Ying Wu Named 2017 IEEE Fellow

The grade of IEEE Fellow is a distinction reserved for select IEEE members who have an extraordinary record of accomplishments in any of the fields of interest.

Prof. Ying Wu

Prof. Ying Wu has been named a newly elevated Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

Prof. Wu was cited “for contributions to motion analysis and pattern discovery in computer vision.” His group, the Computational Vision Group works to improve Computer Vision, Visual Motion Tracking/Capturing/Recognition Statistical Learning and Pattern Recognition, Vision-based Interaction, Image/Video Analysis and Understanding, Multimedia Processing, Management and Data Analysis, Biomedical Image Processing and Medical Applications.

The IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the IEEE Board of Directors upon a person with an outstanding record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest. The total number selected in any one year cannot exceed one-tenth of one- percent of the total voting membership. IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of membership and is recognized by the technical community as a prestigious honor and an important career achievement. See full list of 2016 Newly Elevated Fellows

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