PhD Students

Fenxiao (Jessica) Chen

Fenxiao(Jessica) Chen received the B.S. degree in General Engineering from Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA in 2014. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Media Communications Lab at USC, guided by Prof. C.-C. Jay Kuo. Her research interests include natural language processing and deep learning.
Email: fenxiaoc AT usc.edu

Jiali Duan

Jiali Duan is currently a PhD student in MCL, Viterbi Engineering School of USC, under the supervision of Prof. C.C. Jay Kuo. He received his Master degree in 2017 with Presidential Award from the National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He had also spent time as a research assistant at AuthenMetric and Sensetime. His research interests include object detection, video segmentation and generative adversarial network.
Email: jialidua 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

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

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

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

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

Bin Wang

Bin Wang received his Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Information Engineering from University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), Chengdu, China in June, 2017. Since July 2017, He joined Media Communication Lab (MCL) at University of Southern California (USC) as a Ph.D. student, supervised by Prof. C.-C. Jay Kuo. His research interests include natural language processing (NLP), image processing and machine learning.
Email: bwang28c AT gmail.com

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

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 Ph.D. student at Media Communications Lab in Ming Hsieb Department of Electronics Engineering at USC. His current research interests include computer vision and deep learning.
Email: wang316 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

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

Kaitai Zhang

Kaitai Zhang is currently a fourth-year Ph.D. student at Media Communication Lab(MCL) in USC advised by Prof. C.-C. Jay Kuo. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Physics from Fudan University, Shanghai, China in June 2016. His research interests span from image processing to computer vision using machine learning and deep learning techniques.
Email: kaitaizh 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

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

Yingpeng Deng

Yingpeng Deng received his Bachelor’s degree from Tianjin University, China in July 2017. He is currently a graduate student, pursuing his Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering at USC. He joined Media Communications Lab in summer 2018, guided by Prof. Kuo. His research interests include image processing, object recognition and machine learning.

Yanan Fei

Yanan Fei received her computer science B.S. degree from Southwest Jiaotong University, China, in 2015. Currently, She is a M.S. student in computer science in USC. She joined Prof. C.-C. Jay Kuo’s Media Communication Lab in 2017 summer. Her research interests include computer vision and machine learning.

Pranav Kadam

Pranav Kadam is currently a graduate student at USC pursuing M.S. in Electrical Engineering. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Savitribai Phule Pune University, India in June 2018. He joined Media Communications Lab in Summer 2019 guided by Prof. C.-C. Jay Kuo. His research interests include Computer Vision and Machine Learning.

Vaishnavi Krishnamurthy

Vaishnavi Krishnamurthy is a fall 2018 graduate student at USC pursuing M.S. in Electrical Engineering. She received her Bachelor’s degree from R V College of Engineering, Bengaluru, India in July 2017. She joined Media Communications Lab in summer 2019 and is currently working on semantic segmentation. Her research interests include Image processing and Machine learning.

Jiazhi Li

Jiazhi Li is currently a master student in Electrical Engineering in USC. He received her Bachelor’ s degree in Beijing Institute of Technology in Beijing, China. He joined Media Communication Lab leading by Professor Kuo in summer 2019. His research interests include Computer Vision, Autonomous Driving and Machine learning.

Muhan Li

Muhan Li received her Bachelor’s degree from North China Electric Power University in 2017. She is currently a master student at USC pursuing M.S. in Electrical Engineering. She joined Media Communications Lab guided by Prof. C.-C. Jay Kuo in summer 2019. Her research interests include computer vision and machine learning.

Wenxuan Li

Wenxuan Li received his B.E. degree in Electrical Engineering and Automation from Beijing Institute of Technology in June 2017. He is currently a master student in Electrical Engineering at USC. He joined Media Communications Lab leading by Professor Kuo in summer 2019. His research interest include computer vision and machine learning.

Ranga Sai Shreyas Manchikanti

Ranga Sai Shreyas Manchikanti is a graduate student at USC studying for the Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering. He completed his Bachelor’s degree from National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, India in Electronics and Communication Engineering. He joined Media Communications Laboratiry under guidance of Prof. Kuo in Summer 2019. His research interests include computer vision, robot navigation and machine learning.

Shilpashree Rao

Shilpashree Rao received her Bachelor’s degree from Sir M Visvesvaraya Institue of Technology, Bangalore, India. She is currently pursuing M.S in Electrical Engineering at USC. She joined Media Communications Lab in Summer 2017. Her research interests include Artificial Intelligence and applications of Machine Learning in Computer Vision and Natural Language Processing.

Chaitra Suresh

Chaitra Suresh is currently pursuing M.S in Electrical Engineering at USC. She received her Bachelor’s degree from R.V. College of Engineering, India in 2017. She joined Media Communications Lab in Summer 2019, guided by Prof. C.-C. Jay Kuo. Her research interests include Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning.

Yifan Wang

Yifan Wang received his B.E. degree in Electronic Information Science and Technology from Fudan University in June 2018. He became a master student in Department of Electrical Engineering at USC in Fall 2018. His research interests is related to explainable convolutional neural network.

Yun Cheng Wang

Yun Cheng (Joe) Wang received the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from National Taiwan University, Taiwan, in 2018. He is currently pursuing M.S. in Electrical Engineering at USC. He joined Media Communications Lab in Fall 2018. His research interests include network embedding and deep learning.

Chengwei Wei

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, guided by Prof. Kuo. His research interests include Signal processing, image processing and machine learning.