Cluster Directors


Adams Kong


Assoc Prof Adams Wai Kin Kong
School of Computer Science and Engineering

Cluster Director
Future Mobility Solutions
Energy Research Institute @ NTU (ERI@N)

Phone: +65 6513 8041
Office: N4-02a-017

Dr. Adams Wai Kin Kong received the Ph.D. degree from the University of Waterloo, Canada. Currently, he is an associate professor at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. His papers have been published in TPAMI, TIP, TIFS, TSMC, TCSVT, CVPR and Pattern Recognition. One of his papers was selected as a spotlight paper by TPAMI and another one was selected as Honorable Mention by Pattern Recognition. With his students, he received Honeywell Best Student Paper Award in The IEEE Fifth International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems (BTAS), 2012. He received the best reviewer award from BTAS 2016. In the summer of 2008, he served as an expert witness to the U.S. Department of Justice for the child sexual abuse case, United  States v, Michael Pepe. He also serves as a consultant for other legal cases in Singapore and as an associate editor for TIFS. He has developed seven patents; four of his patents have been approved, and the others have been filed. His research interests include biometrics, forensics, image processing and pattern recognition.


Shitala Prasad and Adams Kong, "Using Object Information for Spotting Text", ECCV 2018

Yi Huang, Adams Kong and Kwok Yan Lam, "From the Perceptive of CNN to Adversarial Iris Image", BTAS 2018

Yanzhu Liu, Adams Kong and Chi Keong Goh, "A constrained deep neural network for ordinal regression", CVPR 2018

Peicong Yu and Adams Kong, "A metra-recognition based skin marks matching algorithm with feature fusion for forensic identification", ICB 2018

Joseph Toh, Suman Bhoi, Sai Yee Chuah, Anjali Jhingan, Adams Kong, Steven Thng, "Automated Scoring of Vitiligo Using Superpixel-Generated Computerized Digital Image Analysis of Clinical Photographs: A Novel and Consistent Way to Score Vitiligo", British Journal of Dermatology, 2018​