- Scholarship in 1989 at University of Sussex
Shiu Yin Yuen, Kelvin was born in Hong Kong. He was awarded the Associateship (AP) in Electronic Engineering by the Hong Kong Polytechnic in 1985, and became the first person to be awarded the MPhil Degree by the Polytechnic in 1988. He was awarded the Doctorial degree (DPhil) from the School of Cognitive and Computing Sciences, University of Sussex, UK in 1992. Dr. Yuen joined City University in 1992 as a Lecturer, and is now an Associate Professor.
He has published more than 30 international journal papers, including IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, Journal of Machine Learning Research, and International Journal of Computer Vision, and more than 60 international conference papers. (Papers can be found using Google Scholar).
He has served as Program Committee Member in more than 20 international conferences and Reviewer of more than 30 international journals in his research areas. Most of his final year projects are socially related. He is particulary interested in developing aids for the visually impaired. He is also interested in ways to reduce myopia and cultivate good phone using habits in young children. He serves as an Adjudicator and Supervisor of the Joint School Science Exhibitions.
He was the recipient of the Hong Kong Government Scholarship for Outstanding Performance in the Secondary School Entrance Examination, the Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowship and the Croucher Foundation Scholarship.
Departmental web page http://www.ee.cityu.edu.hk/~syyuen
Personal web page (non-academic matters) http://personal.cityu.edu.hk/~itkelvin/