Chang-Tsun Li received the BEng degree in electrical engineering from National Defence University (NDU), Taiwan, in 1987, the MSc degree in computer science from U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, USA, in 1992, and the PhD degree in computer science from the University of Warwick, UK, in 1998. He was an associate professor of the Department of Electrical Engineering at NDU during 1998-2002 and a visiting professor of the Department of Computer Science at U.S. Naval Postgraduate School in the second half of 2001. He was a professor of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Warwick, UK, until Dec 2016. He is currently a professor of the School of Computing and Mathematics, Charles Sturt University, Australia.
His research interests include multimedia forensics and security, biometrics, data mining, machine learning, data analytics, computer vision, image processing, pattern recognition, bioinformatics, and content-based image retrieval. His research outcomes have been translated in many patents and have adopted by many law enforcement agencies, including Sussex Police Service (UK), Metropolitan Police Service, Guildford Crown Court, INTERPOL (Lyon France) and US Department of Homeland Security.
He is currently Associate Editor of the EURASIP Journal of Image and Video Processing (JIVP) and Associate of Editor of IET Biometrics. He was Guest Co-Editor of Special Issue on Image and Video Forensics for Social Media Analysis, EURASIP Journal of Image and Video Processing and Guest Co-Editor of Special Issue on Deep Learning in Image and Video Forensics, Signal Processing: Image Communication.
He has involved in the organisation of a number of international conferences and workshops and also served as member of the international program committees for several international conferences. He was the Lead and PI of the international joint project entitled Digital Image and Video Forensics (acronym: DIVEFOR) funded through the Marie Curie Action under the EU's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) from June 2010 to May 2014. He is currently the Lead and PI of the EU Horizon 2020 project, entitled Computer Vision Enabled Multimedia Forensics and People Identification (acronym: IDENTITY).
Chang-Tsun Li has had 20 years’ experience in teaching large undergraduate classes as well as small specialist postgraduate computing courses in the UK, USA, Taiwan and Australia. He has taught Machine Learning, Data mining, Cryptography & Network Security, Multimedia Processing, Digital Image Processing, Computer Architecture and Organisation, Operating Systems, Neural Networks, Microprocessors, Information Warfare, System Software, Operating Systems, Computer Networks, Discrete Mathematics, Advanced Programming (C/C++), Electrical Circuits Analysis, Research Methodology.
Chang-Tsun Li researches in the intersection of data analytics, machine intelligence, security and computer vision with special interests in Multimedia Forensics & Security, Biometrics, Image Processing, Computer Vision, Content-Based Image Retrieval, Pattern Recognition, Bioinformatics, Machine Learning, Data Mining.
The following are some projects he involves/involved with:
Chang-Tsun Li has delivered more 50 keynote speeches, panel discussions, invited talks, and invited lectures. The following are some of the recent ones.
Chang-Tsun Li contributed actively to the organisation of international conferences. The following are some examples.
Chang-Tsun Li has published 5 edited and more than 180 papers/chapters. The following are 20 selected ones that highlight his works.