Thursday, October 04, 2007

Hui Sun - Young Software Engineer of the Year

Congratulations to Hui Sun, BEng., who graduated this summer with First-class Honours in Software Engineering. Hui has won The 2007 Young Software Engineer of the Year Award, presented at a ceremony organised by the trade association ScotlandIS in Edinburgh.

This award, which includes a cheque for £1500, presented by Ann Budge of Sopra Group, and the ScotlandIS Young Software Engineer of the year trophy, is given to the student who has undertaken the best final year software engineering project from amongst all Scottish universities.

Hui Sun’s project Face Recognition on J2ME-enabled mobile phone was supervised by Dr. Gillian Hayes of the Institute of Perception, Action and Behaviour. The judges considered his work to be exceptional, with a clear commercial application.

Hui Sun is the sixth Informatics student to win one of these prestigious awards:
2007First prizeHui SunBEng. Hons. Software Engineering 1st class
2006First prizeNicholas O’SheaBSc. Hons. Computer Science1st class
2003First prizeTim AngusBSc. Hons. Computer Science 1st class
2000First prizeWill BrysonBSc. Hons. Computer Science 1st class
1999First prizeEdward KnoweldenBSc. Hons. Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science1st class
1998Second prizeHugh LeatherBSc. Hons. Computer Science1st class

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