Kim-Hui Yap received the B. Eng. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Sydney, Australia, in 1998 and 2002, respectively. Since then, he has been a Faculty Member at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, where he is currently an Associate Professor. His main research interests include image/video processing, media content analysis, computer vision, and computational intelligence. He has served as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine and Journal of Signal Processing Systems. He has also served as an Editorial Board Member for The Open Electrical and Electronic Engineering Journal and as a Guest Editor for the IEICE Transactions on Fundamentals. Dr. Yap is a Senior Member of IEEE. He has also served as the Treasurer of the IEEE Singapore Signal Processing Chapter and the Committee Member of the IEEE Singapore Computational Intelligence Chapter. Moreover, he was the Finance Chair in 2010 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo, the Workshop Cochair of the 2009 MDM International Workshop on Mobile Media Retrieval, and the Group Leader in Content-based Analysis for the Center for Signal Processing, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Dr. Yap has numerous publications in various international journals, book chapters, and conference proceedings. He has authored a book entitled Adaptive Image Processing: A Computational Intelligence Perspective, Second Edition published by the CRC Press in 2009 and edited a book entitled Intelligent Multimedia Processing with Soft Computing published by Springer-Verlag in 2005.
Biography Updated on 6 June 2011