Academician Gao, Wen

Academician Gao Wen, received his PhD of Electronic Engineering from the University of Tokyo, Japan in 1991 and serves as Chair Professor of Peking University's Boya Postdoctoral Fellowship program, Director of the Department of Information and Engineering Science, Director of Peng Cheng Laboratory, President of the China Computer Federation, President of the China Strategic Alliance for Technological Innovation in the Artificial Intelligence Industry and Member of the 10th, 11th and 12th CPPCC National Committee.


Academician Gao Wen has long been engaged in computer intelligent algorithm and system research, making important contributions in the fields of efficient video coding and decoding algorithms and standardization, image retrieval technology, video analysis technology, facial recognition technology, sign language recognition technology and so on. He has won one second prize at the National Technological Invention Awards and five second prizes at the National Scientific and Technological Progress Awards successively. In 2009, he was elected as IEEE Fellow for his contributions to object-based video representation and scalable video coding technology and standardization. In 2010, he was awarded the Wang Xuan Award by the Chinese Computer Federation for his outstanding achievements in audio and video coding and decoding theories, standards and applications.


Academician Gao Wen was elected as Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering in 2011. He was elected as an ACM fellow at the end of 2013, for his contributions to video technology and his leadership in the development of computing in China.


Prof. Tang, Xiaoou

Xiaoou Tang (S’93-M’96-SM’02-F’09) received the B.S. degree from the University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, in 1990, and the  M.S. degree from the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, in  1991. He received the Ph.D. degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, in 1996. He is a Professor in the Department of Information Engineering and Associate Dean (Research) of the Faculty of Engineering of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He worked as the group manager of the Visual Computing Group at the Microsoft Research Asia from 2005 to 2008. His research interests include computer vision, pattern recognition, and video processing. Dr. Tang received the Best Paper Award at the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern  Recognition (CVPR) 2009. He is a program chair of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV) 2009 and has served as an  Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI) and International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV). He is a Fellow of IEEE. (


Dr.techn. Dieter Schmalstieg

Dieter Schmalstieg is full professor and head of the Institute of Computer Graphics and Vision at Graz University of Technology, Austria. His current research interests are augmented reality, virtual reality, computer graphics, visualization and human-computer interaction. He received Dipl.-Ing. (1993), Dr. techn. (1997) and Habilitation (2001) degrees from Vienna University of Technology. He is author and co-author of over 300 peer-reviewed scientific publications with over 16,000 citations, with over twenty best paper awards and nominations. His organizational roles include associate editor in chief of IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, associate editor of Frontiers in Robotics and AI, member of the steering committee of the IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality, chair of the EUROGRAPHICS working group on Virtual Environments (1999-2010), key researcher of the K-Plus Competence Center for Virtual Reality and Visualization in Vienna and key researcher of the Know-Center in Graz. In 2002, he received the START career award presented by the Austrian Science Fund. In 2012, he received the IEEE Virtual Reality technical achievement award for seminal contributions to the field of Augmented Reality. He was elected as a senior member of IEEE, as a member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and as a member of the Academia Europaea. In 2008, he founded the Christian Doppler Laboratory for Handheld Augmented Reality.











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