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Dr. Kot Chichung, Alex​​​

Director, Rapid-Rich Object Search (ROSE) Lab
Professor, School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering,
​​College of Engineering, Nanyang Technological University
Email: eackot@ntu.edu.sg
HOME PAGE: http://www.ntu.edu.sg/home/eackot/

Prof. Kot headed the Division of Information Engineering at the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering for eight years. He was the Vice Dean Research and Associate Chair Research for the School of EEE for three years and Program Director for Center for Information Security. He served as Associate Editor for more than 10 top journals and he chaired the International Conferenc​e on Image Processing in 2004 with over 2300 papers submitted. He received Best Teacher of the Year Award and co-authored several Best Paper Awards. He was the Chapters Chair for Signal Processing society, the IEEE Distinguished Lecturer, the Vice-President for the IEEE Signal Processing Society, a Fellow of the Academy of Engineering, Singapore, a Fellow of IEEE and a Fellow of IES.​​​

Chau Lap-Pui Dr. Chau Lap-pui

Associate Professor, School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering,
College of Engineering, Nanyang Technological University
Email: elpchau@ntu.edu.sg
HOME PAGE: http://www.ntu.edu.sg/home/elpchau

Lap-Pui Chau received the B. Eng degree with first class honours in Electronic Engineering from Oxford Brookes University, and the Ph.D. degree in Electronic Engineering from Hong Kong Polytechnic University, in 1992 and 1997, respectively. He is a Fellow of IEEE. His research interests include fast visual signal processing algorithms, light-field imaging, VL​SI for signal processing, and human motion analysis.

He was the chair of Technical Committee on Circuits & Systems for Communications (TC-CASC) of IEEE Circuits and Systems Society from 2010 to 2012. He served as an associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology and is currently serving as an associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II, IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, and The Visual Computer (Springer Journal). Besides, he was an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer for 2009-2015, and a steering committee member of IEEE Transactions for Mobile Computing from 2011-2013.

Cai JianFei Dr. Cai Jianfei

Professor, School of Computer Science and Engineering,
College of Engineering, Nanyang Technological University
Email: asjfcai@ntu.edu.sg
HOME PAGE: http://www.ntu.edu.sg/home/asjfcai

Dr. Cai received his PhD degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2002. Currently, he is an Associate Professor with the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. His major research interests include digital media processing, multimedia compression, communications and networking technologies. He has published over 80 technical papers in international conferences and journals. He has actively participated in program committees of various international conferences, and he was the track co-chair for IEEE ICME 2006 & ICME 2008, the technical program co-chair for Multimedia Modeling (MMM) 2007 and the conference co-chair for Multimedia on Mobile Devices 2007. He is also an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (T-CSVT).

Jiang Xuding Dr. Jiang Xudong

Associate Professor, School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering,
College of Engineering, Nanyang Technological University
Email: exdjiang@ntu.edu.sg
HOME PAGE: http://www.ntu.edu.sg/exdjiang

Dr Jiang received his Bachelor and Master degrees from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, in 1983 and 1986, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of German Federal Armed Forces, Hamburg, Germany, in 1997, all in electrical and electronic engineering. From 1998 to 2002, he was with Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, as a Senior/Research Fellow where he developed a fingerprint verification algorithm that achieved the fastest speed with the second most accuracy in the Inte​rnational Fingerprint Verification Competition (FVC2000). From 2002 to 2004, he was a Lead Scientist and Head of the Biometrics Laboratory at the Institute for Infocomm Research, A*STAR, Singapore.  He joined NTU as a faculty member in 2004 and served as the Director of the Centre for Information Security (CIS) from 2005 to 2011. Dr Jiang has published over 100 international conference and journal papers. He is also an inventor of 7 patents (3 of them are United States patents). Dr Jiang is a senior member of IEEE and has been serving as Editorial Board Member, Guest Editor and Reviewer of multiple international journals, and serving as Program Committee member, Keynote Speaker and Session Chair of multiple international conferences.  His research interest includes pattern recognition, computer vision, image and signal processing, biometrics, face recognition and fingerprint recognition.

Adams Kong Dr. Adams Wai Kin Kong

Associate Professor, School of Science and Computer Engineering,
College of Engineering, Nanyang Technological University
Email: adamskong@ntu.edu.sg
HOME PAGE: http://www.ntu.edu.sg/home/adamskong

Dr. Adams Wai Kin Kong received the Ph.D. degree from the University of Waterloo, Canada. Currently, he is anassociate professor at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.  His papers have been published in TPAMI, TIP, TIFS, TSMC, TCSVT, CVPR and Pattern Recognition. One of his papers was selected as a spotlight paper by TPAMI and another one was selected as Honorable Mention by Pattern Recognition. With his students, he received Honeywell Best Student Paper Award in The IEEE Fifth International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems (BTAS), 2012. He received the best reviewer award from BTAS 2016. In the summer of 2008, he served as an expert witness to the U.S. Department of Justice for the child sexual abuse caseUnited  States v, Michael PepeHe also serves as a consultant for other legal cases in Singapore and as an associate editor for TIFS. He has developed seven patents; four of his patents have been approved, and the others have been filed. His research interests include biometrics, forensics, image processing and pattern recognition.

LamKwokYan Dr. Lam Kwok Yan

Professor, School of Computer Science and Engineering,
College of Engineering, Nanyang Technological University
Email: KwokYan.Lam@ntu.edu.sg
HOME PAGE: http://www.ntu.edu.sg/home/KwokYan.Lam

Professor Lam Kwok Yan is a renowned Cyber Security researcher and practitioner. Professor Lam has collaborated extensively with law-enforcement a​​gencies, government regulators, telecommunication operators and financial institutions in various aspects of Infocomm and Cyber Security in the region. Prior to joining NTU, he has been a Professor of the Tsinghua University, PR China (2002-2010) and a faculty member of the National University of Singapore and the University of London since 1990. He was a visiting scientist at the Isaac Newton Institute of the Cambridge University and a visiting professor at the European Institute for Systems Security. In 1997, he founded PrivyLink International Ltd, a spin-off company of the National University of Singapore, specializing in​​​ e-security technologies for homeland security and financial systems. In 2012, he co-founded Soda Pte Ltd with a HK-based medical clinics operator. Soda (or Safe of Data App), the Winner of the Most Innovative Start Up Award at the RSA 2015 Conference, is a technology start-up which specialises in data security protection of mobile cloud users. In 1998, he received the Singapore Foundation Award from the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry in recognition of his R&D achievement in Information Security in Singapore. He received his B.Sc. (First Class Honours) from the University of London in 1987 and his Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge in 1990.

Lin Weisi Dr. Lin Weisi

Professor, School of Computer Science and Engineering,
College of Engineering, Nanyang Technological University
Email: wslin@ntu.edu.sg
HOME PAGE: http://www.ntu.edu.sg/home/wslin

Weisi Lin graduated from Sun Yat-Sen  University, China with B.Sc in Electronics and M.Sc in Digital Signal Processing, and from King’s College, London University, UK with Ph.D in Computer Vision. He served as the Lab Head of Visual Processing, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore, before joining NTU. His areas of expertise include image processing, perceptual signal modeling, video compression, and multimedia communication, in which he has published 130 journal papers and 220 conference papers, filed 7 patents, and authored 2 books. He is an AE for IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, IEEE Signal Processing Letters and Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, and a past AE for IEEE Trans. on Multimedia. He has also served as a Guest Editor for 8 special issues in international journals. He has been a Technical Program Chair for IEEE ICME 2013, PCM 2012, and QoMEX 2014. He has been an invited/keynote/tutorial speaker in 10+ international conferences, as well as a Distinguished Lecturer of Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association (APSIPA), 2012-2013. He has been the project leader of 10+ major projects in digital multimedia technology development successfully delivered to industries.

Lu Shijian

Dr. Lu Shijian

Assistant Professor, School of Computer Science and Engineering
College of Engineering, Nanyang Technological University
HOME PAGE: http://www.ntu.edu.sg/home/shijian.lu/index.htm

Shijian received his PhD in electrical and computer engineering from the National University of Singapore. He is an Assistant Professor with School of Computer Science & Engineering, the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. His major research interests include image and video analytics, visual intelligence, and machine learning. He has published more than 100 international refereed journal and conference papers and co-authored over 10 patents in these research areas. He is currently an Associate Editor for the journal Pattern Recognition (PR). He has also served in the program committee of a number of conferences, e.g. the Area Chair of the International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR) 2017, the Senior Program Committee of the International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) 2018, etc.

Tan Yap Peng Dr. Tan Yap Peng

Professor, School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering,
College of Engineering, Nanyang Technological University
Email: eyptan@ntu.edu.sg
HOME PAGE: http://www.ntu.edu.sg/home/eyptan

Dr. Tan is currently Associate Chair (Academic) of School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering. From 1995 to 1997, he was the recipient of an IBM Graduate Fellowship from IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, NY, and was with Intel and Sharp Labs of America from 1997 to 1999. Dr. Tan served as the symposium, finance, program, and general chair of various IEEE international conferences. He has published more than 100 internationally refereed research papers and invented or co-invented 13 US patents. Dr. Tan is a senior member of IEEE, a member of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society's technical committee on Visual Signal Processing and Communications, an editorial board member of EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing and EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing.

Wen Bihan Dr. Wen Bihan

Assistant Professor , School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering,
College of Engineering, Nanyang Technological University
Email: bihan.wen@@ntu.edu.sg
HOME PAGE: http://www.ntu.edu.sg/home/WenBihan/

Dr. Bihan Wen received the B.Eng. degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, in 2012, the MS and PhD degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), USA, in 2015 and 2018, respectively. From 2018 to 2019, he was with Dolby Laboratories, California, USA, and YITU Technology, Singapore. He joined Nanyang Technological University as an Assistant Professor in March 2019. His research interests span areas of machine learning, computational imaging, computer vision, image and video processing, and big data applications.
He is an elected member of the IEEE Computational Imaging (CI) Technical Committee. He served as the Area Chair and Program Committee for IJCAI and ICIP 2019. He also co-organized the CSLSC 2017 and MIPR 2019 conference as the Session Chairs. He was the recipient of the 2016 Yee Fellowship, and the 2012 Professional Engineers Board (PEB) Gold Medal. He won the 1st Place Award in the 3MT Thesis Competition at ICME 2018, the Best Presentation Award at 2018 Midwest Research Summit in USA, and the Best Talk Award at 2018 CSL Student Conference. A paper he co-authored won the 10% Best Paper Award at ICIP 2014.

Yap Kim Hui Dr. Yap Kim Hui

Associate Professor, School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering,
College of Engineering, Nanyang Technological University
Email: ekhyap@ntu.edu.sg
HOME PAGE: http://www.ntu.edu.sg/home/ekhyap

Dr. Yap received the Bachelor Degree of Electrical Engineering (University Medal Winner and First Class Honors) from the University of Sydney, Australia, in 1998, and Ph.D. degree from the same university in 2002. Since then, he has been working as an Assistant Professor in Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. His main research interests are image/video processing, media content analysis, computer vision, human-computer interaction, and computational intelligence. As the Group Leader in Content-Based Analysis in the Center for Signal Processing, NTU, he has worked on many projects encompassing image/video content analysis and understanding, media indexing and retrieval, and image processing and computer vision. He has a good track record of publications, with close to 50 articles in various well-known international peer-reviewed journals, conference proceedings and book chapters. He has also edited a book entitled “Intelligent Multimedia Processing with Soft Computing” published by Springer-Verlag in 2005.



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