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My name is Peng Dai. I am broadly interested in Data Mining and Machine Learning, specifically in areas of Deep Learning, Computer Vision, Bioinformatics, and Audio Signal Processing.

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We're hiring PhD fresh graduates, Postdocs, and interns! Feel free to contact me if you're interested.

Currently, I'm working as a Sr. Staff Scientist with Huawei Canada Research Center, Noah's Ark Lab, working on deep learning with special focus on computer vision applications. I'm leading the video understanding team. Since Nov 2021, I'm the Vice-Chair of Engineering and Human Environment joint chapter - IEEE Toronto Section. From 2018 to 2020, I was an Adjunct Professor with Department of Electrical, Computer & Biomedical Engineering, Ryerson University.

Top News (complete list)

  • [Research] 12/2021, two papers accepted by AAAI2022.
  • [IEEE] 12/2021, IEEE Engineering and Human Environment joint Chapter is organizing a Talk.
  • [Product] 11/2021, Huawei Intelligent Education Solution in the News (Chinese).
  • [Product] 10/2021, Our collaboration team developed Sign Language digital human.
  • [Commercial] 10/2021, we become the Spotlight sponsor of ICCV2021.
  • [Research] 07/2021, two papers accepted by ICCV2021: CSA Video
  • [Product] 07/2021, Petal Search for Sports Highlights, News.
  • [Research] 06/2021, our team win the 2nd place in 2021 ActivityNet Action Localization Challenge, presentation video.
  • [Product] 2020, Video Labeling system for Video Content Tagging (VCT) URL.
  • [Research] 07/2020, two papers accepted by ECCV2020.
  • [Product] 2019, Spotlight Reel released Video, Noah' Ark Lab News.
  • [Product] 2018, our key component (Spotlight Reel) has been featured in the Huawei Mate20 Release conference !!
  • Past Experience

    From Jan 2015 to Dec 2016, I was with the Department of Computer Science, University of Western Ontario, also affiliated with Robarts Research Institute. I'm working on the modeling and detection of Alzheimer's Disease (AD) with Dr. Femida Gwadry-Sridhar and Prof. Michael Bauer as my Principal Investigators. I'm also working closely with Prof. Michael Borrie, and Dr. Robert Bartha.

    From Jan 2014 to Dec 2014, I worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow in Toronto Rehabilitation Institute (TRI), joint affiliated with the Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto. TRI is a member of University Health Network (UHN) and is affiliated with the University of Toronto. University Health Network (UHN) is Canada's largest research hospital, and a major teaching hospital of the University of Toronto. My supervisors are Assit/P Frank Rudzicz (Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto) and A/P Alex Mihailidis (Dept of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy & Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto).

    From July 2012 to Dec 2013, I worked as a Research Associate for Assist/P Ho Shen-Shyang in School of Computer Engineering (SCE) of Nanyang Technological University (NTU). I was with the Center for Computational Intelligence (C2i).