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Siwei Lyu, Ph.D. [CV] [Google Scholar] [DBLP]

Professor, Department of Computer Science
Director, Computer Vision and Machine Learning Lab
College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
University at Albany, State University of New York
Phone: (518) 437-4938
Email: slyu AT albany DOT edu
Office: UAB413, 1215 Western Avenue, Albany, NY12222

  • (07/25/2019) Wenbo Li successfully defended his thesis on Human Pose Estimation and Activity Recognition. Wenbo will join Samsung Research Lab USA as a Research Scientist. Congratulations Dr. Li!
  • (07/11/2019) I was interviewed by Brooklyn Eagles to discuss our work on detecting DeepFakes [Link to story].
  • (06/25/2019) I have written an article on The Conversation about our work of detecting and protecting from DeepFakes [Link].
  • (06/02/2019) Our work on detecting DeepFakes continues to draw attention and is featured on Full Measure with Sharyl Atkison [Link to video] and on Brazil news media O Globo [Link].
  • (05/13/2019) Our work has been covered by Fox News [Link], USA Today [Link] and Chinese National TV (CCTV) [Link].
  • (05/02/2019) Two papers on Digital Media Forensics are accepted by Workshop on Information Hiding and Multimedia Security (IHMMSec2019) in Paris.
  • (05/01/2019) Our lab keeps growing: Dr. Feng Ding joins as a post-doc, Ehab AlBadawy joins as a Ph.D. student, and Ao Luo joins as a visiting student.
  • (04/17/2019) I gave a presentation at O'Reilly AI Conference at NYC [link].
  • (03/01/2019) Our work is featured on Spanish News paper El Pais [link].
  • (02/28/2019) Our work on detecting AI-synthesized fake media has won Google Faculty Research Award for the year of 2019.
  • (02/14/2019) Our work is featured on O'Reily's Data Show Podcast [link] and a Brookings Institute blog [link].
  • (02/01/2019) Our work on detecting DeepFake is featured on Univision [link].
  • (11/19/2018) I received SUNY Chancellor's Award for Research and Creative Activities. Here is a photo at the ceremony.

    Chancellor Award 2018

    (left to right) President Havidàn Rodríguez, Dr. Siwei Lyu, and Dean Kim Boyer.

  • (11/06/2018) Our work on detecting DeepFake generated videos using detection of eye blinking are reported by many news media, including The MIT Technology Review [article], CNN Money [article], Spectrum News [TV interview] Wired Magazine [article], UAlbany Podcast [interview], Data Skeptic Podcast [interview], Deseret News [article], The Register [article], Columnbia Journalism Review [article], iNews [article]
    • For details, check my article on The Conversation and our paper to be presented at WIFS 18.
  • (09/01/2018) Our pose estimation work is ranked #1 on the very challenging MPII benchmark.
    Video demonstration of our pose estimation results. This work has also been accepted for publication by ECCV.
  • (02/18/2018) I talked about detecting Deep Fakes on Science Friday with Ira Flatlow [interview].
  • (09/06/2017) Paper on Average Top-K Learning is accepted by NIPS 2017.
  • (07/29/2017) I co-organized and participated the IEEE/Nvidia AI City Challenge with the IEEE Smart City Conference 2017. and our team got honary mention.
  • (07/19/2017) Ppaper on using RNN-Tree for Skeleton-based Action Recognition is accepted by ICCV 2017.
  • (07/17/2017) I co-organized the 2017 AVSS Challenge on Advance Traffic Monitoring, and co-organize the International Workshop on Traffic and Street Surveillance and Safety (IWT4S), in conjunction with the 2017 IEEE Conference on Advances in Video and Signal-based Survillance (AVSS).
  • (03/21/2017) I am awarded SUNY Albany’s Presidential Award for Excellence in Research and Creative Activities.
  • (02/01/2017) I will be serving as an Area Chair for IEEE International Conference for Image Processing (ICIP) 2017 in Beijing, China.
  • (12/06/2016) I will be serving on IEEE SPS Information Forensics and Security Technical Committee from 2017 to 2019.
  • (10/01/2016) I will be serving as an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security from 2016 to 2019.
  • (09/01/2016) I am elevated to IEEE Senior Member.
  • (08/15/2016) Yueming Yang successfully defended his thesis. He also present his work at AVSS 2016 at Colorado Springs. Congratulations, Dr. Yang!