Congratulations Haipeng!

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Left to Right: Prof. David Crandall, Prof. David Leake, Haipeng, Prof. Johan Bollen, Prof. YY Ahn

Congratulations to the newest vision lab alum, Dr. Haipeng Zhang, on successfully defending his Ph.D. dissertation, Analyzing the Dynamics between User-sensed Data and the Real World. Haipeng’s work has studied how to use online and mobile data to estimate properties of and find connections in the physical world, demonstrated with applications to predicting consumer behavior, ecological events, mobile user properties, and concept relationships.

The IU Computer Vision Lab's projects and activities have been funded, in part, by grants and contracts from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), Dzyne Technologies, EgoVid, Inc., ETRI, Facebook, Google, Grant Thornton LLP, IARPA, the Indiana Innovation Institute (IN3), the IU Data to Insight Center, the IU Office of the Vice Provost for Research through an Emerging Areas of Research grant, the IU Social Sciences Research Commons, the Lilly Endowment, NASA, National Science Foundation (IIS-1253549, CNS-1834899, CNS-1408730, BCS-1842817, CNS-1744748, IIS-1257141, IIS-1852294), NVidia, ObjectVideo, Office of Naval Research (ONR), Pixm, Inc., and the U.S. Navy. The views and conclusions contained herein are those of the authors and should not be interpreted as necessarily representing the official policies or endorsements, either expressed or implied, of the U.S. Government, or any sponsor.