Shan Du, Assistant Professor, MDS Okanagan

Master of Data Science Okanagan  Shan Du

"The MDS program equips students with comprehensive and intensive data science knowledge essential for entering data-related industries or academia after graduation. I am proud to be part of it.”

Shan Du is an assistant professor of Computer Science at UBC’s Okanagan Campus. She received the PhD degree from UBC Vancouver and the MSc degree from University of Calgary. Before joining UBC, she worked as an assistant professor with Lakehead University, Canada and as a Research Scientist/Software Engineer with IntelliView Technologies Inc., Canada. Shan is leading the Laboratory for Computational Vision and Intelligence at UBCO to investigate innovative technologies to address the most challenging issues in the field of image/video processing, computer vision/graphics, machine/deep learning, biometrics, and video surveillance systems. She has more than 15 years research and industrial development experience. Shan was recipient of many awards and grants, including NSERC-IRDF, NSERC-CGS D, AITF Industry r&D Associates Grant, ICASSP Best Paper Award, NSERC DG, CFI JELF, NFRF Exploration, etc. She is a senior member of IEEE, IEEE Signal Processing Society and IEEE Circuits and Systems Society. She is serving as an Associate Editor of IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology and IEEE Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Area Chair of ICIP 2023, and served as Area/Session Chair of ICIP 2022, 2021, and 2019.

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