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Fu Awarded Patent to Digitally Remove Makeup from an Image

ECE/Koury Professor Yun “Raymond” Fu was awarded a patent for creating a “system for beauty, cosmetic, and fashion analysis.”

Using Deep-Learning for Multi-Functional Meta-Systems

MIE/ECE Associate Professor Yongmin Liu and ECE/Koury Associate Professor Yun “Raymond” Fu were awarded a $530K NSF grant for “Multi-Functional Optical Meta-Systems Enabled by Deep-Learning-Aided Inverse Design”.

FY20 TIER 1 Award Recipients

25 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY20 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 18 different projects representing up to $900K dollars of investment in research.

ECE Faculty and Students Receive Funding From CRI

Four faculty members will have projects funded by Northeastern through the Center for Research innovation as part of a new funding initiative administered by the Center for Research Innovation. For a full description, please see this CRI announcement page. The projects and faculty awarded include: Battery-less Infrared Sensor Tags for Reliable Occupancy Sensing (BISTROS)Matteo Rinaldi, Zhenyun […]

Five COE Projects Selected for GapFund360

Congratulations to ECE Associate Professors Kaushik Chowdhury, Raymond Fu, Matteo Rinaldi, ECE Professor Vincent Harris, and BioE Professor Jeff Ruberti whose projects were selected for Phase 1 2018 funding by Northeastern’s GapFund360 program.

Fu Selected as IEEE Fellow

ECE/CCIS Associate Professor Yun Raymond Fu has been elevated to an IEEE Fellow for his contributions to manifold learning and face and gesture recognition. IEEE Fellow is a distinction reserved for select IEEE members whose extraordinary accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest are deemed fitting of this prestigious grade elevation. The total number selected in any […]

Fu Selected as ACM Distinguished Member

ECE/CCIS Associate Professor Yun Raymond Fu was selected as a distinguished member of the Association for Computing Machinery for his outstanding scientific contributions to computing.

Associate Professor Fu Given Samsung GRO Award

ECE/CCIS Associate Professor Dr. Yun Raymond Fu won the Samsung 2018 GRO award from the SAMSUNG Global Research Outreach (GRO) Program. He will receive $100,000 to support his research on developing Commonsenseness Guided Deep Learning System. Dr. Fu is the directior of the Northeastern SmileLab.

Associate Professor Fu Named OSA Fellow

ECE/CCIS Associate Professor Yun Raymond Fu has been named a fellow of The Optical Society (OSA). Fu was recognized "for outstanding and sustained achievements in image & video processing, optical pattern recognition, imaging & sensing,” according to OSA President Ian Walmsley. The department is happy to offer congratulations to Professor Fu.

2018 GRI Seed Grant Awardees

Congratulations to the four COE teams out of eight total receiving 2018 Seed Grant funding from the Global Resilience Institute (GRI). The resilience project topics range from coastal flooding prediction to combating opioid addiction. This year’s pool of proposals was particularly robust, with submissions demonstrating both strengths in their interdisciplinary approaches and in their promise […]

ECE PhD Student Awarded at IEEE International Conference

ECE PhD Student Joseph Robinson has been awarded a certificate of appreciation from the IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face Gesture Recognition in Xi'an, China. Robinson was given the Best Reviewer Award for the Excellence in Reviewing. Robinson is a PhD student under ECE Associate Professor Yun Raymond Fu, Director of the Synergetic Media Learning Lab.

Fu Awarded Patent for Extracting Features from Images

ECE/CCIS Associate Professor Yun “Raymond” Fu was awarded a patent for “Apparatus and method for extracting feature of image including object”.

Faculty and Staff Awards 2018

Congratulations to all the winners of the faculty and staff awards, and to everyone for their hard work and dedication during the 2017-2018 academic school year.

ECE PhD Student Wins 2017 Chinese Government Award

PhD Student Allan Ding was awarded a 2017 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad. This award is given to high-achieving, self-financed Chinese students studying internationally. It is granted across all fields of study to only 500 PhD students worldwide. Ding is under the advisement of ECE Associate Professor Yun Raymond Fu. Professor Fu […]

Fu Selected as SPIE Fellow

ECE/CCIS Associate Professor Raymond Fu has been selected as a Fellow of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics.

Two Awards for SmileLab

The Synergetic Media Learning Lab, or SmileLab, run by Professor Yun Raymond Fu, is the recipient of two recent awards, one from an international competition and another for an IEEE best paper.  The first award is from the 2017 International Conference on Computer Vision MS-Celeb-1M Grand Challenge. According to the organizers of the event, “The […]

Fu’s AI Startup Acquired by Global Cosmetics Company Shiseido

ECE/CCIS Raymond Fu’s spin-out company Giaran Inc., which specializes in using AI to allow consumers to test cosmetics products virtually, was acquired by the leading global cosmetics company Shiseido Americas Corporation.

PhD Student Receives Funding to Attend and Present at Pittcon 2018 Conference

ECE PhD Student Zhengming Ding has received funding to attend and present at the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Forensic Science Research & Development Poster Session at the Pittcon 2018 Conference & Expo in Orlando, Florida. He is a NIJ graduate fellow. Ding’s faculty advisor is Professor Yun Raymond Fu. His research interests include machine learning […]

Professor Fu to Receive $250k From the Department of Defense

ECE/CCIS Associate Professor Yun Raymond Fu was awarded $250k in funding from DOD’s Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) to buy powerful GPU Clusters for his research project, “Large-Scale Video Translation by Deep Learning and Knowledge Graph.”

Professor Fu Given Army Research Office Award for $390K

ECE/CCIS Professor Yun Raymond Fu awarded a three-year $390K from the Army Research Office for his “Images Assisted Video Recognition by Heterogeneous Knowledge Transfer” proposal.

Faculty and Staff Awards 2017

Congratulations to all the winners of the faculty and staff awards, and to everyone for their hard work and dedication during the 2016-2017 academic school year. Faculty Fellow Edward Beighley, CEE Yun Raymond Fu, ECE Tommaso Melodia, ECE Rising Star Staff Award Erin Schnepp, Undergraduate Academic Advising Carolina Venegas-Martinez, CEE Outstanding Teachers of First Year […]

Professor Fu Given Faculty Fellow Award

Congratulations to ECE Professor Yun Raymond Fu for being given a COE Faculty Fellow Award at the 19th Annual Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony. Professor Fu's research interests include machine learning and computational intelligence, social media analytics, human-computer interaction, and cyber-physical systems. He is the director of the SMILE Laboratory.

ECE Professor Fu Named ACM Future of Computing Academy Member

Professor Yun Raymond Fu has been named a member of the Association for Computing Machinery’s Future of Computing Academy. Professor Fu and 45 colleagues were selected from more than 300 applicants. This is the inaugural class to the FCA. The first FCA meeting will take place June 25 in San Francisco. Professor Fu’s research interests […]

2017 COE Faculty Fellows

Congratulations to this year’s class of COE Faculty Fellows: Ed Beighley, Raymond Fu, and Tommaso Melodia.

Professor Fu Named IAPR Fellow

ECE/CCIS Associate Professor Yun Raymond Fu has been selected as a fellow of the International Association for Pattern Recognition.

ECE PhD Student Awarded Baidu Scholarship

PhD Student Sheng Li has been named one of ten awardees of The Baidu Scholarship. Baidu, a Chinese search engine company, selects PhD students for this scholarship based on research accomplishment and academic record for candidates doing exceptional work in computer science and related disciplines. This scholarship provides financial support of roughly $28,000 for two […]

ECE Team Wins First Place at ACM Multimedia International Conference

A Northeastern team was awarded first place at the 2016 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Multimedia Conference MSR Image Recognition Grand Challenge. Along with a certificate and trophy, the award comes with a $1,000 bonus. Microsoft Research hosts a series of Image Recognition (Retrieval) Grand Challenges to develop image recognition systems based on real world […]

ECE PhD Student Named a Top 20 New Star in Data Mining

Northeastern ECE PhD Student Hongfu Liu has been named in the Top 20 New Stars in Data Mining, provided by Microsoft searching. Microsoft searching mines the past 6 years of Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD) submissions and combines the big data from Microsoft to then achieve the ranking by an automatic algorithm. KDD is […]

Yun Raymond Fu Wins Multiple Funding Awards

ECE/CCIS Associate Professor Yun Fu receives funding from National Institute of Justice, Samsung, and the NSF.

ECE Professor Fu and PhD Student Receive Best Paper Award At Conference

Professor Yun Raymond Fu and his student, PhD Candidate Zhengming Ding, have been given a best paper award at the SPIE Defense and Security Symposium, Automatic Target Recognition (ATR) conference XXVII, 2016. The award winning paper is titled Deep transfer learning for automatic target classification: MWIR to LWIR, (9844-8). Professor Fu and his student collaborated on […]

Faculty and Staff Awards 2016

2016 Faculty and Staff Awards Congratulations to all the winners of the faculty and staff awards, and to everyone for their hard work and dedication during the 2015-2016 academic school year. Faculty Fellow Kaushik Chowdhury, ECE Carol Livermore, MIE Marilyn Minus, MIE Rising Star Staff Award Gabrielle Fiorenza, Co-op Nicole Nightingale, Dean’s Office Outstanding Teachers […]

Fu Awarded NSF I-Corps Grant

ECE Associate Professor Raymond Fu was awarded a $50K NSF I-Corps grant for his "Facial Image Analysis System".

Professor Fu Awarded 2016 Young Alumni Achievement Award

Professor Yun Raymond Fu has been selected as the recipient of the 2016 Young Alumni Achievement Award by the ECE Alumni Board of Directors at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. This award is given to a select few to highlight outstanding early-career achievements of alumni. An award ceremony will take place in September where […]

Fu Awarded Grainger Foundation FOE Grant

ECE Associate Professor Raymond Fu and Xue Han from BU were awarded a $30K Grainger Foundation Frontiers of Engineering Grant for Advancement of Interdisciplinary Research.

FY17 TIER 1 Award Recipients

23 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY17 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 12 different projects representing over $600K dollars of investment in research.

ECE PhD Student Wins Award From China

ECE PhD Student Sheng Li has been named a winner of the Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad by the Chinese Government.

Professor Yun Raymond Fu Named Global Young Academy Member

ECE Professor Yun Raymond Fu has been named a member of the Global Young Academy.

I.Q. Project Highlight: Lower Limb Orthotic Brace

ECE Associate Professor Yun Raymond Fu is researching a new approach to address the management of knee osteoarthritis, an important public health issue due to the high costs of treatment and the high number of affected. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that nearly one in two people may develop this condition by […]

Fu Receives IEEE CIS Outstanding Early Career Award

ECE & CCIS Associate Professor Y. Raymond Fu is the awardee of the 2016 IEEE CIS Outstanding Early Career Award, for contributions to neural computing, manifold learning, and visual intelligence.

ECE Professor Raymond Fu Receives 1 Year $132k Samsung Grant

ECE Associate Professor Raymund Fu was recently awarded a new, $132k grant from Samsung. The grant will support his research on face recognition.

 

Fu Selected to Attend US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

ECE Assistant Professor Yun Raymond Fu has been invited to represent Northeastern at the National Academy of Engineering’s 2015 US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium.

ECE Professor Raymond Fu Receives 3 Year $450K Navy Grant

ECE Assistant Professor Yun Raymond Fu has received a new Navy grant for his research topic, "Pinpoint Geolocation using Multi-Source Multi-Dimensional Big Data from Social Media."

ECE Accepted High School Senior Open House Attracts Over 300 Students

Northeastern hosted an Open House for high-school seniors who have been accepted into our program. Between the two dates, over 300 visited the department and toured the labs.  

 

Northeastern Engineering announces 8 Young Investigator Awards in 2013-2014

These faculty recognitions bring the total young investigator awards in the college to 39, including 25 NSF CAREER and 10 DOD Young Investigator awards.

Fu Receives DURIP Award

ECE & CCIS Assistant Professor Y. Raymond Fu received a highly competitive $240K DOD Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) Research Equipment award for major equipment for his SMILE lab.

3rd Young Investigator Award

ECE & CCIS Assistant Professor Y. Raymond Fu was awarded his 3rd Young Investigator Award this year by the Naval Research Office for “Intention Sensing through Video-based Imminent Activity Prediction”. Dr. Yu's previous Young Investigator Awards were granted by the Army Research Laboratory and the International Neural Network Society.   

SDM14 Best Paper Award

Computer Engineering PhD student Sheng Li and ECE & CCIS Assistant Professor Y. Raymond Fu were awarded the Best Paper Award at the prestigious SIAM International Conference on Data Mining for their paper on "Robust Subspace Discovery through Supervised Low-Rank Constraints". Only 1 paper out of the 384 submissions received this award.

Face value

Face­book is home to nearly 3 bil­lion photos. Every minute, YouTube grows by another 100 hours of video. And, according to IHS Research, some 30 mil­lion sur­veil­lance cam­eras pepper our public spaces, col­lecting nearly 4 bil­lion hours of footage each week. Need­less to say, there’s a lot of image data that’s ripe for the picking. Con­tent like this […]

Fu Receives INNS Young Investigator Award

Electrical and Computer Engineering and College of Computer and Information Science Assistant Professor Y. Raymond Fu received the 2014 International Neural Network Society's Young Investigator Award for his contributions in the field of Neural Networks. The INNS Young Investigator Award is presented to researchers with no more than five years of postdoctoral experience for significant contributions in the […]

Fu Awarded $160K Grant

Assistant Professor Y. Raymond Fu, a faculty member associated with the Department of Electrical and Chemical Engineering (ECE) and the College of Computer and Information Science (CCIS), received a $160K grant from Samsung to support his research in visual recognition. Dr. Fu obtained his Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois and taught at […]

FY14 TIER 1 Award Recipients

22 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY14 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 14 different research projects.

Fu Awarded $1M NSF Grant

Electrical and Computer Engineering and CCIS Assistant Professor Raymond Fu won a $1M NSF grant to develop an at-home knee osteoarthritis rehabilitation therapy utilizing automated data analysis. The NSF funds research and education in science and engineering, through grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements. The Foundation accounts for about 20 percent of federal support to academic institutions for […]

Data mining in the social-​​media ecosystem

Ray­mond Fu, a newly appointed assis­tant pro­fessor of elec­trical and com­puter engi­neering, wants to build a better social-​​media ecosystem, one in which Face­book makes expert friend rec­om­men­da­tions and consumer-​​product suggestions. “My goal is to bring the cur­rent social-​​networking system to the next level,” said Fu, a machine-​​learning expert who will hold joint appoint­ments in both […]