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Professor Yu, Yizhou 俞益洲

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Professor Yu, Yizhou 俞益洲

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Biography

Professor Yu received his PhD degree in computer science from University of California, Berkeley in 2000. He also holds a MS degree in applied mathematics and a BE degree in computer science and engineering from Zhejiang University. He was a tenured faculty member at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign from 2006 to 2012, and a tenure-track faculty member there from 2000 to 2006.

Professor Yu has made significant contributions to visual computing, including computer graphics, computer vision, and pattern recognition. He is one of the HKU scholars in the top 1% scientists worldwide (2014). He is a recipient of 2011 and 2005 ACM SCA Best Paper Awards, 2007 NNSF China Overseas Distinguished Investigator Award, 2002 US National Science Foundation CAREER Award, and 1998 Microsoft Graduate Fellowship. Innovative technologies co-invented by him has been frequently adopted by the film and special effects industry. His current research interests include data-driven methods for graphics and vision, digital geometry processing, video analytics and biomedical data analysis.

Professor Yu has been an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Computer Graphics Forum, The Visual Computer and International Journal of Software and Informatics. He has been a conference chair of ACM SIGGRAPH/EG Symposium on Computer Animation 2013, and a program chair of Computer Animation and Social Agents 2012 and Pacific Graphics 2009. He has served on the program committee of many leading international conferences, including SIGGRAPH, SIGGRAPH Asia, and International Conference on Computer Vision.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
1992-06-01Computer World Scholarship: IDG China
Research Achievement
Huang, H
Zhao, L
Yin, K
Qi, Y
Tong, X
2011-08-01Best Paper Award: 2011 ACM SIGGRAPH/Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation
Research Achievement
2008-01-01Overseas Distinguished Investigator Award: National Natural Science Foundation of China
Research Achievement
2002-01-01CAREER Award: US National Science Foundation
Research Achievement
1998-08-01Microsoft Graduate Fellowship: Microsoft Corporation
Research Achievement
Yu, Y
Mucha, PJ
2005-08-01Best Paper Award: 2005 ACM SIGGRAPH/Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation
Research Achievement
Liao, Z
Hoppe, H
Forsyth, DA
2012-11-01Spotlight Paper: IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics
Research Achievement
2013-08-01ACM Service Award: Association for Computing Machinery
Others
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
08/2000-presentMemberACM
03/2010-03/2012MemberIEEE
03/2012-presentSenior MemberIEEE
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Pattern recognition
Computer vision
Computer graphics
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English, Cantonese, Putonghua英語、粵語、普通話
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English, Chinese英文、中文
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