■ Dr. Kong gave a Plenary Speech on Machine Learning for Computer Vision in 2016 SCIS&ISIS Conference, Sapporo, Japan, August 2016.
■ Dr. Kong served as Guest Editor in A Special Issue on Multispectral, Hyperspectral, and Polarimetric Imaging Technology, Journal of Sensors, March 2015. (Guest Editorial)
■ Dr. Kong gives a plenary speech at Bionics Technology Forum (Bionictec 2014), COEX Grand Ballroom, Seoul, Korea, July 2-3, 2014.
■ Dr. Kong gives an invited talk at Spring Conference of Korean Institute of Intelligent Systems in Pusan, Korea, April 18-19, 2014.
■ Dr. Kong served as Guest Editor in A Special Issue on Advances in Intelligent Visual Surveillance Systems, International Journal of Control, Automation, and Systems, October 2010. (Guest Editorial)
■ Dr. Ryu and Dr. Kong’s research on boosting terahertz radiation in THz-TDS using CW laser was featured in March 2010 issue of Electronics Letters. (Article)
■ Dr. Kong, along with his coauthors, received The Most Cited Paper Award in 2007 and again in 2008 for the journal Computer Vision and Image Understanding (S. G. Kong et al., “Recent Advances in Visual and Infrared Face Recognition – A Review,” Computer Vision and Image Understanding, Vol. 97, No. 1, pp.103-135, January 2005) (CVIU Article (2007), CVIU Article (2008), IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, UT COE e-Newsletter)
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■ Dr. Kong gave an invited talk on “Imaging Beyond the Visible Spectrum for Personal Identification and Threat Detection” in International Workshop on Information Security Applications (WISA’2006) in August 2006.
■ Dr. Kong and his coauthors received Honorable Mention Paper Award from American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Society in 2005. (Award Certificate)
■ Dr. Kong’s research on hyperspectral imaging for poultry inspection was featured in May 2004 issue of Biophotonics International Magazine. (Article)