Prof. Zhang is a Chief Scientist of Computer Vision and Robotics at International Digital Economy Academy (IDEA) and an Adjunct Professor of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Prior to this, he was a Principal Researcher and Research Manager at Microsoft, where he has worked since 2001 in Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA) for 12 years and later joined Bing Multimedia, Microsoft Research (MSR, Redmond), and Microsoft Cloud & AI from 2013 to 2021. His research interests are in computer vision and machine learning. He is particularly intersted in generic visual recognition at large scale and was named as IEEE Fellow for his contributions in this area. He have served as editorial board members for IEEE T-MM, T-CSVT, and Multimedia System Journal, as program co-chairs, area chairs, or committee members for many top conferences. Prof. Zhang have published 150+ papers and hold 60+ US patents. He received all his degrees (B.E., M.E., and Ph.D) in Computer Science from Tsinghua University.
• Computer Vision
• Machine Learning