2009.8-2014.5     Doctor of Philosophy,
Computer & Systems Engineering,  
                          Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA  
                          Advisor: Prof. Richard J. Radke
2006.9-2009.3     Master of Engineering, Measurement Technology and Instrumentation
                          Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (BUAA), Beijing, China
                          Advisor: Prof. Guangjun Zhang
2002.9-2006.7     Bachelor of Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Automation,
                          Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (BUAA), Beijing, China


2013.8-2013.12  Student Associate, SRI International Sarnoff, 
                        Vision Technologies Center, Princeton, NJ.

2009.3-2009.7   Software Engineer, Honeywell Technology Solution Labs, 
                        Honeywell Aerospace, Shanghai, China.

2008.6-2008.9   Software Engineer Intern, Honeywell Technology Solution Labs, 
                        Honeywell Automatic Control Solution, Beijing, China.

2006.9-2009.3   Research Assistant, State Key Lab Of Precise Opto-Mechatronics Technology
                        Ministry of Education, China.

2004.9-2006.7   Research Assistant, Automatic Control And Testing Center,
                        Beihang University, Beijing, China.
2005.6-2005.8   Trainee, Virtual Instruments and Measurement Platform, National Instruments

2005.9-2005.10 Trainee, High performance Computing, Research and Develop Center, INTEL

2004.6-2004.9   Intern , Observation Station Of Meteorological Satellites, Guangzhou, China

2003.6-2003.9   Engineer Intern, Laboratory of Electronic Microscope, Sun Yet-Sen University, China

  honors & awards


2008 Honeywell Innovators”, Honeywell International. Ltd. (1 of 32 in the world)
2009 Oustanding Master Graduate, BUAA
2004 and 2005 Top Ten Student Science Star, BUAA
2005 Versatile Star, BUAA
2002 Outstanding Student of Guangzhou, China.


2008 First Class Kwang-Hua Scholarship, Kwang-Hua Foundation of Education, Runtex Ltd. 
2008 Excellent Graduate Student Scholarship, BUAA

2007 First Class Siemens A & D Scholarship, Siemens Automation & Drive Co. 

2005 Second Class “Ren-Min” Scholarship for “Outstanding in Science & Technology”, BUAA.
2006 National Graduate Student Fellowship.


2014 Allen B. DuMont Prize, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
2011 Recognition Award of Student Day. 5th U.S. Dept. Homeland Security Sci. & Tech. Summit.
2010 1st Class Progress Prize in Science and Technology, Ministry of Education, China.

2010 1st Prize  RPI-MARKET Contest, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
2009 Highest Honor Master Graduate, BUAA.
2009 Best Master Thesis, BUAA.
2006 Best Bachelor Thesis, Beijing, China
2006 IET Best Paper Award, International Conference on Information and Control Technology, IET. 
2005 Excellent Award, 2005 INTEL Contest on High Performance Computing, China.
2006 National Essential Course Award, Ministry of Education, China.
2005 First Prize, "Fengru Cup" Contest of Science and Technology, BUAA.
2002-2004 First Prize,  in the 4th, 5th and 6th "Huafeng" Contest of Priginality in Science, BUAA.
2001 First Prize in National Olympic Contest of Information Technology ,Guangzhou. 
2000 Second Prize in 2000 Asia-Pacific Gallant ‘s Contest of Information Technology, Guangzhou. 


  • Instructor, Programming with DELPHI
  • Instructor, Programming with C# & .net platform
  • Instructor, Rapid Application Development
  • Assistant, Signal Processing and Testing,
  • Assistant, Computer Principal & Interface Technology
  • Assistant, Automatic Control Theory & Experiments



  • Computer Vision and Image Understanding
  • IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology
  • SPIE Journal of Electronic Imaging
  • 2013 International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods (ICPRAM2013).
  • 2012 International Conf. of Information Tech., Computer Eng. & Management Sci. (ICM2012).
  • 2012 International Conference of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (ICEE2012).
  • 2011 International Conference on Opto-Electronics Engineering and Information Science(ICOEIS12)
  • 2011 International Conf. on Materials Sci. & Information Tech. (MSIT 2011), Singapore.
  • 2011 International Conf. of Information Tech., Computer Eng. & Management Sci. (ICM2011).
  • 2011 IEEE International Conf. on Computer Design & Applications (ICCDA 2011).
  • 2011 ASME International Conf. on Network Engineering & Computer Science (ICNECS 2011).
  • 2010 IEEE International Conf. on Computer Application & System Modeling (ICCASM 2010).
  • 2013 International Conference on Information Science and Cloud Computing (ISCC2013), Guangzhou.

Commitee Member

  • 2012 International Conference of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (ICEE2012), Shanghai.

Editorial Board

  • Science Journal of Applied Mathematics and Statistics
  • Journal of Image Processing & Pattern Recognition Progress
  • Research & Reviews: Discrete Mathematical Structures



  • Graduate Student Member, IEEE,  2008-present.
  • Graduate Student Member, IEEE Computer Society, 2012-present.
  • Graduate Student Member, IEEE Communication Society, 2011-present.
  • Graduate Student Member, IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, 2013-present.
  • Student Member, ACM, 2010-present.
  • Student Member, IET, 2007-2009
  • IEEE Computer Soc. Technical Commitee on PAMI. 2012-present.

Research Center

  • Ph.D Student, Center of Awareness and Localization of Explosives-Related Threats (ALERT),                         Dept. Homeland Security Center of Excellence, 2009-present.
  • Curtis R.Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center, RPI, 2009-present

Selected Past Affiliations

  • President,  Association of Software Technology, Beihang University, 2004-2007
  • SecretaryDepartment of Culture and Sports, Student Union  of Beihang University, 2002-2003
  • Minister of  Propagandize,  Student Union, School of ISOEE, Beihang University , 2006-2009


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