Jianbo Shi

Professor of Computer and Information Science, University of Pennsylvania

Jianbo Shi is a Professor of Computer and Information Science at the University of Pennsylvania. He received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from University of California at Berkeley in 1998. In 2007, he was awarded the Longuet-Higgins Prize for his work on Normalized Cuts. His current research focuses on first-person human behavior analysis and image recognition/segmentation. His other research interests include image/video retrieval, 3D vision, and vision-based desktop computing. His long-term interests center around a broader area of machine intelligence. He wishes to develop a “visual thinking” module that allows computers not only to understand the environment around us but also to achieve cognitive abilities such as machine memory and learning.