KWONG Sam Tak Wu, Prof.

  • 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun

    Hong Kong

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1991 …2024

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Name in Chinese

鄺得互

Biography

Professor KWONG Sam Tak Wu is the Chair Professor of Computational Intelligence, and concurrently as  Associate Vice-President (Strategic Research) of Lingnan University. Professor Kwong is a distinguished scholar in evolutionary computation, artificial intelligence (AI) solutions, and image/video processing, with a strong record of scientific innovations and real-world impacts. Professor Kwong was listed as one of the top 2% of the world’s most cited scientists, according to the Stanford University report. He was listed as one of the most highly cited scientists by Clarivate in 2022 and 2023. He has also been actively engaged in knowledge transfer between academia and industry. He was elevated to IEEE Fellow in 2014 for his contributions to optimization techniques in cybernetics and video coding. He was the President of the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society (SMCS) in 2021-23. Professor Kwong has a prolific publication record with over 350 journal articles, and 160 conference papers with an h-index of 82 based on Google Scholar. He is currently the associate editor of many leading IEEE transaction journals. He is a fellow of the US National Academy of Innovators. and the Hong Kong Academy of Engineering and Sciences.  

Research interests

  • Evolutionary Algorithms
  • Video Coding
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Machine Learning

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

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