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TAN Tieniu

TAN Tieniu

Deputy Secretary General of the Chinese Academy of Sciences / Professor of Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences / Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences

Education 

PhD, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Imperial College London, UK (1989)
MSc, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Imperial College London, UK (1986)
BSc, Department of Information and Control Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China (1984)

Employment 

2007-Present Deputy Secretary General, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
2000-2007 Director General, CAS Institute of Automation (CASIA)
1998-2000 Assistant Director General, CASIA
1998-Present Director, National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition, CASIA
1997-Present Professor, National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition, CASIA
1994-1997 Lecturer, Department of Computer Science, University of Reading, UK
1993-1994 Senior Research Fellow, Department of Computer Science, University of Reading, UK
1989-1992 Research Fellow, Department of Computer Science, University of Reading, UK
Visiting Professorship Appointments
CAS Graduate University; University of Science and Technology of China (USTC); Central South University; etc.

Major Awards and Recognitions 

1.Best Paper Prize, British Machine Vision Conference, Edinburgh, 1996.
2.National Distinguished Youth Medal, 2000.
3.Top 100 Influential Youth in China for the 21st Century, China, 2001.
4.National Achievement Award for Overseas Returned Scholars, 2003.
5.Fellow, IEEE, 2004.
6.National Natural Science Award (Visual Computing), 2004.
7.National Technology Invention Award (Iris Image Acquisition and Recognition), 2005.
8.Fellow, IAPR, 2006.
9.National Award for Outstanding Young Scientists, 2006.
10.Best Paper Award (with S. C. Liao et al), IAPR Inter. Conf. Biometrics, Hong Kong, 2006.
11.Best Paper Award (with Y. F. Han et al), IAPR Inter. Conf. Biometrics, Seoul, 2007.
12.The 11th China Patent Award (Outstanding Patent – Iris Recognition), 2009.
13.The 12th China Patent Award (Outstanding Patent – Visual Surveillance), 2010.
14.Winner in Object Detection, PASCAL VOC 2010.
15.National Science and Technology Progress Award (Image Understanding for Visual Surveillance), 2011.
16.Best Student Paper Award (with X. Zhao et al), Asian Conference on Pattern Recognition, Beijing, China, 2011.
17.Winner in Object Detection, PASCAL VOC 2011.