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Department of Electronic and Information Engineering

Academic Staff

MAK Man-Wai

PhD (Northumbria), CEng, MIET, SrMIEEE

Speaker recognition, machine learning, bioinformatics, biomedical engineering

 

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: DE611
: Tel: +852 2766 6257 / Fax: +852 2362 8439

Man-Wai Mak received a BEng(Hons) degree in Electronic Engineering from Newcastle Upon Tyne Polytechnic in 1989 and a PhD degree in Electronic Engineering from University of Northumbria at Newcastle (now Northumbria University) in 1993. He joined the Department of Electronic and Information Engineering at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 1993, and presently is a Professor. Professor Mak has taught courses in speech processing, neural computation, software engineering, objected-oriented design and programming, and distributed systems and cloud computing. He has authored more than 140 technical articles in speaker recognition, machine learning, and bioinformatics, and served as a guest editor of international journals. He is currently an associate editor of IEEE Trans. on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, Journal of Signal Processing Systems, Advances in Artificial Neural Systems, and Conference Papers in Biology. Professor Mak is also a co-author of the postgraduate textbook “Biometric Authentication: A Machine Learning Approach, Prentice Hall, 2005.” He has received two Faculty of Engineering Research Grant Achievement Awards. He is also experience in software design and implementation, and he has provided consultancy services to companies in Hong Kong.  Since 1995, Professor Mak has been an Executive Committee member of the IEEE Hong Kong Section Computer Chapter. He was the Chairman of the IEEE Hong Kong Section Computer Chapter in 2003-2005. He also served as a member of the IEEE Machine Learning for Signal Processing Technical Committee in 2005-2007 and a member of Technical Committee Member, IEEE Computation Intelligence Society, Intelligent Systems Applications in 2008. Professor Mak has served as a Program Committee member of a number of international conferences, including MLSP'06–2010,  BIBE'07, PCM'07 (Track Co-Chair), ICMLC'20007–2011, APSIPA'09–2011, ISCSLP'08-12, etc. Professor Mak's research interests include speaker recognition, machine learning, and bioinformatics.

LU Chao

PhD (Manchester), FOSA, SrMIEEE

Chair Professor of Fiber Optics and Associate Head

Optical communication, optical fiber device and system

 

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: DE638
: Tel: +852 2766 6281 / Fax: +852 2362 8439

Professor Chao LU obtained his BEng in Electronic Engineering from Tsinghua University, China in 1985. He received his MSc and PhD degree from University of Manchester, UK in 1987 and 1990 respectively. He joined the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University(NTU), Singapore in 1991 as a Lecturer and has served there as Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor until 2006. From June 2002 to December 2005, he was seconded to the Institute for Infocomm Research, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore, as Program Director and Department Manager leading a research group in the area of optical communication and fiber devices. He has been with the Department of Electronic and Information Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University since April 2006 and is presently Chair Professor of Fiber Optics. He serves as a Visiting Professor to the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University(NTU) from Dec 2013 to Dec 2014. Over the years, he has published more than 220 papers in major international journals such as Optics Express, Optics Letters, IEEE Photonic Technology Letters and IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology. He has presented many papers and has given a number of invited talks in major international conferences. He has been organizer or technical program committee member of many international conferences. His research interests are in the area of optical communication systems and networks, fibre devices for optical communication and sensor systems. In addition to academic research work, he has had many industrial collaborative research projects and has a number of awarded patents. He serves as an associate editor for Optics Express and Chinese Optics Letters.

LI Gang

PhD (Iowa State Univ.), FRSC, FSPIE, MIEEE, MOSA, MAPS, MACS, MMRS

Sir Sze-yuen Chung Endowed Professor in Renewable Energy

Thin film opto-electronics, organic electronics

 

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: DE639
: Tel: +852 2766 7723 / Fax: +852 2362 8439

Professor Li Gang obtained his BS degree in Space Physics from Wuhan University (1994), MS in Electrical Engineering and PhD in Condensed Matter Physics from Iowa State University, U.S.A. (2003).  His postdoctoral research in University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) from 2004 to 2007 was on polymer solar cells and LEDs.  From 2007 to 2011, he oversaw the printable polymer solar cell R&D in Los Angeles based Solarmer Energy Inc.  Professor Li has a good mix of academic and industrial experience.  He was a Research Associate Professor in UCLA before he joins The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in August 2016.

Professor Li’s research interests are organic semiconductor, and organo-metal halide hybrid perovskite based thin-film optoelectronic devices.  He has published >130 journal papers, which have been cited over 58000 times, H-index 71 (Google Scholar). He has been recognized by Web of Science (Thompson Reuter/Clarivate Analytics) as a Highly Cited Researcher since 2014 (Materials Science 2014-19; Physics 2017-18; Chemistry 2018).

LAM Kin-Man, Kenneth

PhD (Sydney), DIC, SrMIEEE, CEng, MHKIE

Associate Dean of Faculty of Engineering

Image and video processing, pattern recognition, human face recognition

 

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: DE632
: Tel: +852 2766 6207 / Fax: +852 2362 8439

Professor Kin-Man Lam received his Associateship in Electronic Engineering with distinction from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (formerly called The Hong Kong Polytechnic) in 1986, his M.Sc. degree in communication engineering from the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, England, in 1987, and his Ph.D. degree from the University of Sydney, Australia, in 1996. Currently, he is a Professor in the Department of Electronic and Information Engineering and an Associate Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Professor Lam is also the current VP – Member Relations and Development of the Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association (APSIPA), and the Director – Student Services of the IEEE Signal Processing Society. Professor Lam also serves as an Associate Editor of IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, APSIPA Trans. on Signal and Information Processing, Digital Signal Processing, and EURASIP International Journal on Image and Video Processing, as well as an Editor of HKIE Trans. He will be a General Co-Chair of the APSIPA ASC (Annual Summit and Conference) 2015 and of the ICME (International Conference on Multimedia and Expo) 2017, both to be held in Hong Kong. His current research interests include human face analysis, image and video processing, and computer vision.

LAU Chung-Ming, Francis

PhD (London), CEng, FIET, FIEEE

Channel coding, complex networks applications, cooperative communications, wireless communications, chaos-based digital communications

 

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: DE642
: Tel: +852 2766 6206 / Fax: +852 2362 8439

Francis C. M. Lau received the BEng (Hons) degree in electrical and electronic engineering and the PhD degree from King’s College London, University of London, UK, in 1989 and 1993, respectively. He is also a Fellow of IET and a Senior Member of IEEE. He is the co-author of two research monographs and a co-holder of three US patents and one pending US patent. He has published over 250 papers. His main research interests include channel coding, cooperative networks, wireless sensor networks, chaos-based digital communications, applications of complex-network theories, and wireless communications. He served as an associate editor for IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON CIRCUITS AND SYSTEMS II in 2004-2005 and IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON CIRCUITS AND SYSTEMS I in 2006-2007. He has been a guest associate editor of INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL AND BIFURCATION AND CHAOS since 2010 and an associate editor of IEEE CIRCUITS AND SYSTEMS MAGAZINE since 2012.

YU Changyuan

PhD (Univ. of Southern California), SrMIEEE, SrMOSA

Photonic systems, optical communications

 

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: DE603
: Tel: +852 2766 6258 / Fax: +852 2362 8439

Changyuan YU received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California, USA in 2005.  He was a visiting researcher at NEC Labs America in Princeton, USA in 2005.  He then joined the faculty of National University of Singapore (NUS) in 12/2005, where he served as the founding leader of Photonic System Research Group in Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He was also a joint senior scientist with Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) in Singapore.  In 12/2015, he joined The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, where he is now a full professor in Department of Electronic and Information Engineering.  And he also continues as an adjunct faculty member of NUS.  His research focuses on photonic devices, subsystems, optical fiber communication and sensor systems, and biomedical instruments.  As the PI/co-PI/co-I, he secured over 7 million US dollars grants, and supervised 10+ postdocs and 20+ PhD students.  He has authored/co-authored 1 US patent, 6 book chapters, 400+ journal and conference papers (84 keynote/invited, including OFC2012 in USA).  He served in technical program committee (TPC) or organizing committee for 80+ international conferences, and Telecommunications Standards Advisory Committee for Singapore government.  His group won 6 best paper awards in conferences and the championship in biomedical area in the 3rd China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition in 2014.

CHAN Yui-Lam

PhD (PolyU), MIEEE

Multimedia technologies, signal processing, image and video compression, video streaming, video transcoding, video conferencing, digital TV/HDTV, 3DTV/3DV, multiview plus depth coding, machine learning for video coding, and future video coding standards including Versatile Video Coding (VVC), screen content coding, light-field video coding, and 360-degree omnidirectional video coding

 

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: DE606
: Tel: +852 2766 6213 / Fax: +852 2362 8439

Dr Yui-Lam Chan received the BEng with a First Class Honours degree and the Ph.D degree from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 1993 and 1997, respectively. During his studies, he was the recipients of more than 10 famous prizes, scholarships and fellowships for his outstanding academic achievement, such as being the Champion in Varsity Competition in Electronic Design, the Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowship, and the Croucher Foundation Scholarships.  Dr Chan joined The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 1997, and is now an Associate Professor in the Department of Electronic and Information Engineering.   He has achieved an impressive record of having 5 successive UGC Competitive bids starting from 2003.  He received both of the Faculty Merit Award in Teaching (Team) and the Faculty of Engineering Research Grant Achievement Award in 2005. Dr Chan is also actively involved in professional activities. In particular, he serves as a reviewer, an Area Chair and a Session Chairman for many international journals/conferences.  He was the Registration Chair of the 2004 International Symposium on Intelligent Multimedia, Video and Speech Processing (ISIMP’ 2004) held in Hong Kong between October 20 and 22, 2004.  Besides, he was the Secretary of the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP’2010), which is the IEEE sponsored flagship conference in the image processing area.   He has published over 80 research papers in various international journals and conferences. Many of which appears in the world’s top-level international journals, such as IEEE Transactions on Image Processing and IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology.  One of his papers “New Adaptive Pixel Decimation for Block Motion Vector Estimation” has been ranked as the most cited paper in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and System for Video Technology since 1990.  His research and technical interests include multimedia technologies, signal processing, image and video compression, video streaming, video transcoding, video conferencing, digital TV/HDTV, 3DTV/3DV, multi-view video coding, future video coding standards, error-resilient coding, and digital VCR.

CHAN Yuk-Hee, Chris

PhD (PolyU), MIEEE

Digital signal processing, image processing, computational algorithm, machine learning

 

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: DE610
: Tel: +852 2766 6264 / Fax: +852 2362 8439

Yuk-Hee Chan received his BSc degree with honors in electronics from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1987, and his PhD degree in signal processing from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 1992. Between 1987 and 1989, he worked as an R&D engineer at Elec & Eltek Group, Hong Kong. He joined The Hong Kong Polytechnic University  in 1992 and is now an Associate Professor in the Department of Electronic & Information Engineering. Dr. Chan has published over 135 research papers in various international journals and conferences. His research interests include image and video compression, image restoration, and fast computational algorithms in DSP. Dr. Chan is a member of IEEE. He obtained the Sir Edward Youde Memorial fellowship in 1991 and 1992. Dr. Chan is now the Chair-elect of IEEE Hong Kong Section and the Treasurer of Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association (APSIPA) Headquarters.

CHEN Wen

PhD (National Univ. of Singapore), MOSA, MIEEE

Optical encoding, information photonics, free-space optical transmission, optical imaging/sensing, information optics

 

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: DE625
: Tel: +852 2766 6646 / Fax: +852 2362 8439

Dr Wen Chen received Ph.D. degree in National University of Singapore. Dr Chen has conducted much research work as Research Associate and Research Fellow in National University of Singapore. Dr Chen was a visiting scholar in Harvard University in 2013. Dr Chen joined The Hong Kong Polytechnic University as Assistant Professor in Dec. 2015. Since 1 July 2021, Dr Chen is currently an Associate Professor at Department of Electronic and Information Engineering in The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Dr Wen Chen's current research interests focus on Optical encoding, Information photonics, Free-space optical transmission, Optical imaging and sensing, and Quantum optics. Dr Chen has published many academic papers in international journals and international conferences on his field of specialization. Some publications have been highlighted or reported (e.g., AIP press release), and several are ESI highly cited papers. Dr Chen is listed among the top 2% of the world’s most highly cited scientists by Stanford University. Dr Chen has fulfilled many professional services, e.g., an Editorial Board Member for “Scientific Reports”, an Associate Editor for “IEEE Access”, an Associate Editor for “Optics and Lasers in Engineering” and an active reviewer for many journals in his research field. 

HO Wang-Hei, Ivan

PhD (Lond), DIC, SrMIEEE, MIET, MHKIE, MHKSTS

Wireless communications and networking, vehicular networks, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), Internet of Things (IoT)

 

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: CD637
: Tel: +852 3400 3541 / Fax: +852 2362 8439

Ivan Wang-Hei Ho received the BEng and MPhil degrees in information engineering from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and the PhD degree in electrical and electronic engineering from Imperial College London, United Kingdom. He was on the Mobile Environmental Sensing System Across a Grid Environment (MESSAGE) project funded by EPSRC and the Department for Transport, UK, and the International Technology Alliance (ITA) project funded by the US Army Research Laboratory and UK Ministry of Defence during his PhD studies. In 2007, Ivan spent a summer with the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Hawthorne, New York. After his PhD graduation, he was with the System Engineering Initiative at Imperial College London as a postdoctoral research associate. In September 2010, he cofounded P2 Mobile Technologies Limited at Hong Kong Science Park and served as the chief R&D engineer. The MeshRanger series wireless mesh embedded system primarily designed by him won the Silver Award in Best Ubiquitous Networking in Hong Kong ICT Awards 2012. His research interests are in wireless communications and networking, specifically in vehicular ad hoc networks, intelligent transportation systems, and wireless mesh networks.

LAW Ngai-Fong, Bonnie

PhD (Tasmania), SrMIEEE

Signal and image processing, digital forensics, bioinformatics

 

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: DE609
: Tel: +852 2766 4746 / Fax: +852 2362 8439

Ngai-Fong Law received the BEng degree with first class Honours from the University of Auckland, New Zealand, in 1993 and a PhD degree from the University of Tasmania, Australia, in 1997, both in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.  She is currently an Associate Professor in the Electronic and Information Engineering Department, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong.  Her research interests include signal and image processing, wavelet transform, image enhancement and compression. Dr. Law has published about 70 research papers, 36 of which appeared in archival international journals, such as IEEE Transactions on Image Processing and Pattern Recognition. Recently she has also extended her study into a new area on bioinformatics, working on gene expression and DNA sequence analysis. Novel results for gene expression data analysis and efficient biclustering algorithms have been achieved and published in recent issues of international journals with good attention from peers, such as a recent paper in 2008 has been classified as a ‘highly access’ article in BMC Bioinformatics journal which has an impact factor of  3.49.

HU Haibo

PhD (HKUST), SrMIEEE, SrMCCF, MACM, MHKCS

Cybersecurity, data privacy, Internet of Things (IoT), adversarial machine learning

 

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: CD632
: Tel: +852 3400 3557 / Fax: +852 2362 8439

Dr. Haibo Hu is an associate professor in the Department of Electronic and Information Engineering, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the programme leader of BSc (Hons) in Information Security. His research interests include cybersecurity, data privacy, internet of things, and adversarial machine learning. He has published over 80 research papers in refereed journals, international conferences, and book chapters. As principal investigator, he has received over 20 million HK dollars of external research grants from Hong Kong and mainland China. He has served in the organizing committee of many international conferences, such as ACM GIS 2021, 2020, IEEE ICDSC 2020, IEEE MDM 2019, DASFAA 2011, DaMEN 2011, 2013 and CloudDB 2011, and in the programme committee of dozens of international conferences and symposiums. He is the recipient of a number of titles and awards, including IEEE MDM 2019 Best Paper Award, WAIM Distinguished Young Lecturer, ICDE 2020 Outstanding Reviewer, VLDB 2018 Distinguished Reviewer, ACM-HK Best PhD Paper, Microsoft Imagine Cup, and GS1 Internet of Things Award. 

LEUNG Hung-Fat, Frank

PhD (PolyU), CEng, MIET, SrMIEEE, MHKIE

Computational intelligence, intelligent control

 

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: CD633
: Tel: +852 2766 6224 / Fax: +852 2362 8439

Ir Dr Frank H.F. Leung received his BEng degree and the PhD degree in Electronic Engineering from The Hong Kong Polytechnic in 1988 and 1992 respectively.  He is presently Associate Professor at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is active in the research of Computational Intelligence, Intelligent Control,  Home Automation and Robots.  More details of his work can be found in http://staff.eie.polyu.edu.hk/enfrank/.

LO Kwok-Tung

PhD (CUHK)

Multimedia data encryption, multimedia signal processing, video-on-demand, multimedia networking, internet applications

 

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: DE641
: Tel: +852 2766 6256 / Fax: +852 2362 8439

Kwok-Tung Lo was born and raised in Hong Kong. He obtained his MPhil and PhD degrees in Electronic Engineering from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1989 and 1992 respectively. Since 1992, he has been with The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, where he is now an Associate Professor at the Department of Electronic and Information Engineering. Dr. Lo is very active in research and has published over 160 papers in various international journals and conference proceedings. In 2007, one of his papers on digital video processing won the Most Cited Paper Award for the Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation. Recently, his other paper on analysis of multimedia encryption scheme was awarded the First Prize of the Natural Science Paper Award by the Xiang Tan City, Hunan Province, P.R. China in 2012. He is currently a member of the Editorial Board of Multimedia Tools and Applications, Recent Patents on Signal Processing and The Scientific Word Journal. His current research interests include multimedia signal processing, digital watermarking, multimedia encryption, image and video coding, P2P networking and video streaming, multimedia communications and Internet applications.

LOO Ka-Hong

PhD (Univ. of Sheffield), MIEEE

Power electronics, renewable energy systems, green lighting technologies

 

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: DE601
: Tel: +852 2766 4744 / Fax: +852 2362 8439

Dr K.H. Loo received the B.Eng. (Hons.) in electronic engineering and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Sheffield, U.K., in 1999 and 2002, respectively. From 2002 to 2004, he was the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Postdoctoral Fellow at the Ehime University, Japan. He later joined a local lighting company in Hong Kong as an electronic engineer and later as an engineering manager. In 2006, he joined The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and he is now an Associate Professor in the Department of Electronic and Information Engineering. His areas of research interest include power electronics and renewable energy systems. He has co-authored one US patent and two pending China patents on LED driving technology, and 60 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers. He serves as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, reviewer for various international journals and conferences, and committee member for a number of international conferences.

LUN Pak-Kong, Daniel

PhD (PolyU), CEng, FIET, SrMIEEE, MHKIE

Associate Head

Signal and image enhancement, computational imaging, 3D data acquisition

 

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: DE637
: Tel: +852 2766 6255 / Fax: +852 2766 6412

Daniel, P.K. Lun received his B.Sc.(Hons.) degree and PhD degree from the University of Essex, U.K. and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (formerly called The Hong Kong Polytechnic) in 1988 and 1991, respectively. His research interest includes wavelet theories and applications, signal and image enhancement, object tracking and 3D model reconstruction. He is a Chartered Engineer, a corporate member of IET, HKIE and a senior member of IEEE.

LIU Liang

PhD (National Univ. of Singapore), MIEEE

Wireless communications and networking, signal processing, Internet of Things (IoT)

 

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: DE605
: Tel: +852 3400 3542 / Fax: +852 2362 8439

Dr Liang LIU received the B.Eng. degree from the School of Electronic and Information Engineering at Tianjin University in 2010, and the Ph.D. degree from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2014. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Toronto from 2015 to 2017, and a Research Fellow at NUS from 2017 to 2019. Currently, he is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electronic and Information Engineering at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU). His research interests include wireless communications and networking, advanced signal processing and optimization techniques, and Internet-of-Things (IoT).

He is the recipient of the IEEE Signal Processing Society Young Author Best Paper Award, 2017, and the best student paper award for International Conference on Wireless Communications and Signal Processing (WCSP), 2011. He is listed in the World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds, also known as a Highly Cited Researcher, by Clarivate Analytics (Thomson Reuters), in 2018.

TAM Wai-Yip

PhD (CUHK), SrMIEEE

Microwave engineering, antenna design, computational electromagnetics

 

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: DE604
: Tel: +852 2766 6265 / Fax: +852 2362 8439

Wai-yip Tam was born in Hong Kong in 1965. He received BSc (Hons) degree in electronic engineering from the City Polytechnic of Hong Kong in 1988.  In 1990 and 1994, he respectively received M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees in electronic engineering from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Since 1990, Dr. Tam has been at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, where he is an Assistant Professor in Electronic and Information Engineering.  His current research interests include small antennas, numerical modeling of electromagnetic and acoustic waves.

MAO Yuyi

PhD (HKUST), MIEEE

Wireless communications and networking, edge computing and learning, wireless artificial intelligence

 

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: DE629
: Tel: +852 2766 6215 / Fax: +852 2362 8439

Dr Yuyi Mao received the B.Eng. degree in Information and Communication Engineering from Zhejiang University in 2013 and the Ph.D. degree in Electronic and Computer Engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2017. He is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Electronic and Information Engineering at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU). He was a Senior Researcher at the Theory Lab, 2012 Labs, Huawei Tech. Investment Co., Ltd. from 2019 to 2020. Prior to joining Huawei, he was a Lead Engineer at the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Co., Ltd. (ASTRI). He is the recipient of the 2019 IEEE Communications Society and Information Theory Society Joint Paper Award. His research interests include wireless communications and networking, mobile edge computing and learning, wireless communications, and Internet-of-Things.

YE Qingqing

PhD (RUC), MIEEE, MACM, MCCF

Data privacy and security, adversarial machine learning

 

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: DE626
: Tel: +852 2766 6254 / Fax: +852 2362 8439

Dr Ye Qingqing received her Ph.D. degree from the School of Information at Renmin University of China in 2020. She is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Electronic and Information Engineering at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU). Her research interests include data privacy and security, and adversarial machine learning. She is the recipient of the 2019 IEEE S&P Student Travel Award, National Scholarship, and Outstanding Graduate Award of Renmin University of China.

ZHANG Shuowen

PhD (National Univ. of Singapore), MIEEE

Wireless communications and networking, Internet-of-Things (IoT), communication theory, optimization methods

 

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: DE608
: Tel: +852 2766 6220 / Fax: +852 2362 8439

Dr Shuowen Zhang received her B. Eng. degree from the Chien-Shiung Wu Honors College, Southeast University, in June 2013, and a Ph.D. degree from the NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering (NGS), National University of Singapore, in January 2018 under the NGS scholarship. She is currently a Research Assistant Professor with the Department of Electronic and Information Engineering at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU). Prior to joining PolyU, she has been a Research Fellow with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore, since August 2017. Dr Zhang’s research interests include wireless communications and networking, Internet-of-Things (IoT), communication theory, and optimization methods, with a recent focus on intelligent reflecting surface (IRS) aided communications, UAV communications, and multi-antenna (MIMO) communications. She is a selected participant of the Rising Stars workshop in EECS, 2019.

WAI Ping-Kong, Alexander

PhD (Maryland), FHKIE, FHKEng, FOSA, FIEEE

Photonic device and system, nonlinear optical system

 

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YANG Yang

BS (National Cheng-Kung), MS, PhD (Massachusetts), FAPS, FMRS, FRSC, FEMA, FSPIE, FAAAS



Prof. Yang Yang is now the Carol and Lawrence E. Tannas Jr. Endowed Chair Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at UCLA.  He holds a BS in Physics from the National Cheng-Kung University in Taiwan in 1982, and received his M.S. and Ph.D. in Physics and Applied Physics from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell in 1988 and 1992, respectively. Before he joined UCLA in 1997, he served on the reseasrch staff of UNIAX (now DuPont Display) in Santa Barbara from 1992 to 1996.  He is a materials physicist with expertise in the fields of organic electronics, organic/inorganic interface engineering, and the development and fabrication of related devices, such as photovoltaic cells, LEDs, and memory devices. He has more than 331 refereed-papers (including book chapters); 32 issued patents, and more than 120 plenary, keynote, and invited talks. He has accumulated of ~86,000 citations and his H-Index is ~138 as May 2018. He is a fellow of MRS, Royal Society of Chemistry, APS, Electromagnetic Academy, and SPIE.

Yuri KIVSHAR

FAA, FAIP, FSPIE, FOSA, FAPS, FInstP

Chair Professor of Metaphotonics



CHAN Ching-Ho, Philip

BSc (California at Davis), MSc, PhD (Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), FHKIE, FIEEE, FHKEng

Emeritus Professor (Electrical and Electronic Engineering)



SIU Wan-Chi

MPhil (CUHK), PhD, DIC (Imperial College London), CEng, FIET, FHKIE, Life-FIEEE

Emeritus Professor (Information Engineering)



: CD635
: Tel: +852 2766 6229 / Fax: +852 2362 8439
WONG Sook-Leung, Joshua

BSc (HKU), PhD (Leeds), CEng, FIET, FHKIE, MIEEE

Emeritus Professor (Former VP of PolyU)



: DE624
: Tel: +852 2766 5213 / Fax: +852 2362 8439
WOO Chung-Ho

BSc (HKU), MSc (Calgary), PhD (Waterloo), DSc (HKU), FHKIE, SrMCMES, FHKASE, FHKEng

Emeritus Professor (Former Chair Professor of Solid-State Electronics)



MUNG Wai-Yin, Steve

BSc (CityU), MPhil (CityU), PhD (CityU), SrMIEEE, MIET, MIScT

Microwave/Millimeter-Wave Circuit and Antenna



Dr. MUNG received the B.Sc. (with first-class honor) in Applied Physics (Part-time) from the City University of Hong Kong (CityU) in 2006. He received the M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees in electronic engineering from the same university, in 2009 and 2012, respectively. He has more than 15 years of industrial experience and he was a visiting lecturer in Department of Mechanical Engineering in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) in 2016. His current research interests include microwave/millimeter-wave circuit and antenna.

CHEUNG Chi-Chung, Lawrence

PhD (HKUST), SrMIEEE

Machine learning, heart arrhythmia, pet emotion classification, Low Power WAN (LPWAN) localization

 

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: DE628
: Tel: +852 2766 6131 / Fax: +852 2362 8439

Lawrence Chi-Chung Cheung received his PhD from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 1998. From 1999 to 2003, He was at the City University of Hong Kong. He is currently a Teaching Fellow in the Department of Electronic and Information Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Dr. Cheung is a senior member of IEEE. His research interests include power saving for wired networks, wireless TCP, neural networks and Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO). His complete publications can be found in http://www.eie.polyu.edu.hk/~encccl.

LAI Po-Yan, Pauli

PhD (HKU)

Computers and IT



: DE621
: Tel: +852 2766 6217 / Fax: +852 2362 8439

Dr Pauli P.Y. Lai received the B.Eng.(Hons.) degree in Systems Engineering and Engineering Management from The Chinese University of Hong Kong and both of the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from The University of Hong Kong. She joined the Department of Electronic and Information Engineering at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2007. Prior to joining The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, she had served as Software Engineer in a listed I.T. company in Hong Kong and Lecturer in a non-profit-making self-finance institution in Hong Kong. In 2011, she was awarded both the Champion of the Postgraduate Section and the Overall Champion at the Young Members Exhibition and Conference (YMEC) 2011 organized by the Institution of Engineering and Technology Hong Kong (IET(HK)). In the same year, she was also awarded the Best Presentation Award (Web Intelligence and Social Computing) at the 6th Beijing-Hong Kong International Doctoral Forum 2011 organized by the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Graduate School at Shenzhen, Tsinghua University. Her research interests include Web content adaptation, Web accessibility and information retrieval from the Web.

LAU Chun-Fai, Ivan

BS (Wisconsin – Stout), MSc (Manchester)

Computers and IT, service-learning, IT education



: DE619
: Tel: +852 2766 6250 / Fax: +852 2362 8439

Ivan Lau received his BSc in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin – Stout, USA and Master Degree in Advanced Computer Science from the University of Manchester, UK.  He worked as a Web Specialist at the University Publications (Wisconsin - Stout) and an Instructional Assistant at the HKUST prior to joining The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.  He is currently an instructor at the Department of Electronic and Information Engineering.  His teaching areas include computer programming, microcontrollers and embedded systems, and mobile app development.

LIN Hoi-Yan, Doris

MEd (HKU), MSc (PolyU), BBSS, CCEBS, MHKCS, AMALT

Computers and IT



: DE620
: Tel: +852 2766 6251 / Fax: +852 2362 8439

I am Doris Lin, I would like to share a little about myself then, and you will know more about me.  I love working with young people and will continue to strive to be a positive influence in their lives.  Before joining The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, I worked in the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education and my teaching areas focused on computer and IT.  I am now a doctoral degree student and I also completed two master degrees from The University of Hong Kong and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University respectively.  I got the professional certification of E-Business Specialist and I am a member of Hong Kong Computer Society. I am excited to be given the opportunity to share in your learning and lastly, I want you to be successful!

PANG Chun-Yu, Richard

BSc (Hertfordshire), MSc (London South Bank)

Computers and IT



: DE617
: Tel: +852 2766 4745 / Fax: +852 2362 8439

Mr Richard Pang received his BSc (Computer Science) and MSc (Telecommunications and Computer Networks Engineering) from University of Hertfordshire, UK and London South Bank University, UK. Mr. Pang initially worked as a software consultant and developer developing Octopus Parking Meter system and also in-house systems for construction company and album manufacturer.

Before joining the Department of Electronic and Information Engineering in 2006, Mr. Pang was an assistant technical officer and a teaching associate in the Department of Computing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education, responsible for teaching computing subjects.

His interests include system and mobile application development, networking and information systems audit and control.

LAM Shu-Yuen

BSc (HKBU), MSc (CUHK)

Circuit design



: DE618
: Tel: +852 2766 6239 / Fax: +852 2362 8439

Lam Shu Yuen obtained his BSc(Hons) in Applied Physics from Hong Kong Baptist University and MSc in Electronics Engineering from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Mr. Lam started his career in Electronics in Astec Components Limited as a switched-mode power supply design engineer in 1992 and joined The Hong Kong Polytechnic University since 2006.