Assistant Professor Dr. Xin Huang Is Awarded RGC’s Early Career Award

Oct 5, 2020


Dr. Xin Huang, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, recently won Research Grants Council’s (RGC) Early Career Awards in 2020/21 in recognition of his excellent achievements in research.

His funded project is titled “Efficient Community Search on Large Directed Graphs”, for an amount of HK$1.1million.

Applications for research project grants under the Early Career Scheme (ECS) are assessed independently by international experts, with applicants required to be full-time academic staff members within the first three years of employment at a University Grants Committee (UGC) funded institution. This year, the ECS received 414 applications from all eight UGC-funded universities and 163 projects were funded. Dr. Huang was the only early-career scholar in HKBU received Early Career Awards due to their “excellent” ratings with a full score of 5.0.