Biographical sketch

Chang Shu is a senior research scientist at the Institute for Information Technology, National Research Council of Canada. He is also an adjunct research professor at the School of Computer Science, Carleton University. He received Ph.D. in computer science from Queen Mary College, University of London, UK, in 1992, and B.Sc. in computer science and mathematics from Harbin Institute of Technology, China, in 1985. From 1992 to 1996, he was a research associate in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. From 1996 to 1998, he was a research scientist at the Integrated Manufacturing Technologies Institute of the NRC.

Dr. Shu was a program co-chair of the IEEE International Workshop on 3-D Digital Imaging and Modeling (3DIM) in 2009. He has served as a member of program committee, organizer, and paper reviewer of many other conferences and workshops. He has also been a grant reviewer for the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Canada. He is a founding member of the World Engineering Anthropometry Resource Association (WEAR). He is also a member of the IEEE.

Dr. Shu has developed techniques and algorithms for representing and processing shapes in two and three dimensional space. He has also transferred technologies to Canadian companies. In 2003, he received NRC Outstanding Achievement Award. In 2009, he
he received the Federal Partners in Technology Transfer Award (FPTT).

Dr. Shu is interested in solving the geometric problems arising from computer vision, computer graphics, and scientific computing. He is currently focused on geometry processing and statistical shape analysis of human and other biological forms.