He obtained the M. Eng. degree in 2002 from Shandong University (SDU). And he received his Ph.D. degree in 2006 from Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU). He is currently a researcher in Barcelona Media – Innovation Center. Before that, he was a scientist in Philips Research Asia – Shanghai (PRAS), China. His research interests are in general area of image/video analysis, processing, compression and streaming media. He received the best student paper award in the international conference of Visual Communications & Image Processing (VCIP) in 2005.