I am a Machine Learning Researcher at Qualcomm AI Research. I received my Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from State University of New York at Buffalo (UB) in 2023, advised by Prof. Junsong Yuan.
Before that, I got B.Eng. from Tianjin University in 2018.
I received the Best Graduate Research Award and
Best First Year Achiever Award from the CSE department of UB.
My previous research experience lies in object understanding in videos and images including detection, segmentation, and tracking; open-set object understanding with vision and language.
GRiT: A Generative Region-to-text Transformer for Object Understanding
Jialian Wu, Jianfeng Wang, Zhengyuan Yang, Zhe Gan, Zicheng Liu, Junsong Yuan, and Lijuan Wang
Applied Scientist Intern, Amazon, Seattle, WA
Project: Video Instance Segmentation (CVPR'22) May-August, 2021. Work with Dr. Tian Lan and Dr. Hui Liang.
Research Intern, Applied AI Lab, Cupertino, CA
Project: Multi-Object Tracking (CVPR'21) May-August, 2020. Work with Dr. Yu Wang and Dr. Ming Yang.
Research Intern, Beijing
Project: Pedestrian Detection (MM'20, CVPR'20) May 2018 - July 2019. Work with Dr. Qian Zhang and Dr. Ming Yang.
IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence
IEEE Transactions on Image Processing
IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for
Video Technology IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, etc