc (Hons) in Computing, Year 3) have recently won the Champion and First Runner-up with their projects titled “Chernobyl Disaster” and “Green Ark” respectively in the Virtual Reality (VR) Contest organised by the PolyU Library. Declan teamed up with another student from the Department o

14 Sep 2021


Under the “PolyU Student Ambassador Scheme”, vibrant students are appointed as Student Ambassadors (SAs) to promote PolyU to secondary students and the general public through outreaching activities such as Info Day, admission talks, etc. This year, we are glad to announce that two energetic and enthusiastic COMP students are being appointed as PolyU SAs and the Inauguration Ceremony was held on 10 September 2021. Prof. Wong Kwok-yin, Vice Presi

10 Sep 2021


We are pleased to announce that Dr Jieming Shi, Assistant Professor of COMP, together with other five researchers from Nanyang Technological University, National University of Singapore and Hamad Bin Khalifa University received the Best Paper Award at the 47th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB) held from 16 – 20 August 2021 with the paper titled “Scaling Attributed Network Embedding to Massive Graphs”. Given a graph where e

9 Sep 2021


COMP organised a 3-day online summer workshop on the professional examinations of information security management for our Year 3 to Year 4 students and fresh graduates to prepare them for their career in the related field. Information Security Management is critical in today’s IT industry. Many technical applications such as Fintech, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Data Centre require good information security control and practice. Inter

8 Sep 2021


We are proud to announce that Prof. Chen Changwen, our Chair Professor of Visual Computing, has been elected as a Member of Academia Europaea (Academy of Europe) under the Informatics Section in recognition of his distinguished achievements and outstanding contribution in the field of computer science. Prof. Chen’s research interests include Multimedia Communication, Internet of Video Things (IoVT), GAN/CNN for Image Aesthetics, Immersive Tele-

7 Sep 2021


COMP MSc Orientation Session was smoothly concluded on 28 August 2021. More than 130 newly admitted taught postgraduates participated this year. Dr Korris Chung, Associate Professor and Coordinator of MSc Postgraduate Scheme in Computing, warmly welcomed the students with a brief introduction to the latest development of COMP. Dr Chung also provided information on subjects offered and study patterns. Dr Ken Yiu, Associate Professor and MScIT Pro

28 Aug 2021


To prepare new students for adapting to university studies, COMP organised the Orientation Session virtually for all new undergraduates on 24 August 2021, attracting nearly 200 freshmen. Ir Prof. HC Man, Dean of Faculty of Engineering, officiated the Orientation by extending his warm welcome to students and encouraged them to grasp every opportunity to learn during the time at PolyU, while Dr Hong Va Leong, our Associate Professor and Associate H

24 Aug 2021


PolyU Education Info Day was successfully concluded on 10 October 2021. This year, the Info Day was conducted in hybrid mode in which COMP organised various activities including the info seminars with live consultation and a virtual booth exhibition. Dr Hong-va Leong, our Associate Professor and Associate Head (Teaching & Learning) hosted the info seminar of the BSc (Hons) Scheme in Computing & AI with comprehensive information including the pr

12 Oct 2021


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