Faculty

 
James SHE (許 丕 文)
PhD, University of Waterloo
Assistant Professor
Dept of Electronic & Computer Engineering, HKUST
Research Fellow
Computer Lab., University of Cambridge

Senior Member
Churchill College, University of Cambridge

Research Areas
Data Science and AI (DSAI)
Wireless Communications and Networking (WCN)

Tel : +2358 7041
Fax : +2358 1485
Email : eejames
Room : 2430
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Research Interests
1) data science in multimedia;
2) social computing, media and networks;
3) AI technologies for art, design and media;
4) IoT/ communication technologies for media systems.

Biography

James She is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). He is also the founding director of Asia's first social media lab, HKUST-NIE Social Media Lab, and spearheads multidisciplinary research and innovation on the areas of: 1) data science in multimedia; 2) social computing, media and networks; 3) AI technologies for art, design and media; 4) IoT/ communication technologies for media systems. 

With these research interests, James and his research group have produced over 80+ publications in top journals and conferences with several best papers awards, innovations awards, patents and open-sourced software/hardware contributions. Some of these research outputs have led to several technology transfer activities and even startup companies supported by individual and venture investors. James is also the associate editor for both IEEE Transaction on Multimedia and ACM Transaction on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications. 

James also served as the advisors or consultants for some projects/organizations in private, governments and non-profit sectors, such as World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council (Social Media), Hong Kong Consumer Council, as well as some local startup companies.

He holds a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Waterloo, and he is the recipient of multiple national, university and community awards, including the NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, NSERC Innovation Challenge Award, Canada-UK Millennium Research Award, Outstanding Achievement of Graduate Studies, Associate Editor of the Year 2017 (ACM TOMM), etc. Check http://smedia.ust.hk/​ for other details.