Wei Liu is currently a computer vision director at Tencent AI Lab, Shenzhen, China. He has been a research scientist of IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA since 2012. He received the M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees in EECS from Columbia University, New York, NY, USA in 2012. Dr. Liu is the recipient of 2011-2012 Facebook Fellowship, 2013 Jury Award for best thesis of Columbia University, 2014 CVPR Young Researcher Support Award, and 2016 SIGIR Best Paper Award Honorable Mention. Dr. Liu has long been devoted to research and development in the fields of computer vision, machine learning, data mining, information retrieval, etc. Dr. Liu has published more than 100 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers, including Proceedings of IEEE, IEEE TPAMI, IEEE TIP, IEEE TKDE, NIPS, ICML, KDD, CVPR, ICCV, ECCV, IJCAI, AAAI, UAI, SIGIR, SIGCHI, etc. His papers received more than 4000 citations according to Google Scholar.