Associate Professor, director of Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence programme, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Dr. Adams Wai-Kin Kong received the Ph.D. degree from the University of Waterloo, Canada. Currently, he is an associate professor at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and the director of Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence programme. His research works have been published in major AI conferences and journals. One of his papers was selected as a spotlight paper by IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence and another one was selected as Honorable Mention by Pattern Recognition. He is listed in Stanford University’s Top 2% Scientists’ Study. His PhD students received Best Student Paper Awards in The IEEE Fifth International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems (BTAS), 2012 and IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Bioengineering, 2013. In 2016, dr. Kong received the best reviewer award from BTAS. In the summer of 2008, served as an expert witness to the U.S. Department of Justice for the child sexual abuse case, United States v, Michael Pepe. Dr. Kong also serves as a consultant for other legal cases in Singapore and as an associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security. In 2022, Dr. Kong was nominated for the MSc in Business Analytics Teacher of the Year Award and received faculty award from his school. His recent research interests include pattern recognition, deep learning and their applications on power systems, healthcare, and biometrics.