Competition on System Modeling & Optimization (COSMO) 2023

COSMO 2023 is co-organized by the Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Department (SEEM) and The Hong Kong Association for Computer Education (HKACE) for all high school students.The purpose of this competition is to encourage students to actively study mathematics and hence tries to improve their ability in building system model, use of mathematical method and computer technology to solve problem.

2nd Runner-up in CILTHK Student Day 2023

The Chartered Institutions of Logistics and Transportation in Hong Kong (CILTHK) Student Day is an annual event that brings students together and aims to give students a deeper understanding of the local logistics industry through a case study competition.    

This year, the Student Day was held on 11th March, 2023 in HKU with 7 participating institutions from Hong Kong. The CUHK team, which consisted of our students (TONG Kwan Ho; NG Tsz Wing; YIP Pui Yan; XUE Feiyang; HUR Juhee) supervising by Prof. Daniel Long, had tackled and presented the topic “How have the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine been reshaping the global seaborne trade routes of the energy commodity market?” very well and won the 2nd Runner-up.  

Professors / Associate Professors / Assistant Professors – (220002IE)

Job Description

Professors / Associate Professors / Assistant Professors  (220002IE)

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 the areas related to financial technologies, operations management,  supply chain management, and information
systems. For financial technologies, candidates with expertise in distributed ledger systems, E-payment, cryptography, and internet finance are preferred.

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 2023, 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 CUHK – HRO – Career Opportunities @ CUHK for the Job Number of 220002IE at the Professoriate, Teaching & Research Academic Posts, 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:

Applicants 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

Job: Professoriate, Teaching and Research Academic Posts

Organization: Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management

Unposting Date: Ongoing

Prof. Nguyen’s Student won Honorable Mention in INFORMS 2022 Undergraduate Operations Research Prize

Prof. Nguyen‘s Student won Honorable Mention in INFORMS 2022 Undergraduate Operations Research Prize for the Paper in October 2022

The INFORMS Undergraduate Operations Research Prize Competition is held each year to honor a student or group of students who conducted a significant applied project in operations research or management science, and/or original and important theoretical or applied research in operations research or management science, while enrolled as an undergraduate student. The prize is given each year at the Annual Meeting.