Short Bio of Prof. Baoxin Li

Baoxin Li is currently a Professor in Computer Science & Engineering (CSE), for which he served as the Chair from middle Summer 2016 to early Spring 2022, leading the phenomenal growth of the CSE program at ASU (reaching nearly 7000 students as of Fall 2021 for all degree programs in CSE). He is a founding member and Co-Director of the ASU-Mayo Center for Innovative Imaging. He is also a Graduate Faculty with chairing right in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, and Data Science programs. He received his PhD in Electrical Engineering in 2000 from University of Maryland, College Park. From 2000 to 2004, he was a Senior Researcher with SHARP Laboratories of America, where he was the technical lead in developing SHARP's HiIMPACT Sports™ technologies. He was also an Adjunct Professor with the Portland State University from 2003 to 2004. His general research interests are on visual computing and machine learning, especially their application in the context of human-centered computing. He actively works on computer vision & pattern recognition, multimedia, image/video processing, assistive technologies for the visually impaired, human-computer interaction, statistical methods in visual computing. He won twice SHARP Labs' President Awards, in 2001 and 2004 respectively. He also won SHARP Labs' Inventor of the Year Award in 2002. He is a recipient of the National Science Foundation's CAREER Award (2008-2009). He was named a Fulton Exmemplar Faculty at ASU in 2017. He holds 18 issued US Patents. His work has been featured on NY Times, EE Times, MSNBC, Discovery News, ABC News,Gizmodo India, and many other media sources.