Dr. LEE Kai Wah, Kelvin
Senior Lecturer

kelvinee@hkbu.edu.hk
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Education: 
PhD in Computer Science, The University of Hong Kong

Area of Interests: 
Character Animation, Interactive Arts, and Creative Coding

Major Highlights: 
2019 Creative Consultant, Fictional video production for the project “Non-invasive Early Detection Kit for Prostate Cancer”, KTO HKBU.
Outstanding Performance Award in Team-teaching, HKBU
2018 Technical Director, “Living in Point Cloud”, VR installation work co-produced with Artist Masaki Fujihata and exhibited in “Being Parallel Exhibition” at Osage Galley HK Nov 28, 2018 – Feb 02, 2019
2017 HKBU Knowledge Transfer Award (Co-Investigator)
2015 HKBU Knowledge Transfer Award Finalist (Principal Investigator)
2013 Jury Special Mention Award (Interactive category), The 18th IFVA Competition, The Hong Kong Arts Center
2011 UGC Teaching Award 2011, School of Communication Representative
2009 Best Teaching Award, School of Communication, HKBU
1996 Autodesk 3D Studio Image & Animation Contest, Gold Award
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Education

PhD in Computer Science , The University of Hong Kong
MSc in Information Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
BEng in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong

Positions Held

2013 - Present  Senior Lecturer Academy of Film, HKBU
2006 - 2012 Senior Lecturer Department of Communication Studies, HKBU
2001 – 2005 Lecturer Department of Communication Studies, HKBU

Teaching and Research Areas

Creative Coding
Interactive Arts and Computer Animation

Publications (refereed)

2017 Fung, Timothy K. F., Ng, Y. L., Lam, M. F., & Lee, K. W. (2017). Psychosocial factors predict nonadherence to PD treatment: A Hong Kong survey. Peritoneal Dialysis International, 37(3), 331-337. doi:/10.3747/pdi.2016.00094
2015 Fung, T.K.F., LEE, K.W. and Lam, M.F. “A formative research as the groundwork for designing evidence-based adherence promotion campaigns for patients on peritoneal dialysis”, Journal of Communication in Healthcare, 9(2) pp.98-108. 2015
2015 Kai Wah Lee, Pengbo Bo. “Feature Curve Extraction from Point clouds via Developable Strip Intersection”. Journal of Computational Design and Engineering.
2015 Fung, T.K. and Lee, K.W. An Exploration of Socio-psychological Factors Associated With Suboptimal Adherence to Therapeutic Regimens Among Patients on Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis. Health Communication Division of Annual Conference of International Communication Association, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2015.
2013 K.W. Lee and P.C. Yuen. “An Interdisciplinary GE course from preparation to execution to formative assessment”. The Conference Proceeding of the General Education and University Curriculum Reform: An International Conference in Hong Kong;
2011 Ranch Y.Q. Lai, Pong Chi, Yuen, Kelvin K.W. Lee. “On Exploiting Low-Rank Structure of Human Motion for Computer Animation”.  32nd International Conference of the European Association for Computer Graphics;
2005 K.W. Lee, W.P. Wang. “Feature-preserving Mesh Denoising via Bilateral Normal Filtering”. 9th International Conference on Computer Graphics and CAD;

Publications (non-refereed)

2003 "The past and future of Animation in Hong Kong”, April Media Digest RTHK

Creative Output (interactive work, titled “Differential Reality”, invited exhibitions)

2018 Technical Director, “Living in Point Cloud”, VR installation work co-produced with Artist Masaki Fujihata and exhibited in “Being Parallel Exhibition” at Osage Galley HK Nov 28, 2018 – Feb 02, 2019
2014 “Slow and Fast Animamix Biennale 2013-14” at The City University of HK. Exhibition sponsored by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department HKSAR Government. Mar 14-Apr 12, 2014.
2013 Art East Island, Pure Art Foundation. Mar 23-25, 2013
Bates & Chi Partner Cocktail Party, Hong Kong Arts Center. May 7-8, 2013
The 18th IFVA Festival, Interactive Category, Hong Kong Arts Center. May 8-17, 2013

Creative Output(s) (animation/video)

2019 Creative Consultant, Fictional video production for the project “Non-invasive Early Detection Kit for Prostate Cancer”, KTO HKBU.
2015 Supervise and direct the animation production of a 15-minute 2D narrative animation to promote the message of organ donation to the youngsters under the funding of KT Partnership from Sep 2015 to Jul 2016. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=li3xLVFQ1Dw&t=12s)
2014 Develop the script, create the storyboard and direct the animation production of a 10-minute 2D narrative animation to communicate health information to dialysis patients under the funding of KT Partnership from Sep 2013 to Jul 2014. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DiRQ6L6KINk)

Grants
External

2015 Fung, T.K. (PI), Lee, K.W. (CI). “The Effects of Different Types of Counterfactual Thinking in Narrative Persuasion: A Case Study of Using Animated Narratives to Persuade Peritoneal Dialysis Patients to Adhere to Antiseptic Regimens”. General Research Grant, HK$144,570.

Internal

2014 Co-Investigator, Faculty Research Grant, HK$90,000 for the project titled “An Examination of factors influencing the compliance with the peritonitis preventive regiments among patients under Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis”;
2013 Principal Investigator, KTO Fund HK$100,000 for the project titled “Effective Health Communication using Narrative Animations”;
Staff Development Grant for online professional “Gesture Drawing” course by Schoolism.com;
2011 Co-Investigator, HKBU Interdisciplinary Teaching Development Grant, titled “Interdisciplinary Repository of Student Multimedia Productions to Enhance Student’s Learning Outcomes and Learning Motivation”, HK$196,080.;
2010 Staff Development Grant for Professional Animation Studies at AnimationMentor.com;

Honours, Awards and Prizes

2019 Outstanding Performance Award in Team-teaching, HKBU
2017 HKBU Knowledge Transfer Award (Co-Investigator)
2015 HKBU Knowledge Transfer Award Finalist (Principal Investigator)
2013 Jury Special Mention Award (Interactive category), The 18th IFVA Competition, The Hong Kong Arts Center
2011 UGC Teaching Award 2011, School of Communication Representative
2009 Best Teaching Award, School of Communication, HKBU
1996 Autodesk 3D Studio Image & Animation Contest, Gold Award

Services
Academic service at HKBU

2016-19 Animation and Media Arts Programme Director, Academy of Film
2014-16 Media Arts Programme Director, Academy of Film
2014-15 Associate Programme Director, MA in Producing for Film, TV and New Media
2013-16 School representative, University ITO User Committee
2013-16 School representative, University Library User Committee
2013-16 Board member, Academy of Visual Arts
2011-15 Option Coordinator, Digital Graphic Communication, COMS
2010-15 Programme Management Committee member, School of Communication

Academic service at other local institutions

2014 External examiner, Final Year Project (Interactive Installation), School of Creative Media, The City University of Hong Kong
2004-11 External examiner, Final Year Project (Animation), School of Creative Media, The City University of Hong Kong
2004-11 External examiner, Higher Diploma in Digital Animation and Cartoon Character Design, Hong Kong Design Institute

Professional service

2015-17 Subject committee member, HKDES Design and Applied Technology, Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority
2014-17 Jury panel, The Society of Publishers in Asia Award (Information Graphic)
2014 Panel member, initial evaluation and programme validation exercise for the programmes BSc(Hons) Information Technology and BSc(Hons) Digital Media. SHAPE, VTC HK and The University of the West of England