Prof. Wan-Chi Siu
IEEE Life Fellow & IET Fellow
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
Wan-Chi Siu received the MPhil and PhD degrees from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1977 and Imperial College London in 1984. He is Life-Fellow of IEEE and Fellow of IET. Prof. Siu is now Emeritus Professor, was Chair Professor, Founding Director of Signal Processing Research Centre, Head of Electronic and Information Engineering Department and Dean of Engineering Faculty of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and is also Research Professor of Caritas Institute of Higher Education. He is an expert in DSP, transforms, fast algorithms, machine learning, deep learning, super-resolution imaging, 2D and 3D video coding, object recognition and tracking. He has published 500 research papers (over 200 appeared in international journals), and edited three books. He has also 9 recent patents granted. Prof. Siu was an independent non-executive director (2000-2015) of a publicly-listed video surveillance company and convenor of the First Engineering/IT Panel of the RAE(1992/93) in Hong Kong. He is an outstanding scholar, with many awards, including the Best Teacher Award, the Best Faculty Researcher Award (twice) and IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000). Prof. Siu has been Guest Editor/Subject Editor/AE for IEEE Transactions on Circuits and System II, Image Processing, Circuit & System for Video Technology, and Electronics Letters, and organized very successfully over 20 international conferences including IEEE society-sponsored flagship conferences: such as TPC Chair of ISCAS1997 and General Chair of ICASSP2003 and General Chair of ICIP2010. He was Past-President (2017-2018) of APSIPA (Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association), and Vice-President, Chair of Conference Board and Core Member of Board of Governors (2012-2014) of the IEEE Signal Processing Society, and has been a member of the IEEE Educational Activities Board, IEEE Fourier Award for Signal Processing Committee (2017-2020), Hong Kong RGC Engineering Panel Member-JRS (2020-2022), and some other IEEE Technical Committees.