Dr Suhuai Luo
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School of Design Communication and IT
The University of Newcastle, Australia
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Dr Suhuai Luo is a Senior Lecturer in Information Technology at the University of Newcastle. His research interests include health informatics, machine learning, image processing, computer vision and Internet-oriented IT applications. His diverse research focus has led him to conduct studies in areas ranging from medical imaging for diagnoses, to computer games and simulations.
He has successfully secured ARC Linkage and ARC Discovery grants for his research and has vast industry experience having worked as a senior research scientist at CSIRO in Australia, and at the Bioinformatics institute at A*Star in Singapore.
Dr Luo has lectured and developed curricula for courses in computer science, electrical engineering and information engineering. He currently teaches into the courses related to database management, digital media, system design and web design, and has supervised many honours, masters, and PhD projects.
Dr Luo was also a reviewer for the international peer-reviewed journals such as IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine, and the Journal of Research and Practice in Information Technology. Additionally, he has been a session chair for more than 10 international conferences including: IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence for Image & Signal Processing (CIISP); Asia-Pacific Workshop on Visual Information Processing; International Conference on Information Technology and Applications (ICITA); and the Pan-Sydney Area Workshop on Visual Information Processing.
- PhD, University of Sydney, 1996
- computer vision
- image processing
- internet-oriented IT applications
Dr Luo has more than 20 years experience in image processing and multimedia systems. He has led more than 22 and participated in more than 32 research and commercial projects. He has the ability and successful experience in devising projects for, and supervising team members. He has published more than 60 journal and conference papers, and more than 35 confidential technical reports that are highly regarded by his employers CSIRO and A*Star Singapore as confidential intellectual property as well as a performance criterion. His work resulted in external earnings for the organizations. Since joining UofN in 2003, Dr Luo has received more than 10 competitive research grants including 1 ARC Discovery Project Grant, 1 ARC Linkage Grant, and 1 CSIRO Flagship Project.
health informatics, machine learning, image processing, computer vision, and Internet-oriented IT applications.
Fields of Research
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Centres and Groups
Body relevant to professional practice.
- member - IEEE
Multimedia Signal Processing Workshop
NICTA, Australia (Conference Presentation - non published.)
Dr Luo convened seven IT-related postgraduate courses including Graduate Certificate in IT, Graduate Certificate in IT (online), Graduate Diploma in IT, Graduate Diploma in IT (online), Masters in Advanced IT, Masters in IT, Masters in IT (online), Masters in IT (Hons).
Dr Luo was a reviewer for the international peer-reviewed journals including IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine, and the Journal of Research and Practice in Information Technology.
Dr Luo was a session chair for more than 10 international conferences including: IEEE Sym. on Comp. Intelligence for Image & Signal Processing (CIISP) 2007; Asia-Pacific Workshop on Visual Information Processing 2005, & 2006; Intl Conf. on Information Technology and Applications (ICITA) 2005; Pan-Sydney Area Workshop on Visual Information Processing 2002 & 2004; Intl Sym. on Multimedia Information Processing (ISMIP) 2000; Int./Nat. Conf. on Digital Image Computing, Techniques, &App. (DICTA), 1999.
Dr Luo was a programme committee member and paper reviewer for more than 20 conferences including the conferences mentioned above, and IEEE 10th Intl. Conf. on Communication Systems (ICCS06) 2006; IEEE Int'l Conf. on Advanced Video and Signal based Surveillance (AVSS) 2006; IEEE Intl Conf. on Multimedia & Expo (ICME), 2006; etc.
- database management
- digital media
- system design
- web design
Dr Luo has more than 10 years experience in teaching in universities. He was awarded the Presidents Award for Excellence in Teaching in Nanjing University of Posts & Telecommunications, China. He has lectured and developed curricula for more than 15 courses in computer science, electrical engineering and information engineering. He has supervised more than 30 honours and masters students, and 8 PhD students.