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 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 currently an IEEE fellow and ACM distinguished member.

Prof Yu has made important contributions to AI and visual computing, including computer graphics, computer vision, medical image analysis, and machine learning. He is a recipient of 2002 US National Science Foundation CAREER Award, ACCV 2018 Best Application Paper Award, ACM SCA 2011 and 2005 Best Paper Awards, and 1998 Microsoft Graduate Fellowship. 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, MICCAI, SIGGRAPH, TOG, TMI and TPAMI. His current research interests include deep learning, computer vision, AI for medicine, and computer graphics.

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

  • Area Chair, CVPR 2021, ICCV 2021

  • 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
Medical Image Computing
Virtual Reality Modeling and Rendering
Intelligent Video Surveillance

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