Zhangyang (Atlas) Wang​


  • 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

  • "Task-Specific and Interpretable Feature Learning", delivered in:
    • 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", delivered in:
    • 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.
  • Various conference and workshop oral presentations are omitted here....





  • Journal Reviewer:
    • IEEE Transactions: TIP, TCSVT, TMM, TKDE, TNNLS, TCDS
    • Other IEEE Journals: SPL, GRSL, JSTARS
    • Elsevier: Pattern Recognition, Neurocomputing, Image and Vision Computing, PRL, JBI
    • Springer: Multimedia Tools & Applications, Machine Vision & Applications, Applied Informatics
    • EURASIP: Journal on Image and Video Processing

 

  • Conference Reviewer: 
    • 2017: CVPR, MICCAI, IJCAI, IJCNN, PAKDD
    • 2016: NIPS, ACM MM, ICME, ICIP, AAAI, SDM
    • 2015: ACM MM, SDM, IJCAI, ICHI
    • ​2014: ACM MM, ISCMI, ISCAS

 

  • 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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