Lap Chi Lau | Teaching
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 Courses
CS 798, Waterloo, Winter 2017
Convexity and Optimization
CS 341, Waterloo, Winter 2016
Algorithms
CS 798, Waterloo, Fall 2015
Algorithmic Spectral Graph Theory
CS270, Berkeley, Spring 2015
Graduate Algorithms
CSC 5060, CUHK, Spring 2014
Semidefinite Programming and Approximation Algorithms
CSC 5450, CUHK, Spring 2013, Spring 2011
Randomness and Computation
CSC 5160, CUHK, Spring 2012
Spectral Algorithms
CSC 2110, CUHK, Fall 2012, Fall 2011, Fall 2010, Fall 2009, Fall 2008, Fall 2007
Discrete Mathematics
CSC 5160, CUHK, Spring 2010, Spring 2008, Spring 2007
Combinatorial Optimization and Approximation Algorithms
CSC 3270, CUHK, Spring 2010, Spring 2008
Advanced Programming Laboratory
 Students
Akshay Ramachandran
Ph.D. 2016 - present, Waterloo
Pak Hay Chan (Alan)
M.Sc. 2016 - present, Waterloo
Vedat Alev
Ph.D. 2015 - present, Waterloo
Hong Zhou
Ph.D. 2012 - present, CUHK, Waterloo
Tsz Chiu Kwok
Ph.D. 2010 - 2014, CUHK
Postdoc 2015 - present, Waterloo
Thesis: Graph expansions and applications
Position: Postdoctoral fellow in EPFL, Switzerland.
Chun Yeung Poon
M.Phil 2013 - 2016, CUHK
Thesis: Glauber dynamics for sampling an edge colouring of regular trees
Ho Yee Cheung (Leo)
M.Phil. 2009 - 2011, CUHK
Thesis: Algebraic algorithms in combinatorial optimization
Position: Ph.D. student in University of Southern California.
Kai Man Leung (Hackson)
M.Phil. 2009 - 2011, CUHK
Thesis: Graph connectivity and network coding
Position: software engineer in Google (Mountain View).
Zixi Zhang (Jesse)
2008 - 2011, CUHK
Position: software engineer in VMware (Palo Alto).
Yuk Hei Chan (Tom)
M.Phil. 2007-2009, CUHK
Thesis: On linear programming relaxations for hypergraph matching
Position: Ph.D. student in University of Maryland
Wai Shing Fung (Isaac)
M.Phil. 2007-2009, CUHK
Thesis: Degree bounded vertex connectivity network design with metric cost
Position: Ph.D. student in University of Waterloo
Chun Kong Yung (Darek)
M.Phil. 2007-2009, CUHK
Thesis: Edge splitting-off and network design problems
(Best M.Phil. thesis award in Faculty of Engineering)
Position: Ph.D. student in University of Toronto
 Activities
Algorithms Reading Group, Berkeley
ACM ICPC Programming Team, CUHK
Algorithm Visualization: a final year project, CUHK
by Lo Yu Tak (2010), Yeung Tak Wai (2010), Chow Man Ho (2011), Wong Tak Piu (2011)
Theory Reading Group, CUHK