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MEI, Tao


Adjunct Professor

Education Background

Ph.D., University of Science and Technology of China (2006)

Research Field
Computer Vision, Multimedia
Personal Website


tmei [AT] live [DOT] com


Tao Mei is a Technical Vice President with and the Deputy Managing Director of JD AI Research, where he also serves as the Director of Computer Vision and Multimedia Lab. Prior to joining in 2018, he was a Senior Research Manager with Microsoft Research Asia in Beijing, China, where he contributed 20 inventions and technologies to Microsoft’s products and services. He has authored or co-authored over 200 publications (with 11 best paper awards) and holds 20 US granted patents. He is or has been an Editorial Board Member of IEEE TIP, IEEE TCSVT, IEEE TMM, ACM TOMM, and ACM TIST. He is the General Co-chair of IEEE ICME 2019, the Program Co-chair of ACM Multimedia 2018, IEEE ICME 2015 and IEEE MMSP 2015.  Tao was elected as a Fellow of IAPR and a Distinguished Scientist of ACM in 2016, for his contributions to large-scale multimedia analysis and applications.

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