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Dr Dadong Wang

Team Leader Quantitative Imaging


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Dr Dadong Wang is a Senior 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, machine learning, 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 150 research papers, book chapters and reports. His research team has been the recipient of Research Achievement Awards by CSIRO, the Engineering Excellence Award by Engineers Australia, R&D category of NSW, Queensland and ACT iAwards. 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

  • 2023-2023

    Merit recipient of National iAwards 2023 in Business and Industry Solution category (team work)

  • 2023-2023

    Merit recipient of National iAwards 2023 in Technology Platform category (team work)

  • 2023-2023

    Winner of NSW iAwards 2023 in Business and Industry Solution category (team work)

  • 2023-2023

    Merit recipient of NSW iAwards 2023 in Technology Platform category (team work)

  • 2023-2023

    Proceedings chair of Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence

  • 2020-2022

    Distinguished reviewer of IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging

  • 2021-2021

    CSIRO Non-Cash Reward

  • 2019-2021

    Advisory Board Member of the Australian Research Centre for Interactive and Virtual Environment

  • 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