Biography:
Shan Liu is a Distinguished Scientist and Vice President of Tencent Media Lab at Tencent America. Prior to Tencent she was the Chief Scientist and Head of America Media Lab at Futurewei Technologies, a.k.a. Huawei USA. She also held senior management and technical positions at MediaTek, Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories (MERL), Sony Electronics / Sony Computer Entertainment America, and IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, etc. Dr. Liu is the inventor of more than 200 US and global patent applications and the author of more than 30 journal and conference articles. Many of her inventions have been adopted by international standards such as ITU-T H.265 | ISO/IEC HEVC, MPEG-DASH and OMAF, etc. as well as utilized in many multimedia and communication products. She has chaired and co-chaired a number of ad-hoc and technical groups through standard development and served as editor of HEVC Screen Content Coding standard. She has also been in technical and organizing committees for various international conferences such as ICIP, VCIP, ACM MM, ICNC and ICME, and served in industrial relationship committee of IEEE Signal Processing Society 2014-2015. Dr. Liu obtained the B.Eng. degree in Electronics Engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA.