26 - 28 June 2019
Marina Bay Sands
& Suntec Singapore
Speaker Profile - Dr. Min Sun
Dr. Min Sun
Chief Artificial Intelligence (AI) Scientist
Dr. Min Sun is Chief Artificial Intelligence (AI) Scientist of Appier. He joined Appier from National Tsing Hua University (NTHU), where he served as an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering.
Dr. Sun has worked under some of the most influential AI leaders, including Andrew Ng, Fei-Fei Li and Silvio Savarese. He contributed crowdsourcing ideas to the revolutionary ImageNet project led by Fei-Fei Li in 2009, and he is also an early contributor to the Robot Operating System (ROS) and Microsoft Kinect’s human pose estimation system.
Dr. Sun was on the team led by Fei-Fei Li, working on the revolutionary ImageNet project in 2009. He also holds 2 U.S. patents. In 2017, he led a summer research project featuring creativity in AI with Appier, which was subsequently accepted by the prestigious AAAI 2018. In the past three years, he published 22 top AI conference papers from Taiwan.
His areas of expertise are computer vision, natural language processing, deep learning, and reinforcement learning, while his research interests include 3D object recognition, human pose estimation, scene understanding, video understanding, and text summarization.
In 2016, Dr. Sun won the Digital Drift Best Paper on Deep Learning for Visual Analysis (1st and 2nd place). From 2015-2017, Dr. Sun has won CVGIP Best Paper Awards three times in a row. He is also the latest recipient of the Creative Young Scholar Award from the Foundation for the Advancement of Outstanding Scholarship in Taiwan. Before joining NTHU, he was a postdoctoral fellow in Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington.
Dr. Sun received his Ph.D in Electrical Engineering: System from the University of Michigan and his M.S in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.
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