• IEEE Fellow & OSA Fellow & IOP Fellow
    Prof. Dr. Ting-Chung Poon, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA

    Ting-Chung Poon is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech, Virginia, USA. His current research interests include 3-D image processing, and optical scanning holography (OSH). Dr. Poon is the author of the monograph Optical Scanning Holography with MATLAB (Springer, 2007), and is the co-author of, among other textbooks, Introduction to Modern Digital Holography with MATLAB (Cambridge University Press, 2014). He is also Editor of the book Digital Holography and Three-Dimensional Display (Springer, 2006). Dr. Poon served as Division Editor of Applied Optics from 2008 to 2014, and was Associate Editor-in-Chief of Chinese Optics Letters. Currently, he is Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, and Editor of Applied Sciences. Dr. Poon is the founding Chair of the Optical Society (OSA) topical meeting Digital holography and 3-D imaging (2007). He was a Chair of the OSA Emmett N. Leith Medal Committee and a member of the OSA Joseph Fraunhofer Award/Robert Burley Prize Committee.
    Dr. Poon is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Institute of Physics (IOP), the Optical Society (OSA), and the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE). He received the 2016 Dennis Gabor Award of the SPIE for “pioneering contributions to optical scanning holography (OSH), which has contributed significantly to the development of novel digital holography and 3-D imaging.” Dr. Poon was a Visiting Professor at Shizuoka University (Hamamatsu, Japan), Nihon University (Japan), National Taiwan Normal University (Taiwan), Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics (China), Zhejiang Normal University (China), and City University of Hong Kong (China). Currently he is a Distinguished Chair Professor of Feng Chia University (Taiwan) and Adjunct Professor at National Central University (Taiwan).

    IEEE Fellow & HKIE Fellow
    Prof. Thierry Blu, Chinese University of Hong Kong(China)

    Thierry Blu received the "Diplôme d'ingénieur" from École Polytechnique, France, in 1986 and from Télécom Paris (ENST), France, in 1988. In 1996, he obtained a Ph.D in electrical engineering from ENST for a study on iterated rational filterbanks, applied to wideband audio coding.
    Between 1998 and 2007, he was with the Biomedical Imaging Group at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in Lausanne, Switzerland. He is now a Professor in the Department of Electronic Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
    Dr. Blu was the recipient of two best paper awards from the IEEE Signal Processing Society (2003 and 2006). He is also coauthor of a paper that received a Young Author best paper award (2009) from the same society. He has been an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (2002-2006), the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing (2006-2010), Elsevier Signal Processing (2008-2011). He was a member of the IEEE Signal Processing Theory and Methods Technical Committee (2008-2013), and is now in the Bio Imaging and Signal Processing Technical Committee (2017-). He is also on the board of Eurasip J. on Image and Video Processing (2010-).
    He was elected Fellow of the IEEE in 2012 for "fundamental contributions to approximation theory in signal and image processing"


IEEE Fellow
Prof. Ce ZHU, University of Electronic Science & Technology of China

Prof. Ce ZHU, University of Electronic Science & Technology of China Ce Zhu is currently a Professor with the School of Information and Communication Engineering, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, China. His research interests include image/video coding and communications, video analysis and processing, 3D video, visual perception and applications. He has served on the editorial boards of a few journals, including as an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, and IEEE Signal Processing Letters. He has served on technical committees, organizing committees and as track/area/session chairs for over 60 international conferences, including serving as a Technical Program Co-Chair of IEEE ICME 2017. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and a Fellow of the IET. For more information, please visit his homepage at


Prof. Jianru Xue, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
Changjiang Scholar-2015

Jianru Xue, Phd, Professor, Changjiang Scholar. He got his MS and PhD degrees from Xi’an Jiaotong University in 1999 and 2003, respectively. Since 1999, he joined the Institute of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics at Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China, where he currently is a full professor. He had worked in FujiXerox, Tokyo, Japan, from 2002 to 2003, and visited University of California, Los Angeles, from 2008 to 2009. His research interests include computer vision and pattern recognition, machine learning, and autonomous driving. He and his team won the IEEE ITSS Institute Lead Award in 2014. He and his students won the best application paper award in Asian Conference on Computer Vision 2012. He is co-author of the book Statistical Learning and Pattern Analysis approaches to Image and Video Processing,published by Springer-verlag in 2009. He has published 100+ papers in top cited journals and conferences including IEEE TPAMI, IEEE TIP, IEEE TSMCB, ICCV, ECCV, ACM MM, ICPR, etc. He had severed as organization chair or co-chair of several international conferences including VALSE2012, VLPR2011, VLPR2010, ACCV2010, VSMM2006, and so on. He also served on the technical program committee of peer-reviewed conferences ICME, ACCV, ICPR, IVS, etc. More information about Jianru Xue can be found in his personal web pages: