Wesley Chu

Wesley Chu


6266G Boelter Hall

Email: wwc@cs.ucla.edu
Phone: (310) 825-4740
Fax: (310) 825-7578


PhD (1966) Stanford University, B.S. and M.S. degrees (EE) from the University of Michigan
  • IEEE Fellow for contribution of multiplexing technique and file allocation in computers (1978).
  • IEEE Meritorious Service Award, associate editor for Computer Network and Distributed Processing (1983).
  • IEEE Computer Certificate of Appreciation for Significant Service to the IEEE First International Workshop on System Management (1994).
  • IEEE Computer Society Golden Core Member (1996).
  • IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award for contributions to Intelligent Information Systems (2003).
  • IEEE Life Fellow (2004)
  • Keynote Speaker
    • The 6th Brazilian Distributed Database Conference on Cooperative Database Systems, 1991.
    • Scientific Database Research at the 12th International Conference on ER Approach, Texas, 1993.
    • Knowledge Based Medical Image Systems at the Tenth International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences, Kusadasi, Turkey, 1995.
    • Knowledge-based Information Management for Biomedical Applications at the 5th IFAC Symposium on Modeling and Control in Biomedical Systems, Melbourne, Australia, August 2003.
    • A Knowledge-based Medical Digital Library at the 15th International Conference on Software Engineering and Data Engineering, SEDE, Los Angeles, California, July 2006
  • Plenary Speaker
    • Knowledge-Based Image Retrieval with Spatial and Temporal Constructs at the Tenth International Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Systems (ISMIS'97), North Carolina, October 1997.
    • Intelligent Database Systems at the International Conference on Intelligent Information Systems, Grand Bahama Island, Grand Bahamas Island, 1997.
    • Knowledge-Based Medical Image Retrieval at the High Performance Database Research Workshop, Florida International University, Florida, 1997.
  • Awards
    • Best paper award for paper presented at the 19th International Conference on Conceptual Modeling, 2000.
    • 2nd best paper award for student paper presented at the American Medical Information Association Congress, 2002.
    • 3rd best paper award for student paper presented at the American Medical Information Association Congress, 2003.
    • Awarded "Certificate of Merit" for the Medical Digital Library (MDL) demonstration presented at the 89th Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), 2003.
  • Special Recognitions
    • Invited by United Nations (1984) and World Bank (1987) as a member of scientific delegates to consult and lecture on Computer Communications and Networks, and Distributed Data Bases in People's Republic of China.
    • Selected by National Science Council as a delegate scientist to visit Taiwan and give invited lecture series (1992).
    • KMeD as a feature article on Cutting Edge Technology related to content-based medical image retrieval in the Los Angeles Times, Business Section, August 4, 1997.