Honors and Awards
2022 Outstanding Research Award, GMU CS Department
2020 NSF CAREER Award
2019 Best Paper Honorable Mention Award, CHI 2019
2017 Microsoft Azure Research Award
2016 NSF CRII Award
2016 Best Paper Honorable Mention Award, 3DV 2016
2015, 2016 Joseph P. Healey Research Grant Award
2014 Cisco Outstanding Graduate Research Award
2012-2013 Dissertation Year Fellowship, UCLA
2012 Award of Excellence, Microsoft Research Asia
2009-2012 Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowship for Overseas Studies
2009 Technical Competency Award, Samsung
2009 Outstanding Engineering Project Award, Jardine Engineering Corporation
2005 BusinessWeek-HKUST High Achievers Award
2005 Shell Scholarship
2004-06 Dean's List Awards, HKUST
2002 Sir Edward Youde Memorial Scholarship
In the Press

"Real World vs. AR-based Environments", SIGGRAPH Blog, May 26, 2022
"最も効率的な厨房のレイアウトを自動提案 各スタッフの能力や熟練度、公平さも考慮", ITmedia News, Dec 27, 2021
"北京理工大学とジョージ・メイソン大学など、各ユーザの動きを学習し、それぞれに適したVRワークスペースを生成する手法を発表", Seamless - Virtual Reality News, Feb 28, 2019
"北京理工大学とジョージ・メイソン大学、ARシーンの意図を考慮して仮想キャラクタを適切に配置するCNNを用いた手法を発表", Seamless - Virtual Reality News, Feb 26, 2019
"ジョージ・メイソン大学とNHKなど、VRユーザが現シーンでナビゲーションによる支援を必要としているかを視線追跡から予測するアプローチを発表", Seamless - Virtual Reality News, Feb 7, 2019
"マサチューセッツ・ボストン大学、360°パノラマ画像の各オブジェクト位置(深度推定)に適した音源を割り当てる空間オーディオ・アルゴリズムを発表", Seamless - Virtual Reality News, Feb 3, 2019
"Do VR Games Wear You Out? New Plug-In Helps Developers Personalize Exercise Intensity", IEEE Xplore Innovation Spotlight Headline, 2018
"Novel technology to design mid-scale layouts with just a few mouse clicks", Wow News, QS Asia, 2016
"Populating Virtual Scenes", UCLA CS Annual Report, UCLA, 2013
"Having trouble with the right outfit? Let the software do it for you!", ISTD News & Events, SUTD, Mar 6, 2013
"DressUp! Outfit Synthesis through Automatic Optimization", CGVisual, Issue Nov-Dec 2012
"Opening Up Options for Room Designs", HKUST SENG Newsletter, In Focus, Issue Spring 2012
"The Mathematics of Interior Design", UCLA Math Newsletter, Issue Fall 2011
"Rearranging the furniture? Let software do it for you", New Scientist, Issue 2809, April 23, 2011
"Make it Home in 33 seconds", Oriental Daily, May 9, 2011
"Automatic Furniture Arrangement Software 60 times faster than Human Design", Ta Kung Pao, May 9, 2011
"Computer Program lets Users Click into Interior Design Mode", South China Morning Post, May 9, 2011
"Furniture Arrangement Software makes Ideal Home in 20 seconds", Sing Tao Daily, May 9, 2011
"Interior Design Software draws Furniture Layout Plan in 20 seconds", Wen Wei Pao, May 9, 2011
"Scientists Invented Automatic Furniture Arrangement Software", Apple Daily, May 9, 2011
"Optimal Furniture Arrangement Demonstrated", SIGGRAPH Official Media Blog, May 4, 2011
"Make it Home: Automatic Optimization of Furniture Arrangement", CG Record, Issue May 2011
"Feng Shui 2.0", UCLA Headlines April 22, 2011
"Room to Move", HKUST Alumni News, July, 2011