A Brief Bio and CV
Junsong Yuan joined Nanyang Technological University (NTU) as a Nanyang Assistant Professor (NAP) in 2009, and is currently a tenured associate professor at School of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE), NTU. He received Ph.D. from Northwestern University in 2009 and M.Eng. from National University of Singapore in 2005. Before that, he graduated from the Special Class for the Gifted Young of Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), Wuhan, China, in 2002.
His research interests include computer vision, video analytics, gesture and action analysis, large-scale visual search and mining, etc. Since 2009, he has been PI or Joint-PI of over 8 million SGD grants, and has published over 100 papers in top conferences and journals, with research work licensed by industry and government agency. He received 2016 Best Paper Award from IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, Doctoral Spotlight Award from IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR'09), Nanyang Assistant Professorship from NTU, Outstanding EECS Ph.D. Thesis award from Northwestern University, and National Outstanding Student from Ministry of Education, P.R.China. He is currently an Associate Editor of IEEE Trans. on Image Processing (T-IP), IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (T-CSVT), and served as Guest Editor of International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV). He is Program Co-chair of ICME’18 and Area Chair of CVPR’17, ICIP’17 etc.