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Cheung Yiu-ming: Solving Real-world Problems

2021.8.10

Professor Cheung Yiu-ming, Department of Computer Science, was named as a Chair Professor of the Changjiang Scholars by the Ministry of Education.

Prof Cheung Yiu-ming and his team have developed a system that detects drowsy drivers and alerts them simply using a generic smartphone.


Prof Cheung Yiu-ming demonstrates using the world’s first “lip-password” technology, which can provide double security in identity authentication.

Professor Cheung Yiu-ming, Department of Computer Science, HKBU, is an outstanding scholar who has a spirit of exploration and curiosity. From his impactful patented technology “Infrared-Spectrum Based Recognition System for Identifying Chinese Herbal Species” to the novel award-winning inventions “fatigue driving detection and alarm system” and “lip-password authentication security system”, Professor Cheung has always had a relentless passion for transferring his scientific knowledge and research findings to real-life applications.

 

Reputation for innovation

Through his research efforts in an array of fields such as machine learning, data science, computer vision, pattern recognition, and optimisation, Professor Cheung has garnered a reputation for his many inspiring and empowering studies. In addition to being an IEEE Fellow, IET Fellow, and British Computer Society (BCS) Fellow, he was ranked in the World’s Top 1% Most-cited Scientists in the field of AI and Image Processing by Stanford University in 2020. He was also named as a Chair Professor of the Changjiang Scholars by the Ministry of Education, affiliated with State Key Laboratory of Synthetical Automation for Process Industries (SKL-SAPI) in Northeastern University (NEU) for his outstanding contributions to artificial intelligence and computer vision in 2019.

 

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