Yizhou Yu


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 full professor 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 12 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.

Prof Yu has made many important contributions to AI and visual computing, including deep learning, computer vision, image processing, and computer graphics. He is a recipient of 2002 US National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 2007 NNSF China Overseas Distinguished Young Investigator Award, ACCV 2018 Best Application Paper Award, ACM SCA 2011 and 2005 Best Paper Awards, and 1998 Microsoft Graduate Fellowship. Innovative technologies co-invented by him has been frequently adopted by the film and special effects industry. He has more than 150 publications in international conferences and journals. His current research interests include deep learning, computer vision, biomedical data analysis, computational visual media, and geometric computing. He is an IEEE fellow and ACM distinguished member.

Professional Activities
  • Associate Editor, IET Computer Vision, 2016-present

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

  • Associate Editor, The Visual Computer, 2009-2012

  • Editorial Board, International Journal of Software and Informatics, 2009-present

  • Conference Chair, International Conference on Machine Vision and Information Technology 2017

  • Program Chair, International Conference on Computational Visual Media 2017

  • Program Chair, Computer Animation and Social Agents 2012

  • Papers Program Committees

    • ACM SIGGRAPH 2006, 2008, 2016
    • ACM SIGGRAPH Asia 2011, 2012, 2014, 2017
    • International Conference on Computational Visual Media, 2012-2013, 2015-2017
    • International Conference on Computer Vision, 2003
    • International Conference on Imaging Theory and Applications, 2011-2012
    • International Conference on Vision Theory and Applications, 2014-2016, 2018

RESEARCH ( publications )

Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
Image and Video Computing
Geometric Computing
Virtual Reality Modeling and Rendering
Intelligent Video Surveillance

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