Lap-Pui Chau (IEEE Fellow)
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Lap-Pui Chau received the Bachelor degree from Oxford Brookes University, and the Ph.D. degree from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, in 1992 and 1997, respectively. He is Assistant Chair (Academic) of School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University. His research interests include fast visual signal processing algorithms, light-field imaging, video analytics for intelligent transportation system, and human motion analysis. He was a General Chairs for DSP 2015 and ICICS 2015. He was a Program Chairs for ICME 2016, VCIP 2020, VCIP 2013, DSP 2018 and ISPACS 2010. He was the chair of Technical Committee on Circuits & Systems for Communications (TC-CASC) of IEEE Circuits and Systems Society from 2010 to 2012. He served as an associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II. He is currently serving as an associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, and The Visual Computer (Springer Journal). Besides, he was an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer for 2009-2019, and a steering committee member of IEEE Transactions for Mobile Computing from 2011-2013. He is an IEEE Fellow.
Shiguang Shan (IEEE Fellow)
Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Prof. Shiguang Shan (M’04-SM’15-F’22) received Ph.D. degree in computer science from the Institute of Computing Technology (ICT), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Beijing, China, in 2004. He has been a full Professor of this institute since 2010 and now the deputy director of CAS Key Lab of Intelligent Information Processing. His research interests cover computer vision, pattern recognition, and machine learning. He has published more than 300 papers and received 26000/GS citations. He served as Area Chairs for many international conferences including CVPR, ICCV, AAAI, IJCAI, ACCV, ICPR, FG, etc. And he was/is Associate Editors of several journals including IEEE T-IP, Neurocomputing, CVIU, and PRL. He was a recipient of the China’s State Natural Science Award in 2015, and the China’s State S&T Progress Award in 2005 for his research work.
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS of PRML 2021
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.
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.
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.