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COMP 50th Anniversary Research Student Conference was successfully held on 24 June 2024 at the New World Millennium Hong Kong Hotel. The event, themed "Fostering Academic Excellence," brought together an impressive array of speakers, academics, and research students for a day of knowledge-sharing and recognition of outstanding scholarly work.   The conference was inaugurated with a warm welcome speech and opening speech from Prof. LI Qing, Chair



The Best Project Award Competition 2024 concluded last Saturday, showcasing an impressive array of Capstone Projects from nine outstanding students. This year's finalists were evaluated by a distinguished panel of judges comprising faculty members and industry leaders: Mr Raymond CHU, Associate Director, University Collaborations and Entrepreneurship, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation Mr Terence LEUNG, Se


Best Project Award Competition 2024

The 50th Anniversary Alumni Homecoming Dinner on the evening of 31st May brought together over a hundred alumni and staff members to celebrate the department's fifty years of achievements.   During the welcome speeches, Dr Miranda LOU, Executive Vice President of PolyU, and Prof. LI Qing, Chair Professor of Data Science and Head of COMP, both emphasised the significant role of alumni support over the years and expressed their gratitude.   The eve



Department of Computing of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (COMP) and Huawei Hong Kong (Huawei) announced the establishment of an ICT Academy. The Academy aims to cultivate high-quality ICT talents in Hong Kong. Through a collaborative framework, both parties will align with the university's professional standards and the need for talent cultivation. Through incorporating Huawei's certified technology and training courses, talent programmes


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PolyU is proud to recognise and honour its alumni's outstanding accomplishments and contributions to the community through the Outstanding PolyU Alumni Award (OPAA). The results of this year's departmental awards are out after a rigorous selection process.   We are delighted to announce that Mr Vincent Ma, CEO of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Innovation and Technology Park Limited, is the recipient of the Outstanding Alumni Award in the category of professi


OPAA 2024

The research team led by Prof. Allen AU Man Ho, our Professor, along with Dr LU Xingye, Research Assistant Professor, and two PhD students, LIU Mengling and HENG Yang, have won an award in the international ZPRIZE competition for the second consecutive year for their pioneering work in zero-knowledge proofs (ZKPs). Their groundbreaking work in this field has profound implications for enhancing privacy and scalability in blockchain and Web3 applic



A team of talented undergraduates has secured the Group Competition Award and First Prize in the ASC24 Student Supercomputer Challenge. This achievement highlights the exceptional skills and dedication of the team members. The team consisted of the following members: Team Advisor Dr SHI Jieming Assistant Professor, COMP


ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge 2024

We are proud to announce that our Year 1 undergraduate student, XIANG Yufan Frank, emerged as the champion in the DIV-2 track and the overall champion of the 2024 Programming Contest of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (CUHK-Shenzhen).   The programming contest was organised by the School of Data Science at CUHK-Shenzhen, which drew 380 contestants from universities and secondary schools in Hong Kong, Guangzhou, and Shenzhen to comp


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Our department proudly kicked off the highly anticipated 50th Anniversary Distinguished Talk Series on the evening of 5 April 2024. The inaugural talk was delivered by Prof. Joseph SIFAKIS, a distinguished researcher and recipient of the Turing Award in 2007.   We are honoured to have Prof. Christopher CHAO, Vice President (Research and Innovation) of PolyU, present at the talk. The event successfully commenced with a diverse audience of approxim


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From 4 – 6 July 2024, COMP successfully organised the Senior Secondary Python Programming Contest ("Contest"). The Contest received an overwhelming response, with applications from over 210 secondary schools. To accommodate more students, we increased the participant quota from 35 to 48 teams.   The Contest consists of three training sessions conducted by Dr LEONG Hong Va, our Senior Lecturer, followed by a 3-hour coding contest. The format of t