Lei Zhang

Chair Professor of Computer Vision and Image Analysis

Fellow of IEEE
Department of Computing
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Office: PQ816
Email: cslzhang at comp.polyu dot edu.hk

I'm now also with Artificial Intelligence Center (Shenzhen), Alibaba Cloud.

ZL_2015

Education

3/1998~10/2001

PhD

Dept. of Automatic Control, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, China.

9/1995~3/1998

M.Sc

Dept. of Automatic Control, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, China.

9/1991~7/1995

B.Sc

Dept. of Aeronautical Engineering, Shenyang Inst. of Aeronautical Engineering, Shenyang, China.


Work Experience

7/2017~present

Chair Professor, Dept. of Computing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong.

7/2015~6/2017

Professor, Dept. of Computing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong.

9/2010~6/2015

Associate Professor, Dept. of Computing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong.

1/2006~8/2010

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Computing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong.

1/2003~1/2006

Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, McMaster University, Canada.

1/2001~1/2003

Research Assistant/Associate, Dept. of Computing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong.


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The Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Program

"香港博士"项目

Papers&Codes

Positions


News

1.     I've been selected as a "Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researcher", 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 (https://clarivate.com/hcr).

2.     I'm looking for Research Interns and Postdoctoral Fellows working at Artificial Intelligence Center (Shenzhen), Alibaba Cloud. Candidates with research experience on Deep Learning, Computer Vision, Computational Photography, Computer Graphics, AR/VR will be considered with higher priority. Please send me your CV if you have interest.

 

3.     I'm looking for PhD Students, Research Assistants/Associates and Postdoctoral Fellows in Computer Vision, Deep Learning and Computational Photography. Please send me your CV if you have interest. (I will not reply if I don't receive your full CV.)

Notes: The minimum English-language requirement of PhD study at PolyU is: TOEFL 80 (with writing at least 23) or IELTS 6.5 (with writing at least 6).

Newly accepted

1.     L. Yang, D. Zhang, L. Zhang, "Learning a Visual Tracker from a Single Movie without Human Annotation," AAAI 2019. (paper) (code)

2.     Risheng Liu, Long Ma, Yiyang Wang, Lei Zhang, "Learning Converged Propagations with Deep Prior Ensemble for Image Enhancement," IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, vol. 28, issue 3, pp. 1528-1543, Mar. 2019. (paper) (code)

3.     J. Xu, L. Zhang, D. Zhang, "A Trilateral Weighted Sparse Coding Scheme for Real-World Image Denoising," in ECCV 2018. (paper, supp) (code)

4.     S. Cai, W. Zuo, L. Davis, L. Zhang, "Weakly-supervised Video Summarization using Variational Encoder-Decoder and Web Prior," in ECCV 2018. (paper) (code)

5.     K. Zhang, W. Zuo, L. Zhang, "FFDNet: Toward a Fast and Flexible Solution for CNN based Image Denoising," IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, vol. 27, issue 9, pp. 4608-4622, Sept. 2018. (paper) (code) (Fast, flexible yet effective denoising!)

6.     W. Zuo, X. Wu, L. Lin, L. Zhang, M-H. Yang, "Learning Support Correlation Filters for Visual Tracking," to appear, IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence. (paper) (code)

7.     H. Yong, D. Meng, W. Zuo, L. Zhang, "Robust Online Matrix Factorization for Dynamic Background Subtraction," to appear, IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol. 40, issue 7, pp. 1726-1740, July 2018. (paper) (code)


My Google Scholar Citation Profile

http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=tAK5l1IAAAAJ

Recent Research Focus

Theory and algorithms of deep learning, sparse representation, low-rank minimization, and their applications to image restoration, enhancement, quality/aesthetics assessment, classification, and object detection and tracking.


PhD Students Supervised

ZHANG Lin

Biometrics, Computer Vision and Image Processing

Graduated in 2011; now with Tongji University, Shanghai, China

PENG Bo

Image Segmentation and Graph-based Optimization

Graduated in 2011; now with Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China

XIE Jin

Texture Classification, Dictionary Learning and Sparse Representation

Graduated in 2012; now with Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Nanjing, China

YANG Meng

Face Recognition, Sparse Representation and Computer Vision

Graduated in 2012; now with Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China

ZHANG Kaihua

Visual Tracking, Image Segmentation and Level Set Methods

Graduated in 2013; now with Nanjing Univ. of Information Engineering, Nanjing, China

ZHU Pengfei

Metric Learning, Computer Vision and Pattern Classification

Graduate in 2014; now with Tianjin University, Tianjin, China

GU Shuhang

Image Restoration, Computer Vision, Low Rank and Matrix Factorization

Graduate in 2017; now postdoc at ETH

XU Jun

Sparse and Low Rank Methods, Computer Vision, Machine Learning

Graduate in 2018; now postdoc at Simon Fraser Univ.

CAI Sijia

Machine Learning, Computer Vision

Graduate in 2018; now work at Alibaba

LI Hui

HDR Imaging, Multiple Exposure Fusion

Expected to graduate in 2019

CAI Jianrui

Image and Video Enhancement, Deep Learning, Camera Pipeline

Expected to graduate in 2019

YANG Lingxiao

Visual Tracking, Deep Learning

Expected to graduate in 2019

XIAO Jin

Color Constancy, Image and Video Restoration

Expected to graduate in 2019

LI Lida

Face Analysis, Deep Learning

Expected to graduate in 2019

ZENG Hui

Deep Learning, Image Quality/Aesthetics Assessment

Expected to graduate in 2019

XIANG Wangmeng

Deep Learning, Person ReID

Expected to graduate in 2020

LIANG Zhetong

Computational Imaging, Camera Pipeline

Expected to graduate in 2020

ZHANG Xindong

Computer Vision, Intelligent Transportation

Expected to graduate in 2020

LI Shuai

Deep Learning, Object Detection

Expected to graduate in 2021

YONG Hongwei

Deep Learning, Image Modeling

Expected to graduate in 2021

ZHENG Hongyi

Deep Learning, Computer Vision

Expected to graduate in 2022