UG Graduate CHEN Qifeng Broke Hong Kong Record in Google Code Jam World Final 2012
UG graduate CHEN Qifeng was ranked the 12th in the Google Code Jam World Final 2012 in New York, which is the best record made by Hong Kong students since the competition started in 2003. This year 35,000 professionals and students participated in the contest. Only the top 25 were invited to the world final in New York.
Qifeng attributed his outstanding performance to his experience of being a leader in the ACM-ICPC Programming Team of HKUST. His programming skill and logical thinking were drastically improved under his 4-year intensive study and participation in the University Research Opportunities Program at HKUST.