2019 International Workshop on Pattern Recognition
IEEE&IET Fellow, Prof. Yiu-ming Cheung, Hong
Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
Yiu-ming Cheung is a Full Professor of Department of Computer Science and an Associate Director of Institute of Computational and Theoretical Studies at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU). He received PhD degree from Department of Computer Science and Engineering at The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2000, and then joined the Department of Computer Science at HKBU in 2001. He is an IEEE Fellow, IET/IEE Fellow, British Computer Society (BCS) Fellow, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA), and Distinguished Fellow of International Engineering and Technology Institute, Hong Kong (IETI), as well as the “Chu Tian Scholars (楚天學者)” in China.
He is the Founding Chairman of IEEE (Hong Kong) Computational Intelligence Chapter and the Chair of Technical Committee on Intelligent Informatics (TCII) of IEEE Computer Society. He has served in various capacities (e.g., Organizing Committee Chair, Program Committee Chair, Program Committee Area Chair, Financial Chair, Senior Program Committee Member, etc.) at several top-tier international conferences, including IEEE-sponsored IJCAI-ECAI’2018, ICDM’2017 & 2018, WCCI’2016, WI-IAT’2012, ICDM’2006 & WI-IAT’2006. Currently, he is the Associate Editor of several prestigious journals, including IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, Pattern Recognition, Knowledge and Information Systems (KAIS), and International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, as well as the Guest Co-editor in several international journals.
Prof. Xudong Jiang, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Jiang received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degree from the
University of Electronic Science and Technology of
China, and received the Ph.D. degree from Helmut Schmidt
University Hamburg, Germany. From 1986 to 1993, he
worked as Lecturer at UESTC where he received two
Science and Technology Awards from the Ministry for
Electronic Industry of China. He was a recipient of the
German Konrad-Adenauer Foundation young scientist
scholarship. From 1993 to 1997, he was with Helmut
Schmidt University Hamburg, Germany as scientific
assistant. From 1998 to 2004, He worked with the
Institute for Infocomm Research, A*Star, Singapore, as
Senior Research Fellow, Lead Scientist and appointed as
the Head of Biometrics Laboratory where he developed an
software that achieved the fastest and the second most
accurate fingerprint verification in the International
Fingerprint Verification Competition (FVC2000). He
joined Nanyang Technological University, Singapore as a
faculty member in 2003 and served as the Director of the
Centre for Information Security from 2005 to 2011.
Currently, Dr Jiang is a tenured Association Professor
in Nanyang Technological University. Dr Jiang has
published over 120 research papers, including 20 papers
in top IEEE journals: TPAMI, TIP, TSP and SPM, which are
well-cited on Web of Science. He is also an inventor of
7 patents (3 US patents).