Ir. Prof. Richard H.Y. So
(Ph.D., Institute of Sound and Vibration Research, University of Southampton, 1995)
Professor of Industrial Engineering and Logistics Management, HKUST, 2011 - present
Professor of Biomedical Engineering (concurrent appointment), HKUST, 2012 - present
Fellow of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA), 2014 - present (1st from HK and less than 110 Fellow elected worldwide from 1949 to 2014)
Fellow of the Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (IEHF)
Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Engineers (HKIE)
Fellow of the Hong Kong Ergonomics Society
Chartered Ergonomist & Human Factors Specialist
Senior Member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
Visiting Associate Professor, Centre for Brain Studies, University of Essex, 2009-2010
Associate Professor, HKUST, 2001 - 2011
Assistant Professor, HKUST, 1996 - 2001
Professor and Associate Dean (Research & PG Studies)
[Nov 2023] Congratulations to Isabella Wei, Zoe Zhao and Margaux Wang on their accepted paper at Frontiers of Nerology. Well Done!
[Oct 2023] Congratulations to Phoebe for her accepted paper at ACS OMEGA. Well Done!
[Sept 2023] Congratulations to Coskin Dizmen for his accepted paper at i-Perception. Well Done!
[Aug 2023] Good job to Yudong for submitting to IEEE Transcations on Signal Processing. Best wishes.
[Aug 2023] We welcome Alvis, Ismoil and Fauzan to our research group. Our group is proudly to have had research students from China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Sri Lanka and Turkey.
[Aug 2023] Good job to Zoe, Isabella Yue Wei and Margaux for submitting to Frontiers in Neurology. Best wishes.
[Aug 2023] Congratulations to Dr Kyle Wong for passing his PhD defence. Well Done!
[July 2023] Congratulations to Ismoil, Kyle, Nick, Raghav and Teric for their accepted paper at Bioengineering. Well Done!
[July 2023] Congratulations to Phoebe for passing her MPhil defence. Well Done!
[July 2023] Congratulations to Isabella Wei and Margaux, our paper submitted to Cognitive Neurodynamics has been accepted. Well Done!
[June 2023] Our proposal on Active efficient coding models for mono-auditory attention has been fully funded!
[June 2023] Our joint brain inspired smart hearing aid proposal has been shortlisted!
[June 2023] Coskun has submitted his thesis work to i-Perception. Well done!
[May 2023] Our presentation at SID2023 received good feedbacks from leadership at Apple. Well done Team!
[May 2023] Congratualations to the class of IEDA2100E. Once again, Kerry Logistics, our industry sponsor, appreciated all the efforts in design, develop, prototype and demonstrate your Apps for ESG reporting that they are offering summer internships and E-vouchers as tokens of thanks. This is the 7th year of running of this meangingful Experiential Course.
[May 2023] Congratualations to Calvin for obtaining a Sliver Award at the Geneva Invention Exhibition.
[April 2023] Congratualations to Shelly, Nick, Kyle, Teric and Yudong for their accepted CVPRW2023 paper.
[April 2023] Congratulations to Odinaev, Nick and Kyle for their accepted CVPRW2023 paper.
[April 2023] Congratulations to Shutao, Nick, Teric and Kyle for their accepted CVPRW2023 paper.
[Mar 2023] Good job to Shelly, Nick, Kyle, Teric and Yudong for submitting to CVPRW2023. Best wishes.
[Mar 2023] Good job to Odinaev, Nick and Kyle for submitting to CVPRW2023. Best wishes.
[Mar 2023] Good job to Shutao, Nick, Teric and Kyle for submitting to CVPRW2023. Best wishes.
[Mar 2023] Good job to Isabella and Margaux for submitting to Cognitive Neurodynamics. A Springer journal focusing on the overlapping fields of cognitive science and nonlinear dynamics, while also covering related areas in neuroscience and mathematics. Best wishes.
[Feb 2023] Students who are on the waiting list of EEMT5260, please approch MSc office staff for enrolment.
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[Feb 2023] Congratulations to Kyle, Teric and Nick.
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Feb 2023] Good job to Kyle, Teric, Nick, Shutao and Sam for submitting to Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics. Best wishes.
[Jan 2023] Congratulations to Phoebe for the acceptance of her submission to Display Week 2023, LA, USA. Hosed by the Society for Information Dispaly; the annual flagship symposium for the latest scientific exchange on AR / VR technology.l Engineering (TBME).
[Jan 2023] Good job to Kyle, Teric, Nick and Odinaev for submitting to the IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME). Best wishes.
[Dec 2022] Prof. So delivered the RGC Public Science Lecture at the HK Central Library. The topic is "Gerontechnology: Smart Hearing and Contactless Health Monitor Technology".
[Dec 2022] Good job to Phoebe who has submitted her work to Display Week 2023, LA, USA. Hosed by the Society for Information Dispaly; Display Week is the annual flagship symposium for the latest scientific exchange on AR / VR technology.
[Nov 2022] Gleneagles Hospital (HK) will test trial our remote Health monitoring software. Kyle, Nick, Teric and Kristian, good job!
[Nov 2022] Congratulations to Dr B. Chen for graduating from his post-doc training program at SZ Office of postdoc training.
[Oct 2022] Good job to Kyle, Nick and Teric for the acceptance of their papers submitted to Healthcare.
[Oct 2022] Good job to Kyle, Nick and Teric for the acceptance of their two papers submitted to IEEE/ACM CHASE - A leading international conference in the field of smart and connected health.
[Oct 2022] Congulations to Dr Wei of obtaining her first NSFC funding to study the neural mechanism of motion sickness.
[Sep 2022] Our work on dynamic distortion will be presented at both ISMAR 2022 and IDW'22. Well done!
[Sep 2022] Our work on reducing cybersickbess by dynamic geometric simplication has been accepted for presentation at ISMAR 2022. Well done!
[Sep 2022] Sara Castro Belinchon and Daniel Lau are joining our research team. Welcome!
[Aug 2022] Congratulations to Phoebe for receiving the Excellent Presentation Award at AOTULE Tokyo Tech Summer Workshop 2022. Well done!
[Aug 2022] Congratulations to Dr He for passing his PhD defense. Good job!
[July 2022] Congratulations to Phoebe for being selected to receive the exchange grant. Good job! and enjoy the time in Tokyo Insititute of Technology.
[July 2022] Congratulations to YuDong for passing his preliminary defense. Good job!
[June 2022] Good job to Kyle, Sam and Keith for submitting to the IEEE/ACM CHASE - A leading international conference in the field of smart and connected health. Best wishes.
[June 2022] Good job to Teric for submitting to the IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR 2022) - A very challenging conference. Best wishes.
[June 2022] Congratulations to Kyle for getting the HKUST RedBird Academic Excellence Award for Continuing PhD Students 2021/22. Good job!
[May 2022] Congratulations to Keith CHENG on getting the Second Runner-Up Award in the UG Research Opportunity Porgram. Good job!
[May 2022] Yudong will make his presentation at ICASSP 2022 (Session AUD-16) on
Tuesday, 10 May, 21:00 - 21:45 (Singapore Time, UTC +8). The paper to be presented is He, Y.D., Wang, H., Chen, Q.F. and So, R. H. Y. (2022) Harvesting Partially-disjoint time-frequency information for improving degenerate unmixing estimation technique.
[April 2022] Our Dynamic Distortion paper on VR systems submitted to IEEE Transcactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG) (IF=4.579) has been accepted. Good job, Teric and Margaux!
[April 2022] Our Machine Learning paper predicting biomass yield submitted to J. of Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy (IF=3.636) has been accepted. Good job, Phoebe!
[April 2022] Our submission to CVPR2022 on face angle mask has been accepted. Good job, Nick, Kyle, Teric and Kristian!
[April 2022] Our collaborative work with French researchers to reduce visually induced motion sickness (VIMS) with Geometric Deformation has been accepted by EuroGraphics 2022.
Uderstanding how humans hear in noise and how humans perceive self-motion through conducting empirical, functional brain studies and developing computational models of human visual and auditory systems. In short, the science of hearing-in-noise and vection perception. In addition to scientific publications, our lab aims to make social impact through IP licensing, testable applications and startups.
We are grateful to the following companies for collaborative projects:
Mass Transit Railway corporation; ValenceTech micro-electronics Ltd.; Thales Group (HK); Leung's company;
DisneyLand (HK) Ltd.; Nissan Motor (Global) Ltd.; GAP International; Hutchison International Terminal;
Esquel Group; NBA Global; RAIDER Motor Ltd.; HKTC/PCCW plc; Crystal Matin; Kerry Logistics;
Kee Wah Bakery.
VIMS2007 Symposium (originated and started at HKUST),
VIMS2009 Symposium held in Netherlands,
VIMS2011 held in USA,
VIMS2013 held in UK, and
VIMS2015 in Japan
have been a great success!
Abstracts can be found at
Ergonomics Online Database.
Associate Dean (Research & PG Studies) SENG, HKUST
Member of Appointments Committee of the Interdisciplinary Programs Office.
Member of the HKUST Environmental Health and Safety Committee.
Scientific Editor of
Commission Internationale de L'eclairage (CIE) Technical Committee TC1-67
Member of Expert Panel for
ISO working group on 'image safety'
Fellow of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA) since 2014
Fellow of the Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (IEHF) since 2011
Fellow of the Hong Kong Ergonomics Society since 2009
Senior Member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) since 1999
Founding Council member, Elected Treaurer, Elected Secretary, and
Elected Vice-President of the Hong Kong Ergonomics Society (2001-2013).
Member of HKSAR's Appeal Board Panel (Consumer Goods Safety Ordinance) (2001-2007).
Chair, Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowships and Scholarships Interview Panel (2002/2003).
External Academic Advisor of ASc Program on Airport Operations and Aviation Logistics at City University of HK (2007-2009).
You are welcome to visit www.cybersickness.org for the latest
information and literature related to the studies of cybersickness.
Click here for the Proceedings of VIMS2007.
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