Zhigang Zhu received his B.E., M.E., and Ph.D. degrees, all in computer science from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 1988, 1991, and 1997, respectively. He is currently a Full Professor in the Computer Science Department, the City College of New York, NY, USA. He directs the City College Visual Computing Laboratory (CCVCL) and codirects the Center for Perceptual Robotics, Intelligent Sensors and Machines (PRISMs) in Grove School of Engineering at the City College of New York (CCNY). Previously, he has been an Associate Professor at Tsinghua University and a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Mass, USA. His research interests include 3D computer vision, multimodal sensing, human-computer interaction (HCI), video representation, and various applications in education, environment, robotics, surveillance, and transportation. He has published over 130 technical papers in related areas. Dr. Zhu is a Senior Member of the IEEE, a Senior Member of the ACM, an Associate Editor of the Machine Vision and Applications Journal, and a Technical Editor of the IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics. He was Cogeneral Chair of the 2007 IEEE Workshop on Multimodal Sentient Computing, in conjunction with CVPR 2007 in Minneapolis, Minn, USA, and Coguest Editor of the Special Issue on Modeling and Representations of Large Scale 3D Scenes, International Journal of Computer Vision, 2008.
Biography Updated on 30 June 2011