Mei Han is the director of PingAn AI Institues. Her research fields are in the areas of video analysis, visual tracking, object detection, geometric modeling, image processing, computer vision and machine learning. Prior to joining PAII, she held the position of research scientist at Google and research staff member at NEC Labs America. Technologies developed by Dr. Han and her colleagues are at the core of the company Vidient's innovative surveillance products. Mei Han holds Doctorates in Robotics and Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University and Tsinghua University.
Dr. Jason Xu is a Director at DiDi Labs and Head of Augmented Reality, leading a multinational R&D team dedicated to exploring the frontier applications of AR in intelligent vehicles and transportation systems. Jason is a seasoned technology leader in computer vision and artificial intelligence, with more than 20 US/EU patents awarded or pending. Before joining DiDi he was the Senior Director in charge of visual recognition R&D and AI strategies at Blippar, a leading AR advertising and visual discovery platform. Prior to that, Jason was a Research Manager at Sony Research and the director of its computational intelligence lab, leading the R&D of machine learning technologies supporting a variety of Sony products, including video encoding and analysis, audio processing, and wearable computing etc. Earlier in his career, Jason worked at renowned research labs including Siemens, Google and Microsoft, on R&D projects in medical imaging, image search and multimedia communication etc. Jason received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) working with Prof. Thomas S. Huang. His master and bachelor degrees were both earned at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.