Ce Liu PhD ’16 wins Young Researcher Award

Annual award given by computer vision community honors “outstanding early career research contributions.”
Annual award given by computer vision community honors “outstanding early career research contributions.”

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Ce Liu PhD ’16 is the 2016 recipient of the Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition’s Young Researcher Award. The Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI) award is given to a researcher within 7 years of the completion of their PhD for outstanding early career research contributions.

Candidates are nominated by the computer vision community and winners are determined by a committee of senior researchers. The award was first demonstrated in 2012.

CSAIL graduate Xiaogang Wang was also recognized with an Honorable Mention for his work.

Four of the eight winners and honorable mentions thus far have been either Electrical Engineering and Computer Science or CSAIL graduate students or post-docs, including Kristen Grauman and Anat Levin alongside Liu and Wang.