Changhu Wang is an Associate Researcher at Web Search and Mining Group, Microsoft Research Asia. Wang received his B.S. degree in 2004 and his Ph.D. degree in 2009, both from the University of Science and Technology of China. He worked as a Research Engineer at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in National University of Singapore in 2008. Before he joined Microsoft Research Asia, he was a Long-Term Research Intern at Microsoft Research Asia since 2004. His research interests include image understanding, shape/sketch understanding, image search and annotation, and travel route mining. Specifically, he is lauded for his research into sketch-based image search, sketch understanding, and image annotation. He has published more than 30 papers in high-quality conferences and journals in these fields. He served over 20 international conferences and journals as a committee member or reviewer. Wang was awarded Microsoft Golden Star Award in 2011, which is a highly selective award in the recognition of his important contribution to Microsoft’s success. He received a Best Demo Award in ACM International Conference on Multimedia 2010 in the recognition of MindFinder system. He was awarded Microsoft Fellowship in 2007, which is designed to support talented Ph.D. students throughout the Asia-pacific region who have the potential to become future research leaders by Microsoft Corporation.
Biography Updated on 27 August 2012