Professor Emeritus of Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Individual Research Interest
Digital signal processing; image processing; machine vision; pattern recognition and related applications.
Professor Chin received the BS degree with honors in 1975 and the PhD degree in 1979, in electrical engineering from the University of Missouri, Columbia. From 1979 to 1981, he was a researcher at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Maryland. He was on the faculty of Electrical & Computer Engineering at the University of Wisconsin, Madison from 1981 to 1995; served as Associate Department Chair from 1986 to 1990 and became a Professor in 1989. Since 1992, he has been on the faculty of the Computer Science Department of Hong Kong University of Science & Technology.
Professor Chin was the recipient of the NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award in 1984. He had served on the editorial board of Asian Pacific Engineering Journal, as an Associated Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, and an Associated Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence.