yang tao



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yang tao

School of Computer Science





General Introduction

Dr. Yang is a Professor in School of Computer Science at Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, China. His research interests is concerned with algorithms and applications for video scene understanding, such as real time tracking, hybrid camera array based occluded object imaging, aerial video stabilization, mosaicing and analysis, multiple camera information processing.

Dr.Yang was born in ShaanXi province, China in 1979. He received his Bachelor degree in Automation, Master degree and Ph.D. degree in Control Theory and Engineering from Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, China, in 2001, 2003 and 2008, respectively. From December 2013 to December 2014, he is a Visiting Scholoar in Grapic and Imaging Lab, University of Delaware, Newark, DE USA. From September 2008 to September 2010, he was a Post-Doctoral Fellow in Shaanxi Provincial Key Laboratory of Speech and Image Information Processing(SAIIP), Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, China. From August 2006 to January 2007, he was invited as the first overseas Chinese intern at Multimedia Group, FX Palo Alto Laboratory (FXPAL), Palo Alto, CA, USA. From September 2003 to March 2004, He was a visiting scholar in National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition (NLPR), Beijing, China. From April 2004 to June 2004, he was a visiting student of visual computing group, Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA). In 2006, he received the HP Excellent Chinese Student Award from the China Scholarship Council.

He has received the Soaring Star Award of Northwestern Polytechnical University in 2011, and The First Prize of Teaching Contest of Young Teachers of Northwestern Polytechnical University in 2013,and The First Prize of Excellent Teacher of NPU in 2013, and New Soaring Star Award of NPU in 2014. He has published over 40 papers and applied 4 US patents and over ten Chinese patents in the fields of computer vision and pattern recognition. As the Principal Investigator, he hosted 8 research fundings include two National Science Foundations of China (NSFC), Special Foundation for Excellent Chinese Post-Doctoral, NPU Foundation for New Direction, NPU Foundation for Fundamental Research etc. As the Technical Leader, he lead 4 projects include the National Hightech R&D Program of China (863 program). As the Key Member, he has participated two National Science Foundations of China (NSFC). He served as the reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, Optics & Laser Technology, International Journal of Image and Vision Computing (IVC), Optical Engineering etc. From 2013 he served as the reviewer for National Science Foundations of China (NSFC).

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