Wei Zhang is now a Senior Scientist in JD AI Research. He was in IIE - Chinese Academy of Sciences before joining JD. He received his Ph.D degree from Department of Computer Science, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China, in 2015. He was a visiting scholar in DVMM group of Columbia University, New York, NY, USA, in 2014. His research interests include large-scale visual instance search and mining, multimedia and digital forensic analysis. He has won the second place in TRECVID Instance Search task in 2012, the Best Demo Award in ACM-HK openday 2013. He serves the PC/TPC member for ACM Multimedia'2016, ICMR'2015 and PCM'2013.
He worked in VIREO under the supervision of Prof. Chong-Wah Ngo during Feb. 2011 ~ May 2015. He was a visiting student in DVMM group (advisor: Shih-Fu Chang), Columbia University during Nov. 2013 ~ July. 2014. He was also a member of computer vision lab in Tianjin University (supervisor: Xiaochun Cao) during 2008 ~ 2011.