Research Centers and Facilities

Center for Networking

The mission of the Center for Networking (CFN) is to foster the joint research effort among faculties, students and industry partners. It serves as a focal point for multidisciplinary research in networking technologies, and serves the need for the regional telecommunications and networking industry including Hong Kong and South China, by means of collaborations.

The center consists of 15 faculty members from the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineeringy and the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. The current research focuses on the areas of multiparty video conferencing, voice over IP, ATM/IP Net (a network that integrates ATM and IP), ATM service provisioning to wireless hosts, DiffServ router prototypes, IP Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), etc. These projects are supported by a total of $30 million grants from Hong Kong government and industry.