CVIPPR 2023 Speakers
Keynote Speaker I
Presidential Chair Prof. David Zhang, Dapeng, Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen), China
(Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, Fellow of Canadian Academy of Engineering, Croucher Senior Research Fellow, Distinguished Speaker of the IEEE Computer Society, Fellow of both IEEE and IAPR)
David Zhang graduated in Computer Science from Peking University. He received his MSc in 1982 and his PhD in 1985 in both Computer Science from the Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), respectively. From 1986 to 1988 he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Tsinghua University and then an Associate Professor at the Academia Sinica, Beijing. In 1994 he received his second PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. He has been a Chair Professor at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University where he is the Founding Director of Biometrics Research Centre (UGC/CRC) supported by the Hong Kong SAR Government since 1998. Currently he is Distinguished Presidential Chair Professor in Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen). Over past 40 years, he has been working on pattern recognition, image processing and biometrics, where many research results have been awarded and some created directions, including medical biometrics and palmprint recognition, are famous in the world. So far, he has published over 20 monographs, 500+ international journal papers and 40+ patents from USA/Japan/China. He has been continuously 8 years listed as a Global Highly Cited Researchers in Engineering by Clarivate Analytics during 2014-2021. He is also ranked about 80 with H-Index 127 at Top 1,000 Scientists for international Computer Science and Electronics. Professor Zhang is a Fellow of both RSC (Royal Society of Canada) and CAE (Canadian Academy of Engineering). He also is a Croucher Senior Research Fellow, and a Life IEEE Fellow and an IAPR/AAIA Fellow.
Keynote Speaker II
Prof. Youfu Li, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China (IEEE Fellow)
You-Fu Li received the PhD degree in robotics from the Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford in 1993. From 1993 to 1995 he was a research staff in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, UK. He joined City University of Hong Kong in 1995 and is currently professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. His research interests include robot sensing, robot vision, and visual tracking. In these areas, he has published over 400 papers including over 180 SCI listed journal papers. Dr Li has received many awards in robot sensing and vision including IEEE Sensors Journal Best Paper Award by IEEE Sensors Council, Second Prize of Natural Science Research Award by the Ministry of Education, 1st Prize of Natural Science Research Award of Hubei Province, 1st Prize of Natural Science Research Award of Zhejiang Province, China. He was on Top 2% of the world’s most highly cited scientists by Stanford University, 2020，2021 and Career Long. He has served as an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (T-ASE), Associate Editor and Guest Editor for IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine (RAM), and Editor for CEB, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). He is a fellow of IEEE.
Keynote Speaker III
Prof. Kot Chichung, Alex, Nanyang Technology University, Singapore (IEEE Fellow)
Prof. Kot has been with the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore since 1991. He headed the Division of Information Engineering at the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering for eight years and served as Associate Chair/Vice Dean Research for the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering for three years He is currently Professor and Associate Dean for College of Engineering. He has published extensively in the areas of signal processing for communication, biometrics, image forensics and information security.
Dr. Kot served as Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology and the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I and II. He is currently Associate Editor for the EURASIP Journal of Applied (Advanced) Signal Processing, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine and the IEEE Transactions on Multimedia. He is a member of the Visual Signal Processing and Communication Technical Committee and the Image and Multidimensional Signal Processing Technical Committee. He has served the IEEE in various capacities such as the General Co-Chair for the 2004 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP). He served as an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer and he is a Fellow of IEEE and IES.
Keynote Speaker IV
Prof. Zhao Zhang, Hefei University of Technology, China (IEEE Senior Member)
Dr. Zhao Zhang is a Full Professor at the School of Computer and Information, Hefei University of Technology, Hefei, China. I received the PhD degree from the Department of Electronic Engineering (EE) at City University of Hong Kong, supervised by Prof. Tommy W.S. Chow (IEEE Fellow), in 2013. During my PhD study, I have visited the National University of Singapore, working with Prof. Shuicheng Yan (ACM/IEEE/AAAI/IAPR Fellow, Academician of Singapore National Academy of Engineering), from Feb to May 2012. I also visited the National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition (NLPR) at Chinese Academy of Sciences, working with Prof. Cheng-Lin Liu (IEEE/IAPR Fellow, Director of NLPR), from Sep to Dec 2012.
My research interests include Machine Learning, Pattern Recognition, Computer Vision and Image Processing. I have authored/co-authored over 100 technical papers published at prestigious journals and conferences, including 41 IJCV or IEEE/ACM Transactions regular papers (e.g., IEEE TIP, IEEE TKDE, IEEE TNNLS, IEEE TCYB, IEEE TSP, IEEE TCSVT, IEEE TMM and ACM TOMM) and 36 Top conference papers (e.g., CVPR, NeurIPS, ACM MM, AAAI, IJCAI and ICDM), with Google Scholar citations over 3,900 times and H-index 39. I am serving/served as an Associate Editor (AE) of IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (IEEE TIP), Pattern Recognition (PR) and Neural Networks (NN); also served as a Managing Guest Editor (MGE) for Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation (JVCI), Image and Vision Computing (IVC). Besides, I am serving/served as a SPC member/Area Chair for ACM MM, AAAI, IJCAI, SDM and BMVC, a Program Co-Chair for CCVPR 2022, NCAA 2020 and DSDE 2023~2021, a General Co-Chair for ASIP 2023, NCAA 2022~2021, and a Workshop Chair for ADMA 2020. I am a CCF Distinguished Member, and an IEEE Senior Member.