Scientific Program Committee - Wo Chang

WoChang Wo Chang is currently serving as the manager of the Digital Media Group at National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). In these duties Mr. Chang oversees several key projects including digital data archival and preservation, long-term preservation and management of electronic health records, motion image quality, and multimedia standards.  In the past, Mr. Chang was the Deputy Chair for the US National Body for MPEG (INCITS L3.1) and chaired several key projects for ISO/IEC SC 29 WG11 (MPEG), including Content-based Search Framework, Multimedia Application Formats, MPEG-7 Profiles and Levels, and co-chaired the ISO/IEC SC 29 WG1 (JPEG) JPEG Search project. Mr. Chang was one of the original members of the W3C's SMIL (Synchronization Multimedia Integration Language) Working Group and developed one of the SMIL reference software.  Furthermore, Mr. Chang also participated with the Internet Engineering Task Force for the protocols development of Session Initiation Protocol, Real-time Transport Protocol, Real-Time Streaming Protocol, and Resource-Reservation Protocol. Mr Chang’s research interests include digital data preservation, long-term preservation and management of electronic health records, content metadata description, digital file formats, multimedia synchronization, and Internet protocols.