Professor Cheung Yiu-ming is a newly elected Fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology.


張曉明教授獲授予國際工程技術學會會士。

Date: 21 Nov 2016 (Monday)

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HKBU scholar elected Fellow of Institute of Engineering and Technology

浸大學者獲選國際工程技術學會會士

Professor Cheung Yiu-ming of the Department of Computer Science of HKBU was recently elected as a Fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) in recognition of his outstanding research achievement and leadership in professional organisations. In the 12 months from November 2015 to October 2016, there were over 200 newly elected IET Fellows worldwide, with just five of them coming from Hong Kong.

The fellowship is presented to individuals who have sustained high levels of achievement, with the criteria for acceptance including innovation and professional service for five or more years. It is the highest grade of membership of the Institute and all applications are peer-assessed in order to reflect the honour’s authority.

Professor Cheung’s research interests include machine learning, pattern recognition, image and video processing, and optimization. These have a variety of applications including in big data analysis and identity authentication in security-access control systems. He is the Founding Chairman of the Hong Kong Chapter of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, and Vice Chair of the Technical Committee on Intelligent Informatics (TCII) of the IEEE Computer Society. He has over 170 articles published in prestigious peer-reviewed journals and at conferences.

The IET is one of the world’s largest engineering institutions with over 167,000 members in 150 countries.

浸大計算機科學系張曉明教授最近獲國際工程技術學會授予會士名銜,表揚他的卓越研究成就及在專業領域上的領導力。從2015年11月至2016年10月的12個月間,全球共有200多名人士獲授予會士名銜,當中只有五名來自香港。

該名銜授予成就卓越的人士,包括在創新及領導專業服務等長達五年或以上的人,並由該學會會士審核,是學會中最高級別的成員身份。

張曉明教授的研究領域包括機器學習、模式識別、圖像與視頻處理,以及函數優化等,可廣泛應用到大數據分析和保安控制系統的身份認證等。他亦是國際電機電子工程師學會計算智能協會香港分會創會主席、國際電機電子工程師學會計算機協會智能訊息學技術委員會副主席。至今,張教授於權威學術期刊及會議上共發表逾170多篇論文。

國際工程技術學會是全球最大型的工程協會之一,會員遍佈150個國家共16多萬人。