COMP Organises the 25th Postgraduate Research Symposium to Foster Idea Exchange

Jun 20, 2022
Dr. Jiannan Wang from Simon Fraser University, Canada delivered a keynote speech on “DataPrep: Accelerate Data Preparation for AI”.
COMP Faculty members and postgraduate students gathered at the 25th Postgraduate Research Symposium to exchange research ideas.


The 25th Postgraduate Research Symposium (PG Day) organised by the Department of Computer Science was successfully held on 17 June 2022. This annual event aims to take stock of students’ research progress, enhance their performance and allow exchange of ideas among professors and students.

 

This year, Dr. Jiannan Wang from Simon Fraser University, Canada was invited to deliver a Keynote Speech titled “DataPrep: Accelerate Data Preparation for AI”. In his talk, Dr. Wang shared his key to success in pursuing research with participants. He also introduced his research works on DataPrep, a fast and easy-to-use python library, to address the challenges of data preparation with live demonstration. In addition, he shared some lessons and experience that he learned about open-source software development. The talk was well received with constructive interaction among 90 participants.

 

Following this talk by Dr. Wang, 48 postgraduate students presented their research work covering a wide range of topics including Database Management, Pattern Recognition, Computer Vision, Information System, Data Mining, Health Informatics, Complex System, Autonomy-oriented Computing, and Networking and Optimisation.

 

The PG Day organising committee thanks the active participation of faculty members and postgraduate students. It is their effort that makes this symposium a successful event.

 

The 25th Postgraduate Research Symposium awarded the following students in recognition of their outstanding research performance:

 

Research Excellence Award

Ms. Wanling Cai

Ms. Fei Lyu

Mr. Xuliang Zhu

 

Best Presentation Award

Mr. Haixin Wang

Ms. Longxu Sun

Mr. Wenpeng Xing



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