February 23, 2010

2 CS Teachers Receive UGC Knowledge Exchange Funds

Both Dr Ho-Leung Chan and Dr Vincent Lau of our Department received grants from the UGC Knowledge Exchange Funds for running knowledge transfer activities.

Dr Ho-Leung Chan is an Assistant Professor of our Department currently teaching algorithms and programming. The grant awarded to him will be used for organizing public seminars for secondary schools, training university students for entering international programming contests (ACM-ICPC), and co-organizing programming contests in Hong Kong for both secondary schools (HKOI and CCC)and university students (ACM-ICPC Regional).

Dr Vincent Lau, who is the Instructor of the Computer Game Design and Programming course, will use the award to organize lectures and workshops on "Easy Programming for Robot" for secondary school students.