Hong (Vicky) Zhao, Associate Professor
Department of Automation
Tsinghua University, Beijing, P. R. China 100084
Tel: +86 (10) 62781489
Email: vzhao@tsinghua.edu.cn

 

 

Education background

Ph.D., Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland, U.S.A., 2004
M.S., Department of Automation, Tsinghua University, P.R. China, 1999
B.S., Department of Automation, Tsinghua University, P. R. China, 1997

Experience

Associate Professor,Department of Automation,Tsinghua University,P.R.China,May 2016–current
Associate Professor,Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,University of Alberta,Canada,July2012–Feb.2016
Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,University of Alberta,Canada,Aug.2006–June 2012
Research Associate, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,University of Maryland,U.S.A.,Feb.2005–July 2006

Concurrent Academic

Media-sharing social networks, information forensics and security, multimedia signal processing, digital signal processing and communications

Social service

Member-at-large, IEEE Signal Processing Society Conference Board,2013-2014
Representative for Region 7 and 9, IEEE Signal Processing Society Technical Committee,2013–2015
Member, IEEE Signal Processing Society Multimedia Signal Processing Technical Committee, 2011–2013
Member, IEEE Signal Processing Society Information Forensics and Security Technical Committee,2010 –2012
Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, March 2013 – Sept. 2015
Associate Editor, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Nov.2008 – Oct.2012
Guest Editor, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, March 2012
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, July 2009–Sept.2015
General Co-Chair,2014 IEEE International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security
Technical Program Co-Chair,2012 IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing
Finance Co-Chair:2015 IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing,2013 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo
Area Chair,2010 and 2014 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing
Reviewers for international journals (IEEE TSP, TIP, TIFS, TMM, TWC, TCSVT, etc.) and conferences (IEEE ICASSP, ICIP, ICME, ICC, MMSP, WIFS, etc.)

Research Status

PI, User Behavior Dynamics and Reputation Management in Internet Commerce,Tsinghua National Laboratory for Information Science and Technology Youth Innovation Fund,2017-2018
At University of Alberta, Canada:
PI and Co-PI for seven national and provincial-level research grants

Honors And Awards

Thousand Talented Youth Program,China, 2015
IEEE Signal Processing Society Young Author Best Paper Award,2008

Academic Achievement

Books
1.H. V. Zhao, W. S. Lin and K. J. R. Liu, Behavior Dynamics in Media-Sharing Social Networks, Cambridge University Press, 2011
2.K. J. R. Liu, W. Trappe, Z. J. Wang, M. Wu, and H. Zhao, Multimedia Fingerprinting Forensics for Traitor Tracing, EURASIP book series of signal processing and communications, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2005
3.Y. Fan, H. Luo, H. Lin, and H. Zhao, Workflow Technology, Tsinghua University Press, 2001
Selected Publications in Refereed Journals
1.L. Sun, X. Wang, Z. Wang. H. V. Zhao and W. Zhu, “Social-Aware Video Recommendation for Online Social Groups”, to appear, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia
2.Q. Cao, Y. Jing and H. V. Zhao, “Iterative Double Auction-based Power Allocation in Multiuser Cooperative Networks”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 64, no. 9, pp. 4298-4304, Sept. 2015
3.D. Ren, S. –H. G. Chan, G. Cheung, H. V. Zhao and P. Frossard, “Anchor View Allocation for Collaborative Free Viewpoint Video Streaming”, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 307-322, March 2015
4.B. Hu, H. V. Zhao and G. Cheung, “Incentive Analysis for Cooperative Interactive Multiview Video Streaming”, EURASIP Signal Processing: Image Communication, vol. 29, no. 6, pp. 641-666, July 2014
5.Q. Cao, Y. Jing and H. V. Zhao, “Power Allocation in Multi-user Wireless Relay Networks Through Bargaining”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 12, no. 6, pp. 2870-2882, June 2013
6.B. Hu, H. V. Zhao and H. Jiang, “Wireless Multicast Using Relays: Incentive Mechanism and Analysis”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 62, no. 5, pp. 2204-2219, June 2013
7.Q. Cao, H. V. Zhao and Y. Jing, “Power Allocation and Pricing in Multi-User Relay Networks using Stackelberg and Bargaining Game”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 61, no. 7, pp. 3177-3190, Sept. 2012
8.D. Chalmers, E. Lou, D. Hill, V. Zhao and M. S. Wong, “Development of A Pressure Control System for Brace Treatment of Scoliosis”, IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 557-563, July 2012
9.H. V. Zhao, W. Lin and K. J. R. Liu, “Cooperation and Coalition in Multimedia Fingerprinting Colluder Social Networks”, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 717-733, June 2012
10.Z. Liu, A. Elezzabi and H. V. Zhao, “Maximum Frame Rate Video Acquisition Using Adaptive Compressed Sensing”, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, vol. 21, no. 11, pp. 1704-1718, Nov. 2011
11.B. Niu, H. V. Zhao and H. Jiang, “A Cooperation Stimulation Strategy in Wireless Multicast Networks”, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 59, no. 5, pp. 2355-2369, May 2011
12.H. V. Zhao and K. J. R. Liu, “Impact of Social Network Structure on Multimedia Fingerprinting Misbehavior Detection and Identification”, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 687-703, Aug. 2010
13.H. V. Zhao and W. Su, “Cooperative Wireless Multicast: Performance Analysis and Power/Location Optimization”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 9, no. 6, pp. 2088-2100, July 2010
Selected Publications in Refereed Conferences
1.Y. Yuan, G. Cheung, P. Frossard, P. Le Callet. H. V. Zhao, “Contour Approximation & Depth Image Coding for Virtual View Synthesis”, IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP’15), Oct. 2015
2.X. Gong, H. V. Zhao and Y. Sun, “Probabilistic Ranking of Multi-attribute Items Using Indifference Curve”, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP’14), Florence, May 2014
3.Y. Yun, P. Cui, H. V. Zhao, W. Zhu and S. Yang, “Emotionally Representative Image Discovery for Social Events”, ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval 2014 (ICMR’14), Glasgow, April 2014
4.Y. Yuan, B. Hu, G. Cheung and H. V. Zhao, “Optimizing Peer Grouping for Live Free Viewpoint Video Streaming”, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP’13), Melbourne, Sept. 2013
5.Q. Cao, Y. Jing and H. V. Zhao, “Power Bargaining in Multi-Source Relay Networks”, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’12), Ottawa, June 2012
6.Q. Cao, H. V. Zhao and Y. Jing, “Relay Power Allocation and Pricing in Multi-user Relay Networks Using Game Theory”, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP’12), Kyoto, March 2012
7.B. Hu, G. Cheung and H. V. Zhao, “Incentive Analysis for Cooperative Distribution of Interactive Multiview Video”, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP’12), Kyoto, March 2012
8.H. V. Zhao and G. Cheung, “Game Theoretical Analysis of Wireless Multiview Video Multicast Using Cooperative Peer-to-Peer Repair”, IEEE Workshop on Streaming and Media Communication (StreamComm’11), Barcelona, June 2011
9.B. Hu, H. V. Zhao and H. Jiang, “Incentive Mechanism in Wireless Multicast”, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP’11), Prague, May 2011
10.Z. Liu, H. V. Zhao and A. Y. Elezzabi, “Block-based Adaptive Compressed Sensing for Video”, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP’10), Hong Kong, Sept. 2010
11.B. Hu and H. V. Zhao, “Joint Pollution Detection and Attacker Identification in Peer-to-Peer Live Streaming”, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP’10), Dallas, March 2010
12.H. V. Zhao and W. Su, “Distributed Cooperative Multicast in Wireless Networks: Performance Analysis and Optimal Power Allocation”, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP’10), Dallas, March 2010