Multimedia and Vision Lab

Qi Tian

Professor, Ph.D., IEEE Fellow,
Office: NPB 3.306, Department of Computer Science, University of Texas at San Antonio
Phone: (210)-458-5165
Fax: (210)-458-4437
Email: qitian AT cs DOT utsa DOT edu
Mailing address: One UTSA Circle, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78249-1604
Funding

Grant:

  • Principal Investigator, “Student Participation Support at ACM Multimedia 2015”, $30,000, IIS-1552998, National Science Foundation (NSF), September 1, 2015 – August 31, 2016.

  • Principal Investigator, Bliappr, Inc., Faculty Research Gift Grant to support our research in “deep learning for large scale image search” at UTSA, $50,000, November 2015.

  • Principal Investigator , NEC Laboratories America, Inc. Faculty Research Gift Grant $58,000 to support our research in “Large-Scale Image Recognition” at UTSA, July 2015.

  • Principal Investigator, “Scalable Person Re-Identification: Lessons Learned from Image Search”, $399,068, Army Research Office (ARO), W911NF-15-1-0290, September 1, 2015 – August 31, 2019.

  • Principal Investigaor, NEC Laboratories America, Inc. Faculty Research Gift Grant of $58,000 to support our research in “Large-Scale Image Recognition” at UTSA, May 2015.

  • Principal Investigator, NEC Laboratories America, Inc. Faculty Research Gift Grant of $49,000 to support our research in “Multimedia Content Analysis” at UTSA, October 2013.

  • Principal Investigator, STAR-R Research Award, $5,000 UTSA, May 2012.

  • Principal Investigator, NEC Laboratories America, Inc. Faculty Research Gift Grant of $50,000 to support our research in “Multimedia Content Analysis” at UTSA, July 2012.

  • Principal Investigator, NEC Laboratories America, Inc. Faculty Research Gift Grant of $48,000 to support our research in “Large-scale Image Search” at UTSA, May 2012.

  • Co-Principal Investigator, “Large-Scale Partial-Duplicate Image Retrieval and Its Applications,” UTSA Portion $160,812 (PI, Yijuan Lu at Texas State University, in total $488,576), DoD Research and Educational Program for HBCU/MI grant W911NF-12-1-0057, 01/23/2012-01/22/2014.

  • Principal Investigator, NEC Laboratories America, Inc. Faculty Research Gift Grant of $30,000 to support our research in “Large-Scale Image Search” at UTSA, June 2011.

  • Principal Investigator, FXPAL Faculty Research Gift Grant of $15,000, February, 2011.

  • Principal Investigator, “Build Contextual Visual Vocabulary by Learning Discriminant Group Distance,” Google Faculty Research Award, $30,000, December 2010.

  • Principal Investigator, “3rd USA-Sino Summer School in Vision, Learning, Pattern Recognition, VLPR 2011,” NSF IIS 1137687, $50,000, 05/01/2011-04/30/2012.

  • Principal Investigator, “EAGER: Large Scale Partial-duplicate Image Search by Post Verification of Local Feature Matching,” NSF IIS 1052581, $81,666, 09/01/2010-08/31/2011.

  • Principal Investigator, Faculty Research Gift Grant of $20,000 from Akiira Media Systems, Inc., June 2010.

  • Principal Investigator, “Baby Face Crawler,” Faculty Research Gift Grant from Lab of Media Understanding, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Palo Alto, CA, February 2008.

  • Co-Principal Investigator, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Funded Establishing Research Center called Multi-modal Information Access and Synthesis Center (MIAS) (URL: http://www.mias.uiuc.edu). PI: Dan Roth (UIUC), co-PIs in alphabetic order: Kevin Chen-Chuan Chang (UIUC), Anhai Doan (UIUC), David Forsyth (UIUC), Jiawei Han (UIUC), Cinda Heeren (UIUC), William H. Hsu (Kansas State U.), Stephen Kwek (UTSA), Lenny Pitt (UIUC), Qi Tian (UTSA), Chengxiang Zhai (UIUC), DHS-ONR N0014-07-1-0151, in the amount of $2.4 Million, 12/01/2006-11/30/2009.

  • Principal Investigator, “Self-Supervised Learning and Information Fusion for Multimodal Systems,” $282,536, funded by Army Research Office (ARO), the 2005 Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Institutions (HBCU/MI) Program, W911NF-05-1-0404, 08/01/2005-07/31/2008.

  • Principal Investigator at UTSA, with Feng Liu, PI at UTHSCSA, “Self-Supervised Learning for High Throughput Data,” funded by San Antonio Life Science Institute (SALSI), in the amount of $118,157 for 09/01/2005-08/31/2007 (UTSA portion: $85,657).

  • Principal Investigator, “Learning Semantic Content for Image Indexing,” Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security (CIAS), UTSA, in the amount of $77,285, 06/01/2004-09/30/2006.

  • UTSA Faculty Research Award, “Biometrics: A Killer Pattern Recognition Application,” $4,500, 2005.

 

Acknowledgement of Support