Hong Kong ICT Award

EEE students Lai Chengdi (MPhil) and Shi Hang (EComE Year 3) received the Hong Kong ICT Awards 2009: Best Innovation and Research (College and Undergraduates) Silver Award for the project entitled, “TCP-NCL: A Unified Solution for *TCP Packet Reordering and Random Loss” under the joint supervision of Prof. Victor OK Li and Dr. Ka-Cheong Leung.

The project was also selected to represent Hong Kong in the Asia Pacific ICT Awards held in Melbourne Australia, 15-17 December 2009.  LAI Chengdi and SHI Hang were financially sponsored by the Hong Kong government, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and the Hong Kong Computer Society to attend this regional competition.

The Award Ceremony was held on Jan 19 2010 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

The Hong Kong ICT Awards recognize, promote and commend the excellent achievements to which Hong Kong ICT professionals and organizations contribute. This award also encourages local practitioners to develop innovative and creative ICT solutions, which will uplift the image of Hong Kong ICT sectors, both locally and internationally.

Congratulations to the award winners.

*The Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) is used for reliable delivery of data in the Internet.

Photo attached, from left to right: Prof. Victor OK Li, SHI Hang, LAI Chengdi, and Dr. Ka-Cheong Leung