Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Prof Leung Cyril Sik

Visiting Professor, School of Computer Science and Engineering

Prof Leung Cyril Sik

Cyril Leung received the B.Sc.(first class honours) degree from Imperial College, University of London, England, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University.

He has been an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Department of Systems Engineering and Computing Science, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. He is currently a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, Canada, where he holds the PMC-Sierra Professorship in Networking and Communications. He served as Associate Dean, Research & Graduate Studies, in the Faculty of Applied Science, UBC from July 2008 to June 2011.

He has been a consultant to many multi-national companies in the area of digital communications and storage. He is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia, Canada and Professional Engineers Ontario, Canada.
Research Interests
Digital communications, wireless communication networks, sensor networks, ubiquitous computing, elderly-friendly technologies, digital/social signal processing, security and privacy, trust computational models, information theory
Current Projects
  • ADL+: A Digital Toolkit for Cognitive Assessment and Intervention
Selected Publications
  • Zhiwei Zeng, Zhiqi Shen, Jing Jih Chin, Cyril Leung, Yu Wang, Ying Chi, Chunyan Miao. (2020). Explainable and Contextual Preferences based Decision Making with Assumption-based Argumentation for Diagnostics and Prognostics of Alzheimer’s Disease. International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems.
  • Yongqing Zheng, Han Yu, Lizhen Cui, Chunyan Miao, Cyril Leung, Yang Liu & Qiang Yang. (2020). Addressing the challenges of government service provision with AI. AI Magazine, 41(1), 33-43.
  • Yongqing Zheng, Han Yu, Kun Zhang, Yuliang Shi, Cyril Leung & Chunyan Miao. (2019). Proceedings of the 28th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI'19): Intelligent Decision Support for Improving Power Management. (pp. 6587–6589).
  • Han Yu, Chunyan Miao, Yongqing Zheng, Lizhen Cui, Simon Fauvel & Cyril Leung. (2019). Proceedings of the 2nd AAAI/ACM Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Ethics and Society (AIES-19): Ethically Aligned Opportunistic Scheduling for Productive Laziness. (pp. 45–51).
  • Han Yu, Zhiqi Shen, Chunyan Miao, Cyril Leung, Victor R. Lesser & Qiang Yang. (2018). Proceedings of the 27th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI'18): Building Ethics into Artificial Intelligence. (pp. 5527–5533).

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