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Minglun Gong

Dept. of Comp. Sci.
Memorial Univ.

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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 90 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.

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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):

September 4, 2015 Welcome our new Ph.D. students, Wendong Mao, Hao Cai, and Farhad Kazemi.
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 give an invited symposia talk at CRV 2015.
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.
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.
April 22, 2014 Congratulations to Timothy, who has successfully defended his M.Sc. thesis.
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.
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 Preview Trailer.
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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