Research Interests

1Image/video coding and processing: compression techniques, rate-distortion optimization, fast algorithms, video analysis and information security
2Multimedia communications: error control in video communications, joint source-channel coding, Quality of Experience (QoE)
33D video: depth information processing & coding, high quality view synthesis, quality assessment
4Visual perception and applications:perception-based modeling, content-based processing


1    ISI Web of Science: 1900+ citations

2    Scopus: 2600+ citations (here is citation details)

3    Google Scholar: 3800+ citations (here is citation details)

Honors and Awards

1Fellow of the IEEE, 2017
2Fellow of the IET, 2014
3Best Student Paper Award, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), 2017
4Best Paper Award, IEEE International Symposium on Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting (BMSB), 2014 (as the first author)
5Best Paper Award, 9th International Conference on Intelligent Information Hiding and Multimedia Signal Processing (IIH-MSP), 2013 (as the first author)
6IEEE BTS Distinguished Lecturer, 2012-
7Student Paper Award, 7th International ICST Mobile Multimedia Communications Conference (MobiMedia), 2011 (as the co-author with his student Yuanyuan Xu)
82010 Special Service Award, IEEE Broadcast Technology Society, 2010
9NUS/NTU-JSPS Scientist Exchange Programme, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, 2010
10Tan Chin Tuan Exchange Fellowship in Engineering, 2007
11Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Research Outstanding and Award Recognition, 2007

Research Highlights (Under Construction)

1    Fast Block Matching & Motion Estimation

2    Global Rate-Distortion Optimization

3    Multiple Description Coding

4    Depth-based 3D Video Coding & Processing