Facts & Figures Rankings #1in the combined field of Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, Database and Designed Automation CSRanking #1 in Hong Kong #3 in Asia #3 Globally US News and World Report – Best Universities in Artificial Intelligence 2022-2023 #1 in Hong Kong #5 in Asia #10 Globally US News and World Report – Best Universities in Computer Science 2022-2023 #26 in Computer Science and Information Systems 2022 QS World University Rankings Know More … 1 Turing Award Winner 7 ACM Fellows 15 IEEE Fellows 1000+ Students 120+ Staffs ALLACADEMICACHIEVEMENTS & RECOGNITIONSDEPARTMENT IEEE Fellow 2024Yufei Tao “For contributions to large-scale data processing.” IEEE Fellow 2024Tsung-Yi Ho “For contributions to design automation and test of microfluidic biochips.” Chairman 2023 – NowEvangeline F.Y. Young Artificial Intelligence, Computer Engineering, Computer Theory IEEE Fellow 2023Evangeline F.Y. Young “For contributions to electronic design automation in VLSI physical design.” Hong Kong Computer Society Distinguished Fellow 2022Jimmy Lee Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences Fellows 2021Michael Lyu Computer Engineering Ranks No. 26 Worldwide 2022CUHK Computer Science ranked 26th Worldwide and 1st in Hong Kong in The 2022 QS World University Ranking. Ranks No. 10 Worldwide 2022CUHK Computer Science ranked No. 10 worldwide and once again ranked No. 1 in Hong Kong in Computer Science in the Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report’s 2022. Kyoto Prize Laureate 2021Andrew 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 2020Yufei Tao “For contributions to algorithms for large scale data processing.” Ranks No. 11 Worldwide 2021CUHK Computer Science ranks No. 11 Worldwide, No. 4 in Asia and No. 1 in Hong Kong in the Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report’s 2021. Students 2020 – 2021 Staffs 2020 – 2021 Chairman 2020 – 2023Irwin King Applications, Artificial Intelligence, Data and Software Engineering, Rich Media IEEE Fellow 2019Irwin King “For contributions to the theory and applications of machine learning in social computing.” Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences Fellows 2019Martin D.F. WongComputer Engineering AIST Programme Offered 2019From 2019, 3 undergraudate major programmes was offered: B.Eng. in Artificial Intelligence: Systems and Technologies B.Eng. in Computer Engineering B.Sc. in Computer Science IEEE Fellow 2018Jiaya Jia “For contributions to deblurring techniques in computational photography.” Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences Fellows 2018John C.S. Lui Artificial Intelligence, Data and Software Engineering, Networks and Systems ACM Fellow 2017Martin D.F. Wong “For contributions to the algorithmic aspects of electronic design automation (EDA).” Chairman 2017 – 2020Michael Lyu Applications, Artificial Intelligence, Data and Software Engineering, Networks and Systems ACM Fellow 2015Michael Lyu “For contributions to the theory and practice of software reliability engineering.” Chairman 2014 – 2017Pheng Ann Heng Applications, Artificial Intelligence, Rich Media ELITE Stream Offered 2012Engineering 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 2012The minor program in web and cloud computing is to equip students with the essential knowledge of web and cloud computing. Croucher Senior Research Fellowships 2011John C.S. LuiArtificial Intelligence, Data and Software Engineering, Networks and Systems Chairman 2011 – 2014Ho Fung Leung Artificial Intelligence, Data and Software Engineering IEEE Fellow 2010John C.S. Lui “For contributions to performance modeling and analysis of storage communication systems and peer-to-peer networks.” IEEE Fellow 2009Yunhui Lui “For contributions to robotic multi-fingered grasping and adaptive visual servo systems.” IEEE Fellow 2009Sean Xiaoou Tang Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences Fellows 2010Benjamin W. Wah Applications, Artificial Intelligence, Data and Software Engineering ACM Fellow 2009John C.S. Lui “For contributions to stochastic analysis of parallel storage and communication systems.” Croucher Senior Research Fellowships 2008Michael LyuApplications, Artificial Intelligence, Data and Software Engineering, Networks and Systems Double Degree Option Offered 2007Student 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 Life Fellow 2006Martin D.F. Wong “For contributions to algorithmic aspects of computer-aided design (CAD) of very large scale integrated (VLSI) circuits and systems.” AAAS Fellow 2006Michael Lyu “Information, Computing, and Communication” Chairman 2005 – 2011John C.S. Lui Artificial Intelligence, Data and Software Engineering, Networks and Systems ACM Fellow 2004Benjamin W. Wah “For leadership in the computer science community and contributions to system optimization.” IEEE Fellow 2004Michael Lyu “For contributions to software reliability engineering and software fault tolerance.” Accredited by HKIE 2004The Computer Science and Computer Engineering programmes are accredited by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE). EAS Students Admitted 2002The first batch of Early Admissions Scheme (EAS) students was admitted to the Department. IEEE Fellow 2001Lei Xu “For contributions to learning in neural networks.” Turing Award Winner 2000Andrew 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 – 2005Kwong Sak Leung Applications, Artificial Intelligence, Data and Software Engineering Mainland Undergraduate Students Admitted 1998The first batch of mainland undergraduate students was admitted to the Department. Chairman 1997 – 1999Kam Wing Ng Cloud Computing, Multiagent Systems, Compilers ACM Fellow 1995Andrew Yao “For significant research contributions in Computational Complexity, Analysis of Algorithms, Data Structures, Communication Complexity, and Cryptographic Protocols.” ACM Fellow 1995Chak-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 – 1997Chak-Kuen Wong Computer Engineering, Data and Software Engineering Rename to Department of Computer Science and Engineering 1995The 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 1992Chak-Kuen Wong “For the development and applications of silicone polymers used in the packaging of electronics.” Chairman 1992 – 1994Omar Wing Circuit Theory Computer Engineering Programme Offered 1991 Joined Faculty of Engineering 1991When 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 1990Benjamin W. Wah “For contributions to the field of parallel processing.” Chairman 1988 – 1992Tien Chi Chen Accredited by British Computer Society 1983The Computer Science major programme became the first one outside the United Kingdom to be accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS). Postgraduate Division Established 1982 Computer Science Students Graduated 1982The first batch of Computer Science Students graduated. Computer Science Programme Offered 1978 IEEE Life Fellow 1977Tien Chi Chen “For contributions to computer organization and multicomputer systems.” CS Student Society Established 1977The Computer Science Student Society was established. IEEE Life Fellow 1973Omar Wing “For contributions to circuit theory and engineering education.” Minor Programme in Computer Science Offered 1973 Chairman 1973 – 1988Shiu-Chang Loh Chinese Computing, Machine Translation, Antenna Technology Department Established 1973The 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 1968The United College of the Chinese University of Hong Kong offers the first computer programme in Hong Kong.