December 15, 2016

Two HKUCS Graduates Receive 2016 APICTA Merit Award

Two recent HKU BEng(CS) graduates, Mr. Wong Man Chun and Mr. Shum Chi Chung, received a Merit Award (Tertiary University Projects Category) at the 16th Asia-Pacific ICT Alliance (APICTA) Awards Program held on December 2-5, 2016 in Taipei with the Hong Kong Computer Society as one of the co-organizers.

The winning project, named "BuildApp - Web-based Collaborative Platform for Building Java and Android", was developed based on their Final Year Project "Web-based integrated development environment (IDE) for Java, Android programming and a new programming language" which was supervised by Dr. T.W. Chim.

Besides the closed competition, the four-day event also included a Taiwan Night for meeting with IT talents all over the Asia-Pacific region, and a Hong Kong Night, which was organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, for introducing innovative ideas from Hong Kong IT industry.