Hong Yan
Wong Chun Hong Professor of Data Engineering and Chair Professor of Computer Engineering
Director, Center for Intelligent Multidimensional Data Analysis (CIMDA) Limited

Phone: +852-3442-7375, Email: h.yan (AT) cityu.edu.hk
Office: G6618, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building (AC1)

Postal Address: Department of Electrical Engineering, City University of Hong Kong, 83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Research Areas: Image processing and computer vision, Machine learning, Computational biology and medicine



Hong Yan received his Ph.D. degree from Yale University. He was Professor of Imaging Science at the University of Sydney and currently is Wong Chun Hong Professor of Data Engineering and Chair Professor of Computer Engineering at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) and the Director of Center for Intelligent Multidimensional Data Analysis (CIMDA) Limited. He is a former Dean of the College of Science and Engineering at CityU.

Professor Yan was elected IAPR Fellow for contributions to document image analysis and IEEE Fellow for contributions to image recognition techniques and applications. He received the 2016 Norbert Wiener Award from IEEE SMC Society for contributions to image and biomolecular pattern recognition techniques. He is a member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts.

Professor Yan has over 600 journal and conference publications, and his research interests include:


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Last updated: 9 May 2021