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Dr Edmond Ho

Senior Lecturer

Department: Computer and Information Sciences

Edmond Shu-lim Ho is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK. Prior to joining Northumbria University in 2016, he was a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Hong Kong Baptist University. He received the BSc degree in Computer Science from the Hong Kong Baptist University, the MPhil degree from the City University of Hong Kong, and the PhD degree from the University of Edinburgh.

Edmond Ho

Campus Address

ELB120, Ellison Building Block B,
City Campus,
Newcastle upon Tyne

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • A hybrid metaheuristic navigation algorithm for robot path rolling planning in an unknown environment, Xu, S., Ho, E., Shum, H. 26 Feb 2019, In: Mechatronic Systems and Control
  • A New Method to Evaluate the Dynamic Air Gap Thickness and Garment Sliding of Virtual Clothes During Walking, Hu, P., Ho, E., Aslam, N., Shum, H., Komura, T. 13 Feb 2019, In: Textile Reseach Journal
  • A Generic Framework for Editing and Synthesizing Multimodal Data with Relative Emotion Strength, Chan, J., Shum, H., Wang, H., Yi, L., Wei, W., Ho, E. 4 Feb 2019, In: Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds
  • Illumination-aware Multi-task GANs for Foreground Segmentation, Sakkos, D., Ho, E., Shum, H. 4 Feb 2019, In: IEEE Access
  • NETIVAR, Flinton, C., Anderson, P., Shum, H., Ho, E. 4 Feb 2019, 2018 12th International Conference on Software, Knowledge, Information Management & Applications (SKIMA), Piscataway, NJ, IEEE
  • Synthesizing Expressive Facial and Speech Animation by Text-to-IPA Translation with Emotion Control, Stef, A., Perera, K., Shum, H., Ho, E. 4 Feb 2019, 2018 12th International Conference on Software, Knowledge, Information Management & Applications (SKIMA), Piscataway, NJ, IEEE
  • Interaction-based Human Activity Comparison, Shen, Y., Yang, L., Ho, E., Shum, H. 25 Jan 2019, In: IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics
  • Automatic Musculoskeletal and Neurological Disorder Diagnosis with Relative Joint Displacement from Human Gait, Rueangsirarak, W., Zhang, J., Aslam, N., Ho, E., Shum, H. Dec 2018, In: IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering
  • Data-Driven Crowd Motion Control with Multi-touch Gestures, Shen, Y., Henry, J., Wang, H., Ho, E., Komura, T., Shum, H. 1 Sep 2018, In: Computer Graphics Forum
  • Patient Assessment Assistant Using Augmented Reality, Ho, E., McCay, K., Shum, H., Yang, L., Sainsbury, D., Hodgkinson, P. 28 Jun 2018, British Council - NSFC Newton Researcher Links Workshop on Health and Well-being through VR and AR


  • Computer Science PhD Topology-based character motion synthesis June 30 2011
  • Computer Science MPhil Real-time Reactive Motion Synthesis November 01 2006
  • Computer Science BSc (Hons) December 02 2003

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

His research interests include human motions analysis and synthesis, machine learning, physically based animation, and robotics.

PGR Supervision

  • Dimitrios Sakkos Video Background Subtraction with Deep Learning Start: 15/06/2018
  • Kevin McCay Start: 01/03/2018


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