Contact Information

Add:Engineering Building D, 1001 University Road, Hsinchu City 300, Taiwan
Institute of Electronics,
National Chiao Tung University
Tel:+886-(0)3-5712121 ext 54289
Email:whcheng

Autobiography

Wen-Huang Cheng received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in computer science and information engineering from National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan (R.O.C.), in 2002 and 2004, respectively, where he received the Ph.D. degree from the Graduate Institute of Networking and Multimedia in 2008.


He is a Professor with the Institute of Electronics, National Chiao Tung University (NCTU), Hsinchu, Taiwan, where he is the Founding Director with the Artificial Intelligence and Multimedia Laboratory (AIMMLab). Before joining NCTU, he led the Multimedia Computing Research Group at the Research Center for Information Technology Innovation (CITI), Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, from 2010 to 2018. His research interest includes multimedia, artificial intelligence, computer vision, machine learning, social media, and financial technology.

Education

  • 2004-2008, Ph.D., Graduate Institute of Networking and Multimedia, National Taiwan University (with highest honors)
  • 2002-2004, M.S., Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Taiwan University
  • 1998-2002, B.S., Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Taiwan University

Honors & Awards

  • Best Paper Award, IPPR Conf. Computer Vision, Graphics & Image Processing (CVGIP), 2019
  • 2018 MSRA Collaborative Research Award
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME), 2018
  • Ta-Yu Wu Memorial Award, MOST (Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan), 2017
  • Significant Research Achievements of Academia Sinica, 2017
  • Top Social Media Article, Journal of Network and Computer Applications, 2017
  • APSIPA Distinguished Lecturer, 2016-2017
  • Y. Z. Hsu Scientific Paper Award, 2016
  • Outstanding Young Scholar Award, MOST (Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan), 2016
  • ACM MM TPC Meeting Travel Award, 2016
  • Best Paper Nomination Award, National Conference on Multimedia Technology (NCMT), 2016
  • Presidential Achievement Award of Rotary International, 2015-2016
  • Outstanding Youth Electrical Engineer Award, CIEE (Chinese Institute of Electrical Engineering), 2015
  • Top 10% Paper Award, IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP), 2015
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award, ACM International Conference on Internet Multimedia Computing and Service (ICIMCS), 2015
  • K. T. Li Young Researcher Award, ACM Taipei/Taiwan Chapter, 2014
  • Grand Challenge 2nd Prize, ACM International Conference on Multimedia (MM), 2014
  • Outstanding Young Scholar Award, MOST (Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan), 2014
  • Outstanding Social Youth of Taipei Municipal, 2014
  • Outstanding Research Talent Award, MOST (Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan), 2011-2014, 2016
  • Best Reviewer Award, Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia (PCM), 2013
  • Outstanding Young Scholar Award, NSC (National Science Council of Taiwan), 2012
  • Best Poster Paper Award, International Conference on 3D Systems and Applications (3DSA), 2012
  • Grand Challenge Finalist, ACM International Conference on Multimedia (MM), 2011
  • IPPR Ph.D. Dissertation Award, 2010
  • IICM Ph.D. Dissertation Award, 2008
  • Member of the Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society, 2008
  • TITDEF (Taiwan Information Technology Developing Educational Foundation) Scholarship, 2007
  • CyberLink Technical Elite Fellowship, 2006
  • Acer Long-term Smile Contest Award, 2006
  • Best Paper Award, IPPR Conf. Computer Vision, Graphics & Image Processing (CVGIP), 2005
  • Inventec OKWAP Educational Scholarship, 2004
  • Best Student Paper Award, Workshop on CE & Signal Processing (WCEsp), 2004

Work Experience

  • Professor, Department of Electronics Engineering & Institute of Electronics, National Chiao Tung University, 2018.08-present.
  • Director, Artificial Intelligence Graduate Program, National Chiao Tung University, 2019.08-present.
  • Technical Advisor, Office of Research and Development, National Chiao Tung University, 2019.08-present.
  • Special Research Consultant, Computational Intelligence Technology Center (CITC), Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), 2017.11-present.
  • Associate Specialist, National Council of Advisor's on Science and Technology, Board of Science and Technology, Executive Yuan, R.O.C., 2018.10-present.
  • Associate Research Fellow, CITI, Academia Sinica, 2014.11-2018.07.
  • Associate Research Fellow (Joint appointment), IIS, Academia Sinica, 2014.11-2018.07.
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, CSIE, National Taiwan University of Science & Technology, 2016.08-present.
  • Chair Professor, Land Bank of Taiwan – AI in FinTech Lecture, 2017.11-present.
  • Faculty, Taiwan International Graduate Program (TIGP): Social Network and Human-Centered Computing (SNHCC), 2013.11-2018.07.
  • Faculty, Academia Sinica – National Cheng Kung University: Multimedia System and Intelligent Computing Ph.D. Program, 2013.09-2018.07.
  • Technical Advisor, EXXXentTek Inc., 2016.05-2017.11.
  • Technical Advisor, Institute for Information Industry (III), 2017.03-2017.08.
  • Assistant Research Fellow, CITI, Academia Sinica, 2010.07-2014.11.
  • Assistant Research Fellow (Joint appointment), IIS, Academia Sinica, 2011.03-2014.11.
  • Technical Advisor, AXXXnTek Inc., 2014.01-2015.12.
  • Pr. Researcher, MagicLabs, HTC Corp., 2009.12-2010.07.
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, CITI, Academia Sinica, 2009.08-2009.12.
  • Corporal, R.O.C. Army, 2008.09-2009.08.
  • Research Intern, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, 2007.06-2007.09.

Wen-Huang Cheng

Recruitment 

1. Postdoc Researcher

Job Description:
The Artificial Intelligence and Multimedia Laboratory (AIMMLab) at National Chiao Tung University, is currently seeking candidates able to make research advances in the various areas of muiltimedia technologies.

Required:

  • Ph.D. degree in CS/EE/Math or other related fields.
  • Analytic background and software prototyping skills.

Salary:
$26,000-$36,000 USD per year.

How to Apply:
Please email me your resume, bio, transcripts, and other supporting materials for further scheduling interviews. Note that only qualified applicants will be notified.

2. Full-time/Part-time Research Assistants

Job Description:
The The Artificial Intelligence and Multimedia Laboratory (AIMMLab) at National Chiao Tung University, is currently seeking candidates to participate in our on-going research in the various areas of muiltimedia technologies.

Required:

  • M.S. (or B.S.) degree/student in CS/EE/Math or other related fields.
  • Programming skill at intermediate level or above.
  • Paper survey and reading skills.
  • Willingness to write and publish papers.

Preferred:

  • with a plan or desire to pursue Ph.D. degrees.

Salary:
Full-time: $16,000+ USD per year; Part-time: by negotiation.

How to Apply:
Please email me your resume, bio, transcripts, and other supporting materials for further scheduling interviews. Note that only qualified applicants will be notified.