Zhongzheng (Jason) Ren 任中正
PhD Student
Computer Science Department
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
Email: zr5 [at] illinois [dot] edu
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Hi there! I am currently a Computer Science PhD student at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), working with Prof. Alexander Schwing. Previously, I obtained my Master's in Computer Science from UC Davis after spending two wonderful years with Prof. Yong Jae Lee. I completed my Bachelor of Software Engineering at Sun Yat-sen University (中山大学).

I spent a wonderful summer at NVIDIA Research with Dr. Zhiding Yu, Dr. Ming-Yu Liu, Dr. Xiaodong Yang, and Dr. Jan Kautz in 2018 [photo of us]. I also worked as a Machine Learning Researcher at EgoVid Inc. with Prof. Michael S. Ryoo from 2017 to 2018 [photo of us@ECCV'18 demo].

Research Interests: Computer Vision and Machine Learning.
I am particularly interested in the tasks of learning visual knowledge with minimal human supervision.

Recent News

  • In 2018, I had 1 CVPR and 1 ECCV papers; worked at Nvidia, Egovid Inc., and UCD; and joined UIUC.
  • Publications

    Learning to Anonymize Faces for Privacy Preserving Action Detection.
    Zhongzheng Ren, Yong Jae Lee, Michael S. Ryoo
    European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2018
    [PDF] [BIBTEX] [Project] [YouTube]
    Also presented at CVPR'18 workshop on The Bright and Dark Sides of Computer Vision: Challenges and Opportunities for Privacy and Security
    Cross-Domain Self-supervised Multi-task Feature Learning using Synthetic Imagery.
    Zhongzheng Ren, Yong Jae Lee
    IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2018
    [PDF] [BIBTEX] [Project] [Code]
    Who moved my cheese? Automatic Annotation of Rodent Behaviors with Convolutional Neural Networks.
    Zhongzheng Ren, Adriana Noronha, Annie Vogel Ciernia, Yong Jae Lee
    IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV), 2017
    [PDF] [BIBTEX] [Project]


  • ECS 174: Computer Vision (Spring 2017), UC Davis
    Teaching Assistant (TA) with Prof. Yong Jae Lee
  • MISC.

  • I maintain awesome-self-supervised-learning on Github. You are more than welcome to contribute and share :)
  • My Erdős number is 5 computed by csauthors.net. Try yours:)
    Paul Erdős -> János Pach -> Leonidas J. Guibas -> Alexei A. Efros -> Yong Jae Lee -> Zhongzheng Ren.

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