Honors and Awards

  • 2019
    Awarded the 2019 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal, Outstanding Reviewer Award for maintain the prestige of ICASSP 2019 through Outstanding Expert Reviews.
  • 2019
    Spatial Audio Team won the Best Technical Demonstration Award in the 2019 International Conference on Headphones Technology, San Francisco, USA, 27-29 Aug 2019.
  • 2017
    Won the APSIPA Sadaoki Furui Prize Paper Award 2017 for a journal paper on “Recent Advances on Active Noise Control: Open Issues and Innovative Applications”
  • 2019
    Received the the IEEE-ICASSP 2019 Outstanding Reviewer Awards
  • 2017
    Elected as the Vice-President of the Institutional relations and Education Program in the same organization (2017-2019)
  • 2016
    Won the Outstanding Editorial Board Service Award (2016)from the IEEE Transaction on Audio, Speech and Language Processing
  • 2014
    Winner of the Academic Category of the National Instruments 2014 Engineering Impact Award (ASEAN Region) for a project on “Noisy Vehicle Surveillance Camera (NoivelCam) System: An Innovative Solution to Urban Traffic Noise Problem.”
  • 2014
    Elected as member of the Board of Governor of Asia Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association
  • 2012
    Elected as Fellow of Audio Engineer Society (2012). Citation: "For contribution to Signal Processing, Education, and Research Leadership in the field of Audio Engineering."
  • 2012
    Elected as Fellow of Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) Citation: “For contributions to Signal Processing Education and Research.”
  • 2011
    Won the “Best of Show (Blue Ribbon Award)” for project on “Immersive 3D Sound” in the TechVenture’s Innovation Awards held at The Sands Expo and Convention Centre .”
  • 2009
    Won the Excellent Award for research project on “Augmented Audio System” in International Exhibition Contest on Digital Signal Processing Creative Design, held in Taiwan.
  • 2006
    Won the 2nd prize for research project on “Motion JPEG Compatible Surveillance System” International Exhibition Contest on Digital Signal Processing Creative Design, held in Taiwan”
  • 2004
    Won the College of Engineering Gold Award 2004 for the project on Audio Beam System.
  • 2001
    Received the Institute of Engineer Singapore (IES) Prestigious Engineering Achievement Award 2001 for the project on Audio Beam . Citation: “In recognition to the outstanding engineering contribution on the Audio Beam System.”
  • 1999
    Tan Chin Tuan Research Fellowship to the Centre for Audio Research and Engineering, University of Essex, UK to conduct Spatial Audio Research.
  • 1998
    1st runner up in the Worldwide Texas Instruments DSP Solutions Challenge held in Seattle, USA; and champion in the Asia region. The winning project is on the virtual surround sound system.
  • 1992
    Awarded the best postgraduate research project
  • 1990
    Awarded University of Strathclyde Postgraduate Research Scholarship 1990-1993