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Contact Information
Email: webmania@optonline.net | webmania@yahoo.com.
Homepage: http://www-dsp.csl.uiuc.edu/~lqian.
Office: 18-240, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Route 134, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598.
Home: 38 1/2 Wolden Rd, Apt B-2-6, Ossining, NY 10562.
Phone: (914) 945-2240 (Office) | (914) 923-4659 (Home).
Research Interests
Signal, image and video processing, joint source-channel coding, network communications, Internet protocols, joint time-frequency signal analysis, applications in image / video transmission / broadcasting, compression, deblocking and denoising.
Education Background
01/04 ~ NOW Software Engineer, Conversational Machines group, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY.
10/01 ~ 12/03 Software Engineer, Voice Systems Group, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY.
01/99 ~ 10/01 Ph.D, DSP Group, ECE Dept, UIUC, Advisor Professor Douglas. L. Jones, degree received 10/01.
08/96 ~ 01/99 Master of Science, DSP Group, ECE Dept, UIUC, Advisor Professor Douglas. L. Jones, degree received 01/99.
09/91 ~ 06/96 Bachelor of Engineering, Dept of Precision Instruments, Tsinghua University, P. R. China, degree received 06/96.
Bachelor of Engineering, Dept of Automation, Tsinghuai University, P. R. China, degree received 06/96.
Both degrees graduated with honors.
Research Experience
05/00 ~ 08/00
Summer Intern
ATI Research Silicon Valley, Inc. Developed a real-time algorithm to perform inverse 3:2 pulldown for captured film sequences using ATI's TV tuner card, also wrote the corresponding commercial kernel software component, patent application in progress.
08/96 ~ NOW
Researcher
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, under Professor Douglas. L. Jones, developing the Time-Frequency Representation software package, member of the Joint Source-Channel Coding project group, responsible for video-related part.
08/93 ~ 06/96
Researcher
Tsinghua University, Optical Memory National Engineering Research Center, under Professor Longfa Pan, member of the CD-Jukebox project, developing firmware for the first-generation 2x CD-ROM drive in China.
08/92 ~ 08/93
Researcher
Tsinghua University, Department of Precision Instrument, member of the research group under Prof. Tianhuai Ding, designed and implemented the circuit board for the Automatic Controller for Cotton Drying.
08/91 ~ 08/92
Programmer
Tsinghua University, main author of the CastingCAD software package, which won the second place of the University Challenger's Award.
Computer Expertise
Coding most efficiently in C/C++, also has experience in software development in most of the other current programming languages, including Perl, Java, Tcl/TK, X86 Assembly, Fortran, Basic, HTML, etc. Administrator level familiarity with UNIX (Solaris/Linux/HP-UNIX), DOS and Windows (3x/9x/NT) operating systems, also comfortable with MacOS, OS2 and BeOS. Extensive experience with Matlab programming and web-page developing.
Other Credentials
Good communication skills, 667 / 677 in TOEFL and 2350 / 2400 in GRE test (750/800 in verbal)
References
Douglas Jones Professor, ECE Dept, UIUC. Tel (217) 244-6823, Email: jones@ifp.uiuc.edu.
Pierre Moulin Associate professor, ECE Dept, UIUC. Tel (217) 244-8366, Email: moulin@ifp.uiuc.edu.
Kannan Ramchandran Professor, EECS Dept, UC Berkeley. Tel (510) 642-2353, Email: kannanr@eecs.berkeley.edu.
Dr. Michael Lightstone Principal Video Scientist, Pacific Broadband Communications, 3103 North First Street, San Jose, CA 95134. Tel (408) 468-6293, Email: mlight@pacband.com.
Dr. Haitao Guo Principal Video Scientist, Pacific Broadband Communications, 3103 North First Street, San Jose, CA 95134. Email: hguo@pacband.com.