Ming-Ching Chang is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University at Albany, State University of New York. He was an Adjunct Professor at the Department of Computer Science from 2012 to 2016. He is a tenure-track Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering since 2016. During 2008-2016, he was a Computer Scientist at GE Global Research Center. He was an Assistant Researcher at the Mechanical Industry Research Labs, Industrial Technology Research Instutite (ITRI) at Taiwan from 1996 to 1998.
Dr. Chang received his Ph.D. degree in the Laboratory for Engineering Man/Machine Systems (LEMS), School of Engineering, Brown University in 2008. He received his M.S. degree in Computer Science and Information Engineering (CSIE) in 1998 and B.S. degree in Civil Engineering in 1996, both from National Taiwan University, Taiwan.
Dr. Changs research interests include video analytics, computer vision, image processing, and artificial intelligence. Dr. Chang has published over 50 refereed journal and conference papers. Dr. Changs research projects are funded by GE Global Research, DARPA, NIJ, VA, and University at Albany, SUNY. He is the recipient of the IEEE Advanced Video and Signal-based Surveillance (AVSS) 2011 Best Paper Award - Runner-Up, the IEEE Workshop on the Applications of Computer Vision (WACV) 2012 Best Student Paper Award, the GE Belief - Stay Lean and Go Fast Management Award in 2015, and the IEEE Smart World NVIDIA AI City Challenge 2017 Honorary Mention Award.
Dr. Chang serves as the Publication and Associate Chair of the IEEE Advanced Video and Signal-based Surveillance (AVSS) 2017, and co-chair of the International Workshop on Traffic and Street Surveillance for Safety and Security (IWT4S). Dr. Chang is a member of IEEE.
- I will be serving as the Program Chair for IEEE Advanced Video and Signal-based Surveillance (AVSS) 2019, which will be held as a joint event with the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP) 2019 at Taipei, Taiwan.
- I will co-organize the 2018 NVIDIA AI City Challenge as a IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) Workshop at Salt Lake City, UT, USA, 2018.
- I chaired the Poster Session WP-PD: Computational Imaging System of the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP) 2017 and present two of my poster works at ICIP'17 Beijing, China, Sep. 2017.
- (08/05/2017) Our team won the Honorary Mention Award in the first IEEE Smart World NVIDIA AI City Challenge in 2017, Aug. 2017.
- I chaired the Industrial Surveillance Day of the IEEE Advanced Video and Signal-based Surveillance (AVSS) 2017 and give a talk on GE Video Analytics at AVSS'17 Lecce, Italy, Aug. 2017.