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Liu, Ying

Biography

Dr. Ying Liu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Santa Clara University. She obtained a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Her main research interests are in image and video processing and coding, coding for machines, deep learning, and computer vision. She is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and a member of the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Her research articles are published in prestigious journals such as the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (TCSVT), IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (TMM), IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, Pattern Recognition (Elsevier), and many flagship conferences. She serves as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, and she also serves as the technical program committee member of multiple international conferences. She is the Secretary/Treasurer of the Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association (APSIPA) US Chapter.

Education

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, SUNY at Buffalo, 2012

M.S., Electrical Engineering, SUNY at Buffalo, 2008

B.S., Telecommunications Engineering, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT), Beijing, China, 2006

Research

  • Image and Video Processing
  • Image and Video Coding
  • Coding for Machines
  • Deep Learning
  • Computer Vision

Courses Taught

  • COEN 166/266 Artificial Intelligence
  • COEN 140 Machine Learning and Data Mining
  • COEN 194/195/196 Senior Design Project
  • COEN 240 Machine Learning
  • COEN 347 Advanced Techniques in Video Coding

Awards

  • Ying Liu (PI), “Learned Video Compression with Generative Adversarial Networks and Transformers,” NVIDIA Academic Hardware Grant Program, Mar. 2022.
  • Ying Liu (PI), “ERI: Generative Adversarial Networks for Video Coding,” external funding, National Science Foundation, Feb. 1, 2022-Jan. 31, 2024, estimated.
  • Nam Ling (PI) and Ying Liu (PI), “Low Complexity and High Efficiency Image and Video Coding with Deep Learning on Heterogeneous Platforms,” external funding, Kwai, Inc, June 16, 2021- June 15, 2022.
  • Nam Ling (PI) and Ying Liu (Co-PI), “Low Complexity and High Efficiency Image and Video Processing with Neural Network on Heterogeneous Platforms,” external funding, Kwai, Inc., June 16, 2020 - June 15, 2021.
  • Ying Liu (PI), Kuehler Undergraduate Research Grant, School of Engineering, Santa Clara University, 2023.
  • Ying Liu (PI), Kuehler Undergraduate Research Grant, School of Engineering, Santa Clara University, 2022.
  • Ying Liu (PI), Internal Research Grant, School of Engineering, Santa Clara University, 2020/2021.
  • Ying Liu (PI), Internal Research Grant, School of Engineering, Santa Clara University, 2019/2020.

Publications

Journals
Conference Proceedings
Thesis
  • Decoding of Purely Compressed Sensed Video
    Y. Liu (advisor: Prof. Dimitris A. Pados), Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Electrical Engineering, SUNY Buffalo, June 2012.
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Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering