Faculty & Staff

Kelvin K. W. LEE

Senior Lecturer


Academic Qualifications

  • 2009 Ph.D.(Computer Science); The University of Hong Kong
  • 2000 M.Sc.(Information Engineering);The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • 1992 B.Eng.(Electrical and Electronic Engineering); The University of Hong Kong


  • 2009 Best Teaching Award, School of Communication, HKBU
  • 1996 Autodesk 3D Studio Image & Animation Contest, Gold Award


  • 2010 Staff Development Grant for Professional Animation Studies

Memberships in Professional Associations

  • 2001-2007 Association for Computing Machinery
  • 1999-2000 Microsoft Certified System Engineer

Academic Work Experience

  • 2006-present Senior Lecturer, Department of Communication Studies, HKBU
  • 2001-2005 Lecturer, Department of Communication Studies, HKBU

Professional Work Experience

  • Assistant Computer Officer, Dept. of Communication Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University
  • Technical Director, Centro Digital Pictures Ltd.
  • Technology Strategist, Centro Digital Pictures Ltd.
  • Co-founder, Pointer Digital GraFix

Professional Development

  • 2010-present AnimationMentor character animation training program

Academic Services at HKBU

  • 2006-present DGC Honours Project Coordinator
  • 2006-present JUPAS interview panel member
  • 2008-present COMS library coordinator
  • 2007 Advisory Committee on Graduate Employment, HKBU

Academic Services at other local tertiary institutions

  • 2004-present External Examiner of Higher Diploma in Digital Animation and Cartoon Character Design, Hong Kong Design Institute
  • 2004-2010 External Examiner of Final Year Animation Project, School of Creative Media, The City University of Hong Kong

Subjects taught at HKBU

  • Basic 3D Modeling and Computer Animation
  • Advanced 3D Modeling and Computer Animation
  • Digital audio and video production
  • Internet and web design
  • Interactive and Multimedia programming
  • Creative Digital Imaging

GE Interdisciplinary Course Development

  • Co-develop the GE interdisciplinary course “Interactive Computing for Visual Communication” with Professor Yuen Pong Chi, Computer Science Department, HKBU

Invited Guest Lectures

  • 2006-2009 Offered guest lectures on the topic of “Introduction to computer animation” for computer science students in the class COMP3080, HKBU

Supervision of post-graduate student

  • 2010-present Co-supervisor of M.Phil. student Mr. Lai Yongquan with Professor Yuen Pong Chi in Department of Computer Science at HKBU

Selected Publications

  • Dec 2005 K.W. Lee, W.P. Wang. “Feature-preserving Mesh Denoising via Bilateral Normal Filtering”. 9th International Conference on Computer Graphics and CAD.
  • Aug 2003 “The past and future of Animation in Hong Kong”, Media Digest RTHK

Selected Creative Activities

  • Sep 2010 Interviewed by RTHK programme “8花齊放” about the animation training and course syllabi of DGC, HKBU
  • Jun 2010 Judge of the HKBU Student Union Notebook and Draft Paper design competition
  • Apr 2007 Judge, Sina Online Advertising Awards
  • 2008-2009 Judge of Electronic Christmas Card competition, Faculty of Science, HKBU
  • May 2004 Interviewed in Cable TV programme “打拼未來” about the development of animation industry in Hong Kong
  • Mar 2004 Judging Panel, Digital Entertainment Competition 2004, Hong Kong Productivity Council

Teaching & Research Areas

  • Machine Learning for Computer Animation, Real-time Interactive graphics, Digital Geometry Processing



Department of Communication Studies
Hong Kong Baptist University
5 Hereford Road,
Communication and Visual Arts Building,
Kowloon Tong, Kowloon


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