His current research interests include computer vision and machine learning, robotics, human computer interaction, multimedia signal processing. The team that Dr. Cheng was leading in XJTU had developed an intelligent driving platform-Springrobot, which has important social effect in China . Dr. Cheng has over 50 academic publications including two books-“Digital Signal Processing (Tsinghua University Press, Sep. 2007)” and “Autonomous Intelligent Vehicles: Theory, Algorithms and Implementation (Springer, Dec. 2011) ”. He has been a senior member of IEEE, ACM, and Associate Editor of IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine. He is a reviewer for many important journals and conferences (IEEE TITS, MAV, CVPR, ICCV, ITSC, IVS, ACCV, etc.). Dr. Cheng serves as Finance Chair of ICME 2014, Local arrangement chair of VLPR 2012, Registration Chair of the 2005 IEEE ICVES.