School of IT Visiting Scholar Lecture: Data Analytics with Dr. Wing WY Ng

School of IT’s Visiting Scholar Lecture Series (Fall 2016)

Data Analytics


Dr. Wing W.Y. Ng, Professor, School of Computer Science and Engineering, South China University of Technology

Wednesday, August 17, 2016, at 10:30 am in the Charles H. Jones building, Room 102

Dr. Ng will be discussing Data Analytics resulting from new research results in this rapidly emerging field. The lecture is scheduled for Wednesday, August 17, 2016, starting at 10:30 am in the Charles H. Jones building, room 102. This event is free and open to the public.

Prof. Wing W. Y. Ng received his B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2001 and 2006, respectively. He is now a Professor with the School of Computer Science and Engineering, South China University of Technology, China.

His major research interests are machine learning and image retrieval in big data and nonstationary environments. Prof. Ng published 20+ journal papers in IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, etc. His works have been cited 1000+ times, and h-index is 16 (Google Scholar). His IEEE TNN publication proposing the localized generalization error model for neural networks has been cited 100+ times.

He is the principle investigator of three China National Nature Science Foundation projects and a Program for New Century Excellent Talents in University from China Ministry of Education. Prof. Ng is currently an associate editor of the International Journal of Machine Learning and Cybernetics. He is an IEEE senior member and served as the Board of Governor of IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society (SMCS) in 2011 – 2013.

All faculty and staff are invited to attend.