Alumni – PhDs

Hao Xu

Thesis Title: Understanding Deep Learning from Its System Architectures, Feature Representations to Applications, January 2017.
Employment: Google, Los Angeles, CA, USA
The 140th PhD from MCL

Xiaqing Pan

Thesis Title: Machine Learning Methods for 2D/3D Shape Retrieval and Classification, January 2017.
Employment: Bloomberg, New York, NY, USA
The 139th PhD from MCL

Chun-Ting Huang

Thesis Title: Facial Identity Recognition and Attribute Classification Using Machine Learning Techniques, January 2017.
Employment: Qualcomm, San Diego, CA, USA
The 138th PhD from MCL

Shangwen Li

Thesis Title: Multimodal Image Retrieval and Object Classification Using Deep Learning Features, December 2016.
Employment: Facebook, Inc., Menlo Park, CA, USA
The 137th PhD from MCL

Chen Chen

Thesis Title: Large-Scale Scene Classification Using Machine Learning Techniques, December 2016.
Employment: Facebook, Inc., Menlo Park, CA, USA
The 136th PhD from MCL

Jian Li

Thesis Title: Advanced Techniques for Latent Fingerprint Enhancement and Recognition, December 2016.
Employment: Apple, Inc., Cupertino, California, USA
The 135th PhD from MCL

Young Ju Jeong

Thesis Title: Autostereoscopic 3D Display Rendering from Conventional Stereo Sequences, February 2016.
Employment: Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, Suwon, Korea
The 134th PhD from MCL

Sachin Chachada

Thesis Title: Classification and Retrieval of Environmental Sounds, January 2016
Employment: Ally Smart Care, New York, USA
The 133rd PhD from MCL

Sudeng Hu

Thesis Title: Techniques for Compressed Visual Data Quality Assessment and Advanced Video Coding, October 2015
Employment: Apple, Inc., USA
The 132nd PhD from MCL

Pang-Chang (Brian) Lan

Thesis Title: Secure Wireless Communications: Performance Bound Analysis and Unitary Modulation Realization, September 2015
Employment: Facebook, Inc., Menlo Park, CA, USA
The 131st PhD from MCL

Sanjay Purushotham

Thesis Title: Advanced Machine Learning Techniques for Video, Social and Biomedical Data Analytics, September 2015
Employment: Post-doctoral Fellow, University of Southern California, USA
The 130th PhD from MCL

Xiang Fu

Thesis Title: Advanced Visual Segmentation Techniques: Algorithmic Design and Performance Analysis, September 2015
Employment: Apple, Inc., USA
The 129th PhD from MCL

Joe Yuchieh Lin

Thesis Title: Experimental Design and Evaluation Methodology for Human-Centric Visual Quality Assessment, September 2015
Employment: Apple, Inc., Cupertino, California, USA
The 128th PhD from MCL

Harshad Kadu

Thesis Title: Advanced Techniques for Human Action Classification and Text Localization, September 2015
Employment: Dolby Laboratories, Inc., USA
The 127th PhD from MCL

Hyunsuk Ko

Thesis Title: Advanced Techniques for Stereoscopic Image Rectification and Quality Assessment, March 2015
Employment: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI), Korea
The 126th PhD from MCL

Xue Wang

Thesis Title: Machine Learning Based Techniques for Biomedical Image/Video Analysis, June 2014.
Employment: Google, Mountain View, CA, USA.
The 125th PhD from MCL

Kuan-Hsien Liu

Thesis Title: Facial Age Grouping and Estimation via Ensemble Learning, June 2014.
Employment:: Post-doctoral Research Fellow, CITI, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan.
The 124th PhD from MCL

Tsung-Jung Liu

Thesis Title: A Learning-based Approach to Image Quality Assessment, June 2014.
Employment: Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan.
URL: http://www.ee.nchu.edu.tw/wb_t_introduction_1.asp?sn=83
The 123rd PhD from MCL

Martin Gawecki

Thesis Title: A Signal Processing Approach to Robust Jet Engine Fault Detection and Diagnosis, June 2014.
Employment: Northrop Grumman Corporation, Los Angeles, CA, USA
The 122nd PhD from MCL

Jiangyang Zhang

Thesis Title: Advanced Visual Processing Techniques for Latent Fingerprint Detection and Video Retargeting, March 2014.
Employment: Asana, San Francisco, CA, USA.
The 121st PhD from MCL

Hang Yuan

Thesis Title: Modeling and Optimization of Energy-Efficient Delay-Constrained Video Sharing Servers, January 2014.
Employment: Apple, Inc., Cupertino, CA, USA
The 120th PhD from MCL

Jing Zhang

Thesis Title: Isoform Quantification and Splicing Regulation Analysis in RNA-Seq Studies, October 2013.
Employment: Yale University, USA
The 119th PhD from MCL

Jingwei Wang

Thesis Title: Depth Inference and Visual Saliency Detection from 2D Images, May 2013.
Employment: Apple, Inc., Cupertino, CA, USA
The 118th PhD from MCL

Dong-Woo Kang

Thesis Title: Advanced Coronary CT Angiography Image Processing Techniques, May 2013.
Employment: Samsung, Korea
The 117th PhD from MCL

Xingze He

Thesis Title: Novel and Efficient Schemes for Security and Privacy Issues in Smart Grids, May 2013.
Employment: Facebook, Inc., Menlo Park, CA, USA
The 116th PhD from MCL

SeongHo Cho

Thesis Title: Block-based Image Steganalysis: Algorithms and Performance Evaluation, May 2012.
Employment: Intel, Santa Clara, CA, USA
The 115th PhD from MCL

Je-Won Kang

Thesis Title: Efficient Coding Techniques for High Definition Video, May 2012.
Employment: Ewha University, Seoul, Korea
The 114th PhD from MCL

En-Shuo Tsau

Thesis Title: Advanced Features and Feature Section Methods for Vibration and Audio Signal Classification, April 2012.
Employment: Broadcom, Irvine, CA, USA
The 113th PhD from MCL

Sungje Cho

Thesis Title: Techniques for De Novo Sequence Assembly: Algorithms and Experimental Results, April 2012.
Employment: Groupon, Seattle, WA, USA.
The 112th PhD from MCL

Joyce Liang

Thesis Title: Efficient Methods for Enhancing Secure Network Codes, January 2012.
Employment: Sandia National Labs, Livermore, CA, USA
The 111th PhD from MCL

Chung-Cheng Lou

Thesis Title: Low Complexity and High Efficiency Techniques for Video Coding, September 2011.
Employment: 17Media, Taipei, Taiwan
The 110th PhD from MCL

Lorenzo Rossi

Thesis Title: Efficient Data Collection in Wireless Sensor Networks: Modeling and Algorithms, July 2011.
Employment: City of Hope Cancer Treatment of Research Center, Duarte, CA, USA.
The 109th PhD from MCL

Peiying Chiang

Thesis Title: Feature-preserving Simplification and Sketch-based Creation of 3D Models, May 2011.
Employment: National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan
URL: http://www-scf.usc.edu/~peiyingc/
The 108th PhD from MCL

Tze-Ping Low

Thesis Title: Physical Layer Multicasting with Opportunistic Scheduling, May 2011.
Employment: MediaTek Wireless Inc., Woburn, MA, USA
The 107th PhD from MCL

Selina Chu

Thesis Title: Recognition and Characterization of Unstructured Environmental Sounds, December 2010.
Employment: NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, USA
URL: http://ml.jpl.nasa.gov/public/mls/people/selina.shtml
The 106th PhD from MCL

May-chen Kuo

Thesis Title: Mocap Data Compression: Algorithms and Performance Evaluation, August 2010.
Employment: Kneron, Inc., San Diego, California, USA
The 105th PhD from MCL

Shahryar Karimi-Ashtiani

Thesis Title: Theory and Simulation of Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging on Brain’s White Matter, April 2010.
Employment: Computer Software Inc., Bellevue, WA, USA
The 104th PhD from MCL

Youngmin Kwak

Thesis Title: Advanced Liquid Simulation Techniques for Computer Graphics Applications, March 2010.
Employment: Samsung, Suwan, Korea
The 103rd PhD from MCL

Qi Zhang

Thesis Title: Advanced Techniques for High Fidelity Video Coding, March 2010.
Employment: Southbay Technology, Inc., Zhejiang, China
The 102nd PhD from MCL

Yunyang Dai

Thesis Title: Advanced Intra Prediction Techniques for Image/Video Coding, March 2010.
Employment: Southbay Technology, Inc., Zhejiang, China
The 101st PhD from MCL

Ping-Hao Wu

Thesis Title: Efficient Management Techniques for Large Scale Video Collection, January 2010.
Employment: Google, Mountain View, CA, USA.
The 100th PhD from MCL

Jessy Lee

Thesis Title: Techniques for Tree Model Simplification: Methodologies and Performance Evaluation, January 2010.
Employment: Founder and CEO, Yobi3D
The 99th PhD from MCL

Tanaphol Thaipanich

Thesis Title: Image and Video Enhancement through Motion Based Interpolation and Nonlocal-means Denoising Techniques, December 2009.
Employment: Push Media Co., Ltd, Bangkok, Thailand
The 98th PhD from MCL

Yongjin Cho

Thesis Title: Dependent Rate-Distortion Modeling for H.264/SVC Bit Allocation, December 2009.
Employment: Samsung Electronics, Korea
The 97th PhD from MCL

Namgook Cho

Thesis Title: Source-Specific Learning and Binaural Cues Selection Techniques for Audio Source Separation, August 2009.
Employment: Samsung Electronics, Korea
The 96th PhD from MCL

Jonghye Woo

Thesis Title: Variational Techniques for Cardiac Image Analysis: Algorithms and Applications, August 2009.
Employment: Assistant Professor, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA. USA.
URL: http://iacl.ece.jhu.edu/~jonghye/
The 95th PhD from MCL

Byung Tae Oh

Thesis Title: Texture Processing for Image/Video Coding and Super-Resolution Applications, April 2009.
Employment: Korea Aerospace University (KAU), Korea
URL: https://sites.google.com/site/btoh77/member
The 94th PhD from MCL

Hui Wang

Thesis Title: Robust Video Transmission in Erasure Networks with Network Coding, April 2009.
Employment: Cisco, San Jose, CA, USA
The 93rd PhD from MCL

Byung-Ho Cha

Thesis Title: Design and Analysis of Collusion-Resistant Fingerprinting Systems, April 2009.
Employment: Samsung Electronics, Korea
The 92nd PhD from MCL

Usman Riaz

Thesis Title: Coding and Optimization for Ultra-Wide-Band Wireless Communications, September 2008.
Employment: Department of ECE, Center for Advanced Studies in Engineering (CASE), Pakistan
The 91st PhD from MCL

Yu-Jung Chang

Thesis Title: Resource Allocation in OFDM/OFDMA Cellular Networks: Protocol Design and Performance Analysis, September 2008.
Employment: Research Center for Information Technology Innovation, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
The 90th PhD from MCL

Jiansong Chen

Thesis Title: Robust Transmit Precoding and V-BLAST Receiver Design for MIMO Communication Systems, September 2008.
Employment:
The 89th PhD from MCL

Szu-Wei Lee

Thesis Title: H.264/AVC Decoder Complexity Modeling and Its Applications, May 2008.
Employment: Intel, Santa Clara, CA, USA
The 88th PhD from MCL

Wan-Jen Huang

Thesis Title: Design and Analysis of High-Performance Cooperative Relay Networks, January 2008.
Employment: National Sun Yat-Sen University, KaoHsiung, Taiwan
The 87th PhD from MCL

Jong Dae Oh

Thesis Title: Disparity Estimation from Multi-View Images and Video: Graph Models and Algorithms, January 2008.
Employment: Intel, Folsom, CA, USA
The 86th PhD from MCL

Bei Wang

Thesis Title: Techniques for Efficient Cloud Modeling, Simulation and Rendering, December 2007.
Employment: Intel, Santa Clara, CA, USA
The 85th PhD from MCL

Layla Tadjpour

Thesis Title: Interference Reduction for Multiaccess Multicarrier Transceiver in Mobile Environments, November 2007.
Employment: Ikanos Communications, Inc, Red Bank, NJ, USA
The 84th PhD from MCL

Alex Chia-Chun Hsu

Thesis Title: Coexistence Mechanisms for Legacy and Next Generation Wireless Networks Protocols, November 2007.
Employment: MediaTek, Taiwan
The 83rd PhD from MCL

Yu-Hao Chang

Thesis Title: Precoding Techniques for Efficient Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Communication Systems, September 2007.
Employment: Mediatek Inc., Hsinchu, Taiwan
The 82nd PhD from MCL

Chia-Chin Chou

Thesis Title: Techniques for Peer-to-Peer Content Distribution over Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, September 2007.
Employment: Mediatek Inc., Hsinchu, Taiwan
The 81st PhD from MCL

Ilya Eckstein

Thesis Title: Correspondence-based Analysis of 3D Deformable Shapes: Methods and Applications, September 2007.
Employment: Robin Labs, Palo Alto, CA, USA
The 80th PhD from MCL

Yu Shiu

Thesis Title: Digital Signal Processing Techniques for Music Structure Analysis, August 2007.
Employment: Cornell University., Ithaca, NY, USA
The 79th PhD from MCL

Pei-Kai Liao

Thesis Title: Distributed Edge and Contour Line Detection for Environmental Monitoring with Wireless Sensor Networks, May 2007.
Employment: Mediatek Inc., Hsinchu, Taiwan
The 78th PhD from MCL

Jae-Joon Lee

Thesis Title: Aging Analysis in Large-Scale Wireless Sensor Networks, May 2007.
Employment: Ajou University, Korea
The 77th PhD from MCL

Ming-Sui Lee

Thesis Title: Low Complexity Mosaic and Up-Sampling Techniques for High Resolution Video Display, October 2006.
Employment: The National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
URL: http://www.csie.ntu.edu.tw/~mslee/
The 76th PhD from MCL

Do-Kyoung Kwon

Thesis Title: Rate Control Techniques for H.264/AVC Video with Enhanced Rate-Distortion Modeling, October 2006.
Employment: Texas Instruments, Inc, Dallas, TX, USA
The 75th PhD from MCL

Yu Hu

Thesis Title: Power-efficient Multimedia Applications on Embedded Systems, October 2006.
Employment: Broadcom
The 74th PhD from MCL

Fu-Hsuan Chiu

Thesis Title: Performance Analysis and Transceiver Design for Adaptive Bit-Interleaved MIMO-OFDM Systems, October 2006.
Employment: Broadcom, Matawan, NJ, USA
The 73rd PhD from MCL

Hua Yang

Thesis Title: Prediction Modeling and Statistical Analysis for Amino Acid Substitutions, October 2006.
Employment: Banking Regulatory Commission, Beijing, China
The 72nd PhD from MCL

Wonseok Baek

Thesis Title: Reliable and Power Efficient Protocols for Space Communication and Wireless Ad-Hoc Networks, September 2006.
Employment: Samsung Electronics, Korea
The 71st PhD from MCL

Xiaosong Zhou

Thesis Title: Robust and Flexible H.264 Video Streaming Techniques, June 2006.
Employment: Apple, Inc., Cupertino, CA, USA
The 70th PhD from MCL

Shih-Chieh Su

Thesis Title: Genomic Data Analysis and Processing with Signal Processing Techniques, June 2006.
Employment: FICO, San Diego, CA, USA
The 69th PhD from MCL

Jingliang Peng

Thesis Title: A Geometry-Centric Approach to Progressive 3D Graphics Coding, May 2006.
Employment: Shandong University, Jinan, Shandong Province, China
URL: http://vr.sdu.edu.cn/~pjl/index.htm
The 68th PhD from MCL

Junghun Park

Thesis Title: Internet Security and Quality-of-Service (QoS) Provision via Machine Learning Theory, March 2006.
Employment: Samsung, Korea
The 67th PhD from MCL

Man-On (Simon) Pun

Thesis Title: Design and Analysis of OFDMA and SC-SDMA for Broadband Multiuser Communications, March 2006.
Employment: Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen), Shenzhen, China.
The 66th PhD from MCL

Changsung Kim

Thesis Title: Design and Performance Analysis of Low Complexity Encoding Algorithm for H.264/AVC, March 2006.
Employment: Qualcomm
The 65th PhD from MCL

Michael Enright

Thesis Title: Design and Analysis of Differentiated Quality of Service Using Multicarrier Energy Allocation, September 2005.
Employment: Quantum Dimension, Inc, Orange County, CA, USA
The 64th PhD from MCL

Dahua Xie

Thesis Title: Light-weight Multimedia Encryption: Algorithms and Performance Analysis, September 2005.
Employment: Intel Corporation, Santa Clara, CA, USA
The 63rd PhD from MCL

Jun-Seong Park

Thesis Title: Code Assignment and Call Admission Control for OVSF-CDMA Systems, April 2005.
Employment: Korea Communications Commission (KCC), Korea
The 62nd PhD from MCL

Yih-Feng Chen

Thesis Title: On Theory and Applications of Reuse of Multiple eXtensible Markup Languages (XMLs), April 2005.
Employment: Rich IP & Co., Taipei, Taiwan
The 61st PhD from MCL

Yinqing Zhao

Thesis Title: Design and Analysis of Server Scheduling for Video-on-Demand Systems, April 2005.
Employment: Real Communications, Inc., San Jose, CA, USA
The 60th PhD from MCL

Shang-Ho Tsai

Thesis Title: Design and Performance Analysis of A New Multiuser OFDM Transceiver System, March 2005.
Employment: National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
The 59th PhD from MCL

Chiao-yao Chuang

Thesis Title: Direction-of-Arrival and Delay Estimation for DS-CDMA Systems with Multiple Receive Antennas, January 2005.
Employment: Mediatek
The 58th PhD from MCL

KiTae Nahm

Thesis Title: On the Scale of Probe Traffic for Internet Transport Protocols, January 2005.
Employment: Microsoft, Seattle, WA, USA
The 57th PhD from MCL

Feng-Tsun Chien

Thesis Title: Carrier Frequency Offset in Multicarrier CDMA Systems under Correlated Fading, November 2004.
Employment: National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
URL: http://cwww.ee.nctu.edu.tw/~ftchien/
The 56th PhD from MCL

Wei-Ying Kung

Thesis Title: Error Resilient Techniques for Robust Video Transmission, May 2004.
Employment: Motorola, San Diego, CA, USA
The 55th PhD from MCL

Xiaoming Sun

Thesis Title: Design and Applications of MPEG Video Markup Language, January 2004.
Employment: Apple, Inc., USA
The 54th PhD from MCL

Sheng Yang

Thesis Title: Technique for 3D Graphic Compression and Streaming Systems, November 2003.
Employment: Digital Media Cartridge, Beijing, China
The 53rd PhD from MCL

Sau-Hsuan Wu

Thesis Title: Blind Multiuser Receivers for DS-CDMA in Frequency Selective Fading Channels, September 2003.
Employment: National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
URL: http://140.113.144.123/
The 52nd PhD from MCL

Minkuan Chang

Thesis Title: SINR Analysis and Power Control for Downlink W-CDMA and Multi-user OFDM Systems, September 2003.
Employment: National Chung-Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
URL: http://www.ee.nchu.edu.tw/wb_t_introduction_1.asp?sn=12
The 51st PhD from MCL

Chih-Hung Kuo

Thesis Title: Contributions to Coding Techniques for Wireless Multimedia Communication, September 2003.
Employment: National Cheng-Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
URL: www.ee.ncku.edu.tw/nckueechinese/professor/T412-chkuo/T0000000e.htm
The 50th PhD from MCL

Wen-Kuang Kuo

Thesis Title: Design and Analysis of MAC Protocols for Broadband Wired/Wireless Networks, June 2003.
Employment: National Cheng-Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
URL: www.ee.ncku.edu.tw/nckueechinese/professor/T310-wkuo/T0000000e.htm
The 49th PhD from MCL

Jin-Gyeong Kim

Thesis Title: Algorithms and Architectures for Robust Video Transmission, June 2003.
Employment: LG Electronics, Seoul, Korea
The 48th PhD from MCL

Po-Chyi Su

Thesis Title: Information Hiding in Digital Images: Watermarking and Steganography, March 2003.
Employment: National Central University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
URL: http://in1.csie.ncu.edu.tw/~pochyisu/
The 47th PhD from MCL

Maverick Shih

Thesis Title: Statistical Humming Recognition and Theme Finder for Query by Humming Systems, March 2003.
Employment: Acer, Taiwan
The 46th PhD from MCL

Wuttipong Kumwilaisak

Thesis Title: Adaptive Video Transmission over Wireless Fading Channels, January 2003.
Employment: King Mongkut’s University of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand
URL: http://staff.kmutt.ac.th/~wuttipong.kum/information.html
The 45th PhD from MCL

Chien-Hwa Hwang

Thesis Title: Performance Analysis of Linear Multistage Interference Cancellation in Long-Code CDMA Systems, January 2003.
Employment: Mediatek Inc., Hsinchu, Taiwan
The 44th PhD from MCL

Fang Liu

Thesis Title: Time Scale Modification of Digital Audio Signals and Its Applications, December 2002.
Employment: Adobe, Seattle, WA, USA
The 43rd PhD from MCL

Lei Huang

Thesis Title: Call Admission Control and Resource Allocation for Quality of Service Support in Wireless Multimedia Networks, December 2002.
Employment: Loyola Marymount, Los Angeles, CA, USA
URL: http://works.bepress.com/lei_huang/
The 42nd PhD from MCL

Shan Liu

Thesis Title: Temporal-Spatial Rate Control and Transcoding Techniques for Video Compression, December 2002.
Employment: Media Tek, San Jose, CA, USA
The 41st PhD from MCL

Ying Li

Thesis Title: Content-based Video Analysis, Indexing and Representation Using Multimodal Information, November 2002.
Employment: IBM Watson Research Lab., Yorktown Heights, NY. USA
The 40th PhD from MCL

Young-Gook Kim

Thesis Title: Rate Adaptation and Error Control Techniques for TCP-Friendly Internet Video Transmission, October 2002.
Employment: LG Electronics, Seoul, Korea
The 39th PhD from MCL

Lifeng Zhao

Thesis Title: Advanced Video Coding Techniques for Internet Streaming and DVB Applications, October 2002,
Employment: Nemochips, Fremont, CA, USA
The 38th PhD from MCL

Huan Chen

Thesis Title: Dynamic Radio Resource Management for 2G and 3G Wireless Systems, September 2002.
Employment: National Chung-Cheng University, Chiayi, Taiwan
The 37th PhD from MCL

Zhi Shi

Thesis Title: Theory and Applications of Bandwidth-Efficient Scheduling for Multicast On-Demand Services, July 2002.
Employment: Countrywide, New York, NY, USA
The 36th PhD from MCL

Dai Yang

Thesis Title: High Fidelity Multichannel Audio Compression, May 2002.
Employment: Qualcomm, San Diego, CA, USA
The 35th PhD from MCL

Chung-Ping Wu

Thesis Title: Techniques for Audiovisual Data Confidentiality, Integrity and Copyright Protection, September 2001.
Employment: Apple, Inc., Cupertino, CA, USA
The 34th PhD from MCL

Jitae Shin

Thesis Title: Quality of Service Provisioning for Multimedia Applications in Service Differentiation Networks, March 2001.
Employment: Sungkyungkwan University, Korea
URL: http://icc.skku.ac.kr/~jtshin
The 33rd PhD from MCL

Wensheng Zhou

Thesis Title: Intelligent Systems for Video Analysis and Access over the Internet, January 2001.
Employment: Agiyo Inc., Institute for Advanced Technology of UCLA, West Hills, CA, USA
The 32nd PhD from MCL

Wenlong Dong

Thesis Title: Progressive Compression and Processing of 3-D Triangular Meshes, July 2000.
Employment: Facebook, Seattle, WA, USA
The 31st PhD from MCL

Zijun Yang

Thesis Title: Intelligent Image Content Analysis: Tools, Techniques and Applications, May 2000.
Employment: Experian, Costa Mesa, CA, USA
The 30th PhD from MCL

Yiliang Bao

Thesis Title: Low Complexity Scalable Image and Video Coding for Internet Applications, November 1999.
Employment: Cygnus Broadband, San Diego, CA, USA
The 29th PhD from MCL

Ju Guo

Thesis Title: Semantic Video Object Segmentation for Content-Based Multimedia Applications, November 1999.
Employment: Lowry Digital, Los Angeles, CA, USA
The 28th PhD from MCL

Te-Chung Isaac Yang

Thesis Title: Robust Image/Video Transmission with Efficient Error Resilient Codecs, November 1999.
Employment: Nvidia, Santa Clara, CA, USA
The 27th PhD from MCL

Zhidong Yan

Thesis Title: Efficient and Robust Compression of 2D and 3D Graphics, November 1999.
Employment: Pacific Invesetment Management Co., Newport Beach, CA, USA
The 26th PhD from MCL

Tong Zhang

Thesis Title: Automatic Segmentation, Indexing and Retrieval of Audiovisual Data based on Combined Audio and Visual Content Analysis, September 1999.
Employment: HP Research Lab., Pola Alto, CA, USA
The 25th PhD from MCL

Hwangjun Song

Thesis Title: Rate Control Algorithms for Low Variable Bit Rate Video, May 1999.
Employment: Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea
The 24th PhD from MCL

Mei-Yin Shen

Thesis Title: Compression Artifact Removal and Inverse Halftoning Using Robust Nonlinear Filtering, May 1999.
Employment: Mediatek Inc., San Jose, CA, USA
The 23rd PhD from MCL

Yon Jun Chung

Thesis Title: Streaming Video Transmission Control via Bitstream Modulation based Internet Traffic, December 1998.
Employment: Ambarella, Santa Clara, CA, USA
The 22nd PhD from MCL

Tien-Ying Kuo

Thesis Title: Overlapped Block Motion Search and Motion-Compensated Frame Interpolation for H.263/H.263+ System, December 1998.
Employment: National Taipei University of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan
URL: http://en.image.ee.ntut.edu.tw/
The 21st PhD from MCL

Houngjyh Mike Wang

Thesis Title: Multi-Threshold Wavelet Codec (MTWC) and Perceptual Digital Image Watermark Casting, November 1998.
Employment: Skyviia, Taiwan
The 20th PhD from MCL

Ioannis Katsavounidis

Thesis Title: Image Compression with Wavelet Transform and Vector Quantization, July 1998.
Employment: Netflix, Los Gatos, California, USA
The 19th PhD from MCL

Jiankun Li

Thesis Title: Progressive Compression of 3-D Graphics, May 1998.
Employment:
Employment: Ambarella, Santa Clara, CA, USA
The 18th PhD from MCL

Yung-Kai Lai

Thesis Title: Perceptual Image Quality Measurement and Coding with Wavelets, May 1998.
Employment: Sharp Labs. of America, Irvine, CA, USA
The 17th PhD from MCL

Xia Wan

Thesis Title: Hierarchical Feature Extraction and Interactive Query for Image Database Management, May 1998.
Employment: Microsoft, San Francisco Bay, CA, USA
The 16th PhD from MCL

Asha Vellaikal

Thesis Title: Evaluation of Color and Transform Domain Features for Indexing and Classifying Distributed Image Databases, May 1998.
Employment: Orange, San Francisco Bay, CA, USA
The 15th PhD from MCL

Kai-Chieh Liang

Thesis Title: Storage and Retrieval of Wavelet Compressed Imagery Database, December 1997.
Employment: Broadcom, Irvine, CA, USA
The 14th PhD from MCL

Wei-Fen (Michael) Chen

Thesis Title: Heterogeneous Bit Stream Modeling, Analysis and Classification, August 1997.
Employment: Fair Isaac Corporation, San Jose, CA, USA
The 13th PhD from MCL

Po-Yuen Cheng

Thesis Title: Image Compression with Embedded Wavelet Transform, August 1996.
Employment: Mediatek, San Jose, CA, USA
The 12th PhD from MCL

Gregory Caso

Thesis Title: Hybrid Fractal/Wavelet Methods for Image Compression, April 1996.
Employment: Escape Communications, Los Angeles, CA, USA
The 11th PhD from MCL

Junavit Chalidabhongse

Thesis Title: Fast Motion Vector Estimation Techniques for Video Coding, January 1996.
Employment: Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand
The 10th PhD from MCL

Yu-Chuan Lin

Thesis Title: Performance Analysis and Practical Implementation of Digital Modulation Classification Schemes, November 1995.
Employment: Mediatek, Hsinchu, Taiwan
The 9th PhD from MCL

Sungook Kim

Thesis Title: A Stochastic Block Matching Algorithm for Motion Estimation in Video Coding, September 1995.
Employment:
The 8th PhD from MCL

Navid Haddadi

Thesis Title: Optical Flow and Motion Compensated Coding, March 1995.
Employment:
The 7th PhD from MCL

Li-Chien Lin

Thesis Title: A Wavelet Approach to Signal Extrapolation: Theory, Algorithms and Applications, September 1994.
Employment: Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan
The 6th PhD from MCL

Chun-Hsiung Chuang

Thesis Title: Theory and Applications of Hierarchical Curve Representation, September 1994.
Employment: WNC (Winston NeWeb Corp.), Hsinchu, Taiwan
The 5th PhD from MCL

Lance Kaplan

Thesis Title: Fractal Signal Modeling: Theory, Algorithms and Applications, September 1994.
Employment: US Army Research Lab, Adelphi, MD, USA
The 4th PhD from MCL

Kwo-Jyr Wong

Thesis Title: Image Compression Using Full Wavelet Transform, January 1994.
Employment: Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology, Lung-Tan, Taiwan
The 3rd PhD from MCL

Kyoung Mu Lee

Thesis Title: Shape From Shading: Models, Algorithms and Analysis, May 1993.
Employment: Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
URL: http://cv.snu.ac.kr/kmlee
The 2nd PhD from MCL

Takang Ku

Thesis Title: Preconditioned Iterative Methods for Solving Toeplitz Systems, August 1991.
Employment:
The 1st PhD from MCL