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Faculty of Engineering Research Grant Achievement Award 2019

We are proud to announce that Dr Ray Yang received the Faculty of Engineering (FENG) Research Grant Achievement Award for 2019 in recognition of his great efforts and contributions in securing external competitive research grants.

Dr Yang joined COMP in 2016 and he is currently an Assistant Professor. Dr Yang focuses on the research areas of IoT, Wireless and Backscatter Communication, Mobile Computing, and AI-enabled Wireless Sensing. He has published over 50 research papers and received the Best Paper Award in several international conferences, including IEEE SECON, ACM MobiCom and ACM MobiHoc. Recently, Dr Yang has won the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) Excellent Young Scientists Fund 2020.

The Faculty Research Committee has set up FENG Research Grant Achievement Award since 2003 to recognise the outstanding performance of FENG academic staff members in securing external competitive research grants. To be qualified, a staff member must successfully secure three external competitive research grants in 36 months or four external competitive research grants in 60 months, as Principal Investigator/ co-Principal Investigator.