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Joint ISDRP & UMMC team wins International Overhead Imagery Hackathon

Junchi Bin outpaces the stiff competition in virtual hackathon hosted by the United States Air Force, University of Wisconsin Madison, and the Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago with Ran Zhang and Ray Wang in our lab supervised by Professor Zheng Liu and Dr. Yufeng Zheng from the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

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Fangrui shined at Pollen Challenge

Fangrui took the lead in a vision challenge on ICPR2020 Workshop with other two students in the lab Jing Lin and Hongguang Yun and an alumni student Shuo Liu . They worked hard on a fusion system on vision classification and got 8th out of 47 teams in the context! Thanks for Fangrui's lead and also Dr Zheng's support to this event!

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Ahoy! Research-in-a-box ships from Kelowna to Montreal

Two PhD students, Ran Zhang and Zhila Bhrami , gain valuable skills that enable them to transition from academia to the workplace under supervision of Professor Zheng Liu. They worked on various aspects of ensuring the safety and integrity of shipping containers including condition assessment, safety and security, code identification, machine vision, deep learning, and cloud computing.

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Congratulations to Dr. Liu!

The 2019 School of Engineering Executive Associate Dean Awards were handed out at a year-end event yesterday to recognize excellence within the School. Awards ranged from Administrative and Technical Service Awards to Faculty Research and Teaching Awards. Research Awards were presented to Zheng Liu and Dimitry Sediako.

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Congratulations to Xiang Peng!

PhD student Xiang Peng received the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society’s “IES Student & Young Professionals Paper Assistance Award” at the 28th International Symposium on Industrial Electronics last week in Vancouver.

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Lin at e-Health Conference and Tradeshow 2019

Jing Lin and Dr. Mike Figurski went to e-health 2019 Annual Conference & Tradeshow as a startup company. The annual e-Health Conference and Tradeshow is Canada’s largest congregation of digital health professionals, offering proactive top-quality learning and an opportunity to network with organizations and people that value quality health information as well as effective integrated system solutions. They introduced open source and free Vistacan electronic medical record(EMR) to doctors, practitioners and developers from around the world by demonstrating workflows of it.

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Congratulations to Chengkai Zhang & Junchi Bin!

Chengkai Zhang and Junchi Bin ranked second at IEEE International Sensors and Measurements Student Contest. Their project entitled “Cloud Enabled Mobile Sensing Agent for Smart Agriculture” was one of nine projects that were featured at the Live Demo Session of the IEEE I2MTC 2018.

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