Tao Mei
Director of Computer Vision and Multimedia Lab

Tao Mei is the Managing Director of Computer Vision and Multimedia Lab at AI Platform and Research, and a Technical Vice President of JD.com. His current research interests include computer vision and multimedia analysis. He has authored or co-authored over 150 papers in journals and conferences, 10 book chapters, and edited four books. He holds over 50 US and international patents (with 20 granted). Previously, he is a Senior Researcher with Microsoft Research Asia and has shipped a dozen inventions and technologies to Microsoft products and services.

Tao was the recipient of a number of paper awards from prestigious multimedia journals and conferences, including the Best Paper Awards from ACM Trans. on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (2017), IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (2014), IEEE Trans. on Multimedia (2013), ACM International Conference on Multimedia (2009 and 2007), and so on. He is or has been an Editorial Board Member of IEEE Trans. on Multimedia (TMM), ACM Trans. on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (TOMM), and Pattern Recognition (PR). He is the General Co-chair of IEEE ICME 2019, the Program Co-chair of ACM Multimedia 2018, CBMI 2017, IEEE ICME 2015 and IEEE MMSP 2015, and the Area Chair for a dozen international conferences.

Tao received B.E. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China, in 2001 and 2006, respectively. He is a Guest Professor of University of Science and Technology of China, Fudan University, and Sun Yat-Sen University. Tao was elected as a Fellow of IAPR and a Distinguished Scientist of ACM in 2016, for his contributions to large-scale video analysis and applications.

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