About me


 Jian Sun (孙剑)


  Department of Information Science,
  School of Mathematics and Statistics,
  Xi’an Jiaotong University, P.R.China.

Email: "jiansun@xjtu.edu.cn"  or "jiansun@mail.xjtu.edu.cn
Homepage:  http://jiansun.gr.xjtu.edu.cn

Office: Room 307, Science Building, XJTU
Google Scholar Homepage:  http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=SSgNWOMAAAAJ&hl=en 


Biography: I was born in Benxi county, Liaoning province. I received Ph.D. in applied mathematics from Xi’an Jiaotong University. I worked as a visiting student in Microsoft Research Asia (Nov. 2005 - March 2008), a post-doctoral researcher in university of central florida in USA (August 2009 - April 2010),  and a post-doctoral researcher in willow team of  École Normale Supérieure de Paris / INRIA (Sept. 2012 - August 2014).  I am recipient of National Science Fund for Excellent Young Scholars in China, and Excellent Young Scholars Award of CSIAM. 

Current Research

  • Mathematics and machine learning approach, including optimization / statistics in deep learning, graph-based deep learning
  • Computer vision: computational photography and image processing
  • Medical image analysis: reconstruction / segmentation / registration

Link to Publications


  •  2005.03-2009.06     Ph.D            Applied Mathematics      Xi’an Jiaotong University (XJTU), China         Supervisor: Prof. Zongben Xu
  •  2003.09-2005.03     Master         Applied Mathematics      Xi’an Jiaotong University (XJTU), China         Supervisor: Prof. Zongben Xu
  •  1999.09-2003.07     Bachelor     Applied Mathematics      The University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC)

Research Experiences


   Professor at School of Mathematics and Statistics, Xi’an Jiaotong University, P. R. China


   Faculty member at School of Mathematics and Statistics, Xi’an Jiaotong University, P. R. China


   Post-doctoral researcher  in Willow team, joint lab. of École Normale Supérieure de Paris / INRIA Paris-Rocquencourt,  France

    Supervisor:  Prof. Jean Ponce 


     Post-doctoral research associate at  Computer Vision Lab., EECS, University of Central Florida, USA

     Supervisor: Prof. Marshall Tappen (Now Principal researcher of Amazon


    Research Intern at  Visual Computing Group, Microsoft Research Asia

    Supervisor: Dr. Jian Sun (Former Principal Researcher of Microsoft, now Chief Scientist of Megvii & Face++)       

Short-Term Visits

  • 2018/02 - 2018/02,  NYU data science center, USA
  • 2018/01 - 2018/02,  John Hopkins University, IACL Lab, USA
  • 2017/03 - 2017/03,  Dept. of Mathematics, HKBU
  • 2016/06 - 2016/06,  INRIA-Willow, Paris

Professional Services

    1.  Associate editor: International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV)

    2.  Area chair: ICCV 2019, ECCV 2020, MICCAI 2021, BMVC 2021  

    3.  Senior PC:  IJCAI 2018, IJCAI 2021.

    4.  PC member / Reviewer

          CVPR, ECCV, ICCV, ICML, AAAI, NIPS, MICCAI, IJCAI, PRCV,  etc.         

    5.  Regular reviewer



Contact at XJTU:
       Room 307, Science building,                        
       School of Mathematics and Statistics,
       Xi’ an Jiaotong University,
       Xi’ an, Shaanxi, 710049, P. R. China.