Dr. Qiong Yan  

Lead Scientist

Unit 319, 3/F, Building 16W,
No. 16 Science Park West Avenue,
Hong Kong Science Park,
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

Email: yanqiong @ sensetime.com (work)
             sophie.yanqiong @GMAIL


About me

Qiong YAN is now a researcher at SenseTime Group Limited. She received her Ph.D. degree from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering in the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) in 2013. Her supervisor is prof. Jiaya JIA. Before that, she obtained the Bachelor's degrees in computer science and technology from University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in 2009 (Outstanding graduates).

Her research interest is in saliency detection, image filtering and image enhancement.




Li Xu, Jimmy SJ. Ren, Qiong Yan, Renjie Liao, Jiaya Jia, "Deep Edge-Aware Filters" Proceedings of The 32nd International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2015.


Xiaoyong Shen, Qiong Yan, Li Xu, Jiaya Jia, "Multispectral Joint Image Restoration via Optimizing a Scale Map" Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, IEEE Transactions on (TPAMI), 2015.


Qiong Yan, Xiaoyong Shen, Li Xu, Shaojie Zhuo, Xiaopeng Zhang, Liang Shen, Jiaya Jia, "Cross-Field Joint Image Restoration via Scale Map" IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2013.

[project][paper][supplementary material]

Qiong Yan, Li Xu, Jiaya Jia, "Dense Scattering Layer Removal" ACM SIGGRAPH Asia Technical Briefs 2013.

[paper][full technical report]

Li Xu, Qiong Yan, Jiaya Jia, "A Sparse Control Model for Image and Video Editing" ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG), 31(6): 139 (Proc. ACM SIGGRAPH ASIA 2013).


Qinog Yan, Li Xu, Jianping Shi, Jiaya Jia, "Hierarchical Saliency Detection", IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2013.

[project][paper][supplementary material][dataset]

Li Xu, Qiong Yan, Yang Xia, Jiaya Jia, "Structure Extraction from Texture via Relative Total Variation", ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG), 31(6), 139 (Proc. ACM SIGGRAPH ASIA 2012).

[project] [paper][matlab code]



Working Experience

2015.04 - Now R&D, SenseTime Group Limited
2014.01 - 2015.03 Image & Visual Computing Lab, R&T, Lenovo



Honors & Awards

Outstanding Graduate of University of Science and Technology of China, 2009

Second Runner-up of RoboGame of University of Science and Technology of China, 2007

Outstanding Scholarship of University of Science and Technology of China, 2006-2008



Teaching Assistant

2012-2013 Spring CSCI2800 Numerical Computation
2012-2013 Fall CSCI1520 Computer Principles and C++ Programming
2011-2012 Spring CSCI2800 Numerical Computation
2011-2012 Fall CSCI1110 Introduction to Computing Using C
2010-2011 Spring CSCI2800 Numerical Computation
2010-2011 Fall CSCI4120 Principles of Computer Game Software
2009-2010 Spring CSC1510 Computer Principles and C Programming (CSCI1510 currently)
2009-2010 Fall CSC3180 Principles of Programming Languages (CSCI3180 currently)



Other links

Saliency Tutorials on CVPR 2013

Tips on Latex

Image Compare Tool



Last update: Jun. 6, 2015