Guan Ling received his B.S. degree in electronic engineering from Tianjin University, China, in 1982, M.S. degree in systems design engineering at University of Waterloo, Canada, in 1985, and Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from University of British Columbia, Canada, in 1989. From 1993 to 2000, he was on the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Sydney, Australia. Since May 2001, he has been a Professor in electrical and computer engineering at Ryerson University, Canada. In 2001, he was appointed to the position of Tier I Canada Research Chair. He is the recipient of Ontario Outstanding Researcher's Award in 2002, and IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology Best Paper Award in 2005. He held visiting positions at British Telecom (1994), Tokyo Institute of Technology (1999), Princeton University (2000), and Microsoft Research Asia. Dr. Guan has authored/coauthored more than 200 scientific publications in multimedia processing and communications, computer vision, machine learning, and adaptive image/signal processing. He served as Associate Guest Editor of numerous international journals, including Proceedings of the IEEE, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, and two IEEE Transactions. He was the founding General Chair of IEEE Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia, and currently serves as the General Chair of 2006 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo to be held in Toronto, Canada.
Biography Updated on 1 October 2007