Senior Lecturer

kelvinee@hkbu.edu.hk
34115136
Education: 
PhD in Computer Science, The University of Hong Kong

Area of Interests: 
Animation for Health Communication / Non-verbal communication in animation / New Media Art

Major Highlights: 
2014 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

2001 – 2005 Lecturer Department of Communication Studies, HKBU
1997 – 2000 Assistant Computer Officer Department of Communication Studies, HKBU
1996 – 1997 Technical Director Multimedia Department, Centro Digital Pictures Ltd.
1995 – 1996 Technology Strategist Centro Digital Pictures Ltd.
1993 – 1995 Co-founder Pointer Digital GraFix Ltd.
1992 – 1993 Assistant Engineer Hong Kong Telecom Ltd.

Teaching and Research Areas

Creative Coding
Interactive Arts and Computer Animation

Selected Publications

Apr 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;
Feb 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;
Dec 2005 K.W. Lee, W.P. Wang. “Feature-preserving Mesh Denoising via Bilateral Normal Filtering”. 9th International Conference on Computer Graphics and CAD;
Aug 2003 K.W. Lee. “The past and future of Animation in Hong Kong”, Media Digest RTHK;

Selected Creative Works

Mar 2014 “Slow and Fast Animamix Biennale 2013-14” from Mar 14-Apr 12, 2014 at the City University of Hong Kong sponsored by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department HKSAR government. My creative work “Differential Reality” was invited to exhibit alongside with other renowned artists such as Jeffrey Shaw (Dean of School of Creative Media), Thomas Laurenzo (Professor, School of Creative Media), Stanley Wong (anothermountainman) and Henry Chu (founder of pillandpillow.com);
May 2013 Invited Exhibition with the creative work “Differential Reality” at the Art East Island Exhibition, sponsored by the Pure Art Foundation;
Invited Exhibition with the creative work “Differential Reality” at the Living in the Post-Digital Age, organized by the BATES CHI Hong Kong;
Mar 2013 Jury Special Mention Award (Interactive Category), The 18th IFVA Competition, Hong Kong Arts Center;

Awards and Honors

2014 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

Grants

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;