Herbert H. Tsang, P.Eng., Ph.D.


Full Professor, Computing Science & Mathematics

Adjunct Professor, Interactive Arts and Technology

Director, Applied Research Lab

Director, Undergraduate Research Academy

Director, Academy of STEAM

Senior Member, IEEE

Senior Member, ACM

Senior Research Affiliate, Canadian Network for Research on Terrorism, Security and Society


Research interests

  • Computational intelligence, evolutionary algorithms, machine learning
  • Health technology applications
  • Bioinformatics
  • Educational technology and distance education
  • Design space exploration
  • Human activity recognition
  • System design and engineering
  • Advanced computing applications for mobile devices
  • Software engineering

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Herbert H. Tsang is Full Professor of Computing Science & Mathematics and Director of the Applied Research Lab at Trinity Western University, Langley, BC. His research focus is on applying computational technologies to solve real-world problems. His ongoing research interests are in computational intelligence, bioinformatics, mobile computing, and scientific visualization. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the School of Interactive Arts and Technology at Simon Fraser University (SFU). At SFU, he taught in the Schools of Computing Science, Engineering Science, and Interactive Arts & Technology.

Professor Tsang worked at the University of Calgary as a postdoctoral researcher from 2009-2011 under the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Postdoctoral Fellowship. Previously, he was a scientific and engineering staff at MacDonald Dewtttiler and Associates, where he worked on various remote sensing, space and defense projects with the Canadian Space Agency and Canadian Navy as customers.

Dr Tsang received grants from all three Canadian Government research funding agencies: the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). Also, Professor Tsang received support from M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust and Mitacs.

Currently, Dr Tsang is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), and IEEE Computational Intelligence Society. He is also a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) in the province of British Columbia, Canada. Tsang is serving as a Mentor for current members-in-training, applicants, or other professional members at Engineers and Geoscientists of BC. Tsang is serving as a guest editor for the Security Informatics journal and reviewer for numerous publications (IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, and OUP Bioinformatics) and granting agencies (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada and Estonian Research Council).

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