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Professor KWONG Tak Wu Sam

Associate Vice-President (Strategic Research)

Chair Professor of Computational Intelligence


Sam Kwong


Professor KWONG Sam Tak Wu is the Chair Professor of Computational Intelligence, and concurrently as  Associate Vice-President (Strategic Research) of Lingnan University. Professor Kwong is a distinguished scholar in evolutionary computation, artificial intelligence (AI) solutions, and image/video processing, with a strong record of scientific innovations and real-world impacts. Professor Kwong was listed as one of the top 2% of the world’s most cited scientists, according to the Stanford University report. He was listed as one of the top 1% of the world’s most cited scientists by Clarivate in 2022. He has also been actively engaged in knowledge transfer between academia and industry. He was elevated to IEEE Fellow in 2014 for his contributions to optimization techniques in cybernetics and video coding. He was a Fellow of the Asia-Pacific Artificial Intelligence Association (AAIA) in 2022, and the President of the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society (SMCS) in 2021-23. Professor Kwong has a prolific publication record with over 350 journal articles, and 160 conference paperswith an h-index of 76 based on Google Scholar. He is currently the associate editor of a number of leading IEEE transaction journals.