Professor at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Dr. Ravindra Goonetilleke is Professor at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and holds a joint appointment in the Division of Integrative Systems and Design and the Department of Industrial Engineering and Decision Analytics. He teaches Human-Centered Design and his research interests are innovative design and product development.
Prior to HKUST, he was the Human Factors Manager at the NIKE Sport Research Lab in Beaverton Oregon, and a Senior Ergonomist at the Biomechanics Corporation of America in Long Island New York. He has served as a consultant for many multi-national companies in the area of Ergonomics and Product Design. He is a Fellow of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (USA), International Ergonomics Association and the Hong Kong Ergonomics Society.
Associate Professor at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Dr. Sai-Kit Yeung is currently an Associate Professor at the Division of Integrative Systems and Design (ISD) and the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). Before joining HKUST, he was an Assistant Professor at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) and founded the Vision, Graphics and Computational Design (VGD) Group. During his time at SUTD, he was also a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Computer Science Department at Stanford University and the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at MIT. Prior to that, he had been a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Department of Mathematics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He was a visiting student at the Image Processing Research Group at UCLA in 2008 and the Image Sciences Institute, University Medical Center Utrecht, the Netherlands in 2007. He received his Ph.D. degree in Electronic and Computer Engineering, M.Phil. degree in Bioengineering, and B.Eng. degree (First Class Honors) from HKUST, respectively in 2009, 2005 and 2003.
Dr. Yeung's research expertise is in computer vision and computer graphics. His current research interests include 3D contents (scene and shape) reconstruction, understanding, modeling, and redesign, as well as computational design (using AI techniques for design and content generation), computational fabrication, visual understanding, and human-AI interaction.