Deputy Director, Computing and Intelligence, Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC), A*STAR, Singapore
• Speaker, Artificial Intelligence Symposium, 17 Sep 2021
Adj Asst Prof Liu Yong is the Deputy Department Director, Computing and Intelligence Department at the IHPC, A*STAR, Singapore. He also serves as Adjunct Assistant Professor at Duke-NUS Medical School Singapore and Adjunct Principal Investigator at Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI). He is also Chair of IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society (Singapore Chapter).
Being passionate about the potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in healthcare, he has led multiple research projects in multimodal machine learning, medical imaging analysis, especially AI for healthcare. He is currently working as Programme Lead (Technical) for a large research programme in the area of AI for digital ophthalmology. He and his team have been awarded multiple National Medical Research Council (NMRC) grants.
He has published papers in top tier AI, medical journals and conferences including New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), Nature Medicine, Lancet Digital Health, Neurology, AAAI, MICCAI, IROS, ICDE, and IJCAI. One of his papers received the Best Paper Award at BeyondLabeler Workshop on International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) 2016. With his team he has also won the NSCC Outstanding HPC Innovation Award 2017, and the first prize in the Rakuten TV recommendation Challenge 2015.