Shengcai Liao
Associate Professor,  Ph.D.

Center for Biometrics and Security Research (CBSR)
National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition (NLPR)
Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CASIA)
95 Zhongguancun East Road, Beijing 100190, China

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12/2015, Looking for one intern student working on deep learning, metric learning, and person re-identification, towards high-quality publications. Please contact

12/2015, The MLAPG source code is released. [project page]

08/2015, The NPD face detector is released. [project page]

05/2015, The LOMO+XQDA source code is released. [project page]

10/2014, The OPeRID v1.0 database and benchmark toolkit is released. [project page]

07/2014, A benchmark tool for large-scale unconstrained face recognition is released. [project page]

12/2013, A database for attributed pedestrians in surveillance is released. [project page]

Research Interests

Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, Machine Learning

Face Detection, Face Recognition

Video Surveillance, Video Analysis, Background Subtraction, Person Re-identification

Similarity/Metric Learning


11/2014 ~ present, Associate Professor, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences

08/2012 ~ 10/2014, Assistant Professor, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences

08/2010 ~ 08/2012, Postdoc, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Michigan State University


09/2005 ~ 07/2010, Ph.D., Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences

09/2001 ~ 07/2005, B.S. Degree in Mathematics, Sun Yat-sen University

Awards and Honors

Best Reviewer Award, IAPR/IEEE International Joint Conference on Biometrics (IJCB 2014), 29 September - 2 October 2014, Clearwater, Florida, USA.

Great Contribution Honor, face authentication system for Beijing 2008 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games

First Prize of Best Paper Award, the 2nd IAPR/IEEE International Conference on Biometrics (ICB 2007), Seoul, Korea, August, 2007

Best Student Paper Award, the 1st IAPR International Conference on Biometrics (ICB 2006), Hong Kong, January 2006

Professional Activities


Encyclopedia of Biometrics, 2nd Edition, Area Editor, Springer, 2015

  Area Chair

ICB 2016

ELM 2014

  Program Committee

ICCV 2011, ICCV 2013, ICCV 2015

CVPR 2012, CVPR 2013, CVPR 2014, CVPR 2015, CVPR 2016

ECCV 2012, ECCV 2014

ICB 2012, IJCB 2014, ICB 2015, BTAS 2015

ICPR 2014, ICDSC 2013, LBP 2012, ICIEV 2014, RoLoD 2014, AVSS 2015

  Funding Reviewer

FCT Investigator 2013 (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology)

FCT Research Projects 2012 (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology)

  Journal Reviewer


Elsevier Journals: PR, INS, CVIU, IVC, Neurocomputing

Springer Journals: IJCV, MVAP, SIVP

Others: Sensors, JIVP

  Conference Reviewer

CVPR 2009, CVPR 2011

ICB 2007, ICB 2009, BTAS 2010, IJCB 2011

ICPR 2006, EUSIPCO 2009, ICARCV 2012

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