Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence

Gang Hua

Gang Hua, Ph.D.

Principal Researcher/Research Manager

Microsoft Cloud and AI

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[Vision Lab][Teaching] @Stevens Institute of Technology

Research Interests:

  • Computer vision and pattern recognition
  • Aritifical intelligence and robotics
  • Machine learning, data mining, and connected multimedia
  • Human-machine collaborative systems

Short Biography:

Gang Hua is a Principal Researcher/Research Manager in Microsoft Research. He was an Associate Professor of Computer Science in Stevens Institute of Technology between 2011 and 2015, while holding an Academic Advisor position at IBM T. J. Watson Research Center. Before that, he was a Research Staff Member at IBM Research T. J. Watson Center from 2010 to 2011, a Senior Researcher at Nokia Research Center, Hollywood from 2009 to 2010, and a Scientist at Microsoft Live Labs Research from 2006 to 2009. He received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Northwestern University in 2006, and a M.S. in pattern recognition and intelligence system from Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU) in 2002. He was selected to the Special Class for the Gifted Young of XJTU in 1994 and received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering in 1999. He is the receipient of the 2015 IAPR Young Biometrics Investigator Award. He is an IAPR Fellow,  an ACM Distinguished Scientist, and a Senior Member of the IEEE. To date, he holds 19 US patents and has 10 more patents pending.


  • 11/05/2018: One paper accepted by IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Signal Processing and one paper acceted by AAAI'2019
  • 09/07/2018: Two papers accepted by T-PAMI and One paper accepted by JMLR
  • 07/09/2018: Four papers accepted by ECCV'2018.
  • 02/23/2018: Three papers accepted by CVPR'2018 -- 16 years of continuous journey in CVPR!
  • 08/14/2017: Four papers accepted by ICCV'2017.
  • 07/01/2017: One paper accepted by UAI'2017.
  • 05/17/2017: I am appointed as one of the three "Associate Editor in Chief" for the Journal of Computer Vision and Image Understanding.
  • 05/01/2017: I moved back to Microsoft headquarter in Redmond.
  • 04/12/2017: 1 paper, coauthored with my graduated Ph.D. student Haoxiang Li, accepted by T-PAMI (on our PEP model)
  • 04/06/2017: 1 paper accepted to SIGGRAPH! My first SIGGRAPH paper (with Jing, Lu, and Sing Bing on Bidrectional Image Analogy)
  • 03/22/2017: 6 papers accepted to .CVPR! My 15 years of continuous journey in CVPR, time flies!
  • 03/22/2017: Area Chairs for CVPR'17, ACM MM'17, and ICCV'17 -- a busy year.
  • 03/22/2017: Finally refreshed all the web pages.
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