Recent relevant consultancy works:
  1. Principal Investigator, ITF, "Web Based Portable Monitoring and Surveillance System" for Daka Development Ltd 
  2. Principal Investigator, Consultancy Project "On the Trial Use of Video and Graphic Applications for Handheld Device" for Cable & Wireless (HKTCSL)
  3. Principal Investigator, Project "Implementation of a "Dump Screen" Prototype" for VTech  Communications Ltd.
  4. Principal Investigator, Project "Digital Camera Module for GSL's PDA" for Group Sense (international) Ltd.
  5. Principal Investigator, Project "A demonstration Unit of Portable Security Monitoring System with handheld devices" for Daka Development Ltd
  6. Principal Investigator, Project "Range Finder" for Daka Development Ltd 
  7. Developer, Project "Teachers' Curriculum Kit for Electronics (Sixth Form)", for Education Department, HK SAR Government 
  8. Principal Investigator, Project "On the realization of advanced-multifunctional printer/scanner systems", joint project with Motorola Semiconductors H.K. Ltd
  9. Co-investigator, Project "OS design", for Kego Technology Ltd 2000
  10. Co-investigator, Project "Consultancy on Product/Technology Assessment" for Yung, Yu, Yuen & Company

Professional Activities:
  • Invited speaker on "Multimedia Applications with Personal Digital Assistants", Commercial Applications for PDA Expo and Conference 2001, Hong Kong, 17-18 Apr 2001.
  • Book Reviewer, Cambridge Press, 1998.
  • Reviewer, international professional journals and conferences
    • IEEE Signal Processing Letter 
      IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing 
      IEEE Transactions on Image Processing 
      IEEE Transactions of Circuits and Systems 
      IEE Proceedings 
      IEE Electronics Letters 
  • Committee Member, Joint Chapter on CAS/COM, IEEE H.K. Section, since 1995.
  • Secretary, Joint Chapter on CAS/COM, IEEE H.K. Section, 1999-2000. 
  • Vice-Chairman, Joint Chapter on CAS/COM, IEEE H.K. Section, since 2001.
  • Secretary, Technical Program Committee, IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, 1997, Hong Kong.
  • Treasurer, Organising Committee of the International Symposium on Intelligent Multimedia, Video and Speech Signal Processing to be held in May 2001 in Hong Kong.
  • Committee Member, Organising Committee of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing to be held in April 2003 in Hong Kong. 
  • Committee Member, Technical Committee  of IEEE 1994 International Symposium on Speech, Image Processing and Neural Networks (ISSIPNN'94), 1994, Hong Kong.

Recent Reseach Projects:
  • Bi-level Image Compression and Its Applications,  HKD429,880, 2000-2002 
  • Web based portable monitoring and surveillance system, HKD2,000,000, 2000-2001
  • The applications of image restoration techniques in image and video compression, HKD475,000, 1998-2000
  • Region-based image representation and its application in video compression, HKD450,431, 1998-2000
  • Transform suitable for data compression, HKD417,673,  1996-1999
  • Asic chip set design for VQ compression, HKD250,347,  1996-1999
  • Model-based video coding, HKD445,416, 1997-1999
  • Adaptive image restoration and its application / Depth estimation by measurement from defocus and its applications, HKD765,091, 1993-1998
  • Aspects of image processing and its applications, HKD387,883, 1994-1997

Internal Awards:
  • Excellent teacher of Department of Electronic and Information Engineering, 2000/2001, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong.
  • First runner-up, FENG Best Consultant Award 2000, Faculty of Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong.
  • Nominee, nominated by Faculty of Engineering for the President's Awards for Outstanding Performance/Achievement 2000, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong.

External Awards:

  • Governor's Award for a project on Avetex facsmile machine when worked as a R&D engineer in Elec & Eltek Group from 1987 to 1989. 
  • Sir Edward Youde Memorial fellowship in 1991 and 1992.
The following list some achievements of my supervised students. They are so bright that their performance is credited by external professional bodies. I put them here as it is my honor to be their supervisor. I am proud of them. 
  • Chan, Ching Lap

  • Championship of IEE Hong Kong YMS - PROJECT COMPETITION 2002, by Younger Members Section of the Institution of Electrical Engineers Hong Kong, for the project on TwinVQ, an approach  for MPEG-4 Audio compression.
  • Leung, Ka Kit

  • Championship of HKIE 50th Anniversary Electronics Engineering Project Competition 1997, by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, for the project "A Real-time Recognition System". 
  • Leung, Yue Edmond

  • Second Prize, Undergraduate Student Competition of the M2VIP'95 1995, by the organizer of Second International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision, for the project on motion estimation. 

Chris Chan

Fri Aug 30 13:10:27 HKT 2002