Prof. Yuan-yan Tang has recently been elected as a Fellow of the
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and a Fellow of
International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR) for his great contributions to
wavelet analysis, pattern recognition and document analysis. He is the first HKBU scholar
to receive these two prestigious honours, which are conferred only to eminent scientists
with extraordinary qualifications, experience and contributions in the designated fields.
Prof. Tang has been a leader of a research team working on the topic of wavelet theory and
its applications to pattern recognition, image processing and document analysis.
Furthermore, he serves as the Chair of the Technical Committee on Machine Learning in the
IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society. Also, he is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of
the International Journal on Wavelets, Multi-resolution, and Information Processing. Prof.
Tang has published more than 250 academic papers internationally and in China, including 21