Multimedia and Vision Lab


Lab Name and Affiliation

Multimedia and Vision Lab

Computer Science Departement, University of Texas at San Antonio

Lab Director (or Principal Investigator)

Qi Tian (M'96-SM'03) received the B.E. degree in electronic engineering from Tsinghua University, China, in 1992, the M.S. degree in electrical and computer engineering from Drexel University in 1996 and the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Illinois, UrbanaˇVChampaign in 2002. He is currently a Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). He took a one-year faculty leave at Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA) during 2008-2009.

Dr. Tian's research interests include multimedia information retrieval and computer vision. He has published over 210 refereed journal and conference papers. His research projects were funded by NSF, ARO, DHS, SALSI, CIAS, and UTSA and he also received faculty research awards from Google, NEC Laboratories of America, FXPAL, Akiira Media Systems, and HP Labs. He received the Best Paper Awards in PCM 2013, MMM 2013 and ICIMCS 2012, the Top 10% Paper Award in MMSP 2011, the Best Student Paper in ICASSP 2006, and the Best Paper Candidate in PCM 2007. He received 2010 ACM Service Award. He is the Guest Editors of IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Journal of Computer Vision and Image Understanding, Pattern Recognition Letter, EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, and is in the Editorial Board of IEEE Transactions on Circuit and Systems for Video Technology (TCSVT), Multimedia Systems Journal, Journal of Multimedia(JMM) and Journal of Machine Visions and Applications (MVA).

Lab Introduction

The Multimedia and Vision Lab at University of Texas at San Antonio conducts research in the general areas of multimedia information retrieval, computer vision, pattern recognition and bioinformatics. Our research projects are funded by NSF, ARO, DHS, Google, FXPAL, NEC, SALSI, CIAS, Akiira Media Systems, HP and UTSA.

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