Zhangyang (Atlas) Wang​


  • Jul. 2018, ECCV 2018 ChaLearn Challenge Track 3 Rank 2 Winner
  • May 2018, CVPR UG2 Prize Challenge Winner
  • Oct. 2017, Lenovo AI Innovation Challenge Winner
  • Aug. 2017, ICCV 2017 Young Researcher Travel Award
  • Feb. 2017, UW Amazon Catalyst Innovation Award Finalist
  • May 2016, Dissertation Completion Fellowship, UIUC
  • Apr. 2016, Thomas and Margaret Huang Award for Graduate Research, UIUC
  • Apr 2016, CVPR Doctoral Consortium
  • Mar. 2016, Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Graduates Aboard
  • Jan. 2016, AAAI 2016 Best Presentation Award Finalist
  • Dec. 2015, AAAI Scholarship
  • Nov. 2015, Baidu Research Fellowship
  • Oct. 2015, ACM MM 2015 Travel Award        
  • Jun. 2015, CVPR 2015 Google Travel Award (DeepVision)
  • May. 2015, Cognitive Science/Artificial Intelligence Research Award, UIUC
  • Dec. 2012, PURE Symposium Audience Favorite Award, UIUC
  • Apr. 2012, Outstanding Graduate Scholarship, Anhui Province, P.R.China
  • Oct. 2011, Outstanding Undergraduate Research Program Scholarship, USTC
  • Apr. 2011, Honorable Winner of Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM)
  • 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, Outstanding Student Scholarship, USTC                                                                                                                                                                  

Selected Awards


  • "Dealing with Reality: Low-Quality Visual Data Processing and Analytics", CVPR 2017 Tutorial, Honolulu, HI, July 2017. This talk and variant versions have also been given at:
    • Invited Talk, Institute of Mathematics and Statistics, University of São Paulo, June 2018
    • Invited Talk, SIAM Imaging Science Conference + University of Trento, June 2018
    • Invited Talk, Machine Learning Seminar Series, Michigan State University, April 2018
    • Invited Talk, Walmart Tech Dallas, April 2018
    • Invited Talk, TAMU HRPC Computational and Data Science Seminar, , March 2018
    • Invited Talk, US Army Research Lab, March 2018
    • Invited Talk, ECE@University of Maryland, March 2018
    • Invited Talk, UT San Antonio computer vision webinar, March 2018
    • Invited Talk, Samsung Research America, Feb 2018
    • Invited Talk, Bell Labs, Jan 2018
    • Invited Talk, ECE@Rice University, Dec 2017.
    • Invited Talk, ECE@University of Houston, Nov 2017.
    • TAMU CSCE 681 seminar, Sept 2017.
    • TAMU ECE bio-seminar, Sept 2017.
    • CCC Symposium 2017: "Computing Research: Addressing National Priorities and Societal Needs", Oct 2017.


  • “An Overview of Advances in Deep Learning-based Image Processing”Banner Alzheimer's Institute, July 2017.


  •  "Task-Specific and Interpretable Feature Learning", given at:
    • ECE@UMN, July 2016.
    • PKU workshop, EEIS@USTC, June 2016.
    • Hulu Beijing, Chinese R conference, EECS@Northwestern, ISE@U Washington, ECE@UIUC, May 2016.
    • CSE@TAMU, and many other places, as my faculty job talk, March and April, 2016.


  • "DeepFont: Identify Your Font from An Image", given at:
    • UTSA invited webinar talk, Dec. 2015.
    • MSRA/USTC, Nov. 2015.
    • ACM MM oral, Oct. 2015.
    • VALSE webinar, June 2015.
    • ECE@UIUC, May. 2015.


  • "Design Deep Networks with Problem-Specific Reasoning", MSRA/USTC, Nov. 2015.
  • "Image Compression using 1-bit Compressive Sensing: A Thought", ECE@UIUC, Dec. 2014.
  • "Decentralized Recommender System", Math@UCLA, Feb. 2014.
  • "Blind Compressive Sensing", Beckman Institute, UIUC, May 2013.
  • "An Introduction to Decentralized Optimization Network", CS@UIUC, Apr. 2013.
  • "Multi-level Video Frame Interpolation", Adobe Research, San Jose, Jan. 2013.





  • Journal Reviewer:
    • IEEE Transactions: TIP, TSP, TNNLS, TCSVT, TMM, TKDE, TVCG, TCDS, TBD, TETCI, ...... 
    • Other IEEE Journals: SPL, GRSL, JSTARS
    • Elsevier:  International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV), Pattern Recognition,   Neurocomputing, Image and Vision Computing, Pattern Recognition Letters, Journal of Biomedical Informatics, Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine
    • Springer: Multimedia Tools & Applications, Machine Vision & Applications, Applied Informatics
    • EURASIP Journal: Image and Video Processing, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
    • MDPI: Remote Sensing, Sensors
    • IET Computer Vision,  SPIE Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, PLOS ONE ...

 

  • Miscellaneous:
    • Research Mentor, UIUC P.U.R.E research program for undergraduates, 2012 - 2013
    • Voluntary Mentor, USTC Abroad Study Advisor-Advisee Program, 2015 - 2016
    • Online Organization Member: VALSE
    • Student Volunteer, AAAI 2016

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