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Recruitment Advertisement for Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor

Job Description (Professoriate Rank):


Department/Unit:  Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management

Closing Date: Until the posts are filled


The Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management (SEEM) under the Faculty of Engineering at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) invites applications for the faculty posts at the levels of Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in operations management and operations research, financial engineering and technologies, service engineering, and other related disciplines.


CUHK is one of the top universities in Asia. The Department of SEEM hosts one of the best research groups in operations management, financial engineering and technologies, service engineering, and information systems. In addition to competitive salary and housing benefits, the Department also provides strong research support.


Applicants should have a relevant PhD degree and a good scholarly record demonstrating potential for teaching and research excellence. Substantive track appointments will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially commencing August 2021, which, subject to performance and mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later. Non-substantive track appointments will initially be made on contract basis for one to two years, renewable subject to performance and mutual agreement. The exact start date will be negotiated with the successful applicants.


Applicants please submit applications at the CUHK Personnel Online Application System https://www.hro.cuhk.edu.hk/en-gb/career/career-opportunities – Professoriate, Teaching & Research Academic Posts for the Job Number of 200000J8, the full resume with a cover letter, copies of academic credentials, publication list with abstracts of selected published papers, a research plan, a teaching statement, together with names and e-mail addresses of three to five referees to whom the applicant’s consent has been given for their providing reference, and send the application materials to Department Chairman via email: seem-chairman@se.cuhk.edu.hk.


Candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their applications soon for early informal online interviews. Formal interviews will be conducted by SEEM faculty members on the CUHK campus if possible.


For general inquiry and further information about the Department of SEEM, please contact Ms. Monica Ho at monica@se.cuhk.edu.hk.

THE TEAM “IMPETUS” CONSISTS OF 5 BENG FINTECH YEAR 1 STUDENTS WON THE 2nd RUNNER-UP AWARD IN THE BIZKATHON@HKUST ON NOV 2-3, 2019

THE TEAM “IMPETUS” CONSISTS OF 5 BENG FINTECH YEAR 1 STUDENTS WON THE 2nd RUNNER-UP AWARD IN THE BIZKATHON@HKUST ON NOV 2-3, 2019

The product “Fishing Gaming with Shopping Experience” developed by the team “Impetus” consisting 5 of our Year 1 BEng FinTech students, who are Arthur CHAN, Edwin CHAN, Elroy LO, Felix YEUNG and Bryce ZHONG, won the 2nd Runner-up Award at the Bizkathon@HKUST (https://www.bizkathon.ust.hk/) on November 2-3, 2019 with a monetary prize of $8,000.

From the left: Felix YEUNG, Elroy LO, Edwin CHAN, Bryce ZHONG and Arthur CHAN (2nd right)
Mr. CHOI Ho Yin Issac, a Year 3 SEEM Undergraduate student, teamed with students from HKU and HKUST won the Championship of openlab x FinTecubator Innovation Challenge organized by the Hang Seng Bank

Mr. CHOI Ho Yin Issac, a Year 3 SEEM Undergraduate student, teamed with students from HKU and HKUST won the Championship of openlab x FinTecubator Innovation Challenge organized by the Hang Seng Bank

The team (“Altitude”) led by Choi Ho Yin Issac (SEEM/3), comprised of Cheung Tsz Yin (IE/5), Wong Sin Yi (CS/3) and other students from HKU and HKUST won the Championship with a monetary prize of $20,000 of openlab x FinTecubator Innovation Challenge organized by the Hang Seng Bank and the CUHK SEEM Department. They proposed and developed a prototype of a receivable management tools, and a Smart Contract mechanism embedded business logic into business terms in the challenge held on Oct 31, 2019. Members of the team would like to thank Prof. CHAN Chun Kwong for being such a wonderful mentor.

Caption of the photo (from right to left): Prof. Chan Chun Kwong (Right 1st), Choi Ho Yin Issac (Right 2nd ), Cheung Tsz Yin (Right 3rd ), Wong Sin Yi (Absent)

More reference:
Innovation challenge @ Hang Seng Bank

SEEM Student achieved excellent results in the HSBC Financial Innovation Case Study

SEEM Student achieved excellent results in the HSBC Financial Innovation Case Study

The HSBC Financial Innovation Case Study was held on Aug 17. The team (“Finnovators”) composed of Choi Ho Yin Issac (SEEM/3), Jacus Liou (Fintech/3), Kong Chan Yat Lawrence (Econ/4) and other students from HKU and HKUST won 1st Runner-up with a monetary prize of $20,000 in the competition. They proposed financial management and knowledge cultivation platform with game mechanics overlaid to assist kids in developing financial knowledge. Their habit development solution makes use of OpenAPI supported by HKMA and banks to tailor-made a debit card for child personal finance needs.

Mr. CHOI Ho Yin Issac

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大學生運用創新科技助人精明理財
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HSBC Financial Dialogue Series 2019 Financial Innovation Case Study 

The Team From CUHK (“W3C”) Consists of B.Eng SEEM and other students was a finalist (Top 5) in the UBS Group Chief Operating Officer (GCOO) Case Challenge 2019 – Hong Kong

The Team From CUHK (“W3C”) Consists of B.Eng SEEM and other students was a finalist (Top 5) in the UBS Group Chief Operating Officer (GCOO) Case Challenge 2019 – Hong Kong

Seems student and his teammates triumphed in the finalist stage (Top 5) of UBS Group Chief Operating Officer (GCOO) Case Challenge hosted on 7 August 2019 at UBS Hong Kong Office. The team led by Mr. Choi Ho Yin Issac (SEEM/3), consisting of Mr. Chow Tak Hin (QFIN/3), Mr. Chan Pui Ming Kenneth (QFRM/3) and Mr. Wan Tsz Wing (QFRM/3). The team was challenged to re-engineer the remittance process of a fictitious bank to improve its efficiency. They proposed a solution included automation, integrated ticketing system which enables an employee to pass each transaction downstream, innovation in staff’s working performance optimization, machine learning in computer vision to allow significant uplift in the processing time of signature verification.

More Reference:
UBS Group Chief Operating Officer (GCOO) Case Challenge 2019

Prof. Jeffrey Xu Yu and Prof. Hong Cheng won the Application Innovation Award in Tencent AI Lab Rhino-Bird Focused Research Program 2018

Prof. Jeffrey Xu Yu and Prof. Hong Cheng won the Application Innovation Award in Tencent AI Lab Rhino-Bird Focused Research Program 2018

Prof. Jeffrey Xu Yu and Prof. Hong Cheng’s research project entitled “Scalable Graph Representation Learning and Distributed Graph Processing Systems” was supported by Tencent AI Lab Rhino-Bird Focused Research Program 2018. Through their investigation and collaboration with researchers from Tencent AI Lab in 2018-19, their project has generated fruitful results. Prof. Cheng presented their research findings on the Research Symposium organized by Tencent AI Lab on September 23, 2019. Their project won the Application Innovation Award among 39 funded projects.

Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, CUHK