A Brief Bio and CV
Junsong Yuan joined Nanyang Technological University (NTU) as a Nanyang Assistant Professor (NAP) in 2009, and is currently an 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 and 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, and Outstanding EECS Ph.D. Thesis award from Northwestern University. He is currently Senior Area Editor of Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation (JVCI), 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 VCIP’15, and Area Chair of ACM MM’18, ACCV’18’14, ICPR’18’16, CVPR’17, ICIP’17 etc.