The Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) was established by the Hong Kong SAR Government in 2000 with a mission to enhance the city’s global competitiveness. To remain globally prominent, Hong Kong strives to find new ways for its traditional sectors to thrive, and...

The Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) was established by the Hong Kong SAR Government in 2000 with a mission to enhance the city’s global competitiveness. To remain globally prominent, Hong Kong strives to find new ways for its traditional sectors to thrive, and for the potential of emerging sectors to be unleashed. Harnessing the power of technology is key to achieving this.

ASTRI lives up to its mission by pursuing applied Research and Development (R&D) that is delivering technological solutions that strengthen institutions, improve businesses, and benefit communities. Its R&D endeavours focus on five key areas of applications:

  • Smart City
  • Financial Technologies
  • Intelligent Manufacturing
  • Health Technologies
  • Application Specific Integrated Circuits

 

To support our constant endeavour to position Hong Kong as a world-class smart city and an international hub of innovation and technology, we are seeking qualified professionals to fill the following position(s):

Consultant, Machine Learning Platforms (5 months)

Job level Senior
Education Master Degree
Location
Shatin
Employment type Part Time
Industry Information Technology
Job function Information Technology > Software Development
Information Technology > Technical Writing / Consulting
Science / Lab / Research > Research & Development (R&D)
Published On 08/10/2020
ref. CTO/ICS/MLP/C431/200924

 

Scope of Consultancy Services:

  • Regular meetings with the development team to provide suggestions on the algorithm development and evaluation.
  • Suggest potential fast DNN algorithm for dim light image/video enhancement on embedded GPU/ASIC platforms.
  • Consultancy on industry direction, product strategy and academic research scope. Help formulate and focus research and development direction on image/video enhancement, especially in intelligent image/video enhancement for solving business problem under extreme light conditions and fast algorithm implementation on embedded systems.

 

Deliverables:

Milestone 1:

  • Problem Discussion and approaches: To leverage existing expertise and know how in image/video processing focusing on leveraging intelligent algorithm for image/video enhancement under dim light condition.
  • Further review: Helping ASTRI team to review further state‐of‐the-art algorithms for video enhancement under dim light condition.

Milestone 2:

  • Open Lecture: One open technical lecture to be given on technical trend for image/video enhancement under dim light condition and new algorithms.
  • Technical Meetings: To join four meetings with development team, helping to solve the technical problems encountered by the development team, which include checking algorithm results, finding out the cause of the problem and improvement solutions.

 

Requirements

  • PhD holder, Master degree in Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or relevant disciplines are welcome to apply. A minimum of 8 years of working experience in image/video processing, digital signal processing, super-resolution imagining, machine learning and video surveillance is highly preferred. Candidate with less experiences may also be considered.
  • Good understanding of fast algorithm development and optimization on embedded/ASIC platform is highly preferred.
  • Strong publication in world top conferences/journals in image processing is highly preferred.