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Dr. WU Xiao      
Assistant Dean, Department Head.
School of Information Science and Technology Department of Computer Science
Department of Computer Science and Technology
Southwest Jiaotong University City University of Hong Kong
No. 111, North Section 1, 2nd Ring Road, Chengdu, China Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Email: wuxiaohk@gmail.com or wuxiaohk@home.swjtu.edu.cn Email: wuxiao@cs.cityu.edu.hk


Currently, I am the Assistant Dean of School of Information Science and Technology, and Head of Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China. I am an Associate Professor from 2009. Now, I am a Visiting Associate Professor at School of Information and Computer Science at University of California, Irvine (UCI) under the supervision of Prof. Ramesh Jain.

I received my Ph.D at the Department of Computer Science, City University of Hong Kong, supervised by Prof. Chong-Wah Ngo and Prof. Qing Li. I was a Senior Research Associate in the Video Retrieval Group (VIREO), City University of Hong Kong. I was a visiting scholar at School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA, under advisor Alexander G. Hauptmann between April 2006 and April 2007. I received my B.E. and M.S. degrees in Computer Science from Yunnan University, China. I was with Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, between January 2001 and July 2002. From 2003 to 2004, I was with the Department of Computer Science of the City University of Hong Kong, as a Research Assistant, under the supervision of Dr. Victor C. S. Lee.

Research Interests

Work/Visiting Experience

Research >>

I am the general co-chair of MobiMedia 2015, which will be held on May 25-27, 2015 at Chengdu, China.

We are pleased to release the near-duplicate web video dataset (CC_WEB_VIDEO), which was appeared in our ACM MM'07 paper. Over 170+ universities/institutes worldwide from 16 countries/regions are using this dataset.

 ACM ICIMCS 2011 was held on August 5-7, at Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China.

Selected Publication

 Thesis: On Clustering, Detection, and Threading of Topics for Large Scale Videos with Multiply Modalities

 Book Chapter

 Journal Papers

 Conference Papers

Grant and Funds


  • 2016          Second Prize, Natural Science Award of the Ministry of Education, China
  • 2014          Top 10 Teaching Talent, Southwest Jiaotong University
  • 2014          Rising Star Award, ACM Chengdu Chapter
  • 2013          Sichuan Provincial Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, Sichuan, China
  • Sep. 2007     IBM Student Conference Grant
  • Oct. 2006     The Outstanding Academic Performance Awards for Research Degree Students
  • 2006 -- 2007  Research Tuition Scholarship of City University of Hong Kong
  • 2005 -- 2006  Research Tuition Scholarship of City University of Hong Kong
  • 2004 -- 2007  Postgraduate Studentship of City University of Hong Kong

Professional Services

  • Web Chair: Association for Computing Machinery, ACM Hong Kong Chapter (ACM HK), 2008.
  • Faculty board: Faculty of Science & Engineering, City University of Hong Kong, 2005-2006.
  • Guest Editor: ACM/Springer Multimedia Systems Journal, special issue of selected papers from ACM ICIMCS 2011.
  • General Co-Chair: 8th International Conference on Mobile Multimedia Communications (MobiMedia 2015)
  • Program Co-Chair: The Third ACM International Conference on Internet Multimedia Computing and Service (ACM ICIMCS 2011).
  • Program Committee Member:  
    • ACM Multimedia (ACM MM), 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014
    • ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval (ICMR), 2012-2016
    • IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME), 2008-2016
    • International Conference on Multimedia Modeling (MMM), 2010, 2013-2015.
    • Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia (PCM), 2007, 2011-2014
    • The International Conference on Internet Multimedia Computing and Service (ICIMCS), 2009-2014
  • Journal Reviewer:          IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, IEEE Trans. on Knowledge and Data Management, IEEE Trans. on Information Forensics & Security, IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, Proceedings of IEEE, International Journal of Computer Vision, IEEE Multimedia, VLDB Journal, Information Sciences, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, ACM Trans. on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications, Computer Vision and Image Understanding, Multimedia Systems Journal, Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Multimedia Tools and Applications, Data and Knowledge Engineering, Neurocomputing, Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Computer Communication, and so on.

Created on 2005/01/30

Last Updated on 2016/02/01

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