Prof. Wen Gao

Professor and Director
Faculty of Information and Engineering Sciences
Peking University, China
Member, Chinese Academy of Engineering

Portrait of Senior Woman

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AI for Health

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BIO:

Gao, Wen received the B.S. degree in computer science from Harbin University of Science and Technology in 1982, the M.S. degree in computer science from Harbin Institute of Technology in 1985, the Ph.D. degree in computer science from Harbin Institute of Technology in 1988, and the Ph.D. degree in electronics engineering from the University of Tokyo in 1991, Tokyo, Japan. He is working in the areas of multimedia and computer vision, including video coding, video analysis, multimedia retrieval, face recognition, and multimodal interface.
Prof. Gao now is a Boya Chair Professor and the Director of Faculty of Information and Engineering Sciences at Peking University. He also serves as the vice president of National Natural Science Foundation China (NSFC) from Feb. of 2013, and the president of CCF from Feb. 2016.
Prof. Gao works in the areas of multimedia and computer vision, topics including video coding, video analysis, multimedia retrieval, face recognition, multimodal interfaces, and virtual reality. His most cited contributions are model-based video coding and face recognition. He published seven books, over 220 papers in refereed journals, and over 600 papers in selected international conferences. His publications have been cited for over 28,000 times, and his H-index is 75, according to Google Scholar.
Prof. Gao served or serves on the editorial board for several journals, such as IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology and IEEE Transactions on Multimedia. He chaired a number of prestigious international conferences, such as IEEE ICME 2007, ACM Multimedia 2009, IEEE ISCAS 2013. He earned many awards such as one second class award in technology invention by the State Council, and six second class awards in science and technology achievement by State Council. He is a