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EECS welcomes 3 new professors: Dr. Gene Cheung

One of three new professors Dr. Gene Cheung joins us as Associate Professor from the National Institute of Informatics in Tokyo. His research interests are in image processing and graph signal processing and his teaching will include fields such asĀ  digital signal processing, image processing, linear algebra, and convex optimization.

Gene received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Cornell University in 1995, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1998 and 2000, respectively.

He was a senior researcher in Hewlett-Packard Laboratories Japan, Tokyo, from 2000 till 2009. He was an assistant then associate professor in National Institute of Informatics in Tokyo, Japan, from 2009 till 2018. He has been an adjunct associate professor in the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) since 2015.

He has served as associate editor for multiple journals, including IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (2007–2011), IEEE Signal Processing Magazine (2010–2014) and IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (2016–2017). He currently serves as associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (2015–present).