Hong Kong Young Scientist Award 2003
Hong Kong Institute of Science
Dr. Jiangchuan Liu, PhD Graduate
We Did it Again!
Dr. Jiangchuan Liu
Dr. Jiangchuan Liu, PhD graduate of the Department of Computer Science, has been awarded the Hong Kong Young Scientist Award of the Hong Kong Institute of Science (HKIS). A prize presentation ceremony was held on November 8, 2003 at the Science Park, the 11th Annual Conference of HKIS. "I would like to thank the department and the university for providing the best research and study environment, and thank the professors for their tremendous help in the past four years. I truly believe that we can do and we are doing the first-class research in Hong Kong", Dr. Liu said.
News Clipping on November 9, 2003, Apple Daily
The award is an evidence of research excellence in science and technology, and an indication of the potentiality to become a good scientist or engineer in sought. This is the second time for the students of our department to be awarded the Hong Kong Scientist Award. Last Year, Dr. Yufei Tao, PhD graduate of the Department, also received the same award in Physical/Mathematical Science. And he is now the Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the City University of Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Young Scientist Award is established to honor young scientists and engineers who have outstanding performance in their field of study. Three awards are given out each year in the fields of Physical/ Mathematical Science, Life Science and Engineering Science. And each award will be given a cash prize and a certificate of recognition. A plaque of recognition will also be given to the recipient's supervisor.
Dr. Liu is being awarded for his work in adaptive video multicast. He received a BEng in Computer Science Degree at Tsinghua University and the PhD in Computer Science at HKUST in July 2003 under the supervision of Prof. Bo Li. Dr. Liu is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, he is also a Microsoft Research Fellow, and conducted research at Microsoft Research Asia, in the summers of 2000, 2001 and 2002.