Liming ZHANG張立明
Assistant Professor

Academic Qualifications | Working Experience | Teaching | Research | Selected Publications | Professional Activities | Professional Affiliations | Contact Details

Academic Qualification

  • Graduate Certificate in Computer Based Learning, University of Wollongong, Australia (2004)
  • Ph.D. in Image processing, University of New England, Australia (2002)
  • M.S. in Robot Vision & Machine Intelligence, East China Institute of Technology, China (1990)
  • B.S. in Computer Software, Nankai University, China (1987)

Working Experience

  • 2002–Present :    Assistant Professor, University of Macau, Macao
  • 2001—2002:        Lecturer, University of Macau, Macao
  • 1997—1998:        Associate Professor, Tianjin Institute of Technology, China
  • 1990—1997:        Lecturer, Tianjin Institute of Technology, China


  1. Discrete System Simulation (CISC7010, CISC7117)
  2. Object Oriented Programming and Data Structures (CISC2003)
  3. Multimedia Computing (CISC3016)
  4. Computer Vision (CISC3029)
  5. Computer Based Simulation (CISC3006)
  6. Algorithms and Data Structures I (CISB120)
  7. Programming Languages Architecture II (SFTW342)
  8. Queue and Scheduling (SFTW320)
  9. Computer Based Simulation (CISB352)
  10. Web Technology and Life (CISG114)


Research Interests

  • Signal Processing
  • Image Processing
  • Computer Vision
  • Multimedia Applications

Recent Research Projects

  • Zhang, L.M. & Qian, T. (2018-2020). Studies and Applications of Unwinding Fourier Expansions of Signals. FDCT Grant.
  • Zhang, L.M. (2016-2018). An Improved Background Reconstruction Based Disocclusion Filling Study in 3D Video Generation. Multi-year Research Grant.
  • Zhang, L.M. (2014-2016). A Study on Scene Classification Based Automatic Depth Map Generation Algorithms for 2D Image Sequences. Multi-year Research Grant.
  • Zhang, L.M., Lin Guangzhi (2013-2014). A Study and Development on the Demo System of Self-Service Online Virtual Exhibition Booth Design. FDCT Grant.
  • Zhang, L.M., Zhu Yuesheng (2013-2015). A Study and Development on a Portable 2D to 3D Video Automatic Conversion System. FDCT Grant.
  • Zhang, L.M. (2011-2013). A Study on a Robust Image Measure Approach – Human Neural Response Based Similarity Measure. Multi-year Research Grant.

Selected Publications

  1. Pan, B., Zhang, L., & Wang, H. (2020). Multi-stage Feature Pyramid Stereo Network based Disparity Estimation Approach for Two to Three-dimensional Video Conversion. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology. (accept)
  2. Liang, Y., Liu, Y., Yan, Y., Zhang, L., & Wang, H. (2020). Robust visual tracking via spatio-temporal adaptive and channel selective correlation filters. Pattern Recognition, 107738. (accept)
  3. Y. Liu, L. Zhang, Y. Yan, H. Wang. Multi-Stream Siamese and Faster Region-based Convolutional Neural Network for Real-Time Object Tracking. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. (accept)
  4. Wu, Y., Zhang, L., Qian, T., Liu, X., & Xie, Q. (2020). Content-Adaptive Image Encryption with Partial Unwinding Decomposition. Signal Processing, 107911. (accept)
  5. Li, H., Li, H., and Zhang L. (2019). Quaternion-Based Multiscale Analysis for Feature Extraction of Hyperspectral Images, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing. Vol.67(6), pp.1418-1430.
  6. Li, Y., Zhang, L., Qian, T. (2019). 2D Partial Unwinding-A Novel Non-linear Phase Decomposition of Images. IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 28(10). pp. 4762-4773.
  7. Ye, H., Li, H., Cao, F., and Zhang L. (2019). A Hybrid Truncated Norm Regularization Method for Matrix Completion. IEEE Transactions on Image Processing. 28(10), pp.5171-5186.
  8. Q. Wu ; H. Wang ; Y. Liu ; L. Zhang ; X. Gao. (2019). SAT: Single-shot Adversarial Tracker. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. Volume: 67(11), pp. 9882 – 9892.
  9. Xie Q., Chen, X., Zhang, L., Jiang, A., Cui F. (2018). A Robust and Efficient Video Anti-shaking Algorithm for Low-end Smartphone Platforms. IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics. Vol.65(1), pp.1-10.
  10. Tan, C., Zhang, L., and Wu, H. (2018). A Novel Blaschke Unwinding Adaptive Fourier Decomposition based Signal Compression Algorithm with Application on ECG Signals. IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics. Vol.23(2), pp.672-682.
  11. Nie, J., Qu, S., Wei, Y., Zhang, L., and Deng, L. (2018). An infrared small target detection method based on multiscale local homogeneity measure. Infrared Physics & Technology. Vol. 90, pp.186–194.
  12. Lai, T., Wang, H., Yan, Y., and Zhang L. (2017). A unified hypothesis generation framework for multi-structure model fitting. Neurocomputing. Vol.222, pp.144-154.
  13. Luo, G., Zhu, Y., Li, Z., Zhang, L. (2016). A Hole Filling Approach based on Background Reconstruction for View Synthesis in 3D Video. 29th IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR). 26/06-01/07, LAS VEGAS, USA.
  14. Wang, H., Chen, Z., Zhang, L., Yan, Y., Liao, H. (2016). Visual Saliency Detection based on Homology Similarity and an Experimental Evaluation. Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation. Vol.40. pp.251-264.
  15. Xiao, G., Wang, H., Yan, Y, Zhang, L. (2016).  Mode seeking on graphs for geometric model fitting via preference analysis. Pattern Recognition Letters. Vol.83, pp.294-302.
  16. Z. Wang, F. Wan; C. Wong, Zhang, L. (2016). Adaptive Fourier decomposition based ECG denoising. Computers in Biology and Medicine. Vol.77, pp.195-205.
  17. Chen, Q., Mai, W., Zhang, L., Mi, W. (2015). System identification by discrete rational atoms. Automatica. Vol.56. pp. 53-59.
  18. X. Liu, Y. Zhu, Z. Sun, M. Diao and Zhang, L. (2015). A Novel Robust Video Fingerprinting-Watermarking Hybrid Scheme Based On Visual Secret Sharing. Multimedia Tools and Applications. Vol. 74 (21). pp. 9157-9174.
  19. Qian, T., Zhang, L., and Li, Z.X. (2012). Algorithm of Adaptive Fourier Decomposition. IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing. Vol. 59 (12), pp.5899-5907.
  20. Zhang, L., Liu N. and Yu P. (2012). A novel Instantaneous Frequency Algorithm and Its Application in Stock Index Movement Prediction. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing. Vol.6(4), pp.311-318.

Professional Activities

  • Conference Technique Program Committee Member of International Conference on Machine Vision and Information Technology (CMVIT).
  • Conference Technique Program Committee Member of International Conference on Signal, Image Processing and Applications (ICSIA).
  • Conference Technique Program Committee Member of The International Conference on Digital Image Processing (ICDIP).
  • Conference Technique Program Committee Member of International Conference on Natural Computation, Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery (ICNC-FSKD).
  • Conference Technique Program Committee Member of International Conference on Computer Systems and Communication Technology (ICCSCT).
  • Conference Technique Program Committee Member of International Conference on Computer Science and Software Engineering (CSSE).
  • Conference Technique Program Committee Member of International Conference on Automation, Control and Robots (ICACR).
  • Conference Technique Program Committee Member of International Conference on Graphics and Signal Processing (ICGSP).
  • Conference Program Committee Member of The IEEE International Conference on Progress in Informatics and Computing (PIC).
  • Conference Program Committee Member of International Conference on ICT in Teaching and Learning (ICTL).
  • Conference Program Committee Member of International Conference on Hybrid Learning (ICHL).
  • Conference Program Committee Member, panel chair, panel co-chair of Technology-Enhanced Language Learning Panel of Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education (GCCCE).
  • Conference Program Committee Member of ICCE Conference on Technology Enhanced Language Learning (ICCE).
  • Conference Program Committee Member of International Symposium on Educational Technology (ISET).

Professional Affiliations

  • Membership of IEEE Communications Society.
  • Membership of IEEE Signal Processing Society.
  • Membership of IEEE Women in Engineering.
  • Membership of IEEE Computer Society.
  • Membership of ACM.
  • Membership of Association of the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE).
  • Membership of the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Contact Details

Faculty of Science and Technology
University of Macau, E11
Avenida da Universidade, Taipa,
Macau, China

Room: E11-4016
Telephone: (853) 8822-8467
Fax: (853) 8822-2426
Email: lmzhang