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.

Mahtab Movahhedrad

Mahtab Movahhedrad received her B.S. and M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Tabriz and Tehran polytechnics, Iran, respectively. She is currently a Ph.D. student in the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, advised by Professor Kuo. She joined Media Communications Lab in Fall 2021. Her research interests include image processing, computer vision, and Machine learning.

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

Xinyu Wang

Xinyu Wang is currently a first year PhD 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.

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.

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

Jiahao Gu

Jiahao Gu is currently a master student in Electrical Engineering at USC. He received his bachelor’s degree in Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications in 2020. He joined Media Communications Lab, led by Prof. C.-C. Jay Kuo, in summer 2022. His research interests include point cloud, machine learning and computer vision.

Yuhuai Liu

Yuhuai is a graduate student in USC and major in Electrical Engineering. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Beijing Jiaotong University, China in June 2020. He joined the MCL lab in summer 2022 and his research interests include green learning and image processing.

Hardik Prajapati

Hardik Prajapati got his bachelor degree in Instrumentation and Control Engineering from Nirma University, Ahmedabad, India. He is currently pursuing masters in Electrical and Computer Engineering at USC. His research interests lie in the field of Computer vision, Machine Learning and Point Cloud Processing.

Jintang Xue

Jintang Xue received his bachelor’s degree in communication engineering from Shanghai University, China, in June 2021. He is currently a master student in Electrical Engineering at USC. He joined Media Communications Lab in summer 2022 and is currently working on point cloud classification. His research interests include machine learning and computer vision.

Jiaxin Yang

Jiaxin Yang is a graduate student in USC and major in Electrical Engineering. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Automation from Xi’an Jiaotong University, China in June 2020. He joined the MCL lab this summer and my research interests include image processing and machine learning.