Tao Mei is a research staff member at Microsoft Research Asia. He received the B.E. degree in automation and Ph.D. degree in pattern recognition and intelligent system from the University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China, in 2001 and 2006, respectively. His current research interests include multimedia content analysis, computer vision, and online multimedia applications such as multimedia search, advertising, recommendation, presentation, social media, and mobile applications. He is the author of one book, five book chapters, and over 80 journal and conference papers in these areas, and he holds about 20 filed international and US patents or pending applications. He serves as an Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Multimedia, a Guest Editor of the IEEE Multimedia, Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, and ACM Multimedia Systems Journal, a Technical Program Committee Member for numerous international conferences, and a Reviewer for over 20 prestigious international journals. Dr. Mei is the principle designer of the automatic video search system that achieves the best performance in the worldwide TRECVID evaluation in 2007. He received the Best Paper and the Best Demonstration Awards in ACM International Conference on Multimedia 2007, the Best Poster Award in IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing 2008, and the Best Paper Award in ACM International Conference on Multimedia 2009. He is a Member of the IEEE and the ACM.
Biography Updated on 11 December 2009