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Biographical entry Dacheng Tao

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Occupation
Computer scientist

Summary

Dacheng Tao has made ground-breaking contributions in artificial intelligence, computer vision image processing and machine learning. His research focuses on learning succinct, robust, and effective representations for data sampled from high dimensional or high order spaces, and collected from multiple tasks or sources. He has developed algorithms for practical applications, such as face recognition, autonomous driving, web image search, and activity analysis. In 2016 Dacheng Tao was appointed Professor of Computer Science at the University of Sydney.

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2007 - 2008
Career position - Associate Professor, Department of Computing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
2008 - 2010
Career position - Associate Professor, School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technical University, Singapore
2009 - 2011
Career position - Research Associate Fellow, Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, Birkbeck, University of London, United Kingdom
2011 - 2014
Career position - Visiting Professor, Department of Computer Science and Systems, Birbeck, University of London, United Kingdom Visiting Professor, Department of Computer Science and Systems, Birbeck, University of London, United Kingdom
2013 - 2016
Career position - Professor of Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, University of Technology Sydney
2015
Award - Gold Disruptor Award, Australian Computer Society
2015
Award - Australian Scopus-Eureka Prize for Excellence in International Collaboration, Australian Museum
2016 -
Career position - Professor of Computer Science, School of Information Technologies, University of Sydney
2016 -
Career position - Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, University of Technology Sydney
2017 -
Award - ARC Laureate Fellow
2018 -
Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Science

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