- Computer architecture to embrace the emerging applications
- Architecture performance and low power analysis, evaluation, and simulations
- Array processor design/systolic array design
- Application specific memory hierarchy
- Application specific hardware/software co-design
- System and platform architecture for next generation audio-visual computing
- Architecture and algorithm design in multimedia computing
- MPEG video encoder optimization
- Multimedia signal processing
- Video compression and processing (e.g., MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.263, H.264,
and digital video watermarking)
- Technologies in intelligent human-computer interface
- Senior Staff Researcher, Exploratory Architecture, Intel Corporation, 4/2003 - present
- To study scalable, adaptable, and low-power multi-everywhere (multi-core & multi-threaded) architecture for next-generation applications.
- Studied emerging recognition, mining, & synthesis algorithms and applications.
- Built a novel simulation infrastructure to design future system.
- Designed intelligent cache subsystem.
- Matrix Manager, Workload and Platform Analysis Group, Intel Corporation, 12/2001 - 3/2003.
- To study the performance bottleneck in current computers, and design next generation microprocessor/platform.
- Established Workload and Platform Analysis Group at Intel China Research Center.
- Simulated platform and analyzed performance of new HCI for countries like China where typing is not an option for many.
- Staff Researcher, Distributed Signal Processing and Exploratory Architecture, Intel Corporation, 8/1999 - 3/2003.
- To develop innovative multimedia and Internet applications, study the performance bottleneck in current computers, and design next generation microprocessor/platform.
- Improved the compression efficiency of MPEG-4 for Internet video streaming.
- Built the first real-time MPEG-4 Fine Granularity Scalability encoder.
- Co-developed a software library for MPEG video processing and advanced applications.
- Improved the performance of multimedia applications and developed energy saving techniques on processors with Hyper-Threading Technology.
- Senior Researcher, Multimedia and Internet Technology, Intel Corporation, 8/1998 - 8/1999
- To develop innovative multimedia and Internet applications
- Built a peer-to-peer infrastructure supporting optimized multimedia data replication and delivery over heterogeneous, distributed computers.
- Created a virtual-reality teleconferencing system with 3D sound, 3D video, and 3D graphics. Demonstrated in Network+Interop 2000 and rated "the most eye-catching demonstration" by ZDNet.
- Research Assistant, Princeton University, 9/1994 - 7/1998
- To develop innovative algorithms and architecture for video processing.
- Invented algorithms that automatically identify true motion for image segmentation.
- Proposed an architecture platform that provides high performance and high flexibilities, and requires fewer external memory accesses and I/O operations.
- Summer Researcher, Mitsubishi Electric, 7/1997 - 8/1997
- Developed a new scheme for intra/inter mode selection in MPEG encoding.
- Microprocessor Research Labs Division Recognition Award, Intel Corp, 1999, 2002, and 2003.
- For outstanding contributions in the development of video technologies for Internet usage, kernel analysis for Intel architecture, and new instructions evangelism---proposal, implementation and IP coverage.
- Desktop Platforms Group Division Recognition Award, Intel Corp, 2000.
- For outstanding effort in deploying industry leading Pentium 4 video technology.
- George Van Ness Lothrop Honorific Fellowships, Princeton University, 1997-98.
- The highest award conferrable on graduate students.
- E-Council's Excellence in Teaching Award, Princeton University, 1998.
- For demonstrating outstanding and exemplary dedication to his role as a Teaching Assistant and for true commitment to helping students.
- Program Chair, US-Taiwan High-tech Forum, 2004.
- Invited Speaker, Workshop on Media and Signal Processors for Embedded Systems and SoCs, 2003.
- Selected Leading Young Engineer to attend
Germany-American Frontiers of Engineering Symposium,
by National Academy of Engineering and Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, 2003.
- Selected Leading Young Engineer to attend
National Academy of Engineering's 2002 Frontiers of Engineering Symposium, 2002.
- US delegate, MPEG (ISO/IEC JTC/SC29/WG11) meeting, 1999 - 2001.
- Chairman, MPEG Study on Standard Digital Watermarking Technology ad hoc group 1999-2000.
- Co-chairman, MPEG-4 Intellectual Property Management and Protection ad hoc group in 1999.
- Program committee members,
- SPIE Conference on Multimedia Storage and Archiving Systems, 1999, 2001, 2002, and 2003.
- SPIE Conference on Image and Video Communications and Processing, 2000, 2003, and 2005.
- SPIE Conference on VLSI Circuits and Systems, 2003.
- SPIE Conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing, 2004.
- International Conference on Parallel Processing, 2003.
- International Conference on Communications, Circuits and Systems, 2004.
- Associate Editors,
- IEEE Senior Member since 2002.
Patents and Publications
- 6 Granted Patents and 21 Pending Patent Applications.
- 50+ Publications (2 book chapters, 8 journal papers, 35 conference papers, and 13 MPEG contributions).
Other Personal Information
Last updated Sept 28, 2004