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News & Awards

13 October 2022


16 November 2020

Professor Kelvin Tsoi was invited to give the keynote lecture at The Hong Kong Medical Association (HKMA) Men's Health Week: Digital Health Innovation for Men’s Health and joined the Round Table Discussion on Innovation for Men’s Health on November 16, 2020. Professor Kelvin Tsoi was Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the International Symposium on Digital Health 2020 Webinar, held on December 4, 2020.  The event connected experts from healthcare and engineering sectors in the world and promoting interdisciplinary research in Digital Health.  Dr. Ashley McKimm, Editor-in-Chief of BMJ Innovations and Mr. Steve Davis, Co-Chair of Digital Health Technical Advisory Group from the World Health Organization, were invited as Keynote speakers.

11 November 2020

Professor Kelvin Tsoi gave an invited presentation at the Global HealthTech Summit, with the session topic “Ecosystem Discovery Through the Eyes of Digital Health Startups”, on November 11, 2020


20 November 2020

Professor Kelvin Tsoi gave an invited presentation in an online workshop named “Cutting-Edge Technology in Supporting Ageing in Place” in the Gerontech and Innovation Expo cum Summit (GIES) 2020 on November20, 2020. It was jointly hosted by the HKSAR Government and the Hong Kong Council of Social Service, and co-organised with the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation


October 2020

Professor Helen Meng served as General Chair in the organization of INTERSPEECH 2020 (IS2020), the world’s flagship conference in the area of speech science and technology.  IS2020 was planned to take place in Shanghai in October 2020, but eventually was re-organized as a virtual conference, which drew a record number of over 20,000 attendees

27 August 2020

Professor Helen Meng gave an invited keynote at the Huawei World Summit 2020 entitled “The Many Facets of Human-Computer Spoken Dialog” on August 27, 2020.


19 July 2020

Professor Helen Meng gave an invited keynote at the Frontiers of AI and Robotics 2020 conference, organized by CUHK Shenzhen and the Institute of AI and Robotics Shenzhen, on July 19, 2020.


4-8 May 2020

The IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS), the world’s premier association for signal processing engineers and industry professions, award Professor Helen Meng the Leo L. Beranek Meritorious Service Award, in recognition of her exemplary service to and leadership in the SPS.  The award was planned to be presented in Barcelona, Spain at ICASSP 2020, the world’s largest and most comprehensive technical conference on signal processing.

January 2020

Professor Kelvin Tsoi was invited to give a presentation as Mini-track Chair at Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-53), which was held in Hawaii, USA, in January 2020.

11-12 January 2020

Professors Joseph Sung, Helen Meng and Steve Yim were invited to give public lectures at the 2020 Dr. Stanley Ho Medical Development Foundation Symposium in January 2020. Their respective talks are entitled: “Artificial Intelligence: Are We Prepared for the Future of Medicine,” “Artificial Intelligence in Extraction and Identification of Spoken Language Biomarkers for Screening and Monitoring of Neurocognitive Disorders” and “Air, Mosquito and Health: a study on the Greater Bay Area".



Professor Joseph Sung was awarded Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researcher 2020 (for the third consecutive year since 2018). This is the recognition of the top 1% researchers in the world for the frequency of citation of his/her publication.



Professor Joseph Sung was awarded State Natural Science Award 2020 with Professor Jun Yu, Vincent Wong and Xiang Zhang for their innovations in cancer screening and biomarker development.


7-8 Sepember 2019

Invited talk at Taihe Civilisations Forum 2019, Beijing Sep 7-8, 2019. Talk entitled “AI Governance: On Regulation, Competition and Collaboration”


3 June 2019

Professor Helen Meng presented on the topic “Artificial Intelligence in Speaking and Listening for Learning and Well-Being” in the fifth lecture of “The Pursuit of Wisdom” Public Lecture Series to celebrate the 55th anniversary of CUHK.



22 April 2019



22 January 2019

Professor Helen Meng attended Hong Kong Shue Yan University's "Big Data Driven Communication" as keynote speaker.



18 January 2019

Professor Helen Meng was Invited Panel Speaker at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University's Masters of Abstraction 2019. 



26 October 2018

Professor Helen Meng attended the Hong Kong Artificial Intelligence Forum on Language Technology held by Wisers AI Lab and Hong Kong Society of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (HKSAIR) as keynote speaker.



17 August 2018

Professor Helen Meng attended the establishment ceremony of Hong Kong Society of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics.

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April 2018

Professor Helen Meng received the Smart People (Smart Inclusion) Silver Award held by Hong Kong ICT Awards 2018

E-Commu-Book: An Assistive Technology for Users with Speech Impairmemts

18-19 October 2017

Professor Helen Meng attended the Hong Kong International Computer Conference 2017 (HKICC2017) held by Hong Kong Computer Society (HKCS) as invited speaker.





21 September 2017

Professor Helen Meng received HKWPEA Outstanding Women Professionals and Entrepreneurs Award.

Professor Helen Meng, Director of the Stanley Ho Big Data Decision Analytics Research Centre, received 2017 Outstanding Women Professionals and Entrepreneurs Award by the Hong Kong Women Professionals & Entrepreneurs Association in recognition of her professional accomplishment. 






18-19 October 2017

Professor Helen Meng attended GMIC 2017 as keynote speaker.






14-15 September 2017

Professor Helen Meng was invited speaker at HKIE Shanghai symposium  2017.






10 April 2017

Professor Helen Meng was invited speaker at Internet Economy Summit 2017.






15 July 2016

Professor Helen Meng received the Microsoft Research Outstanding Collaborator Award in Seattle.






7 April 2016

Professor Helen Meng attended 2016 Annual Workshop of United College on 'Smart City' as a guest speaker.







18 March 2016

Professor Helen Meng was invited speaker at the ASTRI-HPE Conference on "Big Data and Analytics for Smart City" on 18 March 2016.







11 March 2016

Keynote Presentation by Professor Helen Meng at IBM Executive Summit at JW Marriot, Macau on March 11, 2016


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