Li Cheng, PhD

Professor, Faculty of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering Dept


Professor, Faculty of Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering Dept
(780) 492-9305
11-211 Donadeo Innovation Centre For Engineering
9211 116 St
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H5


Area of Study / Keywords

Signal and Image Processing Software Engineering and Intelligent Systems


Li Cheng is professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Alberta. Prior to joining University of Alberta in year 2018, He worked at A*STAR, Singapore, TTI-Chicago, USA, and NICTA, Australia. He received his BSc degree in Computer Science from Jilin University China in 1996, M Eng degree from Nankai University Chin in 1999, and PhD in Computing Science from the University of Alberta in 2004. His research expertise is mainly on computer vision and applications. More info can be found here.


Current research

  • Visual human motion analysis, to look at humans and also animals and to interpret their poses and behaviors, such as pose estimation, tracking, and action recognition.
  • Biomedical image understanding, including retinal fundus image analysis, microscopic image analysis, neuronal tracing, etc.
  • Computer vision, robot vision, machine learning, including especially deep learning, and applications.
  • Precision agriculture applications.