Contact

Email: chenzhibo@ustc.edu.cn

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Phone: +86 (0)551 63607054

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Short Bio

Zhibo Chen is currently a full professor at University of Science and Technology China. He received his B. Sc., and Ph.D. from DEE Tsinghua University. He has worked in SONY and Thomson research department from 2003 to 2012. He used to be principal scientist in Thomson Research & Innovation Department, Distinguished Member of Thomson Fellow, Manager of Thomson media processing lab.

He has proven ability working in various industries including Consumer Electronics and Media & Entertainment and is an expert in managing research groups via Agile Scrum process. He has successful experience in international standard organization like ISO-MPEG and ITU-T.

He has more than 50 granted patents and around 100 pending EU and US patent applications, more than 70 publications and standard proposals, his contribution of UMH Fast ME algorithm has been adopted by H.264 standard, widely used in standard reference software and largely cited. He is IEEE senior member, member of IEEE Visual Signal Processing and Communications Committee, and member of IEEE Multimedia Communication Committee. He was RC member of ISCAS meetings from 2007 to 2013, key member in IEEE MMTC special interest group on QoE. He was TPC member of PCS and VCIP, Chair of ICME 2011 Multimedia track, Area Chair of IEEE ICME 2013 “Multimedia for Humanity” Theme. He also served as co-Editor of IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications QoE-Aware Wireless Multimedia Systems 2011, member of best paper selection committee in IEEE VCIP 2012.

Research activities and interests

Intelligent Media Computing

  • Media representation, coding, analysis, synthesis
  • Image to image transformation
  • Reinforcement learning and meta-learning for media processing

Immersive Media Computing

  • VR media content representation, compression and transmission
  • Light Field and Point Cloud media coding
  • Immersive multidimensional media quality assessment

Professional Association

[1] IEEE Senior Member.

[2] Member of Technical Committee of IEEE CAS Visual Signal Processing and Communications (VSPC).

[3] Member of Technical Committee of IEEE CAS Education and Outreach (CASEO).

[4] Member of Technical Committee of IEEE Communication Society Multimedia Communication.

[5] Key member of IEEE MMTC Interest Group of Quality of Experience for Multimedia Communications.

[6] Area Chair of IEEE VCIP (Visual Communications and Image Processing) 2016/2015.

[7] Member of review committee of APSIPA (Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association) 2015.

[8] IEEE ICME 2013 “Multimedia for Humanity” Theme Area Chair.

[9] Member of Best Paper Selection Committee of IEEE VCIP (Visual Communications and Image Processing) 2012.

[10] Program Committee member of Special Session on QoE-based Multi-device Interaction in IEEE SMC (System, Man and Cybernetics) 2012.

[11] Member of technique program committee in IEEE Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP) 2012.

[12] Chair Editor of IEEE MMTC E-Letter special issue on “Quality of Experience issues in media delivery”, 2011.

[13] Program Chair of International Mobile Multimedia Communications Conference 2011.

[14] Organization Committee member, Chair of ICME 2011 Multimedia Standard, Services and QoE Track.

[15] Co-Editor of IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications QoE-Aware Wireless Multimedia Systems 2011.

[16] Member of Technical Program Committee of IEEE Workshop on Multimedia Quality of Experience 2011.

[17] Member of Technique Program Committee of SPIE Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP) 2010.

[18] Member of Review Committee of IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems 2007/2008/2009/2010/2011/2012/2013.

[19] Member of Program Committee of international Picture Coding Symposium 2006.

National Fundings

[1] 国家重点研发计划“基于监控内容感知的高效安全视频编解码“,2016YFC0801001 ,课题负责人

[2] 国家自然科学基金面上项目“脑认知融合的3D视频质量评价深层模型研究”,NSFC-61571413 ,课题负责人

[3] 国家青年千人计划资助“全息视频计算”,课题负责人

[4] 国家自然科学基金重点项目“基于内容分析的高效视频编码理论与方法”,NSFC-61632001,子课题负责人

[5] 国家自然科学基金重大项目“与主观感知一致的图像视频质量评价方法”,NSFC-61390514,子课题负责人

[6] 国家科技部973重点研发项目“基于视觉特性的视频编码理论与方法研究”,2015CB351803,主要参与人

Rewards

[1] 国家自然科学二等奖 2018

[2] 教育部自然科学一等奖 2017

[3] 电子学会自然科学一等奖 2015

[4] IEEE ICIP2017 光场编码竞赛最优性能奖