Jia-Bin Huang

Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (Electrical and Computer Engineering)

Jia-Bin Huang is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and holds the Capital One Professorship.

His research focuses on advancing computers to perceive images and videos the same way humans do. More specifically, he develops computational methods for recognizing and reconstructing the underlying dynamic 3D scenes in images and videos.

Before coming to UMD, Huang spent a year as a research scientist at Meta Reality Labs. Before that, he was an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at Virginia Tech.

Huang received his doctoral degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) in 2016.

His research received the best student paper award at the IAPR International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR) and the best paper award in the ACM Symposium on Eye Tracking Research & Applications (ETRA).

Huang is also the recipient of a Dissertation Completion Fellowship, the Thomas & Margaret Huang award from UIUC, a National Science Foundation CRII award, a Samsung Global Outreach Award, a 3M non-tenured faculty award, and a Google faculty research award.

Go here to view Huang’s academic publications on Google Scholar.