Professor Hong Yan elected IEEE Fellow
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Department of Electronic Engineering (EE) at City University of Hong Kong has been elected Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for 2006 in recognition of his outstanding contributions to image recognition techniques and applications.of the
Professor Yan is one of two academics in
IEEE is an international professional association with more than 365,000 individual members from 150 countries. Every year, less than 0.1% of its members worldwide are elected Fellows. The honour is conferred only on eminent scientists with exceptional contributions in their respective fields of electrical and electronic engineering.
Professor Yan received his PhD degree from
Among Professor Yan’s most prominent research interests are image reconstruction; handwriting recognition and document image analysis; human face image analysis and recognition; real-time lip-sync and facial animation for mobile entertainment; and DNA sequence and microarray data analysis.
Professor Yan’s research results have found many applications in industry. He has already licensed his document image analysis and character recognition system and facial animation system to several companies in