Prof. Calvin WONG Wai-keung
Cheng Yik Hung Professor in Fashion, School of Fashion and Textiles, PolyU
Centre Director, AiDLab
Bachelor of Arts in Clothing Studies (1993)
Postgraduate Diploma in Clothing Studies (1998)
Doctor of Philosophy (2002)
President’s Award for Excellent Performance and Achievement in Teaching (2012/13)
Prof. Calvin Wong Wai-keung is a trailblazer in applying AI innovations in the fashion industry. For example, he worked with Alibaba Group to establish the first-of-its-kind “Fashion AI Dataset” in 2019. Apart from being recognised by the global initiative Fashion for Good as one of the Ten New Innovators in 2021, Prof. Wong has also come up with inventions that earned him two Grand Awards and a Gold Medal with the Congratulations at the 47th International Exhibition of Inventions in Geneva. In addition, he was ranked among the world’s top 2% of most-cited scientists in the “Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing” field, publishing over 160 research articles in SCI journals, such as IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, and IEEE Transactions on Image Processing.