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

Associate 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: UAB414, 1215 Western Avenue, Albany, NY12222

Grants
  • Co-Principal Investigator, with Dr. A. Hoogs of Kitware (PI), Prof. H. Farid of Dartmouth College, Prof. A. Efros, Prof. T. Darrel of UC Berkeley and Prof. S.F. Chang of Columbia University, “Pixels, Photoshop and the Internet: Analyzing the Life-Cycle Integrity of Visual Media”, DARPA Media Forensics (MediFor) Program, total: $2,000,000, SUNY portion: $300,000
  • Co-Principal Investigator, with Prof. J. Trinkle of RPI (PI), “Continuation: A Dynamic Bayesian Approach to Real-Time Estimation and Filtering in Grasp Acquisition and Other Contact Tasks”, National Science Foundation National Robotics Initiative (NRI) Grant, IIS-1537257, total: $560,000, SUNY portion: $220,000, 2015-2018.
  • Co-Principal Investigator, with Dr. P. Tu of GE Research Center “Practitioner Centric Video Analysis”, National Institute of Justice GMS Award (2013-IJ-CX-K010, total: $500,000, SUNY portion: $100,000, 2011-2013.
  • Principal Investigator, “Blind Noise Estimation Using Signal Statistics in Random Band-Pass Domains”, National Science Foundation Research Grant, CCF-1319800, $400,000, 2013-2016.
  • Co-Principal Investigator, with Prof. J. Trinkle of RPI (PI), “A Dynamic Bayesian Approach to Real-Time Estimation and Filtering in Grasp Acquisition and Other Contact Tasks”, National Science Foundation National Robotics Initiative (NRI) Grant, IIS-1208463, total: $560,000, SUNY portion: $210,000, 2012-2015.
  • SUNY-A Faculty Research Award, “3D Tracking Visualization from Surveillance Videos” $10,000, 2015 - 2018.
  • Co-Principal Investigator, with Dr. P. Tu of GE Research Center “Recognizing Group Behavior in Surveillance Videos”, National Institute of Justice, $40,000, 2011-2013.
  • SUNY-A Faculty Research Award, “Exposing Digital Forgeries Using Blind Local Noise Level Estimation” $10,000, 2012 - 2015.
  • Early Faculty Career Development (CAREER) Award, “A New Statistical Framework for Natural Images with Applications in Vision”, National Science Foundation, IIS-0953373, $500,000, 06/01/2009-05/31/2015.
  • SUNY-A Faculty Research Award, “Seeing the Unseen: Natural Image Statistics for Digital Forensics”, $10,000, 2009 - 2012.
  • Co-Principal Investigator, “Compressing and Mining GPS Stream Data”, University Transportation Research Center. Research Grant $100,000, 2008-2009.
  • Co-Principal Investigator, “Statistical Patterns to Detect Financial Fraud”, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center. Faculty Research Gift Grant $40,000, 2008-2009.

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