Yicong ZHOU周怡聰
Associate Professor
Research lab: https://viplab.cis.um.edu.mo/

Academic Qualifications | Teaching | Research | Honours & Recognitions | Professional Activities | Selected Publications | Services | Professional Affiliations | Contact Details


Academic Qualification

  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Tufts University, USA
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Tufts University, USA
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Hunan University, China

Teaching

B.Sc. Courses

  • Pattern Recognition
  • Computer Networks
  • Distributed Systems

M.Sc. Courses

  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Advances in Pattern Recognition
  • Computer Communications and Networks
  • Computer Networks and Internet

Research

Research Interests

  • Image processing, pattern recognition, computer vision, and machine learning

Funded Projects

  1. Research Projects:
    • The Research Committee of University of Macau, PI, “Nonlinear Chaotic Operations with Hardware Implementation”, January, 2019 — December, 2021
    • Macau Science and Technology Development Fund (FDCT), PI, “Set-to-Sample-Transform-based Image Set Classification Technologies”, May, 2018 — May, 2021
    • The Research Committee of University of Macau, PI, “Hyperspectral Image Classification Technologies”, January, 2017 — December, 2019
    • Macau Science and Technology Development Fund (FDCT), PI, “Multimedia Encryption Technologies”, January, 2016 — December, 2018
    • The Research Committee of University of Macau, PI, “Parametric Discrete Orthogonal Transforms for Multimedia Encryption”, April, 2014 — December, 2017
    • Macau Science and Technology Development Fund (FDCT), PI, “Face Feature Extraction and Matching Technologies for Person Identification and Tracking”, June, 2014 — September, 2016
    • Macau Science and Technology Development Fund (FDCT), PI, “Novel and Robust Technologies for Image Encryption”, January, 2013 — December, 2015
    • The Research Committee of University of Macau, PI, “Design and Implementation of a Novel Multimedia Security System for Network Camera-based Visual Surveillance Applications”, June, 2012 — May, 2015
    • The Research Committee of University of Macau, PI, “Development of Multimedia Encryption Algorithms Using a New Chaotic System for Security and Medical Applications”, January–December, 2012
  2. Science Promotion Projects:
    • Macau Science and Technology Development Fund (FDCT), PI, “Computer Vision and Human-Machine Interaction Summer Camp”, March — August, 2015–present
    • Macau Science and Technology Development Fund (FDCT), PI, “Pattern Recognition and Image Processing Summer Camp”, March — August, 2014
    • Macau Science and Technology Development Fund (FDCT), Co-PI, “Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Summer Camp”, March — August, 2012–2013

Honours & Recognitions

  • 2019/2020 Incentive Scheme for Outstanding Academic Staff, University of Macau, 2020
  • 2016/2017 FST Research Excellence Award, Faculty of Science and Technology, 2017
  • The third prize of Macau Natural Science Award, Macao SAR Government, 2014
  • One “Hot Paper” in Web of Science database
    • Information Sciences, 480, 403–419, 2019.
  • Thirteen “Highly Cited Paper” in the Web of Science database
    • IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, 49(8), 2927–2940, 2019
    • IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, 48(2), 463–473, 2018.
    • IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, 46(10), 2277–2290, 2016.
    • IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 57(3), 1585–1595, 2019.
    • IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 53(2), 1082–1698, 2015.
    • IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 66(2), 1273–1284, 2019.
    • IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 65(3), 2557–2566, 2018.
    • Information Sciences, 480, 403–419, 2019.
    • Information Sciences, 339, 237–253, 2016.
    • Information Sciences, 297, 80–94, 2015.
    • Information Sciences, 222, 323–342, 2013.
    • Signal Processing, 144, 134–144, 2018.
    • Signal Processing, 97, 172–182, 2014.

Professional Activitiess

  • Associate Editors:

    • IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, 2019–present
    • IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 2019–present
    • IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, 2019–present
    • Signal Processing, 2018–present
    • Signal Processing: Image Communication, 2017–present
    • Neurocomputing, 2016–present
    • Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, 2016–present
    • Journal of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging, 2013–2015
  • Guest Editors:

    • Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 2019
    • Remote Sensing, 2018
    • International Journal of Biomedical Imaging, 2015
  • Chair:

    • IEEE SMC Technical Committee on Cognitive Computing, 2015–present

  • Publicity Chair:

    • 2016 IEEE Signal and Data Science Forum (SIDAS 2016)

  • Financial Chair:

    • International Conference on Informative and Cybernetics for Computational Social Systems, 2014

  • Session Chairs:

    • IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, 2008, 2012, 2014–present
    • IEEE China Summit and International Conference on Signal and Information Processing (ChinaSIP), 2015
  • Program Committee Members:

    • IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, 2012–present
    • SPIE Mobile Multimedia/Image Processing, Security, and Applications, 2013–2018
    • IEEE International Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work in Design, 2015–present
    • The Second Symposium on Middleware and Network Applications, 2011
  • Government Grant Reviewer:

    • National Science Center in Poland, 2017
  • SPIE Scholarship Committee Member, 2015–2018


Selected Publications

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=Fe5Ru58AAAAJ&hl=en

Journal Papers (*corresponding author):

Conference Papers:


Services

University and Community Services:

  • Faculty Mentorship Programme 2012/2013
  • Master thesis committee chair/member, 2012-present
  • PhD oral exam committee member, 2012-present
  • PhD proposal evaluation committee member, 2011-present
  • Secretary for PhD oral defense, 2013-present
  • Pattern Recognition and Image Processing Summer Camp, 2014-present
  • Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Summer Camp, 2012, 2013
  • Macau Science and Technology Week, 2012, 2013

Professional Affiliations

  • Senior member of IEEE
  • Senior member of SPIE

Contact Details

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

Room: E11-4012
Telephone: (853) 8822-8458
Fax: (853) 8822-2426
Email: yicongzhou