Adjunct Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
Departmental Research Area
Vision & Graphics
Individual Research Interest
Deep learning, computer vision; image/video processing.
Dr Yu-Wing Tai received his BEng (First Class Honors) and MPhil degrees from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, HKUST in 2003 and 2005 and PhD degree from the National University of Singapore in 2009. He is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, HKUST. He is a research director of YouTu research lab of Social Network Group of Tencent. He was a principle research scientist of SenseTime Group Limited from September 2015 to December 2016. He was an associate professor at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) from July 2009 to August 2015. From Sept 2007 to June 2008, he worked as a full-time student internship in the Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA). He was awarded the Microsoft Research Asia Fellowship in 2007, and the KAIST 40th Anniversary Academic Award for Excellent Professor in 2011 respectively. His research interests include deep learning, computer vision and image/video processing.