Zhou Wang, PhD, PEng, FIEEE, FCAE


Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering

University of Waterloo

Office: E5-5113

Phone: (519)888-4567 ext. 35301

Fax: (519)746-3077

Email: zhou.wang@uwaterloo.ca

Mailing Address:

Dept. of ECE, Univ. of Waterloo

200 University Ave. W.

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada














Selected Awards and Recognitions:

2017 - IEEE Signal Processing Society Sustained Impact Paper Award (IEEE Signal Processing Society)

2016 - Fellow of Canadian Academy of Engineering (Canadian Academy of Engineering)

2015 - Primetime Engineering Emmy Award (Academy of Television Arts & Sciences)

2015 - Member of College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists (Royal Society of Canada)

2014 - E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada)

2014 - Fellow of IEEE (IEEE, for contributions to perceptual image processing and quality assessment)

2014 - Distinguished Performance Award (Faculty of Engineering, University of Waterloo)

2013 - IEEE Signal Processing Magazine Best Paper Award (IEEE Signal Processing Society)

2013 - Discovery Accelerator Supplement (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada)

2012 - ECE Research Award (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo)

2009 - IEEE Signal Processing Society Best Paper Award (IEEE Signal Processing Society)

2009 - Early Researcher Award (Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation)


2016-2017, Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology

2015-2018, Senior Area Editor, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing

2013-2015, Member of IEEE Multimedia Signal Processing Technical Committee (MMSP-TC)

2009-2014, Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing

2006-2009, Associate Editor, IEEE Signal Processing Letters

2006- , Associate Editor, Pattern Recognition


Quick Link to Citations:

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Quick Links to Research Demos and Downloads:

SSIMplus index for video quality-of-experience assessment

SSIM image quality index

Information content weighted SSIM index (IW-SSIM)

Universal image quality index

TMQI: tone mapped image quality index

Video denoising Based on Spatiotemporal GSM

No-reference JPEG image quality index

Reduced-reference image quality assessment

Quality-aware images

Maximum differentiation (MAD) competition

Foveated scalable image coding

Human vision foveation model

Improved JPEG2000 ROI coding


Quick Link to Our Book:


Zhou Wang and Alan C. Bovik. Modern Image Quality Assessment. Synthesis Lectures on Image, Video & Multimedia Processing, Morgan & Claypool Publishers, 2006.


Paper edition available on Amazon.