Yurong Chen

Yurong Chen

Senior Research Director & Principle Research Scientist, Cognitive Computing Lab, Intel Labs China

Dr. Yurong Chen is a Principle Research Scientist and Sr. Research Director at Intel Corporation, and Director of Cognitive Computing Lab at Intel Labs China. Currently, he’s responsible for driving cutting-edge Visual Cognition and Machine Learning research for Intel smart computing. He is also the co-owner of Intel Labs “Visual Understanding and Synthesis” program, driving research innovation in smart visual data processing technologies on Intel platforms across Intel Labs. He drove the research and development of Deep Learning (DL) based Visual Understanding (VU) and leading Face Analysis technologies to impact Intel architectures/platforms and delivered core technologies to help differentiate Intel products including Intel RealSense SDK, CV SDK, IOT video E2E analytics solutions and client apps. He led the team to win Intel China Award (Top team award of Intel China) 2016, Intel Labs Academic Awards (Top award of Intel labs) – Gordy Award 2016, 2015 and 2014 for outstanding research achievements on DL based VU, Multimodal Emotion Recognition and Advanced Visual Analytics. Dr. Chen joined Intel in 2004 after finishing his postdoctoral research in the Institute of Software, CAS. He received his Ph.D. degree from Tsinghua University in 2002. He has published over 50 technical papers, and holds 10+ issued/pending US/PCT patents and 30+ patent applications.

Expertise:

  • AI and Society
  • Computer Vision
  • Parallel Computing
  • Reinforcement Learning (RL)