Rynson Lau received a (top) first-class B.Sc. honors degree in Computer Systems Engineering from University of Kent and a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from University of Cambridge. He has been on the faculty of Durham University, City University of Hong Kong, and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Rynson Lau serves on the Editorial Board of Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds, International Journal of Virtual Reality, and IEEE Trans. on Learning Technologies. He has served as the Guest Editor of a number of journal special issues, including ACM Trans. on Internet Technology, IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, and IEEE Computer Graphics & Applications. In addition, he has also served on the committees of a number of conferences, including Program Co-Chair of ACM VRST 2004 (Hong Kong), ICWL 2005 (Hong Kong), ICAT 2006 (Hangzhou, China), ICEC 2007 (Shanghai, China), ACM MTDL 2009 (Beijing, China), IEEE U-Media 2010 (Jinhua, China), and Conference Co-Chair of CASA 2005 (Hong Kong), ACM VRST 2005 (Monterey, California), ICWL 2007 (Edinburgh, U.K.), IDET 2008 (Lanzhou, China), ACM MDI 2009 (Beijing, China), ACM MTDL 2010 (Firenze - Italy), ACM VRST 2010 (Hong Kong).
Rynson Lau is currently a Guest Professor of Wuhan University and an Adjunct Professor of Shanghai University. He is on the Steering Committee of ACM VRST, ICWL, and U-Media.
PhD positions available: I am currently looking for research students (in particular those with good Mathematics or programming background) to work in the area of distributed virtual environments, computer graphics or image processing). Studentships will be provided. (Online Application: deadline for 2014 admission is Dec. 10, 2013)