Institute of Theoretical Computer Science and Communications


Institute of Theoretical Computer Science and Communications (ITCSC) was established in July 2007 to promote and support innovative and cutting-edge research in theoretical computer and communication sciences.

The Institute focuses a number of research themes: analytic methods for non-convex optimization, complexity of convex optimization, and information theoretic complexity of communication.

Postdoc application: [extension]

The Institute of Theoretical Computer Science and Communications at the Chinese University of Hong Kong has several postdoc positions with a flexible start date. The appointment is for one year with possibility of extension.

To apply please submit a CV and a statement of interest, and arrange for two recommendation letters to be sent to by 14 January  2018.


Aug 22-26, 2016


CSE-ITCSC Joint Seminar
January 19, 2018
Prof Jelani Nelson, Harvard University
CSE-ITCSC Joint Seminar
January 12, 2018
Dr. Tsz Chiu KWOK, University of Waterloo
CSE-ITCSC Joint Seminar
December 4, 2017
Oxana Poburinnaya, Boston University
IE-ITCSC Joint Seminar
October 31, 2017
Prof. Shlomo Shamai Shitz, Technion − Israel Institute of Technology
CSE-ITCSC Joint Seminar
October 9, 2017
Prof. Venkatesan Guruswami, Carnegie Mellon University
CSE-ITCSC Joint Seminar
May 04, 2017
Prof. Chung-Shou Liao, National Tsing Hua University

Theory Lunch

See Fall 2016 calendar


Fall 2017
CSCI5580 Online Algorithms for Machine Learning and Optimizations by Shengyu Zhang
IERG5200 Channel Coding and Modulation by Pascal Vontobel
IERG6300 Measure Theoretic Probability by Chandra Nair
Spring 2018
CSCI5160 Approximation Algorithms by Siu On Chan
CSCI5320 Topics in Graph Algorithms by Leizhen Cai
CSCI5440 Cryptography by Andrej Bogdanov