Dr. Michael S. Brown, Professor, EECS, York University, Canada
Michael Brown,
Mike Brown, Michael S. Brown, Michael Brown Kentucky Dr. Michael S. Brown
BSc PhD University of Kentucky

Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Lassonde School of Engineering
York University

Email: m{last name}@eecs.yorku.ca
Contact Information
York University
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3

Office Location: Lassonde 3022 | map ( link )
Telephone: +1 (416)-736-2100 x66675

(Click image for our new white-balance dataset:
9 cameras, raw format, same scene with color chart)

(Click image for link to CVPR16 Tutorial)

(Available at CRC press - click image)

NEWS : I moved to York University in September 2016 after 9 years at the National University of Singapore. I am still in the process of porting my webpages -- some links may still refer back to NUS.

Research Interests
      Computer vision; image processing; and computer graphics.

Professional Service
      Organizing Chair:   ProCams 2008, eHeritage 2009, WACV 2011, HIP 2011, WACV 2012, WACV 2013, PG 2013, ACCV 2014, 3DV 2015, ICVGIP 2016, WACV 2017, CVPR 2018
      Demo Chair:   CVPR 2014
      Tutorial Chair:   ACCV 2012, SIGGRAPH-Asia 2012
      Area Chair (Vision):   CVPR 2009, ACCV 2010, CVPR 2011, ICCV 2011, ECCV 2012, ACCV 2012, CVPR 2013, ICCV 2013, WACV 2014, WACV 2015, ICCV 2015, ACCV 2016
      Senior Committee (Graphics):   PG 2010, ICVGIP 2010, PG 2011, VR 2011, PG 2012, ICVGIP 2012, I3D 2013, PG 2014, PG 2015, EG 2016, PG 2016
      Associate Editor:   TPAMI, IJCV

C.V. (PDF)

Publications (link)

Fall, 2016
No teaching duties.
Winter, 2017
EECS 6232 (Advanced Topics in Computer Vision) - (link)

Current Grants
  •  Adobe Research'16 "Color Processing" | C$9,000 (PI)
  •  Microsoft Research Asia'15 "Generic and Object Specific Noise Reduction for Mobile Cameras" | S$20,00 (PI)
  •  Google Faculty Research Award'15 "Low-Cost Colorimetric Calibration For Mobile Phone Cameras" | S$56,000 (PI)
  •  Adobe Research'14-15 "On White-Balance" | S$54,000 (PI)

Previous Grants
  •  Microsoft Research Asia'12 "Linearizing the Xbox Kinect for Computer Vision Applications" | S$44,100 (PI)
  •  A*STAR PSF'12 "Spectral Imaging for Consumer Cameras" | S$652,600 (PI)
  •  FRC'11 "Next Generation Medical Interface" | S$50,000 (PI)
  •  FRC'09 "User-assisted Extraction of 3D Scene Properties from Images and Videos" | S$50,000 (PI)
  •  YIA'08 (Young Investigator Award) "Hyperspectral Imaging of Old and Damaged Manuscripts" | S$500,000 (PI)
  •  EADS'09 (European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company) "IR Sensor Distribution Strategies" | S$33,384 (PI)
  •  AcRF Tier 1'08 "Perceptual Fidelity and Seamlessness in Projector-Based Displays" | S$149,000 (PI)
  •  A*STAR PSF'06 "Imaging and Restoration Techniques for Historical Archives" | S$426,050 (PI)

Current Students
Mahsa Paknezhand   (PhD candidate - NUS)
Abdelrahman Kamel   (PhD candidate - York)
Hakki Can Karaimer   (PhD candidate - York)
Mahmoud Afifi   (PhD candidate - York)

Current Staff
Nguyen Ho Man Rang (Research Fellow)

Previous Staff
Alvaro Gauterin   (Fitsense Startup)
Dilip Prasad (NTU - Research Fellow)
Russell Looi (Kydon Holdings)
Sharmili Roy   (CIRC - Singapore)
N V Kartheek Medathati   (INRIA - Sophia Antipolis)
Lu Zheng   (City University of Hong Kong)
Seon Joo Kim   (Yonsei University)
Wu Zheng   (Panasonic Research Labs)
Grani Adiwena Hanasusanto   (Imperial College London)
Vu Anh Huynh   (MIT)
Hong Guangming   (Ping An Payment - China)
Zhuo Shaojie   (Qualcomm - Canada)
Poon Wei Koot  (Sunway Computer Services)

Graduated Students
Nguyen Ho Man Rang (PhD'16 | NUS)
         [Research Fellow (NUS), Singapore]
          (Graduation Photo)
Cheng Dongliang (PhD'16 | NUS)
         [Harbin Institute of Technology - Robotics Institute (Hefei), China]
Li Yu (PhD'15 | NUS)
         [Advance Digital Science Centre, Singapore]
Guo Fangfang (MSc'14 | NUS)
         [Baidu, China]
Sharmili Roy (PhD'14 | NUS)
         [Clinical Imaging Research Center, Singapore]
Deng Fanbo (PhD'13 | NUS)
          [Research Scientist at I2R]
Gao Junhong (PhD'13 | NUS)
          [Indeed - Japan]
Lin Haiting   (PhD'13 | NUS)
          [Post-Doc - U Delaware]
Lu Zheng   (PhD'11 | NUS)
          [Assistant Professor - City University Hong Kong]
          (Graduation Photo)
Liu Shuaicheng   (MPhil'10 | NUS)
          [PhD Student NUS-ECE]
Yu-Wing Tai   (PhD’09 | NUS)
          [Associate Professor - KAIST (Korea) - now at Sensetime (Hong Kong)]
          (Graduation Photo)
Tsoi Yau-Chat   (PhD’09 | NTU)
          [Lecturer - Hong Kong University of Science and Technology]
          (Graduation Photo)
Fong Heung Wah   (MPhil’04 | HKUST)
          [Lead Programmer – Virtuos, Shanghai]
William Wong   (MSc’04 | HKUST)
          [Multimedia Designer - Yocolabs, Hong Kong]
Tsang Kin Ting   (MPhil’04 | HKUST)
          [Software Engineer – Harmonics Inc, Hong Kong]
Ruiduo (Alan) Yang   (MPhil’02 | HKUST)
          [Software Engineer at Google, USA (after PhD from U.SF)]

Code and project pages from various publications ( link )