Yizhou Yu

Chair Professor

325 Chow Yei Ching Building
Department of Computer Science
The University of Hong Kong
Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong

E-Mail: yizhouy at acm.org

Yizhou Yu is a chair professor and the director of AI Lab in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Hong Kong. He was first a tenure-track and then a tenured professor at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) for twelve years. He has also collaborated with Google Brain and Microsoft Research in the past. He received his PhD degree in computer science from the computer vision group at University of California, Berkeley. He also holds a MS degree in applied mathematics and a BE degree in computer science and engineering from Zhejiang University. He is an ACM Fellow and IEEE Fellow.

Prof Yu has made important contributions to AI and visual computing, including deep learning, computer vision, image processing, medical image analysis, and computer graphics. He has been named 2022 World's Top 2% Scientists by Stanford University, AI 2000 Most Influential Scholar (honorable mention), and is a recipient of US National Science Foundation CAREER Award, ACCV Best Application Paper Award, and ACM SCA Best Paper Awards. Technologies co-invented by him have been frequently adopted by the film and healthcare industries. He has more than 100 publications in top international conferences and journals, including AAAI, CVPR, ICCV, ICLR, NeurIPS, SIGGRAPH, TIP, TMI, TOG, and TPAMI. His current research interests include AI foundation models, AI based multimedia content generation, AI for medicine, and computer vision.

Professional Activities
  • Associate Editor IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (2023-present)

  • Associate Editor IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (2022-present)

  • Associate Editor IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (2014-2018)

  • Associate Editor The Visual Computer (2009-2012)

  • Program Chair International Conference on Computational Visual Media 2017

  • Program Chair Computer Animation and Social Agents 2012

  • Program Chair Pacific Conference on Computer Graphics and Applications 2009

  • Area Chair CVPR 2021, ICCV 2021, BMVC 2022, CVPR 2023

  • Program Committees

    • ACM Heidelberg Laureate Forum Selection Committee (2023-2024)
    • ACM SIGGRAPH 2006, 2008, 2016
    • ACM SIGGRAPH Asia 2011-2012, 2014, 2017
    • International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence 2022
    • International Conference on Deep Learning Theory and Applications 2020-2022

RESEARCH ( publications )

Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
Image and Video Computing
Medical Image Computing
Image-Based Modeling and Rendering
Intelligent Video Surveillance

Last modified on 30/08/2023.