Northwestern University
United States

Ying Wu received his B.S. from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China, in 1994, the M.S. from Tsinghua University in China in 1997, and the Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) in 2001. From 1997 to 2001, he was a research assistant at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at UIUC. During summer 1999 and 2000, he was a research intern with Microsoft Research at Redmond. In 2001, he joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Northwestern as an assistant professor. He is currently an associate professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Northwestern. His current research interests include computer vision, image and video analysis, pattern recognition, machine learning, multimedia data mining, and human-computer interaction. He serves as associate editors for IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, SPIE Journal of Electronic Imaging, and IAPR Journal of Machine Vision and Applications. He received the Robert T. Chien Award at UIUC in 2001, and the NSF CAREER award in 2003. He is a senior member of the IEEE.