• Apr 19, 2005. Dr. Francis Lau delivered a keynote speech ("Grid Infrastructure and Key Technologies") in Grid World China 2005 which was held on April 6-7 in Beijing, China. The forum was organized by International Data Group (IDG) and attracted hundreds of attendees coming from the academia and some major technology providers in the field.

  • Dec 27-28, 2004. Dr. Cho-Li Wang will attend 863 Examination in Beijing. Tianchi Ma will report the progress of Hong Kong Grid node and present some runtime online demos.
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  • 2005 IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (SCC'05) will be held from July 12 to 15, 2005 in Orlando, Florida, USA (

Progress Reports

Current Network Connection in HK Grid
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Oct 19, 2005 The HKU CS Grid Point (as part of the China National Grid) has successfully completed the 2nd Grid Plugtest in Grids@Work 2005. Details...
Apr 19, 2005 The research team led by Prof. David Abramson at Monash University, Australia, is going to extend their grid test bed for the GriddLes project, a research effort that aims to simplify grid application development by making good use of legacy software components. HKU CS is glad to contribute to the project by sharing the Gideon cluster as a regional grid node.
Feb 28, 2005 Two grid projects called "Integrating P2P networking layer into the Grid" and "Data Grid Application" are ongoing in the Department of Computing in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, supervised by Dr. Jiannong Cao.
Dec 13, 2004 Mr. Wang Tianqi presented Gamelet paper in ISPA-2004. (pdf)
Dec 11, 2004 A workshop on "How to Build a Linux Cluster" was held in HKU.
Dec 9, 2004 Dr. C.L. Wang presented "Grid Computing Research in Hong Kong" in Chung Hua University (中華大學), Taiwan. (PPT)
Dec 8, 2004 Dr. Cho-Li Wang presented "Grid Computing Research in Hong Kong" in The First Workshop on Grid Technologies and Applications (WoGTA'04), National Center for High-Performance Computing, Taiwan. (PPT)
Nov 2004 Drug Discovery Grid (DDGrid) was successfully ported on Gideon cluster by W.J. Zhang from Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Oct 20-22, 2004 The 3rd International Conference on Grid and Cooperative Computing(GCC2004) in Wuhan. Two papers (G-PASS by Tianchi Ma and InstantGrid by Roy S.C. Ho) were presented on the conference. Photos...