Undergraduates won Gold Prize at Amway Pan-Pearl River Delta Region Universities IT Project Competition 2009
Undergraduates Yin Hengli and Liu He (Chiew Lan's FYP students) have won Gold Prize in the final-round of the Amway Pan-Pearl River Delta Region Universities IT Project Competition held in Yunnan. The award-winning project is a system for designing freeform models with 3D curves. It was supervised by Dr. Chiew-Lan Tai and was one of the Best Final Year Projects of 2008-09. They obtained a score of 87.5, ranking second out of 43 teams from 12 provinces which include Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau.
The team had earlier won the Championship in the HKSAR region competition held on June 13.
The first Amway Cup was organized in 2005 and it drew participants from the universities in Guangdong, Hong Kong, and Macau. Amway (China) Co., Limited has been the sponsor of the competition ever since then. In 2006, the competition expanded its scope to cover the Pan-Pearl River Delta Region. Last year, it was co-organized by the computer federations of 9 provinces in the Pan-Pearl River Delta region, iProA, and Macau Computer Association and sponsored by Amway (China) Co., Limited.