PhD Students

Yueru Chen

Yueru Chen is currently a Ph.D. student at Media Communications Lab (MCL) in University of Southern California (USC) under the supervision of Prof. C.-C. (Jay) Kuo. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Physics from the University of Science and Technology of China, China in June 2014. Her research interests include 3D retrieval and computer vision.
Email: yueruche@usc.edu

Weihao Gan

Weihao Gan received his B.S. degree in automation from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in July, 2012. Then he finished his M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering at University of Southern California (USC) in May 2014. Since June 2013, he has been with Media Communications Lab. Now he is a PhD student in MCL, whose research interests include computer vision, machine learning and visual perception.
Email: weihaoga AT gmail.com

Qin Huang

Qin Huang received the B.E. in Southeast University, Nanjing, China in 2012 and receiving the M.S. in Electrical Engineering at USC. He has been in Prof.Kuo’s Media Communications Lab since Nov 2013, and his research interests include image and video processing, digital compression and computer vision.
Email: qinhuang AT usc.edu

Siyang Li

Siyang Li received her Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong in June 2014. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Media Communications Lab at USC, guided by Prof. C.-C. Jay Kuo. Her research interests include object proposal and detection.
Email: siyangl AT usc.edu

Ruiyuan Lin

Ruiyuan received her BEng degree in Information Engineering from City University of Hong Kong in July 2016. Her research interests include computer vision, image processing and seismic signal processing.
Email: ruiyuanl AT usc.edu

Yuzhuo Ren

Yuzhuo is a Ph.D student in Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California. She received her B.S. degree in Hebei University of Technology, China, in 2011 and the M.S. degree from University of Southern California in 2013. She is now a research assistant in C.-C. Jay Kuo’s Media Communication Lab. Her research interest is the field of computer vision.
Email: yuzhuore AT usc.edu

Ronald Salloum

Ronald Salloum received a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. He has worked for a few years in the industry as a systems engineer. He is currently pursuing a PhD degree in Electrical Engineering at USC, under Professor Kuo’s supervision. His research interests include machine learning, biometrics, medical imaging, and computer vision.
Email: rsalloum AT usc.edu

Yeji Shen

Yeji Shen received his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Peking University, Beijing, China in June 2016. Since August 2016, he has been pursuing his PhD degree in Multimedia Communication Lab in USC, supervised by Prof. C.-C. Jay Kuo. His research interests include Machine Learning, Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence.
Email: yejishen AT usc.edu

Yuhang Song

Yuhang Song received his Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing in 2014. He is currently pursuing PhD degree in Electrical Engineering at USC. He is a Research Assistant at Media Communications Lab advised by Prof. C.-C. Jay Kuo. His research interests include the areas of computer vision and machine learning.
Email: yuhangso AT usc.edu

Yuanhang Su

Yuanhang Su received the dual B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering & Automation and Electronic & Electrical Engineering from University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, U.K. and Shanghai University of Electric Power, Shanghai, China, respectively in 2009, and the M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, in 2010. From 2011 to 2015, he worked as image/video/camera software and algorithm engineer for a Los Angeles startup named Exaimage, Shanghai Aerospace Electronics Technology Institute in China and Huawei Technology in China consecutively. He joined MCL lab in 2016 spring, and is currently pursing his P.H.D. in computer vision, natural language processing and machine learning.
Email: suyuanhang AT hotmail.com

Haiqiang Wang

Haiqiang Wang received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Signal and Information Processing from Northwestern Polytechnical University (NWPU). He is currently pursuing Ph.D. degree advised by Professor C.-C. Jay Kuo at the University of Southern California (USC). His research interests include Image Quality Assessment (IQA), Video Quality Assessment (VQA), and machine learning.
Email: haiqianw AT usc.edu

Ye Wang

Ye Wang received the B.S. degree from the School of Electronic and Information Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China, and the M.S. degree from Electronics Engineering and Computer Science, Peking University, Beijing, China, in 2011 and 2014, respectively. He is currently a PhD student at Media Communications Lab in Ming Hsieb Department of Electronics Engineering from University of Southern California. His current research interests include Computer Vision, 3D object reconstruction and recognition.
Email: wang316 AT usc.edu

Chihao Wu

Chi-Hao Wu received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in computer science from National Taiwan University in 2004 and 2006, respectively. He has rich experiences as a software engineer responsible for algorithm design in multimedia fields in Mediatek and IMEC Taiwan Innovation Center. Since 2013, he began his PhD study with Media Communications Lab at University of Southern California (USC). His research interests include multimedia signal processing, multi-view image processing, and computer vision.
Email: nbadream AT gmail.com

Heming Zhang

Heming (He Ming) received her BSc and MSc degrees in Electrical Engineering from Delft University of Technology in 2013 and 2015, respectively. Currently, she is a PhD student in Prof. Kuo’ research group, Media Communication Lab at University of Southern California. Her research interests include image processing and computer vision.
Email: hemingzh AT usc.edu

Junting Zhang

Junting Zhang is currently a Ph.D. student in Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California (USC). She received her B.S. degree in Communication Engineering in Xiamen University (XMU), China in 2014. She joined C.-C. Jay Kuo’s Media Communication Lab in 2014 fall. Her research interest is text detection.
Email: juntingz AT usc.edu

Wenchao Zheng

Wenchao Zheng received his bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, China in June 2014. He is currently a Ph.D. student advised by Prof. C.-C. Jay Kuo. He has been been with Media Communications Lab since January 2016. His research interests include computer vision and machine learning.
Email: wenchaoz AT usc.edu

Master Students

Zhehang Ding

Zhehang Ding is a current M.S. student in electrical engineering in USC. He received the B.S. degree in Hangzhou Dianzi University, China in 2015. His research interests include computer vision and machine learning.
Email: zhehangd AT usc.edu

Terna Kpamber

Terna received his BEng in Electronic Engineering from the University of Surrey, UK, in 2014. He began his MS program in Electrical Engineering at USC in the spring of 2015 and is now conducting his directed research course in Professor Kuo’s Media Communication Lab. His focus area is signal processing. He enjoys programming in C++ Java and Swift, very spicy food, and soccer.
Email: kpamber AT usc.edu

Ahmet Ozbek

Ahmet received his electrical engineering B.S. degree from Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey in 2014,right after graduation he started his M.S degree at USC in electrical engineering. His research interests are signal&image processing and machine learning.
Email: ozbek AT usc.edu

Ashwin Rao

Ashwin Chokkadi Shiva Rao received his B.E degree in Electrical Engineering from Visvesvaraya Technological University, India, in 2013. From 2013 to 2015, he worked as a DSP/embedded software engineer for Analog Devices Inc. He began his MS program in Electrical Engineering at USC in the fall of 2015. He has been with Media Communications Lab since January 2016 and is currently conducting research in the area of Neural Networks under the supervision of Prof. C.-C. Jay Kuo. His interests include machine learning and embedded systems.
Email: ashwincr AT usc.edu

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Yiyue Zhang

Yiyue Zhang is a current B.S. student in Electrical Engineering at USC. And she has been admitted to USC progressive degree program for a one year master in Electrical Engineering. Her research interest is in computer vision and 3D objects related areas.