Prof Ling Shao



Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Research Expertise:

  • Image and video analysis
  • Object and human action activity recognition
  • Content analysis, understanding and feature extraction


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Professor Ling Shao is Chair in Computer Vision and Head of the Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence Group with the Department of Computer Science and Digital Technologies at Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne and an Advanced Visiting Fellow with the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Sheffield. He received the B.Eng. degree in Electronic and Information Engineering from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), the M.Sc. degree in Medical Image Analysis and the Ph.D. (D.Phil.) degree in Computer Vision at the Robotics Research Group from the University of Oxford. Previously, he was a Senior Lecturer (2009-2014) with the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Sheffieldand a Senior Scientist (2005-2009) with Philips Research, The Netherlands. His research interests include Computer Vision, Image/Video Processing, Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning. He has authored/co-authored over 200 papers in refereed journals/conferences such as IEEE TPAMI, TIP, TNNLS, IJCV, ICCV, CVPR, IJCAI and ACM MM, and holds over 10 EU/US patents.