The 12th Science & Technology Poster Presentation

(BNU-HKBU United International College, 2024)

17th April, 2024 Wednesday


1. Aims and Scope:

The main aim of the Twelfth Science & Technology Poster Presentation (BNU-HKBU United International College, 2024) is to enrich students’ learning experience, promote active engagement, and to relate academic knowledge to research traditions. On a secondary level, it should provide students with opportunities to interact with professionals from academia and industry.


2. Organizing Working Group (in alphabetical order of programme name/unit)

  • Prof. Ivan Deng (Chair, Assistant Dean of FST)

  • Dr. Xucheng Meng (Applied Mathematics Programme)

  • Dr. Alan Lai (Applied Psychology Programme)

  • Dr. Jefferson Fong (Computer Science and Technology Programme)

  • Dr. Jingwei Yang (Data Science Programme)

  • Dr. Yingcan Zhao (Environmental Science Programme)

  • Dr. Tianhao Zhi (Financial Mathematics Programme)

  • Dr. Ya Wang (Food Science and Technology Programme)

  • Dr. Jiajuan Liang (Statistics Programme)

  • Ms. Ailan Lin (FST Office)


3. Date/Time and Venues

The Twelfth Science & Technology Poster Presentation will be held at 1:00-5:00 p.m. on 17th April 2024 (Wednesday) in UIC T1-101 & 102.


4. Student Participation

Student poster presenters will gain experience of:

  • Writing an academic abstract

  • Designing a poster

  • Presenting a poster

  • Interacting with industry and academic professionals

  • Organizing the event (optional)


5. Award & Certificates

As in previous years, outstanding undergraduate presenters will compete for various awards and certificates in the Twelfth Science & Technology Poster Presentation (2024), as follows:

(1) The Certificate of Outstanding Performance: this certificate will be issued to all poster presenters, recognizing their performance in research and project activities, and their contribution to this event.

(2) The Best Poster Award by Programme: this award will go to the best poster from each programme in FST. Currently, there are eight of programmes in FST including Applied Mathematics, Applied Psychology, Computer Science and Technology, Data Science, Environmental Science, Financial Mathematics, Food Science and Technology, and Statistics. Furthermore, The Best Supervisor Award by Programme will go to the supervisor whose student(s) win(s) the Best Poster Award by Programme. To this end, eight posters and the corresponding supervisors will receive these programme-based awards.

(3) The Best Poster Award by Faculty (undergraduate): all the posters from the eight programmes are considered for this award at the faculty level. This award is competitive, and only one poster is selected. The Best Supervisor Award by Faculty (undergraduate) will go to the corresponding supervisor.

(4) The Best Poster Award by Faculty (postgraduate): all the posters from research programme students are considered for this award at the faculty level. This award is competitive, and only one poster is selected. The Best Supervisor Award by Faculty (postgraduate) will go to the corresponding supervisor. 

(5) The Student Choice Award: this award will go to the poster which earns the highest number of audience participants’ votes. 

Moreover, a certificate will be issued to all postgraduate poster presenters, recognizing their academic contributions to the event.

Faculty members, not necessarily from FST, and the invited academic and industry professionals will form the Judging Panel that will select the winners of awards in (2). The head judges will select the winners of awards (3) and (4).


6. Poster Selection

The number of poster entries is limited because of time and space availability; thus the number of undergraduate entries from each FST programme is 12 at maximum;  the number of postgraduate entries from FST programme is 15 at maximum in total. Different programmes may use different criteria to select their entries.


7. Audience Participants

All UIC students and faculty members are welcome to attend this poster presentation. We may also extend the invitation to relevant industries, institutions, and official agencies.


8. Production of abstract book

As a lasting memory of this event, an abstract book that contains all the poster abstracts will be produced.