Ting-Chuen PONG (PhD, Virginia Tech, 1984)
Director of the Center for Engineering Education Innovation and Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at HKUST
Dr. Pong received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Virginia
Polytechnic Institute and State University in 1984. In 1991, he joined the
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST), where he is currently a
Professor in Computer Science and Engineering, and the Director of the Center
for Engineering Education Innovation.
At HKUST, he has served as a Senior Advisor to the Executive Vice-President and Provost
from 2013 to 2018, Associate Vice-President for Academic Affairs from 2002 to 2010,
Associate Dean of Engineering from 1999 to 2002, and
Director of the Sino Software Research Institute from 1995 to
2000. He also served as an Academic Research
Advisor for the University Grants Committee from 2010 to 2012. Before
joining HKUST, he was an Associate Professor in Computer Science at the
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA.
Dr. Pong's research interests include Multimedia Computing, E-learning,
Computer Vision and Image Processing, Artificial Intelligence, and Pattern
Recognition. Dr. Pong is a recipient of the Pattern Recognition Society Award
in 1990 and the HKUST Excellence in Teaching Innovation Award in 2001.
In 2014, he led the HKUST team in the Wharton-QS Stars Awards Competition and
was selected as Winner of the Natural Sciences Award and Runner-up of the
Hybrid Learning Award.
Multimedia Computing, E-learning, Computer Vision and Image Processing,
Artificial Intelligence, Pattern Recognition.
- Chen, Q., Yue, X., Plantaz, X., Chen, Y., Shi, C., Pong, T.C., and Qu, H.,
"ViSeq: Visual Analytics of Learning Sequence in Massive Open Online Courses",
to appear in IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics.
- Thanyadit S., Punpongsanon P. and Pong, T.C., "Efficient Information
Sharing Techniques between Workers of Heterogeneous Tasks in 3D CVE", Proceedings
of the 21st ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing,
New York, USA, November 2018.
- Thanyadit S. and Pong, T.C., "Desktop VR using a Mirror Metaphor for Natural User Interface",
Proceedings of the 2017 ACM International Conference on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces,
Brighton, UK, October 2017.
- Ngo, C.W., Pong, T.C., and Zhang, H.J., "Motion Analysis and
Segmentation through Spatio-Temporal Slices Processing", IEEE
Transactions on Image Processing, Vol. 12, No. 3, March 2003.
- Ngo, C.W., Pong, T.C., and Zhang, H.J., "On Clustering and
Retrieval of Video Shots through Temporal Slices Analysis", IEEE
Transactions on Multimedia, Vol. 4, No. 4, Dec. 2002.
- Ngo, C.W., Pong, T.C., and Zhang, H.J., "Motion-based Video
Representation for Scene Change Detection", International Journal
of Computer Vision, Special issue on Video Computing, Vol. 50, No. 2,
- Ngo, C.W., Pong, T.C., and Chin, R., "Video Partitioning by
Temporal Slice Coherency", IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems
for Video Technology, Vol. 11, No. 8, Aug. 2001.
- Pong, T.C., Haralick, R. and Shapiro, L., "Shape from Shading
Using the Facet Model", Pattern Recognition, Vol.22, No.6, pp.
683-695, 1989. (Received Best Paper Award)
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Clear Water Bay, Kowloon
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