Our students are often very competitive in contests participated by students from computing departments of other local universities. They performed particularly well in contests related to innovative projects and system integration
Dr. Carlin Chu with the postgraduate students Kwong Kan-lam, Yeung Yan-ting and Cheung Ka-yau, three postgraduate Computing students took third place in the IBM Mainframe Programming Contest held in Beijing for their business system which facilitates bidding for advertising slots with smartphones.
Full-time Computing Year 4 student TSUI Siu Fung Dennis was a co-author of a paper on mobile learning that received an Excellent Paper Award at the 2012 International Conference on ICT in Teaching and Learning.
Full-time Computing Year 3 student Ng Pui Lam won the Project Creativity Prize in the 2012 IEEE Project Competition sponsored by the IEEE Macau Branch and the University of Macau with his project in Chinese chess playing robot. The competition was held on 20/5/2012 Saturday at the University of Macau.
Eric received a trophy, prize money, and a certificate at the Award Ceremony and Paper Presentation Seminar at Hong Kong Polytechnic University on 28/4/2012.
Three final year projects were selected to participate the demo day of the Amway Pan-Pearl River Delta IT Projects Competition. There were atotal of 22 projects coming from local institutions. All three OUHK projects were selected in the final round consisting of 11 teams. These teams have gained valuable experience and they have also received a lot of enquiries from the industrial and academic sectors about their projects.Team 11: Mr. WONG Fu Hong (BSCHC 9707 Year 3)
Project Title: Phonics Fun: An Online Platform for Primary Student to learn Phonics
The students' effort and achievements are congratulated and applauded. Their achievements will hopefully encourage other students to work hard.
Bachelor of Science with Honours in Computing graduate Mr. Alan FUNG has won the Third Prize in the 2010 IEEE Hong Kong Section (Undergraduate) Student Paper Contest for his paper titled “An Improved Resilient Progagation Algorithm by Introducing Deterministic Weight Modification”. His project supervisor is Dr. Vanessa Ng.
Three Year 1 students received the eXtreme Web Designer Award 2011:
The aim of the award is to "encourage students to create high quality websites by promoting the use of Web standards and good usability and accessibility best practices as well as aesthetically pleasing visual designs"
Wong Sai Wai (Year 1 Bachelor of Computing with Honours in Internet Technology) received second prize from the Water Supplies Department for his innovative design in the Water Conservation Design Competition (Teritiary Education Student Group). The first prize and the third prize were won by students from the HKU.
Two OUHK teams, comprising Year 3 students Wong Chun-cheung, Lau Wai-ho and Yiu Fat-chuen from the full-time programme of Computer Engineering, as well as Year 2 students Wong Lai-shan, Lai Fung-ping and Jason Wu Wing-yiu from the full-time programme in Computing, won second prizes in the Contemporary Undergraduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling. They were led by Associate Professor Dr Anita Wong and were among the 17,287 teams from universities in Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Australia and mainland China taking part in the competition. The Contest, organized by the China Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, required each team to develop within three days a mathematical and/or computer model to solve a simplified real-world problem in engineering or management.
Full-time Computing Year 2 student Wong Lai-shan was awarded the Annual HKAUW Undergraduate Scholarship 2010-11 by the Hong Kong Association of University Women (HKAUW) in recognition of her outstanding academic performance and community service. The award presentation ceremony was held on 3 December 2010.
Full-time Computing Year 2 student Jason Wu Wing-yiu won the Gold Award of the Job Attachment Scheme for mentees of the Police Mentorship Programme (PMP). He was chosen from over 100 students from 10 local tertiary institutions participating in the scheme, which provides a platform for mentees to obtain working experience during summer vacation. Partnering with another awardee, Jason captured other mentees at work on video and presented it at the award presentation ceremony on 25 September 2010.
Together with three local university students, Bachelor of Science with Honours in Computing Year 1 students WU Wing Yiu and FAN Chun Wing formed a team to participate in the 'I Generation' Youth Integrity Programme organized by the Independent Commission Against Corruption and won an Eminent Award in its 'I' Project Competition in February. With a total of 1,700 students from tertiary education institutions of Hong Kong, the mainland, Macau, Singapore and South Korea joining, the organizer hoped the Programme would enhance young people's understanding of the importance of integrity.