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HUANG Zhiyong

Associate Professor (Practice Track)
Deputy Director, NUS Business Analytics Centre (BAC)
Director, Computing Translational Research & Development (C-TReND) Centre
Assistant Dean, Industry Relations

  • Ph.D. (Computer Science, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, 1997)
  • M.Eng. (Computer Engineering, Tsinghua University, 1988)
  • B.Eng. (Computer Engineering, Tsinghua University, 1986)

Zhiyong is Associate Professor, Assistant Dean (Industry Relations), Director (C-TReND) and Deputy Director (NUS BAC). He is also a senior principal investigator, NUS Chongqing Research Institute. He had been working as a Senior Scientist at the Institute for Infocomm Research, A*STAR since 2007, where he had served in various roles including Senior Manager, Strategic Capability Development and Industry Development, Co-Principal Investigator, SERC Industrial Robotics Programme, Department Head, Computer Graphics and Interface, and Programme Manager of SERC Human Factor Engineering. Zhiyong is a Senior Member of ACM and IEEE and a Pioneer Member of ACM SIGGRAPH.


  • Computer Vision & Pattern Recognition
  • Computer Graphics
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Privacy & Security


  • Data Analytics and Machine Learning

  • Human Computer/Robot Interface

  • Computer Graphics and Multimedia


NUS Digital Twin for Research and Services

This project aims to create a virtual twin of the NUS campus integrating the built and natural environment with static and dynamic data for modelling, visualization, simulation, analysis and AI. By creating a high-fidelity model, it harmonizes diverse data sources, optimizing performance for applications including smart transport, utility planning, climate studies and sustainable campus design.





  • Ang Y., Huang Q., Bao Y., Tung A. K. H., Huang Z., TSGBench: Time Series Generation Benchmark, VLDB 2024.
  • Ang Y., Huang Q., Tung Anthony K. H., Huang Z., EADS: An Early Anomaly Detection System for Sensor-based Multivariate Time Series. Demo, ICDE 2024.
  • Zhai Y., Zeng Y., Huang Z., Qin Z., Jin X., Cao D., Multi-Prompts Learning with Cross-Model Alignment for Attribute-based Person Re-Identification, AAAI 2024.
  • Gao H., Yue C., Dinh A., Huang Z., Ooi B.C., Enabling Secure and Efficient Data Analytics Pipeline Evolution with Trusted Execution Environment. VLDB 2023.
  • Ang Y., Huang Q., Tung A. K. H., Huang Z., A Stitch in Time Saves Nine: Enabling Early Anomaly Detection with Correlation Analysis, ICDE 2023.
  • Narain A., Huang Z., Lee W. J. Jonathan, A Computer Vision Based Colonoscopy Support System for Real-Time Monitoring of Bowel Preparation and Colonic Anatomical Localization, ICBSP 2023.
  • Hao Z., Zhao S., Zheng Z., Huang Z., and Guo Y., A Compressed Sensing and Clustering Method for Robotic Localization using a Single FMCW Radar, APMC 2023.
  • Wang M., Chen J., Zhang X., Huang Z., Rahardja S., Multi-modal speech enhancement with bone-conducted speech in time domain, Applied Acoustics, Volume 200, November 2022, 109058.
  • Chen J., Wang M., Zhang X.L., Huang Z., and Rahardja S., End-to-end multi-modal speech recognition with air and bone conducted speech, ICASSP 2022.
  • Li R., Huang Z., Kurniawan E., Ho C. K., AuRoSS: an Autonomous Robotic Shelf Scanning System, Regular Paper, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems IROS, 2015.
  • Tee K. P., Yan R., Chua Y.W., Huang Z., and Liemhetcharat S., Gesture-Based Attention Direction for a Telepresence Robot: Design and Experimental Study, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems IROS, 2014.
  • Gao M.C., Thanh T C., Nanjappa A., Tan T. S., Huang Z.: gHull: A GPU algorithm for 3D convex hull. ACM Trans. Math. Softw. 401: 3 2013.
  • Gupta R., Chia A. Y. S. Rajan D., Ng E.S., Huang Z., Image Colorization Using Similar Images, 20th ACM international conference on Multimedia, ACM Mulmedia 2012, pp. 369-378.


  • FINALIST of World Technology Summit & Awards (Entertainment), 2010.

  • Bronze, National Science and Technology Progress Award, 1992.

  • Tsinghua 12.9 Distinguished Young Teacher Award, 1989.


3D Modeling and Animation


In the News

5 September 2019