Wei Liu is currently a Distinguished Scientist of Tencent and a director of Computer Vision Center at Tencent AI Lab. New York, NY, USA, and was a research scientist of IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA. Dr. Liu has long been devoted to research and development in the fields of machine learning, computer vision, information retrieval, big data, etc. His research works win a number of awards and honors, such as the 2013 Jury Award for best thesis of Columbia University, the 2016 and 2017 SIGIR Best Paper Award Honorable Mentions, and the 2018 "AI's 10 To Watch" honor. Dr. Liu currently serves on the editorial boards of multiple international leading AI journals. He is an Elected Member of the International Statistical Institute (ISI).