Recent Professional Activities of Man-Wai Mak

Invited Talks

  1. "Machine Learning for Speaker Recognition and Bioinformatics", UTS/PolyU Workshop, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 24 Oct. 2017

  2. "Deep Learning and Its Applications", AI Lecture, IEEE China YP/WIE/SB Congress, Shenzhen University, 5 Aug. 2017.

  3. "Deep Learning: Theories, Applications and Tools", Workshop, Dept. of EIE, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, 28 June 2017.
  4. "Machine Learning for Speaker Recognition", Tutorial, Interspeech'16, San Fancisco, 8 Sept. 2016.

  5. "Speaker Verification under the Big Data Environment", Invitation to Innovative Technology Series, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks, Hong Kong, Jan. 2016. Video: Part 1 Part 2

  6. "SNR-Aware PLDA Modeling for Robust Speaker Verification", SYSU-CMU-Joint Research Institute, China, Dec. 2015

  7. "Machine Learning and Deep Learning for Pattern Recognition", Workshop on Advanced Materials and Technologies, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Dec. 2015

  8. PLDA and Mixture of PLDA for Robust Speaker Verification,” National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, July 2014. “Utterance Partitioning for GMM-SVM Speaker Verification,” JAIST, Japan, Nov 2011. 

  9. “Utterance Partitioning for GMM-SVM Speaker Verification,” Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, Dec 2011. "Machine Learning for Computational Biology", National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan, Jan 2008. 

  10. "Supervised Feature Selection for Genomic Applications", Feng Chia University, Taiwan, Jan 2008.

Conference Organization and Others Activities
  1. Member, Technical Program Committee, IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence 2017 (ICTAI 2017)
  2. Area Chair, IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence 2016 (ICTAI 2016)
  3. Member, Technical Program Committee, ISCSLP’2016
  4. Publicity Co-Chair, ISCSLP'16
  5. Registration Co-Chair, APSIPA'15
  6. Member of Steering Committee (2015-2018), ISCSLP
  7. Member, Technical Program Committee, IEEE BIBM'2014
  8. Member, Technical Program Committee, ISCSLP’2014
  9. Area Chair, Interspeech 2014.
  10. Judge,  iCity My Dream App Competition 2013.
  11. Member, Technical Program Committee, IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing, Communications and Computing (ICSPCC 2013)
  12. Judge, Student Conference 2013 on the sub-theme “Innovations in Information Technology” for Gifted Students, Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education.
  13. Vice Chair, International Symposium on Chinese Spoken Language Processing (ISCSLP’12), 2012
  14. Member, Technical Program Committee, ISCSLP’2012
  15. Technical Program Committee Member, ICMLC 2012.
  16. Technical Program Committee Member, 2012 IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing, Communications and Computing (ICSPCC2012)
  17. Technical Program Committee Member, IEEE Conference on Teaching, Assessment and Learning for Engineering, 2012 (TALE'2012)
  18. Technical Program Committee Member, COLING 2012 International Conference on Computational Linguistics
  19. Technical Program Committee Member, Fifth International Workshop on Intelligent Informatics in Biology and Medicine (IIBM 2012).
  20. Technical Program Committee Member, ICMLC 2011.
  21. Technical Program Committee Member, APSIPA'11.
  22. Technical Program Committee Member, IEEE MLSP'11.
  23. The 4th International Congress on Image and Signal Processing and the 4th International Conference on BioMedical Engineering and Informatics, 2011
  24. Fourth International Workshop on Intelligent Informatics in Biology and Medicine (IIBM 2011)
  25. Technical Program Committee Member, ISCSLP'10
  26. Technical Program Committee Member, IEEE MLSP'10.
  27. Technical Program Committee Member, APSIPA'10.
  28. Technical Program Committee Member, ICMLC 2010.
  29. Technical Program Committee Member, APSIPA'09.
  30. Technical Program Committee Member, ICMLC 2009.
  31. Technical Program Committee Member, MLSP'09.
  32. Technical Committee Member, IEEE Computation Intelligence Society, Intelligent Systems Applications, 2008-present.
  33. Technical Program Committee Member, ISCSLP'08
  34. Technical Program Committee Member, IEEE MLSP'08.  
  35. Technical Program Committee Member, ICMLC 2008
  36. Technical Committee Member, Machine Learning for Signal Processing, IEEE Signal Processing Society, 2005-2007.
  37. Technical Program Committee Member, 2007 Int. Sym. on Intelligent Signal Processing (ISPACS'2007)
  38. Track Co-Chair, Pacific Conference on Multimedia (PCM'07)
  39. Technical Program Committee Member, IEEE 7th International Symposium on Bioinformatics & Bioengineering (IEEE BIBE 2007)
  40. Technical Program Member, 2007 IEEE Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing
  41. Technical Program Committee Member, ICMLC 2007
  42. Technical Program Committee Member, 2007 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence for Image and Signal Processing
  43. Technical Program Committee Member, ISCSLP'2006.
  44. Technical Program Committee Member, TENCON'2006.
  45. Technical Program Member, 2005 IEEE Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing
  46. Technical Program Member, 2006 IEEE Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing
  47. Technical Program Member, ICONIP’06
  48. Technical Program Member, ICONIP’04
  49. Organizer and Speaker, Workshop on Microarray Bioinformatics, 2005.
  50. Chairman, Bioinformatics Workshop (in ICONIP'06), 2006.
  51. Organizing Committee Chair, ICONIP’06
  52. Chairman, IEEE Hong Kong Section Computer Chapter, 2004.
  53. Treasurer, IEEE Hong Kong Section Computer Chapter, since 2002.
  54. Secretary, IEEE Hong Kong Section Computer Chapter, since 1998.
  55. Executive Committee member, IEEE Hong Kong Section Computer Chapter, since 1995.
  56. Registration Chair, Int. Symposium on Chinese Spoken Language Processing, 2004.
  57. Local Arrangement Chair, Int. Symposium on Intelligent Multimedia, Video and Speech Processing, 2004.
  58. Member of Program Committee, Int. Conf. on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP), 2004.
  59. External Examiner for the Master of Engineering in Telecommunications, Multimedia University, Malaysia, 2004. 
  60. Registration Chair, Int. Symposium on Intelligent Multimedia, Video and Speech Processing, 2001
  61. Secretary, Joint 1997 Asia Pacific Software Engineering Conference and International Computer Science Conference, December 1997. 
  62. Chairman, Colloquium on Software Engineering Practice, 5 December 1997, Hong Kong. 
  63. Secretary, International Computer Science Congress 1999.
  64. Reviewer of 
    • Journal of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
    • HKSAR CERG Proposals
    • IEEE Trans. on Neural Networks
    • Neural Processing Letters
    • Journal of Advanced Computational Intelligence
    • Neural Computing and Applications
    • IEEE Signal Processing Letters
    • Journal of Applied Signal Processing
    • IEEE Trans. on SMC
    • Neurocomputing
    • Neural Processing Systems
    • IEEE Transactions on Circuit and Systems
    • IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing
    • Information Fusion
    • Speech Communication
    • Soft Computing
    • International Journal of Computational Intelligence Research
    • ETRI Journal
    • Pattern Analysis & Applications Journal
    • International Journal of Systems Science
    • IET Signal Processing
    • Journal of Far East Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Artificial Intelligence
    • IEEE Trans. on Knowledge and Data Engineering
    • IEEE Trans. on Audio, Speech and Language Processing
    • Information Science
    • Computer Vision and Image Understanding
    • Pattern Recognition Letters
    • Connection Science
    • International Journal of Data Mining in Bioinformatics
    • Protein & Peptide Letters
    • Computer Speech and Language
    • ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology
    • BBA - Proteins and Proteomics
    • Journal of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
    • IEEE Trans. on Multimedia
    • Analytical Biochemistry
    • IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics
    • BMC Bioinformatics
    • IEEE Trans. on Nanobioscience
    • PLoS ONE
    • Computers in Biology and Medicine
    • Molecular BioSystems
    • Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, 2016
    • IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, 2016
    • Scientific Reports, 2016
    • Pattern Recognition, 2016
    • Integrative Biology, 2017
    • Briefings in Bioinformatics, 2017
    • Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience, 2017
    • Biochimie, 2017
    • Bioengineered, 2017

  65. Guest Editor of
    • International Journal of Machine Learning and Cybernetics, 2015
    • Journal of Signal Processing Systems, 2015
    • Journal of VLSI Signal Processing, 2008
    • International Journal of Computational Intelligence Research, 2007
  66. Associate Editor of
    • IEEE Trans. on Speech and Language Processing
    • Journal of Signal Processing Systems
    • Advances in Artificial Neural Systems
    • IEEE Biometrics Compendium
  67. External Examiner of
    • MPhil Thesis, HKU (Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering), Hong Kong, 2016
    • PhD Thesis, CUHK (Dept. of Systems Engineering & Engineering Management), Hong Kong, 2016
    • PhD Thesis, CUHK (Dept. of Systems Engineering & Engineering Management), Hong Kong, 2016
    • PhD Thesis, CityU (Dept. of Electronic Engineering), Hong Kong, 2016
    • PhD Thesis, CityU (Dept. of Electronic Engineering), Hong Kong, 2015
    • Master Theses, National Jiaotong University, Taiwan, 2014
    • PhD Thesis, CityU (Dept. of Electronic Engineering), Hong Kong, 2013
    • PhD Thesis, CityU (Dept. of Computer Science), Hong Kong, 2012
    • PhD Thesis, CityU (Dept. of Electronic Engineering.), Hong Kong, 2012 
    • PhD Thesis, HKU (Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering), Hong Kong, 2012
    • PhD Thesis, CUHK, Hong Kong, 2011
    • MPhil Thesis, CityU, Hong Kong, July, 2011
    • MPhil Thesis, HKU, Hong Kong, Nov. 2011
    • MPhil Thesis, HKU, Hong Kong, 2010
    • MPhil Thesis, CUHK, Hong Kong
    • Master Thesis, Multimedia University, Malaysia

M.W. Mak's Homepage

http://www.eie.polyu.edu.hk/~mwmak/mypage.htm