Charles Sturt University
Dr Lihong Zheng is an associate professor with the School of Computing, Maths and Engineering, Charles Sturt University (CSU). She has broad expertise spanning from Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing, and data analytics, to Robotics, Wireless Sensor Networks, Internet of Things (IoT) and Edge computing. Dr. Zheng's research focus is to design, model, develop or apply image processing, computer vision, computational intelligence, machine learning techniques, wireless sensor networks, and the Internet of Things (IoT) toward solving real-world problems in various domains, including agriculture, viticulture, and the environment. She has secured $7.4 million industry grants successfully in last 5 years. She has supervised 10 doctoral students to completion. She was a national winner of the Academia Award as part of the Women in IT Awards, Cisco in 2019, She also received Faculty Research Awards in 2021. She has contributed to an increased public awareness of STEM skills through promoting, organising and mentoring a variety of national and international events and competitions. She led a CSU team who won a Runner-up award in the Internet of Things (IoT) Spartans Challenge 2017, among 250 universities globally. Leading a research group of Imaging& Sensing, A/Prof. Lihong Zheng is conducting collaborative research in a multi-discipline team to provide innovative machine learning and image processing solutions to real applications. In addition to her active contribution to the research field of machine learning, computer vision, robotics, and biometrics identification through high-quality publications, A/Prof. Lihong Zheng is actively serving the various IEEE committees by organising international conferences and serving as an invited advisory committee member and session chair, the editorial advisory board of journals, and frequently reviewing papers for international journals and conferences.