7 May 2012
FOR his outstanding contributions in multimedia, computer vision, and machine learning, Dr Yan Shuicheng, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, was conferred the NUS Young Researcher Award at the University Awards Ceremony on 4 May 2012.
Dr Yan has a Hirsch index of 21, and has solved a number of fundamental problems and produced ground-breaking results in these fields, publishing several high-profile works that have been highly cited.
In 2010, he won two best paper awards at two of the most prestigious multimedia conferences. In the same year, he was also recognised for setting a record for the highest number of papers accepted at two highly-selective conferences.
Dr Yan currently serves on the editorial boards of 4 journals. He won the 2010 Best Associate Editor award for his service to the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology. He is also currently a guest editor of the IEEE Transactions on Multimedia.
Dr Yan is a recipient of the 2011 Singapore National Young Scientist Award and the 2011 Faculty of Engineering Young Researcher Award.