PhD Students

Zohreh Azizi

Zohreh Azizi received the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Iran, in 2018. She is currently pursuing Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering at USC. She joined Media Communications Lab in Fall 2019. Her research interests include image processing, computer vision, and deep learning.
Email: zazizi AT usc.edu

Hong-Shuo Chen

Hong-Shuo is currently a Ph.D. student in the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, advised by Professor Kuo. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from National Chiao Tung University in 2019. His research interests include computer vision and machine learning.
Email: hongshuo AT usc.edu

Hongyu Fu

Hongyu Fu received his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Peking University, Beijing, China in July 2017. As a Ph.D. student, he joined Media Communication Lab at University of Southern California, supervised by Prof. C.-C. Jay Kuo. His research interests include image processing, computer vision, and machine learning.
Email: hongyufu AT usc.edu

Xiou Ge

Xiou Ge received B.S. and M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL in 2016 and 2018. He is currently pursuing his PhD in Media Communications Lab at USC, guided by Prof. C.-C. Jay Kuo. His research interests include knowledge graph and representation learning.
Email: xiouge AT usc.edu

Pranav Kadam

Pranav Kadam is currently a PhD student in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at USC. He received his Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from USC in 2020 and Bachelor’s degree from Savitribai Phule Pune University, India in 2018. He joined Media Communications Lab in Summer 2019 guided by Prof. C.-C. Jay Kuo. His research interests include 3D Computer Vision and Machine Learning.

Xuejing Lei

Xuejing Lei received her Bachelor’s degree in Automation from Xi’an Jiaotong University, China in June 2016, and received her Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from USC in May 2018. She joined Media Communications Lab in 2017 summer and now is a PhD student guided by Prof. C.-C. Jay Kuo. Her research interests include computer vision and deep learning.
Email: xuejing AT usc.edu

Vasileios Magoulianitis

Vasileios Magoulianitis received his B.S. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Thessaly, Greece, in 2015. He is currently pursuing a M.S. degree of the Electrical and Engineering department at USC. He joined the Media Communications Lab under guidance of Professor Kuo in Spring 2020. His research interests lie in the areas of image and video processing, computer vision and machine learning.

Zhanxuan Mei

Zhanxuan Mei received his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
from Beijing Institute of Technology, China, in June 2018. He is currently
a master student in Electrical Engineering at USC. He joined the Media
Communication Lab in summer 2020 and is currently working on video
compression. His research interests include image processing and video
processing.

Mozhdeh Rouhsedaghat

Mozhdeh Rouhsedaghat received her bachelor’s degree in Digital Systems from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran. As a Ph.D. student, she joined Media Communication Lab at University of Southern California, supervised by Prof. C.-C. Jay Kuo. Her research interests include image processing, computer vision, and deep learning.
Email: rouhseda AT usc.edu

Wei Wang

Wei Wang received her bachelors in Applied Physics from Northeastern University (CN), and her MS degree in Materials Engineering from the University of Southern California in 2014 and 2016, respectively. She is currently a PhD student in Electrical Engineering in Multimedia Communication Lab, advised by Prof. C.-C. Jay Kuo. Her research interests include deep learning and image processing.
Email: wang890 AT usc.edu

Yifan Wang

Yifan Wang received B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Fudan University, China in 2018 and M.S. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Southern California, USA in 2020. He start to purse his Ph.D in Media Communication Lab at USC since 2020 fall. His research interests include image and video compression.

Yun Cheng Wang

Yun Cheng Wang received his M.S. degree from USC in 2019 and his B.S. degree from National Taiwan University, Taiwan, in 2018, both in Electrical Engineering. He is currently a Ph.D. student in Electrical Engineering at USC advised by Professor C.-C. Jay Kuo. His research interests include graph neural networks and knowledge graphs.

Chengwei Wei

Chengwei Wei is currently a Ph.D. student in the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, advised by Professor Kuo. Chengwei Wei received his bachelor’s degree Central South University, China in Jun 2018. He is currently a master student in Electrical Engineering in USC. He joined Media Communications Lab in summer 2019. His research interests include signal processing, natural language processing and machine learning.

Tian Xie

Tian Xie received a B.S. degree in Physics from Fudan University in 2017. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering at USC. He joined Media Communications Lab in Spring 2020. His research interests include graph representation learning and deep learning.
Email: xiet AT usc.edu

Yijing Yang

Yijing Yang received her Bachelor’s degree from Tianjin University, China, in June 2016, and received her Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from USC in May 2018. Currently, she is a PhD student in Media Communications Lab, guided by Prof. C.-C. Jay Kuo. Her research interests include image processing and deep learning.
Email: yijingya AT usc.edu

Min Zhang

Min Zhang received her Bachelor’s degree in Applied Physics from Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China in June 2017. She is currently a M.S. student in USC. She joined Media Communications Lab in 2018 summer, guided by Prof. C.-C. Jay Kuo. Her research interests include image & video processing and deep learning.
Email: zhan980 AT usc.edu

Ganning Zhao

Ganning Zhao received her bachelor’s degree in Automation from Guangdong University of Technology, China, in June 2019, and is currently a master student in Electrical Engineering M.S. program. She joined Media Communications Lab in summer 2020 and is currently working on texture synthesis and multimodal sensing data. Her research interests include machine learning and computer vision.

Qingyang Zhou

Qingyang Zhou received the B.E. degree in Communication Engineering from Shanghai University, China in 2018, and the M.S. degree in Control Science and Engineering from Tongji University, China in 2021. He is now pursuing his Ph.D. in Media Communication Lab at USC, supervised by Prof. C.-C. Jay Kuo. His research interests include video compression and 3D point cloud compression.
Email: qzhou776 AT usc.edu

Zhiruo Zhou

Zhiruo is currently a Ph.D. student in Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California (USC), supervised by Prof. Kuo. She received her B.E. degree in Electronic Information Science and Technology from Tsinghua University in 2018. Her research interests include computer vision and image processing.
Email: zhiruozh AT usc.edu

Yao Zhu

Yao Zhu is currently a master student in Electrical Engineering in USC. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Central South University in Changsha, Hunan, China. She joined Media Communication Lab leading by Professor Kuo in summer 2018. Her research interests include Image Synthesis, 3D construction and Computer Vision.
Email: yaozhu AT usc.edu

Master Students

Armin Bazarjani

Armin Bazarjani received both his BS and MS in Electrical Engineering from USC. He recently graduated from the MS program and is working with MCL while also actively looking for PhD opportunities in the fields of computer vision and machine learning. His research interests include machine learning and computer vision as well as the potential applications of both for sustainability.
Email: bazarjan AT usc.edu

Peida Han

Peida Han received the B.S. degree in Computer Science Engineering from The Ohio State University, Columbus in 2020. He is currently pursuing an M.S. in Computer Science at USC. He joined the Media Communications Lab in summer 2021. His research interests include medical image segmentation and computer vision.

Xinyu Wang

Xinyu Wang is currently a second year master student in Electrical Engineering. She received the B.S. degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China in June 2019. She joined the Media Communications Lab in summer 2021. Her research interests lie in image forensics and machine learning.