Research area: Computer vision, Pattern recognition, Machine learning
Ruiping Wang is a Professor at the Institute of Computing Technology (ICT), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). Prior to joining ICT in July 2012, he was a postdoctoral researcher with the Tsinghua University from July 2010 to June 2012. He also spent one year working as a Research Associate with the University of Maryland, College Park, from Nov. 2010 to Oct. 2011. He has published more than 60 papers in peer-reviewed journals and conferences, including IEEE TPAMI, TIP, TMM, PR, CVPR, ICCV, ECCV, ICML, and has received the Best Student Poster Award Runner-up from IEEE CVPR 2008 for the work on Manifold-Manifold Distance.
Dr. Wang serves as an Associate Editor for IEEE Access, IEEE Biometrics Compendium, The Visual Computer (Springer), Neurocomputing (Elsevier), a Guest Editor for Pattern Recognition, Area Chair for IEEE WACV2018/2019, ICME2019, Publication Chair for IEEE FG 2018, Publicity Chair for ICB 2019, and Challenge Chair for IEEE AVSS 2020. He has co-organized tutorials in ACCV 2014/CVPR 2015/ECCV 2016/ICIP 2017, and workshop at ACCV 2016. He has given invited talks in workshops of ICME 2014, ACCV 2014 and ICCV 2015. His current research interests include video-based face recognition/retrieval, large-scale image retrieval, visual scene understanding, image set classification, distance metric learning, and manifold learning. He is a member of the IEEE.