Xiaokang Yang received the B.S. degree from Xiamen University, Xiamen, China, in 1994, the M.S. degree from Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China, in 1997, and the Ph.D. degree from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, in 2000. From September 2000 to March 2002, he worked as a Research Fellow in Centre for Signal Processing, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. From April 2002 to October 2004, he was a Research Scientist in the Institute for Infocomm Research (I²R), Singapore. He is currently an Associate Professor and the Director Assistant of the Institute of Image Communication and Information Processing, Department of Electronic Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China. He has published over 70 refereed papers, and has filed 6 patents. His current research interests include networked multimedia processing, media retrieval, perceptual visual processing, digital television, and pattern recognition. He received the Microsoft Young Professorship Award 2006, the Best Young Investigator Paper Award at IS&T/SPIE International Conference on Video Communication and Image Processing (VCIP2003), and awards from A-STAR and Tan Kah Kee foundations. He is currently a Senior Member of IEEE, and a Member of Visual Signal Processing and Communications Technical Committee of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society. He is the Special Session Chair of Perceptual Visual Processing of IEEE ICME2006. He is currently the Technical Program Cochair for ISCAS '07 and the Program Cochair for SiPS '07.
Biography Updated on 1 March 2007