Education

  • Ph.D., Department of Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, USA (1997)
  • M.A., Department of Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, USA (1995)
  • B.S., Department of Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, R.O.C. (1993)


Work Experience

  • Acting Chair, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE), NTU (2018 - now)
  • Associate Chair (Academic), School of EEE, NTU (2011 - 2018)
  • Director, INFINITUS Infocomm Research Centre, School of EEE, NTU (2011 - 2013)
  • Program Manager, Mobile Media Thematic Strategic Research Program (TSRP), Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC), Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore (2007 - 2010)
  • Head, Division of Information Engineering, School of EEE, NTU (2005 - 2011)
  • Professor, School of EEE, NTU  (2017 - now)
  • Associate Professor, School of EEE, NTU  (2004 - 2017)
  • Assistant Professor, School of EEE, NTU (1999 - 2003)
  • Member of Technical Staff, Sharp Labs of America, Washington, USA (1999)
  • Senior Systems Architect, Digital Imaging and Video Division, Intel Corporation, Arizona, USA (1997 - 1999)
  • Visiting Research Scientist, IBM Tokyo Research Laboratory, Japan (Jan 1997)
  • Summer Research Intern, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, USA (1995, 1996)
  • Teaching Assistant, Princeton University, USA (1993 - 1994)

Professional Activities

Editorial Boards

  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, USA (2018 - now)
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, USA (2016 - now)
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, USA (2014 - now)
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Access, USA (2013 - now)
  • Editorial Board Member, EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing (2006 - now)
  • Editorial Board Member, EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing (2006 - now)
  • Editorial Board Member, Advances in Multimedia (2007 - 2008)
  • Associate Editor, Journal of VLSI Signal Processing Systems for Signal, Image, and Video Technology (2006 - 2015)
  • Guest Editor, Special Issue on Visualization and Visual Analytics for Multimedia, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (2016)
  • Guest Editor, Special Issue for ICME 2010, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, USA (2011)
  • Guest Editor, Special Issue on Video Adaptation for Heterogeneous Environments, EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing (2007)
  • Guest Editor, Special Issue on Audio-Visual Signal Processing for Intelligent Security Systems, Journal of VLSI Signal Processing Systems for Signal, Image, and Video Technology (2007)

Technical Committees

  • Member, Image, Video and Multidimensional Signal Processing (IVMSP) Technical Committee, IEEE Signal Processing Society (2018 - now)
  • Chair of Membership & Election Subcommittee, Multimedia Systems and Applications (MSA) Technical Committee, IEEE Circuits and Systems Society (2013 - now)
  • Chair,  Visual Signal Processing and Communications (VSPC) Technical Committee, IEEE Circuits and Systems Society (2012 - 2014)
  • Chair of Nominations and Elections Subcommittee, Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP) Technical Committee, IEEE Signal Processing Society (2012 - 2013)
  • Secretary,  Visual Signal Processing and Communications (VSPC) Technical Committee, IEEE Circuits and Systems Society (2010 - 2012)
  • Member, Multimedia Systems and Applications (MSA) Technical Committee, IEEE Circuits and Systems Society (2010 - now)
  • Member, Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP) Technical Committee, IEEE Signal Processing Society (2009 - 2013)
  • Member, Visual Signal Processing and Communications (VSPC) Technical Committee, IEEE Circuits and Systems Society (2005 - now)
  • Chair, IEEE Signal Processing Chapter in Singapore (2009 - 2010)
  • Deputy Chair, IEEE Signal Processing Chapter in Singapore (2007 - 2008)
  • Secretary, IEEE Signal Processing Chapter in Singapore (2005 - 2006)
  • Treasurer, IEEE Signal Processing Chapter in Singapore (2003 - 2004)
  • Secretary, IEEE Signal Processing Chapter in Singapore (2001 - 2002)

Conference Organizing Committees

  • Chair, Steering Committee of the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME), 2018 - 2019
  • Technical Program Co-Chair, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), to be held in Taipei, Taiwan, 2019
  • Technical Program Co-Chair, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME), to be held in San Diego, USA, 2018
  • Area Chair, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Athens, Greece, 2018
  • Tutorial Co-Chair and Best Paper Selection Committee Member, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME), Seattle, Washington, USA, 2016
  • General Co-Chair, Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP), Singapore, 2015.
  • Technical Program Co-Chair, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME), Torino, Italy, 2015
  • Area Chair, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Québec City, Canada, 2015
  • Co-Chair, Visual Signal Processing and Communications Track, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), 2011 - 2014
  • Steering Committee Member, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME), representing IEEE Signal Processing Society, 2011 - 2012
  • Asia-Pacific Liaison, IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP), Hangzhou, China, 2011
  • General Co-Chair, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME), Singapore, 2010
  • Special Session Co-Chair, International Packet Video Workshop, Hong Kong, 2010
  • Panel Co-Chair, ACM Multimedia, Augsburg, Germany, 2007
  • Advisor, International Conference on Information, Communications, and Signal Processing (ICICS), 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013
  • Co-organizer, Special Session on Signal Processing and Communications for Enhanced Security and Safety, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), Island of Kos, Greece, 2006
  • Program Co-Chair, International Conference on Information, Communications, and Signal Processing (ICICS), Dec 2005
  • Co-organizer, Special Session on Video Adaptation and Abstraction, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), Kobe, Japan, 2005
  • Finance Chair, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Singapore, 2004
  • Co-organizer, Special Session on Content-based Image and Video Analysis, International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision (ICARCV), Kunming, China, 2004
  • Track Chair, Content Based Retrieval, Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia (PCM), 2003
  • Tutorial Co-Chair, International Conference on Information, Communications, and Signal Processing (ICICS), Singapore, 2001
  • Co-organizer, Special Session on Image/Video Computing and Applications, International Conference on Information Technology: Coding and Computing (ITCC), Nevada, USA, 2001


Courses Taught

  • E6403 – Distributed Multimedia Systems
  • EE4483/IM4483 – Artificial Intelligence and Data Mining
  • EE4476/IM4476 – Image Processing
  • E476 – Image and Video Processing
  • E476N – Image Processing
  • EE3072 – Project (P311)
  • E372 – Project (P313)
  • E328 – Project (Java Module)
  • E321 – Laboratory III (L307 & L308)
  • G128 – Computing