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
Theme Leader, C3SR (IBM-UIUC Center for Cognitive Computing Systems Research)
Prospective Students & Collaborators: Contact me.
The 2nd Workshop on Real-World Computer Vision from Inputs with Limited Quality (RLQ) @ ECCV 2020 recorded videos for invited talks, panel discussion and workshop papers online at YouTube.
The 1st International Workshop and Prize Challenge on Agriculture-Vision @ CVPR 2020 recorded videos for talks and panel discussions are online at YouTube.
The 2nd IEEE International Conference on Humanized Computing and Communication with Artificial Intelligence (HCCAI 2020) @ Irvine, California is calling for: Workshop Proposals & Paper Submission. (due 07/01/2020)
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, Art, Transportation, etc.
PhD & MS, Electrical & Computer Engineering, UIUC, 2014 - 2017
BE, Engineering Physics, Tsinghua University, 2005 - 2009
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)