Qixiang Ye(M'10-SM'15) is a full professor with the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences since 2009. He is the funding director of the pattern recognition and intelligent system development (Pri-SDL) lab. He received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in mechanical and electrical engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology, China, in 1999 and 2001, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree from the Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2006. He was a visiting assistant professor with the Institute of Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS), University of Maryland, College Park until 2013 and a visiting scholar of Duke University EECS in 2016. His research interests include visual object detection and machine learning, especially pedestrian and sign detection for intelligent transportation systems. With more than 100 papers published in refereed conferences and journals including IEEE T-ITS, TIP, TNN, T-PAMI, CVPR, ICCV, ECCV, AAAI, and NeurIPS. Dr. Ye received the Sony Outstanding Paper Award and the LuJiaXi Young Researcher Award. He is an SPC of IJCAI 2020 and 2021 and a senior member of IEEE.
1. Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition 2. Machine Learning 3. Object Detection in Intelligent Transportation Systems 4. Smart Cities