Jian Zhang was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Visual Computing Center (VCC) in King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), working with Professor Bernard Ghanem in the Image and Video Understanding Laboratory (IVUL). Currently, he is an Assistant Professor at the School of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School, Shenzhen, China.

Education and Early Career

Jian Zhang joined Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) in 2003 to start his academic life. In 2007, he received a bachelor degree in Applied Mathematics. After that in 2009, he obtained his master of engineering degree in Computer Science and Technology. Jian hold a Ph. D. degree in Technology of Computational Application.

Research Interests

Jian is focusing in his research on Deep Learning, Image and Video Restoration, Compressive Sensing, Sparse Representation and Dictionary Learning, Image and Video Compression and Convex/Non-convex Optimization.

Honors and Awards

Jian Zhang received many awards through his academic life. In 2011, he received the Best Paper Award at International Conference on IEEE Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP). He was awarded the National Scholarship from Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) in 2012. In 2015, he won Excellent Ph.D. Thesis Award from both Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) and Harbin Section at ACM China. Also at the same year, he received the Best Student Paper Award at international conference on IEEE Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP).

Education Profile

  • ​​Ph. D. Degree in Technology of Computational Application, Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), 2014
  • M. E. Degree in Computer Science and Technology, Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), 2009
  • B. S. Degree in Applied Mathematics, Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), 2007​​

Awards and Distinctions

  • Best Student Paper Award, International Conference on IEEE Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP), 2015
  • Excellent Ph.D. Thesis Award, Harbin Section, ACM China, 2015
  • Excellent Ph.D. Thesis Award, Harbin Institute of Technology, 2015
  • National Scholarship, Harbin Institute of Technology, 2012
  • Best Paper Award at international conference on IEEE Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP), 2011​​​

Selected Publications

Xue, F., Zhang, J., Hu, W., Hsu, W.-T., Han, A., Leung, S.-F., … Li, L.-J. (2018). Multidirection Piezoelectricity in Mono- and Multilayered Hexagonal α-In2Se3. ACS Nano, 12(5), 4976–4983. doi:10.1021/acsnano.8b02152
Lei, H., Zhang, J., Park, K.-H., Xu, P., Zhang, Z., Pan, G., & Alouini, M.-S. (2018). Secrecy Outage of Max–Min TAS Scheme in MIMO-NOMA Systems. IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 67(8), 6981–6990. doi:10.1109/tvt.2018.2824310
Qi, Y., Qin, L., Zhang, J., Zhang, S., Huang, Q., & Yang, M.-H. (2018). Structure-Aware Local Sparse Coding for Visual Tracking. IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 27(8), 3857–3869. doi:10.1109/tip.2018.2797482
Fan, M., He, T., Zhang, P., Cheng, H., Zhang, J., Gao, X., & Li, L. (2017). Diffusion-weighted imaging features of breast tumours and the surrounding stroma reflect intrinsic heterogeneous characteristics of molecular subtypes in breast cancer. NMR in Biomedicine, 31(2), e3869. doi:10.1002/nbm.3869
Fan, M., Cheng, H., Zhang, P., Gao, X., Zhang, J., Shao, G., & Li, L. (2017). DCE-MRI texture analysis with tumor subregion partitioning for predicting Ki-67 status of estrogen receptor-positive breast cancers. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 48(1), 237–247. doi:10.1002/jmri.25921