7 April 2021
Organised by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), IEEEXtreme Programming Competition is one of the largest events of its kind in the world. On 24 October 2020, 9,494 students representing 4,132 teams from universities across 73 countries took part in the IEEEXtreme Competition 14.0, in which all teams were required to solve a set of programming problems within 24 hours.
Year-2 students from the Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Applied and Human-Centred Computing Programme (BA-AHCC), namely Mr Man-to Ma, Mr Chun-hung Ng and Mr Chi-lam Wong, formed the programming team ‘HSUHK’ and finished the competition with flying colours. The team was ranked 1st in the Hong Kong region and 151st worldwide in the competition.