NameKai-Lung Hua
DepartmentComputer Science and Information Engineering
Research Interest

Digital Image and Video Processing, Computer Vision, Multimedia Networking

Curriculum Vitae

Kai-Lung Hua received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from National Tsing Hua University in 2000, and the M.S. degree in communication engineering from National Chiao Tung University in 2002, both in Hsinchu, Taiwan. He received the Ph.D. degree from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, in 2010. Since 2009, Dr. Hua has been with National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, where he is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering. He is a member of Eta Kappa Nu and Phi Tau Phi. His current research interests include digital image and video processing, computer vision, and multimedia networking.

  • Educational Background:
    • PhD: School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, USA
    • MS: Department of Communication Engineering, National Chiao Tung University (NCTU), Taiwan
    • BS: Department of Electrical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University (NTHU), Taiwan
    • Taipei Municipal Jianguo High School, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Awards and Honors:
    • 2012, Best Poster Paper Awrad, the 4th International Conference on 3D Systems and Applications (3DSA)
    • 2011, Outstanding Teaching Award, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
    • Member of Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) Electrical Engineering Honor Society
    • Honorary Member of Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society
    • MediaTek Doctoral Fellowship
    • 2001,2002, Academic Achievement Award, NCTU
    • 2001,2002, Ministry of Education Scholarship for Graduate Students, NCTU
    • 1996, Honorary Mention at the Shin-Chu County Intercollegiate Art Contest
    • 1995, Second Prize at the Chien Kuo High School Science Fair
    • 1994, Summer Residential Program for Verbally and Mathematically Gifted Students, Duke University
  • Student Awards and Honors:
    • 2012, C.-H. Hsu: Travel Grant from Ministry of Education to attend Siggraph Asia (Singapore) International Conference
    • 2012, S. Hidayati: ACM Multimedia Travel Grant Scholarship to attend ACM MM (Japan) International Conference
    • 2012, F.-L. He: NSC Travel Grant Award to attend ICIP (USA) International Conference
    • 2012, Y.-H. Wang: Undergraduate Research Grant, National Science Council, Taiwan
    • 2010, C.-W. Huang and H.-C. Wang: Honorary Mention at National Digital Signal Processing Creative Design Contest
  • Service:


  • Wang, H.-C., Lai, Y.-C., Cheng, W.-H., Cheng, C.-Y., and Hua, K.-L., “Background Extraction Based on Joint Gaussian Conditional Random Fields.”IEEE Transaction on Circuits and Systems on Video Technology, accepted, 2017
  • Supplemental material

Hua, K.-L., Wang, H.-C., Yeh, C.-X., Cheng, W.-H., and Lai, Y.-C. Lai, "Background Extraction Using Random Walk Image Fusion.", IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, Volume: 99 PPIssue: 99, Pages: 1 - 13DOI: 10.1109/TCYB.2016.2640288, 2016


Dini Nuzulia Rahmah, Kai-Lung Hua, Yu-Chi Lai, and Chih-Yuan Yao. "Photo Magician: Controlling Point of Focus and Depth of Field on an All-focused Image," In Proceedings of the 17th IEEE International Symposium on Consumer Electronics (ISCE), Hsinchu, Taiwan, Jun. 3 - 6, 2013. (Best Paper Award)

Adhatus Solichah Ahmadiyah, Guan-Ming Su, Kai-Lung Hua, and Yu-Chi Lai. "An Efficient Anaglyph Stereo Video Compression Pipeline," In Proceedings of the 24th IS&T/SPIE Symposium on Electronic Imaging, Conference on 3D Image Processing and Applications (EI: 3DIP), San Francisco, CA, USA, Feb. 3 - 7, 2013.

  • Chang, S.-H., Lai, Y.-C., Yao, C.-Y., Hua, K.-L., Niu, Y., and Liu, F., Geometry-shader-based real-time voxelization and applications, the visual computer, volume 30, Number 3, PP. 327-340, 2014
  • Submitted matieral web page
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S.-H. Chang, Yu-Chi Lai, Yuzhen Niu, Feng Liu, and K.-L. Hua, 

Real-time Realistic Voxel-based Rendering,  Pacific Graphics 2011, Short paper


Research Projects

Yu-Chi Lai, Kai-Lung Hua, and Wen-Huang Cheng, Background Extraction