Visiting Scholars

Chao Yang

Chao Yang received his Ph. D. degree in Communication and Information Systems from Shanghai University. He is now a postdoctoral researcher at Media Communications Lab (MCL) in University of Southern California (USC) under the supervision of Prof. C.-C. Jay Kuo. His research interests include video compression and video processing.

Na Li

Na Li, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology (SIAT), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). In 2009, she was graduated from Hunan University with Bachelor degree on Computer Science and Technology, Changsha. In 2014, she received Ph.D. degree at Institute of Automation (IA), Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing. Since 2014, she joined SIAT CAS at Shenzhen. She was doing internship as a research associate in High Performance Department in SAP China (Beijing) from Sep. 2013 to Nov. 2013. She is now a visiting scholar at Media Communications Lab (MCL) at University of Southern California (USC) under the supervision of Prof. C.-C. Jay Kuo. She mainly focuses on intelligent video processing and analysis. Her research interests including video coding, crowd behavior analysis, reinforcement learning, optimization and scheduling algorithm.

Xiaoguang Li

Xiaoguang Li received his B.E and Ph. D degrees in electronic engineering and circuit and system from the Beijing University of Technology, Beijing China, in 2003 and 2008 respectively. He is presently an associate professor of the Faculty of Information Technology, Beijing University of Technology. He was a research assistant at Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2006, 2007 and 2009 and a visiting scholar at the University of Sydney from Feb. to Jul. 2012. He is now a visiting scholar at Media Communications Lab (MCL) at University of Southern California (USC) under the supervision of Prof. C.-C. Jay Kuo. His research interests include image super resolution, face hallucination, high dynamic range image processing and medical image analysis.

Xinfeng Zhang

Xinfeng Zhang received the B.S. degree in computer science from Hebei University of Technology, Tianjin, China, in 2007, and the Ph.D. degree in computer science from the Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, in 2014. From, Jul. 2014 to Oct. 2017, he was a research fellow in Rapid-Rich Object Search (ROSE) Lab in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is currently a Postdoc Fellow with the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA. His research interests include image and video processing, image and video compression.

Yongfei Zhang

Yongfei Zhang received his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and Ph.D. degree in Pattern Recognition and Intelligent Systems, both from Beihang University, Beijing, China, in 2005 and 2011 respectively. He is now an Associate Professor with the Beijing Key Laboratory of Digital Media, School of Computer Science and Engineering, and the State Key Laboratory of Virtual Reality Technology and Systems, Beihang University, Beijing, China. He was a visiting scholar at University of Missouri, Columbia from Sept. 2007 to Sept. 2009 and he is now a visiting scholar at Media Communications Lab (MCL) at University of Southern California (USC) under the supervision of Prof. C.-C. Jay Kuo. His current research interests include real-time high efficiency video coding/decoding, computer vision (image retrieval, vehicle/person re-ID), domain-specific knowledge graphs (construction & referencing and applications).

Postdoctoral Fellows

Xue Wang

Xue Wang received her bachelor’s degree in Applied Physics and master’s degree in Optical Engineering from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China in 2007 and 2009, respectively. In Summer 2014, she graduated as a Ph.D. student from Dept. of Electrical Engineering at University of Southern California (USC). Now she is a postdoctoral associate at USC under the joint supervision of Prof. Kuo and Prof. Sawchuk. Her research interests lie in the inetrdiscipline of biomedical information processing, machine learning, and computer vision technology. As a postdoc, the goal of her proposed research is to develop objective analysis approaches for reliable quantitative assessment of cataract surgical techniques in order to improve the teaching interventions for cataract surgeon training.
Email: xuew AT usc.edu