Yan Chai Hum

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman

Dr. Hum Yan Chai is a researcher in artificial intelligence and computer vision. He received his B.Eng degree in biomedical engineering from the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) in 2010, and graduated with a PhD degree in 2013 (UTM), his research topic being related to the application of artificial intelligence in medical image analysis. After completing his PhD, he worked as a senior engineer in the national ICT research center, MIMOS, for three years. During his tenure there, he was assigned to improve the algorithm quality of video analytics related to computer vision and to analyze the performance of various types of existing solutions. Dr. Hum (MIET) registered as a Chartered Engineer (UK) and Professional Engineer (BEM) in 2016. His research interests include computer vision, machine learning, data mining, pattern recognition, multiple-objectives optimization, signal processing, and medical image processing. He is passionate about conducting research and has published more than 30 international articles, authored 5 books, filed 18 patents, and won a number of research competition awards in Malaysia. He is currently serving as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechatronics and Biomedical Engineering, Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman.