Dr. Clement Leung

Dr. Clement Leung obtained his BSc (First Class Honors) in Mathematics from McGill University, Canada, his MSc in Mathematics from Oxford University, and his PhD in Computer Science from University College London.

He has held several academic appointments in Europe, including an Established Chair (Full Professor) and Head of Department at the University of London, United Kingdom.  His Australasian academic appointments include the Foundation Chair in Computer Science at Australia’s Victoria University, as well as Full Professorships at the National University of Singapore and Hong Kong Baptist University. He is currently a Full Professor in the School of Science & Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen.

He holds two US patents, and his publications include four books and over 150 research articles, His services to the research community include serving as Program Chair, Program Co-Chair, Keynote Speaker, Panel Expert, and on the Program Committee and Steering Committee of major International Conferences. In addition to contributing to the editorship of ten international journals, he has served as Chairman of the International Association for Pattern Recognition Technical Committee on Multimedia and Visual Information Systems, as well as well as on the International Standards (ISO) MPEG-7 Committee responsible for generating standards for digital multimedia, where he played an active role in shaping the influential MPEG-7 International Standard. He is listed in Who's Who in the World, Great Minds of the 21st Century, Who's Who in Australia, Dictionary of International Biography, and Who's Who in Australasia & Pacific Nations. He is a Fellow of the British Computer Society, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, and a Chartered Engineer.