Dr. Minglun Gong is a Professor and Director at the School of Computer Science, University of Guelph. Before he moved to Guelph in 2019, he was a Professor and Head at the Department of Computer Science, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Minglun’s research interests cover various topics in the broad area of visual computing (including computer graphics, computer vision, visualization, image processing, and pattern recognition). So far, he has published over 100 referred technical papers in journals and conference proceedings, including 18 articles in ACM/IEEE transactions. He is the inventor of an awarded patent and 6 pending patents. Currently an associate editor for Pattern Recognition, he has also served as program committee member for top-tier conferences (e.g. ICCV and CVPR) and reviewer for prestigious journals (e.g. IEEE TPAMI and ACM TOG). He was the recipient of the Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Award and best paper awards at the 2015 Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence, the 2016 International Symposium on Visual Computing, and the 2019 Conference on Computer and Robot Vision.