PortraitChiwang Chow was born and lives in Hong Kong, currently he works as a Software Engineer for living. He enjoys reading books and taking courses on MOOC platforms in his off-hours, and he loves solving brainteasers – especially mathematical ones – for fun. Chiwang also enjoy various random activities such as playing online poker, card games, playing as well as watching football games (he is a fan of Arsenal FC for more than a decade).

Chiwang is also a classical music lover, and in particular he enjoys playing piano during his leisure time. In addition, Chiwang is proud member of the Act Of Care Project of Hong Kong Red Cross, which he has joined as a volunteer back in 2012, and he remains an active member to participate in community services on a regular basis.


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Education

Chiwang graduated from the Chung Chi College of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) in 2010 with a B.Sc. degree in Mathematics, where he completed the study schemes of both the Enrichment Stream in Mathematics and the Computational & Applied Mathematics Stream, and he also completed two minor programmes in Statistics and Computer Science within three years of his undergraduate study. He then went on to obtain his M.Sc. degree in Computer Science from CUHK in the following year.

Afterward, Chiwang studied for his M.Phil. degree in Computer Science and Engineering at CUHK under the supervision of Andrej Bogdanov, and his research focus was in Cryptography and Theoretical Computer Science at that time. He wrote his master’s thesis on a computational learning problem called Learning with Errors (LWE), and obtained his M.Phil. degree in 2013.

During his six years of study at CUHK, Chiwang has obtained several academic awards and scholarships, and he has also been tutoring EPYMT courses for talented secondary students for six consecutive summers, as well as tutoring some undergraduate courses in the Computer Science and Engineering.


Technical Skills

Chiwang is a Software Engineer whose most favourite programming languages are Java and Scala, and he is specialised in full-stack web development. Chiwang is an Oracle Certified Professional, Java SE 7 Programmer, and he is currently a Professional Member of the Association for Computing Machinery and a Full Member of the Hong Kong Computer Society.

Primary Development Stack

  • OS: Ubuntu
  • IDE / Editor: Eclipse, Android Studio, Vim
  • Source Control: Git (Private Host, Bitbucket, GitHub)
  • Build Tool: Gradle, Maven
  • Programming Language / Framework: Java, Scala, Spring, Android, PHP, Symfony, Python, Matlab, Octave, R, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, AngularJS


Career

I am currently working in NetDimensions as a JavaEE developer, my core duty includes developing system customization and system integration with third-party applications.