Dr Kevin Wong
Ph.D., B.Eng. (Hons), SnrMIEEE, MACS (Snr), ACS CP

Associate Professor

About me

Kevin Wong is currently working as an Associate Professor with the School of Engineering and Information Technology at Murdoch University in Western Australia. He is the current Chapter Chair for IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society (WA Chapter). He is the Vice President (Membership) for The Asia Pacific Neural Network Society (APNNS).

Kevin Wong involved in the editorial boards for a number of international journals and in many international conference organising committees. He is the General Conference Co-Chair for the 7th International Conference on E-Learning and Games, the 24th Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, the Second International Conference on Digital Interactive Media in Entertainment and Arts, and the Joint International Conference on CyberGames and Interactive Entertainment. He is the Program Co-Chair for The 21st International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP 2014). He is also the Workshop Co-Chair for the The 26th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2017).

Teaching area

  • ICT167 Principles of Computer Science
  • ICT371 Games Development
  • ICT619 Intelligent Systems Applications

Previous Teaching Units:

  • ICT101 Introduction to 3-D Graphics and Animation
  • ICT104 Principles of Computer Science
  • ICT108 Introduction to Internet and Mobile Technologies
  • ICT219 Intelligent Systems
  • ICT241 Game Software Design
  • ICT245 Game Software Production
  • ICT517 Advanced IT Study Project

Research areas

    • Intelligent Data Mining and Data Science
      • Data analytic
      • Big Data Analysis
      • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Techniques
      • Industrial and Medical Data Analysis
      • Learning Analytic
    • Game and Simulation Technology
      • Game Artificial Intelligence
      • Natural User Interface (NUI): Gesture Based Interface, Brain Computer Interface, EEG
      • Virtual and Augmented Reality
      • Educational and Serious Game
      • Healthcare and Wellbeing (Aged Care, Autism, Stroke)
    • Computational Intelligence and Machine Learning
      • Fuzzy System
        • Fuzzy Rule Interpolation – (FFRI Matlab Toolbox – Free to use)
        • Hierarchical Fuzzy Signature
        • Fuzzy Cognitive Modelling
      • Artificial Neural Networks

Current projects

 

  • Artificial Intelligence and Computational Intelligence Techniques
  • Multi-modal Data Mining with Misclassification Analysis
  • Deep Learning Techniques and Applications
  • Natural User Interface Feature Classifications
  • EEG Data Analysis – emotion recognition
  • Games and Simulations for Healthcare (Dementia, Autism, Dyslexia, Stroke)

Events and speaking engagements

Conference Organisation:

  • Workshop Co-Chair for 26th International World Wide Web Conference, 2017
  • Program Co-Chair for the 5th International Conference on Serious Games and Applications for Health, IEEE SeGAH 2017
  • Program Co-Chair for ICONIP 2014 – The 21st International Conference on Neural Information Processing.
  • General Conference Co-Chair for 3rd International Conference and 8th Science meets Business GameDays Congress plus 7th International Conference on E-Learning and Games (2012)
  • General Conference Co-Chair for The 24th Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AI2011)
  • Publicity Co-Chair for the sixth International Conference on E-Learning and Games (Edutainment 2011)
  • Publicity Co-Chair for IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE 2011)
  • Program Co-Chair for ICONIP 2010 – 17th International Conference on Neural Information Processing of the Asia-Pacific Neural Network Assembly
  • Program Co-Chair for The 5th International Conference on E-learning and Game, Edutainment 2010
  • Program Co-Chair for 2nd IFIP Entertainment Computing Symposium (ECS 2010)
  • Workshop Co-Chair for International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology (ACE 2010)
  • International Advisory Panel for Computer Games & Allied Technology 2010<
  • Tutorial Chair for ICONIP 2009 : 16th International Conference on Neural Information Processing
  • International Advisory Panel for Computer Games & Allied Technology 09
  • Programme Co-chair for The Sixth Annual International Conference in Computer Game Design and Technology 2008 (GDTW 2008)
  • Program Committee Chair for The Fourth International Conference on Games Research and Development 2008 (CyberGames 2008)
  • Technical Program Chair for DIMEA 2008: Second International Conference on Digital Interactive Media in Entertainment and Arts
  • International Advisory Panel for Computer Games & Allied Technology 08
  • Publicity Chair for 2008 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence and Games
  • Workshop Co-chair for 1st IEEE International Workshop on Digital Entertainment, Networked Virtual Environments, and Creative Technology 2008
  • Programme Co-chair for The Fifth Annual International Conference in Computer Game Design and Technology 2007 (GDTW 2007)
  • General Conference Chair for DIMEA 2007: Second International Conference on Digital Interactive Media in Entertainment and Arts
  • Technical Program Chair for Third International Conference on Games Research and Development 2007 (CyberGames 2007)
  • General Conference Chair for Joint International Conference on CyberGames and Interactive Entertainment 2006
  • Publicity Chair for The Fourth Annual International Conference in Computer Game Design and Technology (GDTW 2006)

Invited Talks and Workshops:

  • Invited talk on “The Use of EEG for Emotion Classification Using Computational Intelligence Techniques”, at Workshop on Community-centric Systems as Interdisciplinary Study, The 9th International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Applications, 2016.
  • IEEE CIS (Singapore Chapter) Seminar: “Fuzzy Rule Interpolation and Virtual Environment”, Singapore, 2010
  • Invited talk on “Player Adaptive Entertainment Computing” in Computer Games & Allied Technology 2008, Singapore, April 2008
  • Invited talk on “Intelligent Well Log Analysis for Enhanced Production Forecasting” in Production Forecasting in Upstream Oil and Gas, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, August 2006
  • Invited pre-conference workshop on “Incorporating Artificial Intelligence Strategies into Your Well Log Analysis” in Production Forecasting in Upstream Oil and Gas, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, August 2006
  • Invited talk in the Joint 2nd International Conference on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems and 5th International Symposium on Advanced Intelligent Systems, September 2004

Professional and community service

Professional Services:

  • Vice President (Membership) for Asia Pacific Neural Network Society – 2017 to  present
  • Chapter Chair for IEEE System, Man and Cybernetics Society (Western Australia Section) – 2014 to present
  • IEEE Western Australia Section e-Notice and Website coordinator – 2015 to present
  • Head of Discipline of Information Technology at School of Engineering and Information Technology, Murdoch University – February 2015 to February 2017
  • Vice President and Governing Board Member for Asia Pacific Neural Network Assembly (APPNA) – 2007 to 2014
  • Member of the Emergent Technologies Technical Committee (ETTC) of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) – 2010 to 2016
  • Member of the Games Technical Committee (GTC) of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) – 2010 to 2015
  • Member of School Research Committee for School of Engineering and Information Technology at Murdoch University – 2012
  • Section Chair for IEEE Western Australia Section – 2009 and 2012
  • Chapter Chair for IEEE Computer Society (Western Australia Chapter) – 2005 and 2006
  • Chapter Chair for IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (Western Australia Chapter) – 2012

Journal Editorials:

  • ACM Computer in Entertainment Magazine – Advisor
  • Journal of Advanced Computational Intelligence and Intelligent Informatics – Associate Editor
  • International Journal of Computer Games Technology – Associate Editor
  • International Journal of Social Robotics – Associate Editor
  • Memetic Computing
  • Transactions of Edutainment
  • IEEE Transactions on Computational Intelligence and AI in Games (Associate Editor: 2009-2011)

Doctoral and masters supervisions

Current Research Students (Supervised or Co-Supervised):

  • Nurulhuda Ibrahim (PhD)
  • Abdulghani Abied (PhD)
  • Adzira Husain (PhD)
  • Asma Smeda (PhD)
  • Harshani Perera (PhD)
  • Anuchin Chatchinarat (PhD)
  • Ratchakoon Pruengkarn (PhD)
  • Moamer Shakroum (DIT)
  • Ibraheem Al-Jadir (PhD)
  • Anupiya Nugaliyadde (PhD)
  • Rukshima Dabare (PhD)
  • Upeka Somaratne (PhD)
  • Rafiq Mohammed (PhD)

Past Research Students (Supervised or Co-Supervised):

  • Dr Siti Salmi Jamali (PhD) – Graduated 2017
  • Dr Maryam Shahabi Lotfabadi (PhD) – Graduated 2016
  • Dr Ahmad Hisham Zainal Abidin (PhD) – Graduated 2016
  • Dr Ali Elkaseh (PhD) – Graduated 2016
  • Dr Jesada Kajornrit (PhD) – Graduated 2015
  • Dr Kanokwan Kongsakun (DIT) – Graduated 2014
  • Dr Worapat Paireekreng (PhD) – Graduated 2013
  • Dr Wigrai Thanadechteemapat (PhD) – Graduated 2013
  • Dr Juin Yang Jonathan Pan (DIT) – Graduated 2013
  • Dr Piyasak Jeatrakul (PhD) – Graduated 2012
  • Dr Todsanai Chumwatana (PhD) – Graduated 2012
  • Dr Kowit Rapeepisarn (PhD) – Graduated 2012
  • Dr Thitipong Nandhabiwat (DIT) – Graduated 2011
  • Dr Elinda Ai Lim Lee (PhD) – Graduated 2011
  • Dr Jiabin Li (PhD) – Graduated 2011
  • Dr Vasin Chooprayoon (PhD) – Graduated 2011
  • Dr Pawalai Kraipeerapun (PhD) – Graduated 2009
  • Dr Ong Sing Goh (PhD) – Graduated 2008
  • Viknashvaran Narayanasamy (MPhil) – Graduated 2007
  • Tim Hocking (First Class Honours) – Graduated 2008
  • Bin Hua (First Class Honours) – Graduated 2007