Assistant Professor

Phone: (027) 87544817

Email: weizhang@hust.edu.cn

Academic Areas: Intelligent Transportation Systems Computer vision

Dr. Zhang Received his M.S. degree in Signal and Information Processing from Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, China, in 2004 and his Ph.D. degree in Communication and Information Systems from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, in 2007. In 2007, he joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON, Canada, as a Postdoctoral Researcher. He is presently an Associate Professor in the School of Electronic Information and Communications, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China. In the past few years he has started a series of research programs including NSFC, and the amount of funding obtained is more than 10 Million RMB. Dr. Zhang also actively cooperates with the researchers around the world. His research interests include computer vision, image processing, intelligent transportation systems, and artificial intelligence.

Academic Degrees

PhD in Communication and Information Systems, 2007, Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

Professional Experience

2010-Presen : Associate Professor, Huazhong University of Science and Technology;
2007-2011: Postdoctoral Researcher ,University of Windsor.

Selected Publications

1. W. Zhang, X. Z. Fang, and W. Y. Lin, “Moving vehicles segmentation based on Gaussian motion model” in Proceedings of the International conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing(VCIP), SPIE, vol. 5960, pp. 141-148, 2005.
2. W. Zhang, X. Z. Fang, and X. K. Yang, “Moving vehicles segmentation based on Bayesian framework for Gaussian motion model,” Pattern Recognition Letters, vol. 27, pp. 956-967, Jul, 2006. 
3. W. Zhang, X. Z. Fang, and X. K. Yang, “Moving cast shadows detection based on ratio edge,” in Proc. IEEE Int'l Conf. Pattern Recognition(ICPR), vol. 4, pp. 73-76, 2006. 
4. W. Zhang, X. Z. Fang, and Y. Xu, “Detection of moving cast shadows using image orthogonal transform,” in Proc. IEEE Int'l Conf. Pattern Recognition(ICPR), vol. 1, pp. 626-629, 2006. 
5. W. Zhang, X. Z. Fang, X. K. Yang, and Q. M. Jonathan Wu, “Moving cast shadows detection using ratio edge,” IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, vol. 9, pp. 1202-1214, 2007. 
6. W. Zhang, Q. M. Jonathan Wu, X. K. Yang, and X. Z. Fang, “Multilevel framework to detect and handle vehicle occlusion,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 9, pp. 161-174, 2008. 
7. W. Zhang, Q. M. Jonathan Wu, G. H. Wang, and X. G. You, “Tracking and Pairing Vehicle Headlight in Night Scenes ,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. PP, pp. 1-14, 2012.
8. W. Zhang, X. Z. Fang, X. K. Yang, and Q. M. Jonathan Wu ,“Spatiotemporal Gaussian mixture model to detect moving objects in dynamic scenes,” Journal of Electronic Imaging , SPIE, vol. 16, 2007. 
9. Wei Zhang, Q. M. Jonathan Wu, and Haibing Yin "Moving Vehicles Detection Based On Adaptive Motion Histogram," Journal of Digital Signal Processing, vol. 20, 793-805, 2010.
10. Wei Zhang, Q. M. Jonathan Wu, and Yongfang Wang "Image Matching Using Enclosed Region Detector," Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, vol. 21, May, 2010.
11. Wei Zhang, Q. M. Jonathan Wu, Guanghui Wang, and Haibing Yin "An Adaptive Computational Model for Salient Object Detection‏," IEEE Trans. Multimedia, vol. 12, Jun. 2010.
12. W. Zhang, Q. M. Jonathan Wu, and Guanghui Wang, “Adaptive Semantic Bayesian Framework for Image Attention,” in Proc. IEEE Int'l Conf. Pattern Recognition(ICPR), pp. 1-4, 2008.
13. W. Zhang, Q. M. Jonathan Wu, and Guanghui Wang, “Vehicle Headlights Detection using Markov Random Fields,” Asian Conference on Computer Vision(ACCV), 2009.
14. W. Zhang, Q. M. Jonathan Wu, and X. Z. Fang., “Moving Cast Shadow Detection,” in “Vision Systems-Segmentation and Pattern Recognition” edited by Goro Obinata, ProLiteratur Verlag, Germany and Institute for Robotics and Automation, INRA, Vienna, 2007 (Book chapter)
15. Hai Bing Yin, Xiang Zhong Fang, Zhang Wei, and X.K. Yang, ,” An Improved Motion-Compensated 3-D LLMMSE Filter With Spatio–Temporal Adaptive Filtering Support,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, Vol. 17,  Issue 12,  pp. 1714-1727, 2007. 
16. Guanghui Wang, Q.M. Jonathan Wu, and Wei Zhang, “Kruppa equation based camera calibration from homography induced by remote plane,” Pattern Recognition Letters , vol. 29, pp. 2137-2144, 2008.
17. W. Zhang, Q. M. Jonathan Wu, and Guanghui Wang, “Moving shadow detection based on normalized eigenvalue of Wishart matrix,” in Proc. IEEE Int'l Conf. Mechatronics and Automation (ICMA), pp. 645-650, 2010.
18. Guanghui Wang, Q.M. Jonathan Wu, and Wei Zhang, “Camera Self-Calibration and Three Dimensional Reconstruction under Quasi-Perspective Projection,” in Proc. Canadian Conf. Computer and Robot Vision (CRV), vol. 1, pp. 129-136, 2008.
19. Guanghui Wang, Q.M. Jonathan Wu, and Wei Zhang, “Camera Self-calibration under the Constraint of Distant Plane,” in Proc. Int'l Conf. Computer and Robot Vision (CRV), vol. 4931/2008, pp. 177-188, 2008.
20. Chongyang Zhang, Hua Yang, Wei Zhang, Shibao Zheng, “Distortion-Minimized Video Slicing for Unequal Loss Protection,‏” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 16, pp. 845-848, 2009.

Selected Cases

Funding&Programs
• National Natural Science Foundation of China , Grant No.61004110;
• National Natural Science Foundation of China , Grant No.61174182;
• National Key Technology Research and Development Program . 2012BAK31G01

Courses Taught

• Digital Image Possessing;
• Network and Information Security.
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