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Wei-Ying MaChief Scientist/Huiyan Chair Professor

Dr. Wei-Ying Ma is named an IEEE Fellow and ACM Distinguished Scientist. He was previously an editor board member of ACM/Springer Journal on Multimedia Systems, and the vice editor-in-chief of ACM Transactions on Information System (TOIS). He is also a member of the organizing and procedure committee of multiple international conferences, including ACM SIGIR, ACM Multimedia, ACM CIKM, WWW (WebConf), ICME, CVPR, SPIE Multimedia Storage and Archiving Systems, and SPIE Multimedia Communication and Networking. He has published over 350papers on international conferences and academic journals, and holds 160-plus technological patents. In 2018, he was ranked 86 on the list of TOP 100 industrial scientists.

Dr. Wei-Ying Ma was with Hewlett-Packard Labs in Palo Alto, California from 1997 to 2001, where he worked in the fields of multimedia content analysis and adaptation. He joined Microsoft Research Asia in 2001 and later was appointed the Assistant Managing Director. In 2017, he became the Vice President at ByteDance where he led its Artificial Intelligence (AI) Laboratory. In 2020, he joined the Institute for AI Industry Research, Tsinghua University as the Chief Scientist.

Dr. Wei-Ying Ma graduated from the Department of Electrical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University in 1990 with a bachelor degree, from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) in 1994 with a master degree and in 1997 with a doctoral degree, respectively.

Selected Publications:

1. B. S. Manjunath and Wei-Ying Ma*. Texture features for browsing and retrieval of image data, IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Vol. 18, No. 8, pp. 837-842. August 1996.

2. Wei-Ying Ma* and B. S. Manjunath. Netra: a toolbox for navigating large image databases, Image Processing, 1997.Proceedings., International Conference on 1, 568-571.

3. D. Cai, S. Yu, J.R. Wen, Wei-Ying Ma*. VIPS: a vision-based page segmentation algorithm, Microsoft Research Technical Report, MSR-TR-2003-79, 2003.

4. Y. Liu, D. Zhang, G. Lu, Wei-Ying Ma*. A survey of content-based image retrieval with high-level semantics, Pattern Recognition 40, 262-282.

5. Yu Zheng, Lei Zhang, Xing Xie, Wei-Ying Ma*. Mining interesting locations and travel sequences from GPS trajectories, The 18th international conference on World Wide Web, 791-800.

Awards & Outstanding Researches in the past 5 years:

1. “Key Technologies and Applications for Internet Information-Summarizing and Machine Draft-Writing” (Translated Title), Wu Wenjun Artificial Intelligence Science and Technology Award Second Prize 2017

2. Democratizing Content Creation and Dissemination through AI Technology, Keynote Speech, WWW 2020

3. AI for Content Curation, Keynote, MIT Technology Review’s Annual EmTech Digital Conference 2018

4. Unified Visual-Semantic Embeddings: Bridging Vision and Language with Structured Meaning Representations, CVPR 2019

5. Automatic Data Augmentation from Massive Web Images for Deep Visual Recognition, ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications, 2018

6. Topic aware neural response generation, AAAI 2017

7. Beyond the Words: Predicting User Personality from Heterogeneous Information, WSDM 2017

8. Dual learning for machine translation, NIPS 2016

9. Collaborative Knowledge Base Embedding for Recommender Systems, ACM SIGKDD 2016

10. How Well Do Computers Solve Math Word Problems? Large-Scale Dataset Construction and Evaluation, ACL 2016

11. Learning to Extract Conditional Knowledge for Quest

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