Ling Shao 









Professor Ling Shao joined the University of East Anglia as Chair in Computer Vision and Machine Learning in 2016. He received the B.Eng. degree in Electronic and Information Engineering from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), the M.Sc. degree in Medical Image Analysis and the Ph.D. (D.Phil.) degree in Computer Vision under the supervision of Sir Michael Brady at the Robotics Research Group from the University of Oxford. Previously, he was a Professor (2014-2016) with Northumbria University, a Senior Lecturer (2009-2014) with the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Sheffield and a Senior Scientist (2005-2009) with Philips Research, The Netherlands. His research interests include Computer Vision, Deep Learning/Machine Learning, Multimedia, and Image/Video Processing. He has authored/co-authored over 250 papers in refereed journals/conferences such as IEEE TPAMI, TIP, TNNLS, IJCV, ICCV, CVPR, ECCV, IJCAI and ACM MM, and holds over 10 EU/US patents.

Ling Shao is an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, and several other journals. He has edited three books and several special issues for journals such as TNNLS and PR. He has organized a number of international workshops with top conferences including ICCV, ECCV and ACM Multimedia. He is/was an Area Chair for ICPR'16, BMVC'14/15/16, WACV'14 and ICME'15 and has been serving as a Program Committee member for many international conferences, including ICCV, CVPR, ECCV, BMVC, and ACM MM, and as a reviewer for many leading journals. He is a Fellow of the British Computer Society, a Fellow of the IET, a Senior Member of the IEEE, and a Life Member of the ACM.