Prof. Ruigang Yang, Head of Robotics and Auto-driving Lab, Baidu Research, China
Ruigang Yang is currently the chief scientist for 3D Vision at Baidu Research and leads the Robotics and Autonomous Driving Lab (RAL). Before joining Baidu, Dr. Yang was a full-time professor of computer science at the University of Kentucky. He obtained his PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his MS degree from Columbia University. His research interests span computer graphics and computer vision, and he is particularly interested in 3D reconstruction and 3D data analysis. Dr. Yang has published over 100 papers, which, according to Google Scholar, have received close to 10,000 citations with an h-index of 48 (as of 2017). He has received a number of awards including the US NSF Career Award in 2004 and the Dean’s Research Award in 2013. Dr. Yang is currently an associate editor of IEEE TPAMI and a senior member of IEEE.
Prof. Ce ZHU, University of Electronic Science & Technology of China (IEEE Fellow)
Prof. Ce ZHU, University of Electronic Science & Technology of China Ce Zhu is currently a Professor with the School of Information and Communication Engineering, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, China. His research interests include image/video coding and communications, video analysis and processing, 3D video, visual perception and applications. He has served on the editorial boards of a few journals, including as an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, and IEEE Signal Processing Letters. He has served on technical committees, organizing committees and as track/area/session chairs for over 60 international conferences, including serving as a Technical Program Co-Chair of IEEE ICME 2017. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and a Fellow of the IET. For more information, please visit his homepage at http://www.avc2-lab.net/~eczhu.
Prof. Patrick Wang, Northeastern University, USA
Prof. Patrick S.P. Wang, PhD. Fellow, IAPR, ISIBM, WASE, IETI Distinguished Fellow and IEEE & ISIBM Outstanding Achievement Awardee, is Tenured Full Professor, Northeastern University, USA, iCORE (Informatics Circle of Research Excellence) Visiting Professor, Harvard, MIT, University of Calgary, Canada, Otto-Von-Guericke Distinguished Guest Professor, Magdeburg University, Germany, Zijiang Visiting Chair, ECNU, Shanghai, China, as well as honorary advisory professor of several key universities in China, including Sichuan University, Xiamen University, East China Normal University, Shanghai, and Guangxi Normal University, Guilin.
Prof. Wang received his BSEE from National Chiao Tung University (Jiaotong University), also known as China's MIT, MSEE from National Taiwan University, MSICS from Georgia Institute of Technology, and PhD, Computer Science from Oregon State University. Dr. Wang has published over 26 books, 200 technical papers, 3 USA/European Patents, in PR/AI/TV/Cybernetics/Imaging, and is currently founding Editor-in-Chief of IJPRAI (International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence) , and Book Series of MPAI, WSP. In addition to his technical interests, Dr. Wang also published a prose book, "Harvard Meditation Melody" 《哈佛冥想曲 》, 《劍橋狂想曲 》and many articles and poems regarding Du Fu and Li Bai's poems, Beethoven, Brahms, Mozart and Tchaikovsky's symphonies, and Bizet, Verdi, Puccini and Rossini's operas.