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Dahua Lin

  • Ph.D.
  • Assistant Professor
  • Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • 10Followers
  • 1Following

Research interests

Computer visionProbabilistic modelingBig dataMachine learning


Dahua Lin received his Ph.D. from the department of EECS at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2012. He received his M.Phil. from the department of Information Engineering at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2007, and B.Eng. from the department of Electrical Engineering and Information Science at the University of Science and Technology of China in 2004. He was a research intern at Microsoft Research Silicon Valley, Microsoft Research Redmond, and Microsoft Research Asia, respectively in 2010, 2009, and 2004. He received the Best Student Paper Award at NIPS 2010, and the Outstanding Reviewer Awards at ICCV 2009 and ICCV 2011. His research spans multiple areas in machine learning, data science, and computer vision. In particular, he is interested in developing new probabilistic models and machine learning techniques for large-scale data analysis, as well as their applications in image and text understanding. He has also worked on a variety of topics in computer vision and pattern recognition before joining CUHK.

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  • Bo Dai

    Bo DaiChinese University of Hong Kong

Professional experience

Assistant Professor

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

August 2014 - Present

Research Assistant Professor

Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago

September 2012 - August 2014(2 years)

Research Intern

Microsoft Research Silicon Valley

June 2010 - August 2010(2 months)

Research Intern

Microsoft Research

June 2009 - August 2009(2 months)

Visiting Student

Microsoft Research Asia

February 2004 - July 2004(5 months)



Massachusetts Institute of Technology

September 2007 - August 2012(5 years)


The Chinese University of Hong Kong

September 2004 - July 2006(2 years)


University of Science and Technology of China(USTC)

September 2000 - July 2004(4 years)

Exchange student

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

February 2003 - July 2003(5 months)