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

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

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 machine learning and computer vision.
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

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

Bin Wang

Bin Wang received his B.Eng. from University of Electronic Science and Technology of 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 interest includes natural language 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

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 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

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

Jiesi Hu

Jiesi is a second-year master student in the ECE department. He graduated from Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications with a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering. He joined MCL in summer 2020. His research interest lies in the area of machine learning.

Zhiyao Luo

Zhiyao Luo received his Bachelor’s degree in Automation from Xi’an Jiaotong University, China, in June 2019, and is currently a master student in Electrical Engineering M.S. program. He joined Media Communications Lab in summer 2020 and is currently working on synthetic data and image denoising. His research interests include image processing and deep learning.

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.

Yaqi Shao

Yaqi graduated from Zhejiang Gongshang University with a B.S. degree in 2018. She is pursuing a Master’s degree in Computer Science at University of Southern California (USC). She joined Media Communications Lab in Spring 2020. Her research interests include computer vision and deep learning.

Chengyao Wang

Chengyao Wang received the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Zhejiang University, Zhejiang in 2018. He is currently pursuing M.S. in Electrical Engineering at USC. He joined the Media Communications Lab in summer 2020. His research interests include machine learning, deep learning and computer vision.

Zheng Wen

Zheng Wen is currently a second-year master student in Electrical Engineering. He graduated from Beihang University, Beijing, China with a B.S. degree in Electronic and Information Engineering in July 2019. He joined Media Communications Lab in summer 2020. His research interests lie in image steganalysis and 3D synthetic data generation.

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.