WANG Anran


Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science, Hong Kong Baptist University
Email: anranwang [at]
Phone: +852 3411 5818


Anran Wang joined the Department of Computer ScienceHong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) in 2016 as an Assistant Professor. Before that, she received the Ph.D. degree in computer science and engineering from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in 2016, and the B.Eng. degree in computer science and technology from Tianjin University, China, in 2012.  In Nanyang Technological University, she was under the supervision of Prof. Jianfei Cai and Prof. Tat-Jen Cham. She also works with Prof. Jiwen LuHer research focuses on learning-based scene understanding.


Journal Papers: 
  • A. Wang, J. Cai, J. Lu and T.-J. Cham, "Structure-aware Multi-modal Feature Fusion for RGB-D Scene Classification and Beyond", ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications (TOMM), 2017.
  • A. Wang, J. Lu, J. Cai, G. Wang and T.-J. Cham, "Unsupervised Joint Feature Learning and Encoding for RGB-D Scene Labeling", IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), 2015.
  • A. Wang, J. Lu, J. Cai,  T.-J. Cham and G. Wang, "Large-margin Multi-modal Deep Learning for RGB-D Object Recognition"IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (TMM), 2015.
Conference Papers:
  • J. Chen and A. Wang, "DDSH: Deep Distribution-Separating Hashing for Image Retrieval",  Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia (PCM), 2017.
  • A. Wang, J. Cai, J. Lu and T.-J. Cham, "Modality and Component Aware Feature Fusion for RGB-D Scene Classification", IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2016.
  • A. Wang, J. Cai, J. Lu and T.-J. Cham, "MMSS: Multi-modal Sharable and Specific Feature Learning for RGB-D Object Recognition", IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2015.
  • A. Wang, J. Lu, G. Wang, J. Cai and T.-J. Cham, "Multi-modal Unsupervised Feature Learning for RGB-D Scene Labeling"European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV),  2014. Check here for the errata.
  • A. Wang, J. Lu, J. Cai, G. Wang and T.-J. Cham, "Estimating Spatial Layout of Rooms from RGB-D Videos",  International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP), 2014. (Top 10% award)
  • A. Wang, H. Zhu, J. Cai and J. Wu, "Multi-class Cosegmentation with Pairwise Active Learning",  Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia (PCM), 2013.


 Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
       -  August 2012 - July 2016
       -  Ph.D.  of Computer Science and Engineering
Tianjin University, China 
       -  2008 - 2012
       -  B.Eng. of Computer Science and Technology

Research Interests

Computer Vision:
       -  Scene Understanding
Machine Learning:
       -  Deep Learning
       -  Multi-modal Learning
       -  Dictionary Learning

 Professional Service

  • IEEE Transactions on Image Processing/IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics/IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security/IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems/Neurocomputing/Plos One