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Competitions and Events

In the past years, our students have participated in various competitions and events organized by local and international organizations. Many of them received awards in recognition of their outstanding achievements.

  • Computer Science student won the Championship in the Pan-Pearl River Delta Region Universities IT Project Competition 2015 (Hong Kong Region).
  • A PhD Student won the Best Student Paper Award in the 23rd Conference on User Modelling, Adaptation and Personalization (UMAP 2015).
  • A PhD Student and Faculty Members won the Best Paper Award in the 1st International Conference on Big Data Computing and Communications (BIGCOM 2015).
  • Two teams of Computer Science students won the Champion and Merit Award at FWD Challenge Award – Winter Challenge, sponsored by FWD Hong Kong. They developed prototypes to demonstrate the usefulness and practicality for making use of the available data for Hong Kong to become a Smart City.
  • HKBU established the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) Student Chapter. The Student Chapter aims to facilitate the promotion of engineering profession to our young generation and to foster a spirit of friendly collaboration between the students of Computer Science Department and the HKIE. Six Computer Science students form the first committee.
  • A team of Computer Science students won the First Class Award and Most Popular Team Award in ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge 2016 (ASC16). Among 175 teams from 148 universities worldwide, HKBU team reached the ASC Final as one of the Top 16 teams.
  • An MSc student gained Hong Kong Youth Service Award for Outstanding Community Service.
  • A Computer Science student won the Merit Prize in the HKEIA Innovation and Technology Project Competition Award (2016).
  • A Computer Science Student was selected into the entrepreneurship training “Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Entrepreneurship and Maker Skills Integrator (MEMSI) Programme”. He and his team won an award after completing this 16-day programme.
  • A team of Computer Science students won the First Class Award in Student Supercomputer Challenge 2017 (ASC17) . Among 230 teams from over the world, HKBU team reached the ASC Final as one of the Top 8 teams.
  • A team of Computer Science students won 3rd Prize in HSBC FinTech Safeguard App Competition held in November to December 2017 for their outstanding idea on building a secure financial system and fight crime.
  • Two of our year 4 students teamed up with other universities won the Special Gold Medal and Special Award at the 31st World Genius Convention in Tokyo, Japan, outshining 72 international teams. Earlier the team had gained the Special Gold Medal at the Hong Kong Young Genius Award to represent Hong Kong to take part in the World Genius Convention.
  • With his outstanding academic performances and passion for innovation and technology, one of our year 2 students won an Innovation and Technology Scholarship Award of HK$150,000 in 2018. The scholarship would allow him to participate in an exchange study opportunity in the UK.
  • A team of Computer Science students won First Class Award in the Student Supercomputer Challenge 2018 held in May. The team was the only one from Hong Kong to reach the final and won the First Class Award out of more than 300 enrolled teams from around the world.
  • One of our year 4 students teamed up with three other students from different universities and participated in the Classified Post Hackathon. Among around 30 teams from various institutions, the team was selected as Champion by a judging panel of technology and insurance experts.
  • One of our year 4 students teamed up with students from the other universities, was named as the Winner of the Medical/Healthcare Technology category in the recent Hong Kong Techathon 2019.
  • A team of Computer Science students won a silver medal at the Huawei Cloud AI Developer Contest, which was held as part of the Huawei Cloud Summit 2019 in Hong Kong.
  • A team of Computer Science students won the third prize at the Innovator Tribank FinTech Challenge, which was organised by the Shanghai Commercial Bank, the Bank of Shanghai and the Shanghai Commercial and Savings Bank in Taiwan.
  • One year 3 student was awarded Hong Kong Management Association – Information Technology Management Club Scholarship worth HK$5,000 and supported her to join outreach programmes.
  • A team of Computer Science students and alumni won the Sliver Award in BoCHK Hackathon 2019, which was organized by the Bank of China and promote innovation and technological development in Hong Kong's banking industry.
  • James SEE Shing Yi (CST, Year 4) was awarded CY Tung Scholarship worth US$20,000 for Semester at Sea (SAS) 2020 Spring Voyage. The student was the sole winner from Hong Kong. SAS Spring 2020 Voyage will last for 106 days and visit 11 countries.
  • GONG Yikai (Computer Science, Year 3, Computing and Software Technologies Concentration) teamed up with a Mathematics Student, placed in the top one-fourth internationally in the Simon Marais Mathematics Competition.
  • Kwan Ying Kin (Computer Science, Year 4) was awarded Hong Kong Management Association – Information Technology Management Club Scholarship worth HK$5,000.
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