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Brief Biography:

Dr. Minglun Gong is a professor at the Memorial University of Newfoundland and an adjunct professor at the University of Alberta. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Alberta in 2003, his M.Sc. from the Tsinghua University in 1997, and his B.Engr. from the Harbin Engineering University in 1994. After graduation, he was a faculty member at the Laurentian University for four years before joined the Memorial University.

Minglun’s research interests cover various topics in the broad area of visual computing (including computer graphics, computer vision, visualization, image processing, and pattern recognition). So far, he has published over 100 referred technical papers in journals and conference proceedings, including 15 papers in ACM/IEEE transactions. He is the inventor of an awarded patent and 3 pending patents. Currently an associate editor for Pattern Recognition, he has also served as program committee member for top-tier conferences (e.g. ICCV and CVPR) and reviewer for prestigious journals (e.g. IEEE TPAMI and ACM TOG). He was the recipient of the Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Award and the CFI New Opportunity Award.

Curriculum Vitae: PDF

Minglun Gong

Dept. of Comp. Sci.
Memorial Univ.

Contact Information:

+1 (709) 864-3589
+1 (709) 864-2009

Department of Computer Science
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, NL, Canada, A1B 3X5

News (since 2013):

May 20, 2016 I gave an invited talk at York University.
March 20, 2016 Our paper on Artificial Multi-Bee-Colony algorithm is accepted by GECCO 2016.
February 29, 2016 Yiming's work on transparent object reconstruction is accepted by CVPR 2016.
February 12, 2016 Congratulations to Hao Yuan, whose M.Sc. thesis has passed the reviews.
February 10, 2016 I am invited to serve for the International Program Committee of SIGMAP 2016.
January 6, 2016 Welcome Xue Cui and Shiyao Wang, who joined our lab as M.Sc. students.
September 4, 2015 Congratulations to Yiming, who has received the CS Early Achievement Award (PhD) at Univ. of Alberta.
September 4, 2015 Welcome our new Ph.D. students, Wendong Mao, Hao Cai, and Farhad Kazemi. Wendong comes from Peiking University and is a recipant of the Dean's Doctoral Award. Hao is supported by the Chinese Government Scholarship.
August 29, 2015 Yiming's work on environment matting is accepted by ICCV 2015.
August 8, 2015 Two papers, Deep Points Consolidation and Generalized Cylinder Decomposition, are conditionally accepted by SIGGRAPH Asia 2015.
June 4, 2015 Our paper on big-data classification receives the Best Paper Award at AI 2015.
June 4, 2015 I gave an invited symposia talk at CRV 2015.
February 24, 2015 Two algorithms that we developed, WLOP and EAR, is now included into the CGAL 4.6 - Point Set Processing.
February 2, 2015 Our paper on foreground segmentation is accepted by IEEE Trans. Image Processing.
December 5, 2014 Our paper on distilled image collections is accepted by Eurographics 2015.
November 4, 2014 I am invited to serve for the International Program Committee of CAD/Graphics 2015.
October 14, 2014 I am invited to serve for the Program Committee of CRV 2015.
September 26, 2014 I am invited to join the Program Committee of GI 2015.
September 9, 2014 Congratulations to Yiming, whose M.Sc. thesis has passed the reviews. He will continute Ph.D. study at Univ. of Alberta, with me serving as his co-supervisor.
September 8, 2014 Welcome our new Ph.D. student, Zili, who obtained his M.Sc. at Chinese Accademy of Science.
September 3, 2014 Welcome Songyuan Ji and Zizui Chen, who joined our lab as M.Sc. student.
August 11, 2014 Two papers, Autoscanner and Morfit, are conditionally accepted by SIGGRAPH Asia 2014.
June 15, 2014 I am invited to join the Editorial Board of Pattern Recognition.
May 12, 2014 Welcome Yang Li, who joined our lab as M.Sc. student.
April 22, 2014 Congratulations to Timothy, who has successfully defended his M.Sc. thesis.
March 20, 2014 Welcome our visiting scholar, Dr. Shibai Yin, who will work in our lab for 3 months.
January 17, 2014 Grant's work on self-sorting map is accepted by IEEE Trans. Multimedia.
November 23, 2013 Our paper on flower modeling is accepted by Eurographics 2014.
September 14, 2013 Welcome our new PostDoc, Dr. Yunhai Wang, who will work in our lab for a year.
September 4, 2013 Welcome Hao Yuan, who joined our lab as M.Sc. student.
July 29, 2013 Two papers, Projective Shape Analysis and Mind the Gap, are conditionally accepted by SIGGRAPH Asia 2013.
May 23, 2013 A video clip for our skeletonization paper is now featured in the SIGGRAPH 2013 Technical Papers Video Preview, which is also available on YouTube.
May 21, 2013 I visited Bioinformatics Institute, A*STAR and gave two invited talks
April 22, 2013 Congratulations to Grant, who has successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis. He is moving to Califonia to work for Google.
March 27, 2013 Our paper on point cloud skeletonization is conditionally accepted by SIGGRAPH 2013.
February 26, 2013 Timothy's work on underwater camera calibration is accepted by CVPR 2013 as oral presentation.
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