Our QFRM student Mr Cheng Kak Chi (team Plutus) won the Awards for
in the Joint-University Algo FX Trading Challenge 2021 (Global) organised by Algo Challenge Association.
Approximately 200 contestants from prestigious institutions in Hong Kong and all around the world have taken part in the global event started on November 2021.
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Our former PhD student Dr. Yan Tingjin (currently an Assistant Professor in East China Normal University) who was supervised by Prof. Wong Hoi Ying was awarded Itarle Scholarship 2020/21. Itarle is a sponsor of PhD awards at CUHK. The Faculty of Business Administration, Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Science each have an award for the Student with outstanding performance in their thesis. An internship at Itarle (Hong Kong) will also be offered to each prize winner.
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The Faculty’s annual postgraduate research day was held on Tuesday, 14 December 2021 in face-to-face mode. The event provided a platform for postgraduate students to gain exposure in the seminar, to present their innovative research results and to share research ideas and experiences.
Two students of our department were presented on the event and they both won the Presentation Award.
Champion: WANGWU Jiaxuan, Statistics PhD student. Presentation Title:
scAMACE: Model-Based Approach to the Joint Analysis of Single-Cell Data on Chromatin Accessibility, Gene Expression and Methylation.
Second Runner-up: LEUNG Cheuk Wai, Dominic, Risk Management Science MPhil student. Presentation Title: Testing Variance Change under Varying Mean Structure.
For details, please visit: http://www.sci.cuhk.edu.hk/en-gb/research/seminars/pg-research-day.
Professor Wong Hoi Ying has been awarded the Vice-Chancellor’s Exemplary Teaching Award 2020 and the Faculty Exemplary Teaching Award 2020 in recognition of his distinguished teaching performance. The Vice-Chancellor’s Exemplary Teaching Award is a prestigious award that is presented annually to outstanding teachers of the University, one from each of the eight Faculties and the General Education programme. The awardees’ achievements in teaching are considered by their peers and students to be of the highest order.
Professor CHAN Ngai Hang was awarded Journal of Time Series Analysis Distinguished Author Award in recognition of his significant contributions to the journal, based on publications appearing in Volumes 1–41 inclusive. For details, please visit: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/page/journal/14679892/homepage/distinguished-authors.
The Journal of Time Series Analysis started in 1980, has since become the leading journal in its field, publishing papers on both fundamental theory and applications, as well as review papers dealing with recent advances in major areas of the subject and short communications on theoretical developments. Further information can be found at https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/page/journal/14679892/homepage/productinformation.html.
Professor CHAN Kin Wai has been awarded the Faculty Exemplary Teaching Award, CUHK (2019) and Early Career Award, Research Grants Council, Hong Kong (2019), in recognition of his distinguished teaching performance and outstanding research talent.
For details about Prof Chan’s Early Career Award, please visit: https://www.cpr.cuhk.edu.hk/en/press/six-outstanding-cuhk-scholars-awarded-rgc-early-career-award-and-humanities-and-social-sciences-prestigious-fellowship-2019-2020/.
Our hearty congratulations to Professor Poon!