KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

 

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KEYNOTE SPEAKERS of PRML 2021

Prof. Ajay Kumar (IEEE Fellow and IAPR Fellow)
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China

Ajay Kumar received the Ph.D. degree from The University of Hong Kong in 2001. He was an Assistant Professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Delhi, Delhi, India, from 2005 to 2007. He is currently working as a Professor with the Department of Computing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. His current research interests are on biometrics with an emphasis on hand biometrics, vascular biometrics, iris, and multimodal biometrics. He holds seven U.S. patents, and has authored on biometrics and computer vision based industrial inspection. He was on the Editorial Board of the IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security from 2010 to 2013, and served on the program committees of several international conferences and workshops in the field of his research interest. He serves as an area chair for CVPR 2019, was the Program Chair for ICEB 2010 (Hong Kong), Program Co-Chair for the IJCB 2011 (Washington DC), ICB 2013 (Madrid), and CVPR 2013-2021 Biometrics Workshops. He has also served as the General Co-Chair of the IJCB 2014 (Tampa), ISBA 2015 (Hong Kong) and General Chair for WIFS 2018 recently held in Hong Kong. He serves on the Editorial Board of Journal of Pattern Recognition Letters and has served on the IEEE Biometrics Council as the Vice President (Publications) during 2011-2015. He is a Fellow of IAPR and IEEE.

 

Prof. Changsheng Xu (IEEE Fellow and IAPR Fellow)
Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Changsheng Xu is a professor of Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences. His research interests include multimedia content analysis/indexing/retrieval, pattern recognition and computer vision. He has hold 50 granted/pending patents and published over 400 refereed research papers including 100+ IEEE/ACM Trans. papers in these areas. Prof. Xu is Editor-in-Chief of Multimedia Systems. He serves/served Associate Editor of IEEE Trans. on Multimedia and ACM Trans. on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications. He received the Best Paper Awards of ACM Multimedia 2016 and 2016 ACM Trans. on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications. He served as Program Chair of ACM Multimedia 2009. He has served as associate editor, guest editor, general chair, program chair, area/track chair, special session organizer, session chair and TPC member for over 20 IEEE and ACM prestigious multimedia journals, conferences and workshops. He is an ACM Distinguished Scientist, IEEE Fellow, and IAPR Fellow.

 

Dr. Vadim Pisarevsky
Institute of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics for Society, China

Vadim Pisarevsky is software engineering manager at Intel Corp. Vadim has graduated from Nizhniy Novgorod State Univ in 1998 with MSc degree in math. He has been a chief architect and leader of OpenCV development team since the beginning of the project in 2000 at Intel. From 2008 till 2016 he has been a principal engineer at Itseez Inc., who have been doing computer vision projects for various customers all over the world using OpenCV, and who also played a big role in creating OpenVX standard. Since 2016 Vadim is back to Intel, keep working on OpenCV as the team lead. He is the co-author of several publications and patents.