I am a Staff Scientist/Engineer and a Principal Investigator at United Technologies Research Center (UTRC), East Hartford, CT . I joined UTRC in 2006. Prior to this, I received my Ph.D. and M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), and B.S. from Northeastern University, China. My research interests include Computer Vision, Computer Graphics, Machine Learning and Computational Imaging I also had short-term research experience in Mitsubishi MERL, Siemens Corporate Research and IBM Almaden Research. I have published 30+ journal and conference papers in CVPR, ICCV, SIGGRAPH, IJCV etc. I hold 7 U.S. patents, and 18 U.S. patent applications. I have been an Associate Editor for The Visual Computer Journal since 2012, and serve as area chair for WACV2014, and industry chair for ACCV2014. I am a Senior Member of IEEE.