Xiaohua Xie is a Research Professor in the School of Information Science and Technology, Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU), China. Prior to joining SYSU, Xiaohua was an Associate Professor at Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology (SIAT), Chinese Academy of Sciences. He received a B.Sc. in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics (2005) from Shantou University, a M.Sc. in Information of Computing Science (2007) and a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics (2010) from Sun Yat-sen University in China. Xiaohua is also a visiting student (2009.09-2010.09, sponsored by the Chinese government) in the department of Computer Science at Concordia University, Canada.

    Xiaohua’s research fields cover image processing, computer vision, pattern recognition, and computer graphics, especially focusing on image understanding and object modeling.

    Xiaohua is recognized as Overseas High-Caliber Personnel (Level B) in Shenzhen (深圳市“孔雀计划”海外高层次B类人才) in 2014.