Hsueh-Ming  HANG (杭學鳴)

      Department of Electronics Engineering, 電子工程系

National Chiao-Tung University國立交通大學

1001 Ta-Hsueh Road, Hsinchu,, Taiwan, R.O.C. 新竹市大學路1001 (30010)

Email: hmhang@mail.nctu.edu.tw

Tel: (+886)3-5731861

Fax: (+886)3-5777618

 

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Researches on algorithms and architectures for the following subjects:

1.      Deep-learning based image/video compression and processing

2.      360 degree (spherical camera) stereo and object detection/tracking

3.      RGB-D video analytics (using deep learning techniques)

4.      Multi-view (free-view point) video acquisition, synthesis, and 3D sense composition.

5.      Multimedia Communications (Compression, Wireless and Internet Video, Digital TV, etc.)

 

 

UNIVERSITY EDUCATION 

˙ Ph.D (1984) Electrical Engineering

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Troy, New York

Thesis: Predictive Coding of Images

˙ MS (1980) Electronics

National Chiao-Tung University (NCTU), Hsinchu, Taiwan

Thesis: Digital Flight Control Systems

˙ BS (1978) Control Engineering

National Chiao-Tung University (NCTU), Hsinchu, Taiwan

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

 

˙ December 1991 August 1997 present:  Associate Professor/ Professor, Department of Electronics Engineering, National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan.

˙ April 2019 present:  Dean, Faculty of System Engineering.

˙ April-May 2017 : Visiting Scholar, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xian, China.

˙ Feb 2014 Jan 2017 :   Dean, College of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

˙ Feb. 2010 – Jan 2014: Associate Dean/Director, Globalization and Development Office, College of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan.

˙ October 2011: Visiting Professor, Tanimoto Laboratory, Department of Information Electronics, Nagoya University, Japan.

˙ August 2006 July 2009:  Chair Professor and Dean, College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan.

˙ February 2005 July 2006:  Associate Dean/Director, Globalization and Development Office, College of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan. 

˙ September 2004 November 2004:  Visiting Research Professor, Coordinated Science Lab.,

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), USA

˙ November 1998 July 2004:  Director, Center for Telecommunications Research,

  National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C.

˙ July 1999 - September 1999:   Visiting Researcher, Windows Media Platform Division,   

Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, Washington, USA

˙ June 1984 -- December 1991:  Member of Technical Staff, Visual Communications Research Department, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Holmdel, New Jersey, USA.

˙ September 1983 -- May 1984:  Instructor, Electrical Engineering Department at RPI.

Taught senior courses: Communication Systems and Linear Systems.
˙ September 1981 -- May 1983:  Teaching Assistant, Electrical Engineering Department at RPI.

˙ September 1980 -- May 1981:  Research Assistant, Electrical Engineering Department at RPI.

˙ September 1979 -- June 1980:  Research Assistant, Control Engineering Department at NCTU.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS and HONORS

 

˙Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Circuits and Systems Society, 2014-2015.

˙International Collaborative Partner (ICP) of University Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR, Malaysia) Global Research Network, 2013-

˙Distinguished Lecturer of the Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association (APSIPA), 2012-2013

˙Distinguished Professor (特聘教授), NCTU (2010 -- 2013)

˙Fellow Grade Member of IET, 2008

˙Chair Professor, NTUT (2006-2009)

˙Distinguished Engineering Professor Award, Chinese Institute of Electrical Engineering中國電機工程師學會 傑出工程教授獎 (2012)

˙Distinguished Engineering Professor Award, Chinese Institute of Engineers 中國工程師學會 傑出工程教授獎 (2005)

˙IEEE ISCE Outstanding Service Award (2003)

˙Fellow Grade Member of IEEE, 2002

˙IEEE Third Millennium Medal, 2000

˙Senior Grade Member of IEEE, 1991

˙Member of the Executive Committee, Taiwan Digital TV Committee (1998-2002)

(台灣數位電視委員會執行委員)

˙Review Board member of the National Science Council

˙Review Board member of the Bureau of Industrial Development for the Ministry of Economic Affairs in Taiwan

˙Member of Sigma Xi honor society (1984-)

˙1992, National Science Council (Taiwan) Excellent Research Award

˙1991, AT&T Bell Labs Individual Performance Award for “the leadership and supervisory responsibilities in the coding of HDTV pictures and studies of motion estimation algorithms”.

˙1989, AT&T Bell Labs Individual Performance Award for “the successful demonstration of motion video coding at 64 kilobits/second using a custom VLSI based codec”.

˙1987, AT&T Bell Labs Exceptional Contribution Award for “the outstanding research on applying vector quantization to the coding of medical images”.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

 

˙Member of Board of Governors, The Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association, 2013-18.

˙IEET 中華工程教育學會 Accreditation Committee認證委員及團主席, 2007--

˙中華民國 影像處理與圖形識別學會 常務監事2007-2008; 監事2011-12: 常務監事2013-14

˙Vice-chair, Visual-Audio Compression Special Interest Group (VAC SIG), Semiconductor Industry Promotion Office, Ministry of Economic Affair, Taiwan,  2003 --.

(副主席 影音壓縮推動聯盟VAC SIG經濟部工業局半導體產業推動辦公室

˙指導委員 台灣數位電視產業聯盟 TDTVA Taiwan Digital TV Alliance, 2004.3.17 ---

˙IEEE Consumer Electronics Society Taipei Chapter Chair , 1999 -- 2000

˙IEEE Signal Processing Society Taipei Chapter Chair , 1998 1999

 

˙Associate editor of IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, 2008 -- 2012.

˙Associate editor of IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, 1997 – 1999

˙Area editor of Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Academic Press, 1996 -- 1998

˙Associate editor of IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, 1992 -- 1994.

˙Guest editor, Journal of Information Science and Engineering, Special Issue on Advances on 3D Multimedia, 2015

˙Guest editor, Special Issue on Advanced Video Technologies and Applications for H.264/AVC and Beyond, EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing, 2006

˙Guest editor, Special Issue on Multimedia Communication Services, Journal of Circuits, Systems and Signal Processing, Feb. 2001.

˙Guest editor, Special Issue on Design and Implementation of Signal Processing Systems, Journal of VLSI Signal Processing - Systems for Signal, Image and Video Technology, Nov. 2001.

˙Guest editor, special issue on Visual Communications and Image Processing, Optical Engineering Journal, July 1991 and July 1993.

˙Guest editor, special issue on Information Appliance (in Chinese), Electronic Magazine, Jan.2001.

˙Guest editor, special issue on DVD (in Chinese), Electronic Magazine, March.1998.

˙Co-editor (with Prof. J.W. Woods) of Handbook of Visual Communications, San Diego, California: Academic Press, 1995.

˙Guest editor, special issue on HDTV and ITV (in Chinese), Electronic Magazine, Dec.1995.


˙Member, International Steering Committee, 2019 Picture Coding Symposium, Ningbo, China, Nov. 12-15, 2019.

˙General Co-chair, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Taipei, Taiwan, Sept. 22-25, 2019.

˙Co-Chair, Technical Program Committee, Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association (APSIPA) Annual Summit and Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, Nov.12-15, 2018.

˙Member, International Steering Committee, 2018 Picture Coding Symposium, San Francisco, China, June 24-27, 2018.

˙International Coordinator, IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics Taiwan, 2017 will be held at the National Taipei University of Technology, Taipei (NTUT), Taiwan from June 2-4, 2017.

˙Member, International Steering Committee, 2016 Picture Coding Symposium, Nuremberg, Germany,. Dec. 4-7, 2016

˙Co-Chair, Technical Program Committee, Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association (APSIPA) Annual Summit and Conference, 2014, Thailand (12/09-12/12)

˙Member, Program Committee, The 5th IEEE International Workshop on Hot Topics in 3D (Hot3D) in conjunction with the IEEE Conference on Multimedia & Expo 2014 (ICME14), Chengdu, China, July 2014. (7/14-7/18)

˙Member, International Steering Committee, 2013 Picture Coding Symposium, San Jose, USA. Dec. 8-11, 2013

˙Member, Advisory Committee, Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association (APSIPA) Annual Summit and Conference, 2013, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

˙International Coordinator, IEEE International Symposium on Consumer Electronics, 2013, Hsinchu, Taiwan. June 3-7, 2013.

˙Member, International Steering Committee, 2012 Picture Coding Symposium, Kraków, Poland. May7-9, 2012.

˙Member, Technical Program Committee, 21st Wireless and Optical Communication Conference (WOCC), 2012, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

˙Conference general co-chair (with Profs. J.-F. Yang and M. Tanimoto), IEEE Conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing, Tainan, Taiwan,  Nov. 6-9, 2011.

˙International Steering Committee member, Picture Coding Symposium, Nagoya, Japan, Dec. 8-10, 2010.

˙Technical program co-chair, IEEE Workshop on Signal Processing Systems, Taipei, 

Oct.1999.

˙Technical program co-chair (organizer), IEEE Int'l Symposium on Consumer Electronics, Taipei,  Oct. 1998.

˙Technical program co-chair, Taiwan-Japan Joint Workshop on The Latest Development of Telecommunication Research, Hsinchu, Taiwan, Jan.1998.

˙Technical program chair, Workshop on Chinese Digital TV Standard, Taipei, Taiwan,  July 1997.

˙Technical program chair, SPIE Conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing, Taipei, Taiwan,  May 1995.

˙Conference general co-chair (with Dr. Barry Haskell), SPIE Conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing, Boston, MA, USA, Nov. 1993.

˙Conference co-chair (with Drs. C.-H. Wei, T.-H.S. Chao, and S.C. Pei), 1993 HD-Media Technology and Applications Workshop, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC., Oct. 1993.

˙Conference co-chair (with Drs. Peter van Otterloo, and Sara A. Rajala), Conference on Image Communications and Video Compression, in Int'l Symposium on Video Commun and Fiber Optic Services, Berlin, Germany, April 1993.

˙Plenary Speech: “3D Video: Some Challenging Topics,” International Conference on Intelligent and Advanced System (ICIAS) 2016, August 15-17, 2016 at KLCC, Kuala Lumpur

˙Invited Talk: “Globalization of Engineering Education: Our Experiences,” Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan. February 26, 2016.

˙Keynote Speech: “3D Video: Some Challenging Topics,” IEEE International Circuits and Systems Symposium, Langkawi, Malaysia, Sept. 3-4, 2015.

˙IEEE CAS DL Talk: “Technology and Standard for Virtual-view 3D Systems,” University of Science, Malaysia (USM), Penang, Malaysia, Sept. 2, 2015.

˙IEEE CAS DL Talk: “What’s Next on Video Technologies,” Tunku Abdul Rahman University (UTAR), Kampar, Malaysia, August 28 2015.

˙IEEE CAS DL Talk: “3D Video: Some Challenging Topics,” Dept. of Information and Communication Systems, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo, Japan, July 17, 2015.

˙IEEE CAS DL Talk: “Technology and Standard for Virtual-view 3D Systems,” EE Dept, Princeton University, USA, May 5, 2015.

˙IEEE CAS DL Talk: “Technology and Standard for Virtual-view 3D Systems,” Shanghai Jiaotong University (SJTU); Zhejiang University (ZJU), China, August 2014.

˙IEEE CAS DL Talk: “Technology and Standard for Virtual-view 3D Systems,” New Jersey Institute of Technology; Polytechnic School of Engineering, New York University, USA, May 2014

˙Keynote Speech: “30 Years of Video Compression,” IEEE Conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing, Kuching, Malaysia, Nov. 17-20, 2013.

˙Keynote Speech: “Technology and Standard for Virtual-view 3D Systems,” 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Signal Processing and Communication Systems (ISPACS). Nov 4-7, 2012. New Taipei City, Taiwan. Plenary speaker

˙Invited Talk: “Multimedia Industry and R&D in Taiwan,” Nagoya University, Japan (日本名古屋大學). March 9, 2012.

˙Invited Talk: “What’s Next on Video Coding Techniques and Standards?” The Third 4G International Forum. July10-11, 2012. Taipei, Taiwan. Plenary speaker

˙Invited Talk:What’s Next on Video Coding Techniques and Standards,” The 21th Annual Wireless and Optical Communications Conference (WOCC 2012) April 19-20, 2012. Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

˙Keynote Speech: “What's Next on Video Coding Techniques and Standards,” National Symposium on Systems Science and Engineering 系統科學與工程研討會,  June 17, 2011. Plenary speaker.

˙Invited Talk:What’s Next on Video Coding Techniques and Standards”, The 19th Annual Wireless and Optical Communications Conference (WOCC 2010) May 14-15, 2010. Shanghai, China.

˙Keynote Speech: “40 Years of Video Compression,” 2008全國電信研討會 (2008 National Symposium On Telecommunications, NST 2008), 虎尾科技大學, 6 Dec., 2008. Plenary speaker

˙Invited Talk: “Algorithm and DSP implementation of H.264/AVC” (H-C Lin, Y-J Wang, K-T Cheng, S.-Y. Yeh, W.-N. Chen, C.-Y.Tsai, T.-S. Chang, and H.-M. Hang), Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference 2006, Yokohama, Japan, Jan 24-27, 2006.

˙Invited Talk: “Advances of MPEG Scalable Video Coding Standard”, International Workshop on Intelligent Information Hiding and Multimedia Signal Processing, Melbourne, Australia, 14 – 16, Sept 2005.

˙Keynote Speech: “From Pels to Bits: Trend of Video Coding”, 2005 Conf. on Computer Vision, Graphics, and Image Processing, Taipei, Taiwan, Aug. 2005. Plenary speaker

˙Invited talk, “Next Generation MPEG Video and System,” in 2003 Workshop on Consumer Electronics, Tainan, Taiwan, Nov. 27, 2003. Plenary speaker

˙Invited talk, “MPEG video coding for shared networks, ”in Computer & Communications Technologies Conf. and Exhibition 2002, Taipei, Taiwan, Oct.2002. Plenary speaker

˙Invited talk, “From pels to bits: video compression and communication,” in International Workshop on Advanced Image Technology (IWAIT)'99 , Hsinchu, Taiwan, Jan.1999. Plenary speaker

˙Invited talk, “Motion Estimation for Video Coding Standards,”  Standards and Common Interfaces for Video Information Systems (Critical Review), in SPIE photonics East '95 Symposium, Philadelphia, PA, USA, Oct. 1995.

 

˙Member of IEEE Signal Processing Society  Image, Video and Multidimensional Signal Processing (IVMSP) Technical Committee, 2017--

˙Member of IEEE Circuits and System Society Education Award Committee, March 2009

˙Member of IEEE Circuits and System Society Technical Committee on Visual Signal Processing and Communications, 1991--

˙Technical Review Board Guest Expert/Member, Telecommunication Labs. (Taiwan), 1993, 1995-98.

˙Technical Advisory Committee Guest Expert, Industrial Technical Research Inst. (Taiwan), 1992.

˙Technical committee member for many international conferences such as IEEE Int'l Conf. on Image Processing, 1994-1996, 1998; IEEE Int'l Conf. on Consumer Electronics, 1993, 1994; and SPIE Visual Communications and Image Processing, 1991, 1994-.

˙Reviewer for IEEE Trans. on Communications, IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems on Video Technologies, Optical Engineering, Signal Processing, Image Communications, and others.