The award is established by the Cisco Research Center of the Cisco Systems Inc. of the US. It is the first time the awards go to a Hong Kong university.
The awarded project entitled “Load-balanced Switch Architecture for High Speed Routers” is led by Dr. Yeung while Dr. K.S. Lui’s project is “Network Parameter Representation and Quality of Service Routing on the Internet”.
Both projects are aiming at improving the performance of the current Internet.