Machine learning, data mining, information retrieval with special interests in
large-scale unsupervised/semi-supervised/supervised/active learning, hashing,
metric learning, sparse and robust learning, linear/nonlinear dimensionality reduction,
probabilistic and computational graphical models, time series modeling and inference,
learning to rank, and social network analytics.
IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
Postdoctoral Fellow Sep. 2012 – Present.
Projects: broad topics in large-scale machine learning, big data content analysis and retrieval.
Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Research Assistant of Digital Video and Multimedia Lab, Sep. 2007 – Aug. 2012.
Projects: large-scale machine learning for classification and search.
IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Hawthorne, NY, USA
Research Intern of Multimedia Research Group, May 2011 – Sep. 2011.
Projects: label denoising and scalable supervised learning on big data.
Kodak Research Laboratories, Rochester, NY, USA
Research Intern of Intelligent Systems Department, May 2010 – Aug. 2010.
Projects: web data retagging and reranking.
IBM Research Josef
Raviv Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowship (one
winner worldwide) 2012–2013
Facebook Fellowship (one of five winners worldwide) 2011–2012
Travel Grant Award from CVPR Doctoral Consortium 2012
Travel Grant Award from UCLA IPAM workshop on Large Scale Multimedia Search 2012
NSF Financial Travel Assistance Award from the 1st Sino-USA Summer School in Vision, Learning, and Pattern Recognition 2009
Columbia University Scholarship 2007–2011
Meritorious Winner (14%) in the 17th Annual Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) 2001
Meritorious Winner (15%) in the 16th Annual Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) 2000
First Prize (3.69%) in the 9th China Undergraduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling 2000
IDG’s China Computerworld Scholarship (one of 65 awardees in Mainland China) 2000
Program Committee Member: CVPR 2013/2008/2007, ICCV 2013/2011/2007, IJCAI 2013, ACM Multimedia 2013, ACML 2012, ECCV 2008, and ACCV 2007.
Conference Reviewer: NIPS 2013/2012, CVPR 2012/2011/2010/2009/2004, ECCV 2012/2010, and ACM Multimedia 2011/2010/2009.
Journal Reviewer: Journal of Machine Learning Research, IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence,
IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering,
IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia,
IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology,
Machine Vision and Applications, Pattern Recognition, Information Retrieval, Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation,
Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, Neurocomputing, Signal Processing, Multimedia Tools and Applications, Sensors.
Languages: C/C++/C#, Java, SQL,
Applications: Visual Studio .Net, Matlab, Mathematica, LaTeX, and presentation software.
Operation Systems: Windows 7.0/8.0/Mobile, Unix/Linux.