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, Machine Learning and Computational Imaging. I 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., and hold 30+ patents and patent applications (12 U.S. patents awarded), with 2000+ Google Scholar citations. I have been an Associate Editor for The Visual Computer Journal since 2012, and serve as an area chair for WACV 2014 and 2015, and an industry chair for ACCV 2014, . I am a Senior Member of IEEE.