Jiaya Jia joined the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) in 2004 as an assistant professor, and was promoted to associated professor and professor in 2010 and 2015 respectively. He obtained his PhD degree in Computer Science jointly from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Microsoft Research in 2004. From March 2003 to August 2004, he was a visiting scholar at Microsoft. He conducted collaborative research at Adobe Research in 2007.
Jiaya Jia is an IEEE Fellow. His research team at CUHK is continuously making significant contribution to advanced development of computer vision and machine learning technology, focusing specifically on image/video understanding, detection and segmentation, multi-modal AI, computational imaging, practical optimization, and advanced learning for visual content. 40+ PhDs and fellows from this group are now active in academia and industry, and have become prominent AI tech leaders as professors, directors in major research labs, and founders of several successful startups.