We are delighted to announce that our Department has won the "Champion University Award" in the IBM DB2 UDB Inter-University Programming Contest held on 16 February 2008. It is also pleased that the 3-member team, consisting of year-1 students, Rui Du, Shen Gao and Shucong Meng won the 1st Runner-Up Award among 27 teams from local universities.
The contest aims to strengthen students' capability regarding the DB2 database management system. Each team consists of three students and each university can send up to five teams to participate in the contest. The team which scores the most points, with the earliest submission time, wins. The Champion University Award goes to the university with the most points scored among all its teams.