2016

Seminars

Friday seminar series on “Complex Networks and Control”

 

Professor Michal B. Paradowski, University of Warsaw, Poland

Complexity, Networks, and Language: From Innovation Diffusion to Language Acquisition

 

Professor Hugh Griffiths, THALES/Royal Academy of Engineering Chair of RF Sensors, University College London, U.K.

Where Has All the Spectrum Gone?

 

Dr Thierry Pauporté, The Centre National de la Recherché Scientifique (CNRS), France

Key Roles of the n-Type Oxide Layer in Hybrid Perovskite Solar Cells

 

Ms. Yang Xuefei, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Conventional and Learning Approaches for Object Recognition, Tracking and Coding

 

Professor Huang Xuguang, South China Normal University, China

Research on Fiber Optic Sensors and Photonic Integrated Circuits

 

Professor Tsair-Chuan Lin, National Taipei University, Taiwan

To Classify an Empirical Dataset into one of Several Probability Density Functions

 

Dr Sébastien Le Beux, Heterogeneous and Nanoelectronics Systems Design at Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France

Illuminating Many-Core Architectures with Silicon Photonic Interconnects

 

Professor Eryk Dutkiewicz, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

Radio Spectrum Sharing for 5G Networks

 

Dr Roy Vellaisamy, City University of Hong Kong

Next-Generation Electronics – From Optoelectronic Data Storage to Sensors

 

Professor Michael Tse, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

How the Flap of a Butterfly's Wings Affects Us?

 

Professor Michael Tse, Dr S.C. Wong and Dr Martin Chow, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

The Role of Circuits and Systems Theory in Power Electronics: Methods, Applications and Case Studies

 

Dr Kazutoshi Wakabayashi, Senior researcher at NEC Corporation, Japan

The Third Computer: FPGA+HLS for High performance Computing

 

Professor Kenneth Lam, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Face Recognition from Low-resolution to High-resolution

 

Dr M.W. Mak, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Speaker Verification under the Big Data Environment

2015

Seminars

Friday seminar series on “Complex Networks and Control”

 

Mr Wu Hao, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Storage, Search and Object Identification in Video Surveillance

 

Dr Gang Li, University of California Los Angeles, U.S.A.

Advancing Solution Processed Solar Photovoltics through Organic and Hybrid Semiconductors

 

Dr Chi-Hang Fred Fung, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., China

Information Security with Quantum Cryptography

 

Dr Benjamin Carrion Schafer, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

High Level Synthesis

 

Professor Michael Tse, Dr S.C. Wong and Dr K.H. Loo, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

LED Lighting Systems

 

Professor W.C. Siu, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Breakthroughs in Super-resolution Videos

 

Professor Colin Sheppard, Italian Institute of Technology, Genoa

Confocal Microscopy: Past, Present and Future

 

Mr Huang Junjie, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Learning Approaches for Fast Image Interpolation and Super-Resolution

 

Dr Xiaofang Hu, City University of Hong Kong

Memristive Neural Networks: Design, Analysis and Applications

 

Mr Mihai Maruseac, University of Massachusetts, Boston

Privacy-Preserving Detection of Anomalous Phenomena in Crowdsourced Environmental Sensing

 

Professor Michael Tse, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Innovation: From Leonardo da Vinci to Modern Concept of Intellectual Property

 

Professor Michael Somekh, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Sensors for Healthcare: Electronic and Communication Need

 

Dr Gang Li, University of California Los Angeles, U.S.A.

Organic based Semiconductors for Solar Energy Harvesting

 

Professor Huang-Jen Chiu, Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

Highly Efficient Microinverter for Photovoltaic Panels

 

Miss Lingling Cao, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Control of Low-Frequency Harmonic Current in Hybrid Fuel Cell / Energy Storage Power Conditioning Systems

 

Dr Changyuan Yu, National University of Singapore

Physical Layer of Fiber Optical Communication and Sensor Systems

 

Dr Haibo Hu, Hong Kong Baptist University

Secure Access to Big Data with Confidentiality and Integrity Assurance

 

Dr Wen Chen, National University of Singapore

Securing Information by Optoelectronic Systems

 

Dr Hongyang Chen, Fujitsu Laboratories Limited, Japan

Accurate and Efficient Node Localization in Wireless Sensor Network

 

Professor Jianping Yao, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada

Microwave Photonics

 

Dr Ignacio Llamas Garro, Senior researcher at the CTTC, Barcelona

Reconfigurable Microwave Devices

2014

  • Seminars

    Friday seminar series on “Complex Networks and Control”

     

    Prof. Philip T. Krein, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

    A Low Energy Building Case Study: Targeting Zero Net Energy in the New Electrical and Computer Engineering Building

     

    Dr Svetlana Vitusevich, Forschungszentrum Juelich, Germany

    Advanced Nanostructures for Biosensing Applications

     

    Dr Zhihai Rong, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Emergence of Cooperation Through Coevolving Time Scale in Spatial Prisoner’s Dilemma

     

    Prof. Michael Tse, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    How Facebook grows? Do Twitter, Weibo, LinkedIn and WeChat grow in different ways?

     

    Mr NG Chiu Shing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Intelligent Hough Transform for Object Detection and Tracking

     

    Prof. Anthony Kuh, University of Hawaii at Manoa, U.S.A.

    Machine Learning Algorithms and Applications in Signal Processing, Smart Grids and Energy

     

    Dr Guofeng Zhang, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Multi-Photon Quantum Filtering

     

    Dr Joseph W. Haus, University of Dayton, Ohio

    Reaching the Ultimate Limits in Nanophotonics

     

    Dr Melissa Mather, University of Nottingham, U.K.

    Real Time, Label-free Characterisation of Live Cells in Monolayer Culture using High Resolution, Multi-Modal Light Microscopy

     

    Prof. Curtis Menyuk, University of Maryland Baltimore Country, USA

    Solitons, Self-Induced Transparency, and Modelocking in Quantum Cascade Lasers

     

    Prof. Hongbin Chen, Guilin University of Electronic Technology, China

    Transmitter Switching for Energy Harvesting Wireless Communication Systems

  • Events

2013

  • Seminars

    Prof. Tetsuro Endo, Meiji University, Japan

    Algorithms for Obtaining a Saddle Torus Between Two Attractors

     

    Prof. Shengli Zhang, Shenzhen University, China

    Blind Known Interference Cancellation

     

    Miss Jiajing Wu, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Effective Routing Based on Node Usage Probability from a Complex Network Perspective

     

    Mr Yunxiang Jiang, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Exchanging Information between Two Sources in a Two-Way Relaying Network with Multiple Delays

     

    Prof. Tyrone Fernando, University of Western Australia, Australia

    Functional Observers and its Applications

     

    Prof. David Hill, Sydney University, Australia

    Future Power Grids

     

    Prof. Maciej Ogorzalek, Jagiellonian University, Poland

    Intelligent 3D Layout Design with Shape Grammars

     

    Dr Evgeny Belyaev, Tampere University of Technology, Finland

    Low Complexity Compression, Unequal Packet Loss Protection and Rate Control in 3-D DWT Codec

     

    Prof. Paras Prasad, University at Buffalo, USA

    Nanomaterials-Based New Concepts in Renewable Energy: Portable Energy Integrating Generation, Storage and Heat Waste Recover

     

    Ms Annie Ng, Hong Kong University

    Optical Characterization and Photovoltaic Applications of Polymer Blend Films

     

    Prof. Wing-Kuen Ling, Guangdong University of Technology, China

    Pattern Recognition for Biomedical Applications

     

    Mr Zeeshan Sattar, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Rateless Spinal Codes

     

    Prof. Roland Winston, University of California Merced, USA

    Solar Concentrators, Probability and Information Theory

     

    Dr Daihai He, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Spatio-temporal Patterns of Human Influenza Transmission

     

  • Distinguished Lecture

    Prof. Leon Chua, UC Berkeley, USA

    The Third Law of Thermodynamics

  • Events

2012

  • Seminars

    Dr Ben C.T. Cheng, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    A Delay-Aware Network Structure for Wireless Sensor Networks

     

    Prof. C.-C. Jay Kuo, University of Southern California, USA

    A Machine Learning Approach to Visual Information Processing

     

    Prof. Tetsuro Endo, Meiji University, Japan

    Bifurcation of Quasi-Periodic Oscillations in Mutually-Coupled Hard Type Oscillators

     

    Prof. Cetin K. Koc, University of California at Santa Barbara, USA

    Claveo: A Secure & Effortless Authentication Architecture for Mobile Devices

     

    Mr Andreas Joseph, City University of Hong Kong

    Composite Centrality in Search of a Universal Scale for Complexity

     

    Prof. Tülay Adali, University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA

    Data Driven Analysis and Fusion of Medical Imaging Data

     

    Dr Yijun Lou, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Developing a Temperature-driven Map of the Emerging Tick Vector of Lyme Disease in Canada

     

    Mr Yue Zhao, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Efficient Decoding of LDPC Codes Using GPUs

     

    Prof. Robert Chau, Transistor Research and Nanotechnology, Intel Corporation, USA

    Emerging Device Nanotechnology for Future Nanoelectronics Applications

     

    Dr Leanne Chan, City University of Hong Kong

    Evaluation of Efficiency and Safety of a High-Resolution Retinal Implant

     

    Prof. David M W Powers, Flinders University, South Australia

    Evolution of an Intelligent Agent

     

    Ms Yue Min, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Generalized LDPC Codes

     

    Prof. Michael Tse, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Get Panic or Synchronized in the Network of Stocks

     

    Dr Wallace C.H. Choy, University of Hong Kong

    High Efficiency Plasmonic Organic Solar Cells with Metallic Nanostructures

     

    Dr Benjamin Carrion Schafer, NEC Corporation Central R&D Center, Japan

    High Level Synthesis Design Space Exploration

     

    Dr Ray C.C. Cheung, City University of Hong Kong

    High-Performance Bioinformatics Computing Using FPGAs

     

    Prof. Tülay Adali, University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA

    IEEE Signal Processing Society and Trends in Machine Learning for Signal Processing

     

    Miss Jiajing Wu, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Impact of Network Structure on Communication Network Performance

     

    Dr Dinesh Kabra, University of Cambridge, UK

    Molecular Semiconductors: A Path Towards Low Cost Electronics

     

    Dr Lap-Pui Chau, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

    Multiple-Video Program Coding for Digital Broadcasting

     

    Dr K.H. Loo, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    My Journey in Lighting Research: Witnessing the Change of Lighting Technology from Discharge Lamps to Solid-State Lighting

     

    Dr Ben Cheng, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Network Structures for Data Aggregation in Wireless Sensor Networks

     

    Prof. Yu Hen Hu, University of Wisconsin, USA

    Optimal Layered Video IPTV Multicast Streaming over Mobile WiMAX Systems

     

    Prof. Lianshan Yan, Southwest Jiaotong University, China

    Polarization in Fiber Optics

     

    Dr Gang Li, University of California, USA

    Polymer Organic Photovoltaic (OPV) Device - A Journey to High Performance

     

    Prof. Kung Yao, University of California, USA

    Public Safety Network Systems based on 4G LTE Cellular Technology

     

    Prof. Yo-Sung Ho, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), Korea

    Recent Progress of 3D Video Coding

     

    Prof. Luc Thévenaz, EPFL Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland

    Recent Progresses in Brillouin Distributed Fibre Sensing

     

    Dr Rakesh Kumar, TCX Technology Connexions, USA

    Semiconductor Industry Trends, Challenges & Opportunities

     

    Prof. David Hill, University of Sydney, Australia

    Smart Grids as Distributed Learning Control

     

    Dr Ivan W.H. Ho, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Stochastic Model and Connectivity Dynamics for VANETs

     

    Prof. Philip T. Krein, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

    The Differential Power Processing Architecture: Enhancing Energy Production, Cost Effectiveness, and Reliability in Photovoltaic Energy Systems

     

    Dr Bin Wang, RMIT University, Australia

    The Implementation Issue of Sliding Mode Control

     

    Dr Ning Cheng, Huawei Technologies, USA

    Ubiquitous Broadband Access Networks

     

  • Distinguished Lecture

    Prof. Leon Chua, UC Berkeley, USA

    Memristor: Past, Present and Future

  • Events

2011

  • Seminars

    Prof. Zhengfu Han, University of Science and Technology of China, China

    An Introduction of Key Lab of Quantum Information, CAS

     

    Prof. J. Nathan Kutz, University of Washington, USA

    Applications of Low-Dimensional Modeling Methods

     

    Mr Meng Huang, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Catastrophic Bifurcation in Three-Phase Boost Rectifiers: Experimental Observation

     

    Dr Gordon Wan, Stanford University, USA

    CMOS Image Sensors with Multi-Bucket Pixels for Computational Photography

     

    Dr. Stuart Milner, University of Maryland, College Park, USA

    Control and Prediction in Wireless Networks

     

    Mr Yue Zhao, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Efficient Decoding of QC-LDPC Codes Using GPUs

     

    Prof. Manfred H. Pilkuhn, Stuttgart University (Germany) and National Cheng Kung University (Taiwan)

    From Early Opto-Electronic Devices to Present Nano-Photonics

     

    Prof. Zhu Furong, Hong Kong Baptist University

    Gradient Refractive Index Anode for High Contrast OLEDs

     

    Prof. Ron Chen, City University of Hong Kong

    How to Write a Good English Technical Paper for Publication?

     

    Prof. C.-C. Jay Kuo, University of Southern California, USA

    Impact of ICT on Modern Entertainment Industry: Trends and Opportunities

     

    Dr K. H. Loo, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Introduction to Some Recent Issues on Driving Light-Emitting Diodes

     

    Mr Edwin Ding, University of Washington, USA

    Modeling High-Energy Mode-Locking

     

    Mr Graciano Dieck Kattas, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Modelling of Pigeon Flocks for Simulation and Determination of Collective Behavior

     

    Dr Jinman Kim, University of Sydney, Australia

    Multi-modal PET-CT Image Visualization and Analysis

     

    Dr Rosa Chan, City University of Hong Kong

    Nonlinear Dynamic Modeling of Neural Population Activity

     

    Dr Kai-yuen Cheong, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan

    On the Recent Topics of Cryptography

     

    Prof. Philip T. Krein, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

    Power Supply Aware Computing ‒ Processor and dc-dc Converter Co-Design and Cooperation into the Subthreshold Voltage Range

     

    Dr Kai-Yuen Cheong, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan

    Quantum Information Technology

     

    Dr Xiang Liu, Alcatel-Lucent, USA

    Recent Advances in Optical Communications Research

     

    Prof. Maciej Ogorzalek, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland

    Recent Developments in Fractal Nano-Electronic Structures and New Ideas for Self-Powered Integrated Circuits

     

    Prof. Herbert Iu, University of Western Australia, Australia

    Recent Research on Memristor Based Circuits

     

    Dr Xiaoke Xu, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Reciprocal Behaviors in Pigeon Flocks

     

    Dr Gongsheng Huang, City University of Hong Kong

    Robust Control of HVAC Systems

     

    Dr Ray Cheung, City University of Hong Kong

    Secure Processor Architecture

     

    Dr Xiaoke Yi, University of Sydney, Australia

    Signal Processing Based on Microwave Photonics

     

    Dr Z. Jane Wang, University of British Columbia, Canada

    Signal Processing Methods for Brain Connectivity Modeling

     

    Dr Ivan Ho, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Stochastic Model and Connectivity Dynamics for VANETs

     

    Prof. Okyay Kaynak, Bogazici University, Turkey

    The Entanglement of Control and IT: Intelligent Control in Mechatronics

     

    Prof. C. H. Woo, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    The Fukushima Nuclear Mishap

     

    Dr Michael Small, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    The Grass is always Greener

     

    Dr Zhengping Fan, Sun Yat-sen University, China

    Understanding and Modeling the AS-level Internet Topology

     

     

    Prof. Kin K. Leung, Imperial College, UK

    Wireless Sensor Networks: Protocols, Optimization and Applications

  • Workshops/Conferences

    Prof. Leon Chua, UC Berkeley, USA

    Memristor: Past, Present and Future

  • Events