LEOW Wee Kheng

Associate Professor
Ph.D. (Computer Science, University of Texas at Austin, 1994)
M.Sc. (Computer Science, National University of Singapore, 1989)
B.Sc. (National University of Singapore, 1985)
AS6-05-07
651 66540

http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/~leowwk

Research Areas

  • Media
  • Algorithms & Theory

Research Interests

  • Medical Image Analysis
  • Surgery Planning
  • Computer Vision
  • 3D Models
  • Image Processing

Profile

Dr. Leow Wee Kheng obtained his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Computer Science from National University of Singapore in 1985 and 1989 respectively. He pursued Ph.D. study at The University of Texas at Austin and obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science in 1994. His curent research interests include medical image analysis, surgery planning and simulation and general computer vision. He has published more than 130 technical papers in journals, conferences, and books. He has also been awarded three U.S. patents and a Singapore patent. He has served in the Program Committees and Organizing Committees of various conferences. He collaborates widely with a large number of local and overseas institutions. His current active collaborators include Singapore General Hospital, National University Hospital and Multimedia University, Malaysia.

Current Projects

  • Surgery planning, human joint function modeling, general computer vision

Selected Publications

  • S. Xie, W. K. Leow and T. C. Lim. Improved Laplacian Deformation for Reconstruction of Defective Skulls. In Proc. Int. Conf. on Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns, Aug 2017.

  • J. Lai, W. K. Leow, T. Sim, and G. Li. Multi-View Separation of Background and Reflection by Coupled Low-Rank Decomposition. In Proc. Int. Conf. on Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns, Aug 2017.

  • S. Xie and W. K. Leow. Flip-Avoiding Interpolating Surface Registration for Skull Reconstruction. In Proc. Int. Conf. on Pattern Recognition, Dec 2016.

  • J. Lai, W. Leow, T. Sim, V. Sharma. Think Big, Solve Small: Scaling Up Robust PCA with Coupled Dictionaries. In Proc. IEEE Winter Conf. on Applications of Computer Vision, Mar 2016.

  • W. K. Leow, G. Li, J. Lai, T. Sim, V. Sharma. Hide and Seek: Uncovering Facial Occlusion with Variable-Threshold Robust PCA. In Proc. IEEE Winter Conf. on Applications of Computer Vision, Mar 2016.

  • K. Zhang, W. K. Leow, Y. Cheng. Performance Analysis of Active Shape Reconstruction of Fractured, Incomplete Skulls. In Proc. Int. Conf. on Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns, Sep 2015.

  • J. Lai, W. K. Leow, T. Sim. Incremental Fixed-Rank Robust PCA for Video Background Recovery. In Proc. Int. Conf. on Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns, Sep 2015.

  • W. K. Leow, Y. Cheng, L. Zhang, T. Sim, L. Foo. Background Recovery by Fixed-rank Robust Principal Component Analysis. In Proc. Int. Conf. on Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns, Aug 2013.

Awards & Honours

  • CAIP 2017 Best Paper Award
  • 2007 Andrew P. Sage Best Transactions Paper Award for the best paper published in all 3 SMC Transactions, Part A, Part B, and Part C, in 2006.
  • Faculty Teaching Excellence Award for AY2015/16
  • Annual Teaching Excellence Award for AY2015/16
  • 4 patents granted, 5 patents filed

Teaching (2019/2020)

  • CS5240: Theoretical Foundations in MultiMedia
  • GET1031: Computational Thinking