On June 13, local time, the official announced the election of fifty-four new Fellows into the Canadian Academy of Engineering. Graduated from the Department of Automation, Tao Mei, the Vice President and CTO of JD.COM, was on the list. Up to now, there are two alumnus graduated from our department have renowned the title of this kind. One is Dr. Huixing Gong, who is granted the Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences; the other is Dr. Tao Mei with the honor of Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering.
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Brief Introduction to Tao Mei
Dr. Tao Mei was enrolled in the Department of Automation, USTC, in 1996 to start his undergraduate life, and graduated with a doctoral degree in 2006. In 2018, he was elected as an IEEE Fellow.
Being a Vice President of JD.COM, a Distinguished Scientist of ACM, and a Fellow of IAPR, Dr. Tao Mei has made great contributions to the researches and technological innovation of computer vision, multimedia computing and explored their applications for emerging fields such as retails, logistics, finance, cloud computing, fashion and its design. He has already published more than 100 papers on multimedia analysis and computer vision with 11 times selected for the Best Paper Award, as well as 50 international patents.
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