Qi Tian is currently a Chief Scientist in Computer Vision at Huawei Noah’s Ark Lab. He was a Full Professor in the Department of Computer Science, the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) from 2002 to 2019. During 2008-2009, he took one-year Faculty Leave at Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA).

Dr. Tian’s research interests include computer vision, multimedia information retrieval and machine learning and published over 510 refereed journal and conference papers. His Google citation is over 17200+ with H-index 65. He was the co-author of best papers including IEEE ICME 2019, ACM CIKM 2018, ACM ICMR 2015, PCM 2013, MMM 2013, ACM ICIMCS 2012, a Top 10% Paper Award in MMSP 2011, a Student Contest Paper in ICASSP 2006, and co-author of a Best Paper Candidate in ACM Multimedia 2019, and a Best Paper/Student Paper Candidate in ICME 2015 and PCM 2007.