Prof. YUEN Shiu Yin Kelvin (袁紹賢)

AP, MPhil, HKP, D.Phil. Sus., SMIEEE

Visiting address
Phone: +852 34427717

Author IDs

Willing to take PhD students: yes

Research Interests/Areas

  • Evolutionary Computation
  • Machine Learning
  • Computer Vision


Shiu Yin Yuen, Kelvin was born in Hong Kong. He was awarded the Associateship (AP) in Electronic Engineering by the Hong Kong Polytechnic (now Hong Kong Polytechnic University) in November 1985, and became the first person to be awarded the MPhil Degree by the Polytechnic in November 1988. He was awarded the Doctorial degree (DPhil) from the School of Cognitive and Computing Sciences, University of Sussex, UK in January 1992. Dr. Yuen joined City University in March 1992 as a Lecturer, and is now an Associate Professor.

He has published more than 30 international journal papers, including IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, Journal of Machine Learning Research, and International Journal of Computer Vision, and more than 60 international conference papers. (Papers can be found using Google Scholar). Some current research focus can be found here.

He has served as Program Committee Member in more than 20 international conferences and Reviewer of more than 30 international journals in his research areas.  Most of his final year projects are socially related. He is particularly interested in developing with his final year project students aids for the visually impaired (iPhone/iPad apps Music Reader, Chinese Chess, Electronic Guide Dog). He is also interested in ways to reduce myopia and cultivate good phone using habits in young children. Recently, he works with his fyp student to develop an app for badminton serve analysis (iphone/iPad app Badminton Serve Analysis). He serves as an Adjudicator and Supervisor of the Joint School Science Exhibitions.

He was the recipient of the Hong Kong Government Scholarship for Outstanding Performance in the Secondary School Entrance Examination, the Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowship and the Croucher Foundation Scholarship.


EE3001 Foundations of Data Engineering

EE5808 Topics in Computer Graphics

EE6435  Multi-dimensional Data Modeling and Its Applications