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Dr Dadong Wang

Team Leader Quantitative Imaging


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Dr Dadong Wang is a Principal Research Scientist & the leader of the CSIRO Quantitative Imaging Research Team, part of the CSIRO Data61. The research team has extensive experience and a track record in developing intelligent end-to-end imaging and image analysis solutions and via collaboration with innovation partners bring them to the market.

Dadong is also a Conjoint Professor at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and an adjunct Professor at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). Prior to joining the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in 2005, he had worked for two multinational companies for six years, developing large intelligent systems for monitoring and control. His main research interests include image analysis, computer vision, artificial intelligence, signal processing and software engineering. He has been developing automated image analysis solutions for scientific and industrial applications, with the aim of increasing both quality and quantity of information extracted from multi-dimensional image data.

Dadong has published over 100 research papers, book chapters and reports. His research team was awarded CSIRO Divisional Research Achievement Awards in 2013, 2012 and 2010, respectively, and was awarded the Engineering Excellence Award by Engineers Australia Sydney Division in 2009. The team was the winner of R&D category of ACT iAwards in 2014 and 2018. In 2015, the team won merit awards in the R&D category of NSW and Queensland iAwards, respectively. He is a senior member of the IEEE.

Looking for PhD Students - my team is looking for outstanding candidates to carry out research in Image Analysis, Video Analytics, Computer Vision, Deep Learning, Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality. Please send me your CV and your research idea/short proposal if interested.

Academic Qualifications

  • 2002

    PhD in Engineering

  • 1997

    Doctor of Engineering

  • 1993

    Master of Engineering

  • 1990

    Bachelor of Engineering

Professional Experiences

  • 2010

    IEEE Senior Member

Other highlights

  • 2018-2019

    CSIRO Performance Cash Reward

  • 2015-2015

    Merit Recipient (Team), Queensland State iAwards

  • 2012-2013

    CMIS Research Achievement Award

  • 2012-2013

    CSIRO Performance Cash Reward

  • 2010-2011

    CSIRO and Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) 2010/2011 Exchange Scheme

  • 2009-2010

    CMIS Research Achievement Award

  • 2009-2009

    Engineering Excellence Industry Award for Innovations and Inventions, Sydney region, the Institution of Engineers Australia

  • 2006-2007

    CSIRO Performance Cash Reward