Shih-Fu Chang

Shih-Fu Chang is the Richard Dicker Professor and Senior Vice Dean of Engineering School at Columbia University. His research has been focused on multimedia retrieval, addressing fundamental issues of content analysis, large-scale indexing, multimodal fusion, and interactive search. His group has developed and deployed several novel image/video search systems, including one of the earliest content-based image search systems, VisualSEEk, a million-scale mobile product search system implementing compact hashing methods, and a new image search paradigm combining brain machine interface and machine vision. His work has been recognized by paper awards and the Technical Achievement Awards of IEEE Signal Processing Society and ACM Special Interest Group on Multimedia.