Yicong ZHOU周怡聰
Associate Professor
Research lab: https://viplab.cis.um.edu.mo/
Personal homepage: https://www.fst.um.edu.mo/personal/yicongzhou/

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, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, and Multimedia Security

Funded Research Grants

  1. External Grants:
    • “Set-to-Sample-Transform-based Image Set Classification Technologies”, Principle Investigator, Macau Science and Technology Development Fund (FDCT), May 2018 – May 2021.
    • “Multimedia Encryption Technologies”, Principle Investigator, Macau Science and Technology Development Fund (FDCT), January 2016 — August 2018.
    • “Face Feature Extraction and Matching Technologies for Person Identification and Tracking”, Principle Investigator, Macau Science and Technology Development Fund (FDCT), June 2014 — September 2016.
    • “Novel and Robust Technologies for Image Encryption”, Principle Investigator, Macau Science and Technology Development Fund (FDCT), January 2013 — December 2015.
  2. Internal Grants:
    • “Nonlinear Chaotic Operations with Hardware Implementation”, Principle Investigator, The Research Committee of University of Macau, January 2019 — December 2021.
    • “Hyperspectral Image Classification Technologies”, Principle Investigator, The Research Committee of University of Macau, January 2017 — December 2019.
    • “Parametric Discrete Orthogonal Transforms for Multimedia Encryption”, Principle Investigator, The Research Committee of University of Macau, April 2014 — December 2017.
    • “Design and Implementation of a Novel Multimedia Security System for Network Camera-based Visual Surveillance Applications”, Principle Investigator, The Research Committee of University of Macau, June 2012 — May 2015.
    • “Development of Multimedia Encryption Algorithms Using a New Chaotic System for Security and Medical Applications”, Principle Investigator, The Research Committee of University of Macau, January–December 2012.

Honours & Recognitions

  • Outstanding Editor Award in Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, 2020
  • Third prize of 2020 Macao Natural Science Award, Macao SAR Government, 2020
  • 2019/2020 Incentive Scheme for Outstanding Academic Staff, University of Macau, 2020
  • 2016/2017 FST Research Excellence Award, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Macau, 2017
  • Third prize of 2014 Macao 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 Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, 2019–present
    • IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 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
  • Area Chair: IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), 2019–present
  • Senior Program Committee Members:

    • The 27th International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP), 2020

  • Program Committee Members:

    • The Thirty-Fourth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), 2020–present
    • IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), 2012–present
    • SPIE Mobile Multimedia/Image Processing, Security, and Applications, 2013–2019
    • IEEE International Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work in Design, 2015–2018
  • Government Grant Reviewer:

    • National Science Center of Poland, 2017, 2020
    • Research Grants Council of Hong Kong, 2020
  • Strategy Consulting Committee Member

    • Basic Research Fund of Guangdong Provence for Fundamentals and Applications
  • SPIE Scholarship Committee Member, 2015–2019

Selected Publications

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

Full list of publications: https://www.fst.um.edu.mo/personal/yicongzhou/publication/

Journal Papers:

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