Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Prof Kot Chichung, Alex

Director, NTU-PKU Joint Research Institute
Professor, School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Director, Rapid-Rich Object Search Lab , School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Email: eackot@ntu.edu.sg
Prof Kot Chichung, Alex

Biography
Prof. Kot has been with the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore since 1991. He headed the Division of Information Engineering at the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering for eight years and served as Associate Chair/Vice Dean Research for the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering for three years He is currently Professor and Associate Dean for College of Engineering. He has published extensively in the areas of signal processing for communication, biometrics, image forensics and information security.

Dr. Kot served as Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology and the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I and II. He is currently Associate Editor for the EURASIP Journal of Applied (Advanced) Signal Processing, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine and the IEEE Transactions on Multimedia. He is a member of the Visual Signal Processing and Communication Technical Committee and the Image and Multidimensional Signal Processing Technical Committee. He has served the IEEE in various capacities such as the General Co-Chair for the 2004 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP). He served as an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer and he is a Fellow of IEEE and IES.
Research Interests
signal processing for communication, biometrics, image forensics and information security
Current Projects
  • AI for Human Re-Identification across Cameras
  • Artificial Intelligence for Human Re-Identification Across Camera
  • DCMMH: Dietary Computational Model for Mobile Health
  • Development of APIs for Visual Analytics for KLASS Engineerign and Solution Pte. Ltd.
  • Efficient Object Detection for X-Ray Machines
  • Image Forensics: Spoofing and Manipulation
  • NTU-PKU Research Institute Research Projects
  • Rapid Rich Object Search (ROSE) Lab
  • Rapid Rich Object Search (ROSE) Lab
  • Rapid Rich Object Search (ROSE) Lab
  • Rapid Rich Object Search (ROSE) Lab
  • Rapid Rich Object Search (ROSE) Lab
  • Smart Platform Infrastructure Research on Integrative Technology (SPIRIT): A Platform for Translational R&D for a Smart Nation
Selected Publications
  • Heng Zhao, Kim-Hui Yap, Alex Chichung Kot, Lingyu Duan. (2020). JDNet: A Joint-learning Distilled Network for Mobile Visual Food Recognition. IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Signal Processing, , 11.
  • Heng Zhao, Kim-Hui Yap and Alex Chichung Kot. (2019). A Compact Distilled Network by Accelerated Ensemble Learning for Mobile Visual Food Recognition. International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ICAI) (pp. 2).
  • Heng Zhao, Kim-Hui Yap, Alex Chichung Kot, Lingyu Duan and Ngai-Man Cheung. (2019). Few-shot and Many-shot Fusion Learning in Mobile Visual Food Recognition. IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS) (pp. 5).
  • Sharmili Roy, Heng Zhao, Kim-Hui Yap, Alex Chichung Kot and Lingyu Duan.(2018). Visual Food Recognition for Dietary Logging and Health Monitoring. Learning Approaches in Signal Processing(25 pages). Chapter 18:.
  • Heng Zhao, Sharmili Roy, Kim-Hui Yap, Alex Chichung Kot and Lingyu Duan. (2018). Personalized Knowledge Distillation-based Mobile Food Recognition. International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ICAI) (pp. 7).

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