Humphrey Shi

Assistant Professor (UO Presidential Initiative in Data Science for Computer Vision)

Department of Computer & Information Science, University of Oregon

Other Academic Affiliations:

    • Faculty Affiliate, Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact, University of Oregon

    • Faculty Member, NSF Center for Big Learning

    • Adjunct Assistant Professor, ECE, UIUC

    • Graduate Faculty Member, UIUC

    • Member, C3SR (IBM-UIUC Center for Cognitive Computing Systems Research)

More Information: CV | Google Scholar | GitHub | SHI Lab @ UO | IFP Group @ UIUC

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Research Interests:

My current research focuses on accurate & efficient visual understanding and deep learning for AI systems & applications, in particular I have recently worked in:

    • Computer Vision: classification, object detection, segmentation, activity recognition, etc.

    • Machine Learning: deep learning, weakly-supervised learning, transfer learning, efficient learning, etc.

    • AI Systems & Applications for Science, Engineering, Education, Agriculture, Medicine, Finance, Transportation, etc.

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Education

    • PhD & MS, Electrical & Computer Engineering, UIUC, 2014 - 2017

    • BE, Engineering Physics, Tsinghua University, 2005 - 2009

Professional Experiences

    • Assistant Professor, CIS, UO, 2019.12 - Present

    • Graduate Faculty Member, UIUC, 2018.08 - Present

    • Adjunct Assistant Professor, ECE, UIUC, 2020.08 - Present

    • Courtesy Assistant Professor, CIS, UO, 2019.06 - 2019.12

    • Adjunct Research Assistant Professor, ECE, UIUC, 2017.12 - 2020.08

    • Research Staff Member, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, 2017.11 - 2019.12

    • Algorithmic Trader Intern & Consultant, Jump Trading, 2016.05 - 2017.11

    • Visiting Scholar, LV Group, NUS, 2015.05 - 2015.07

Selected Honors & Awards

    • National Academy of Engineering US Frontiers of Engineering (2019)

    • Outstanding Poster Award, MIT-IBM AI Horizons Colloquium (2019)

    • IEEE/ACM DAC System Design Contest 1st Place (2019)

    • IBM Research Accomplishment Award (2018)

    • IBM Invention Achievement Award (2018)

    • IBM Equity Award (2018)

    • NIST/IARPA TRECVID Activity Recognition Challenge 1st Place (2018)

    • Nvidia AI City Challenge 1st Place (2017)

    • ImageNet Video Object Detection and Tracking Challenge 2nd Place (2017)

    • ImageNet Video Object Detection Challenge 3rd Place (2015)

Research Collaborators & Sponsors