Jie Tian received his Ph.D. degree (with honors) in artificial intelligence from the Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, in 1993. Since 1997, he has been a Professor at the Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China. He is a winner of the China National Funds for Distinguished Young Scientists (2002). He has been a Distinguished Professor at the Cheung Kong Scholars Program, since 2006. He has been the Chief Scientist of the National Basic Research Program (973) twice (2006 and 2011). He is the Director of the Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence Committees at the Chinese Society of Automation. He is the Director of the Chinese Society for Molecular Imaging. His research interests are medical image processing and analysis, pattern recognition, acupuncture mechanisms, and so forth. He has published more than 200 papers in peer-reviewed journals including IEEE Transactions and served as a Technical Reviewer for several IEEE publications, such as IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Transactions on Image Processing, Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine, and Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. Due to the research and development of the 3D medical imaging processing and analyzing system (3D Med), he won the National Award for Progress in Science and Technology, in 2003, and also won the National Award for Progress in Science and Technology, in 2004, for the system and application of fingerprint recognition. He is also a winner of the 2010 National Award for the Technological Invention of the imaging method and system for small animal multimodality optical molecular imaging and the 2012 National Award for the Technological Invention for the algorithm and system of fingerprint encryption. Tian was also recognized as one of the top ten science leaders of China, in 2003. He also won the Prize for Scientific and Technological Progress of Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation, in 2012.
Biography Updated on 6 December 2013