Dr. Yong Rui, Distinguished Alumni of SEU, Wins IEEE Computer Society 2016 Technical Achievement Award

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Recently, the Computer Society of IEEE(Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) announced the five winners of IEEE CS Technical Achievement Award. Dr. Yong Rui, distinguished alumni of SEU, part-time doctoral supervisor in School of Computer Science and Engineering, SEU and Assistant Managing Director of Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA) won the award with for his pioneering contributions to multimedia analysis and retrieval.

IEEE is the world’s largest association of technical professionals with more than 10,000 professional members and 170 local branches in academic institutions such as universities and research institutes as well as government sectors around the world, its objectives are the educational and technical advancement of radio frequency, microwave, millimeter waves and Terahertz technology development. IEEE Computer Society is the world’s leading membership organization for professionals in all aspects of modern computing—from cloud to big data, security to mobile, robotics to software defined systems, cybersecurity to IoT. A true community for technology leaders, the Computer Society provides resources to keep its members current in technology and moving forward in their professions—publications, a renowned digital library, a vast program of conferences, technical committees, and much more. The Computer Society also serves the profession at large through the establishment professional qualifications and certifications, training and education programs, events on leading-edge technologies, conference publishing, and a wealth of other services and programs focused on advancing the science and art of computing.

Dr. Rui is currently Assistant Managing Director of Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA), leading research areas in multimedia search and mining, and in big data analysis, and has significantly contributed to Microsoft intelligent cloud platform Project Oxford, Microsoft intelligent assistants Cortana and Xiaolce, Microsoft Bing, and Microsoft Office.

A leading expert in his research areas, Dr. Rui holds 60 issued US and international patents, has published 16 books and book chapters, and 200 referred journal and conference papers. Dr. Rui’s publications are among the most cited – 15,000+ citations and his h-Index is 53.

Dr. Rui is the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE MultiMedia, and is on organizing and program committees of numerous conferences including IEEE ICME, IEEE CVPR, ACM Multimedia, ACM ICMR, SPIE ITCom, and ICPR.

Dr. Rui received his B.S. from Southeast University, his M.S. from Tsinghua University, and his PhD from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). He also holds a Microsoft Leadership Training Certificate from Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania.

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Dr. Yong Rui Named Recipient of IEEE Computer Society 2016 Technical Achievement Award

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