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Rankings

#1in the combined field of Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, Database and Designed Automation
#1 in Hong Kong
#4  in Asia
#11 Globally
US News and World Report – Best Universities for Computer Science
#30 in Computer Science and Information Systems 2020

 

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1000+  Students

120+  Staffs

Kyoto Prize Laureate 2021

Kyoto Prize Laureate 2021

Andrew Yao

“Pioneering Contributions to a New Theory of Computation and Communication and a Fundamental Theory for Its Security.”

AIST Student Society Established 2021

The Artificial Intelligence – Systems & Technologies Student Society was established.

ACM Fellow 2020

Yufei Tao

Yufei Tao

“For contributions to algorithms for large scale data processing.”

Chairman 2020 – Now

Irwin King

Irwin King
Applications, Artificial Intelligence, Data and Software Engineering, Rich Media

IEEE Fellow 2019

Irwin King

Irwin King

“For contributions to the theory and applications of machine learning in social computing.”

IEEE Fellow 2018

Jiaya Jia

Jiaya Jia

“For contributions to deblurring techniques in computational photography.”

Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences Fellows 2018

John Chi Shing Lui

John C.S. Lui
Artificial Intelligence, Data and Software Engineering, Networks and Systems

ACM Fellow 2017

Martin Ding Fat Wong

Martin D.F. Wong

“For contributions to the algorithmic aspects of electronic design automation (EDA).”

Chairman 2017 – 2020

Michael Rung Tsong Lyu

Michael Lyu
Applications, Artificial Intelligence, Data and Software Engineering, Networks and Systems

ACM Fellow 2015

Michael Rung Tsong Lyu

Michael Lyu

“For contributions to the theory and practice of software reliability engineering.”

Chairman 2014 – 2017

Pheng Ann Heng

Pheng Ann Heng
Applications, Artificial Intelligence, Rich Media

ELITE Stream Offered 2012

Engineering Leadership, Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship Stream (ELITE Stream) is offered by the Engineering Faculty to students with excellent academic performance.

Minor Programme in Web and Cloud Computing Offered 2012

The minor program in web and cloud computing is to equip students with the essential knowledge of web and cloud computing.

Croucher Senior Research Fellowships 2011

John Chi Shing Lui

John C.S. Lui
Artificial Intelligence, Data and Software Engineering, Networks and Systems

Chairman 2011 – 2014

Ho Fung Leung

Ho Fung Leung
Artificial Intelligence, Data and Software Engineering

IEEE Fellow 2010

John Chi Shing Lui

John C.S. Lui

“For contributions to performance modeling and analysis of storage communication systems and peer-to-peer networks.”

Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences Fellows 2010

Benjamin Wan Sang Wah

Benjamin W. Wah
Applications, Artificial Intelligence, Data and Software Engineering

ACM Fellow 2009

John Chi Shing Lui

John C.S. Lui

“For contributions to stochastic analysis of parallel storage and communication systems.”

Croucher Senior Research Fellowships 2008

Michael Rung Tsong Lyu

Michael Lyu
Applications, Artificial Intelligence, Data and Software Engineering, Networks and Systems

Double Degree Option Offered 2007

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Student would pursue the first bachelor degree in CSCI/CENG, and upon completion of the first degree, pursue the second bachelor degree in IBBA in 5 years.

IEEE Fellow 2006

Martin Ding Fat Wong

Martin D.F. Wong

“For contributions to algorithmic aspects of computer-aided design (CAD) of very large scale integrated (VLSI) circuits and systems.”

AAAS Fellow 2006

Michael Rung Tsong Lyu

Michael Lyu

“Information, Computing, and Communication”

Chairman 2005 – 2011

John Chi Shing Lui

John C.S. Lui
Artificial Intelligence, Data and Software Engineering, Networks and Systems

ACM Fellow 2004

Benjamin Wan Sang Wah

Benjamin W. Wah

“For leadership in the computer science community and contributions to system optimization.”

IEEE Fellow 2004

Michael Rung Tsong Lyu

Michael Lyu

“For contributions to software reliability engineering and software fault tolerance.”

Accredited by HKIE 2004

Hong Kong Institution of Engineers

The Computer Science and Computer Engineering programmes are accredited by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE).

EAS Students Admitted 2002

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

The first batch of Early Admissions Scheme (EAS) students was admitted to the Department.

IEEE Fellow 2001

Lei Xu

Lei Xu

“For contributions to learning in neural networks.”

Turing Award Winner 2000

Turing Award Winner 2000

Andrew Yao

“In recognition of his fundamental contributions to the theory of computation, including the complexity-based theory of pseudorandom number generation, cryptography, and communication complexity.”

Chairman 1999 – 2005

Kwong Sak Leung

Kwong Sak Leung
Applications, Artificial Intelligence, Data and Software Engineering

Mainland Undergraduate Students Admitted 1998

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

The first batch of mainland undergraduate students was admitted to the Department.

Chairman 1997 – 1999

Kam Wing Ng

Kam Wing Ng
Cloud Computing, Multiagent Systems, Compilers

ACM Fellow 1995

ACM Fellow 1995

Andrew Yao

“For significant research contributions in Computational Complexity, Analysis of Algorithms, Data Structures, Communication Complexity, and Cryptographic Protocols.”

ACM Fellow 1995

Chak Kuen Wong

Chak-Kuen Wong

“For contributions to the theory of mass storage systems, to the analysis and design of computer algorithms, and to the design of VLSI circuits.”

Chairman 1995 – 1997

Chak Kuen Wong

Chak-Kuen Wong
Computer Engineering, Data and Software Engineering

Rename to Department of Computer Science and Engineering 1995

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

The name of the Department was changed to Department of Computer Science and Engineering in 1995.

CE Student Society Established 1993 (Unverified)

The Computer Engineering Student Society was established.

IEEE Life Fellow 1992

Chak Kuen Wong

Chak-Kuen Wong

“For the development and applications of silicone polymers used in the packaging of electronics.”

Joined Faculty of Engineering 1991

Joined Faculty of Engineering 1991

When the Faculty of Engineering was founded in 1991, the Department joined the new Faculty and started to offer an undergraduate major programme in Computer Engineering leading to the BEng degree.

IEEE Life Fellow 1990

Benjamin Wan Sang Wah

Benjamin W. Wah

“For contributions to the field of parallel processing.”

Accredited by British Computer Society 1983

British Computer Society

The Computer Science major programme became the first one outside the United Kingdom to be accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS).

Computer Science Students Graduated 1982

Computer Science Students Graduated 1982

The first batch of Computer Science Students graduated.

IEEE Life Fellow 1977

Tien Chi Chen

Tien Chi Chen

“For contributions to computer organization and multicomputer systems.”

CS Student Society Established 1977

Computer Science Student Society

The Computer Science Student Society was established.

IEEE Life Fellow 1973

Omar Wing

Omar Wing

“For contributions to circuit theory and engineering education.”

Chairman 1973 – 1988

Shiu Chang LOH

Shiu-Chang Loh
Chinese Computing, Machine Translation, Antenna Technology

Department Established 1973

Department Established 1973

The Department of Computer Science was established in the Science Faculty in the academic year of 1973/74.  It is the first Computer Science department in Hong Kong.

Computer Courses Offered 1968

Computer Courses Offered 1968

The United College of the Chinese University of Hong Kong offers the first computer programme in Hong Kong.