Jungong Han

Jungong Han

Professor and Chair in Computer Vision, Fellow of IAPR, AAIA

University of Sheffield


Professor Jungong Han is Chair Professor in Computer Vision at the Department of Computer Science, the University of Sheffield, UK. He also holds an Honorary Professorship at the University of Warwick, UK. Previously, he was Chair Professor and Director of Research of the Computer Science department with Aberystwyth University, UK; Data Science Associate Professor with the University of Warwick; and Senior Lecturer in Computer Science with Lancaster University, UK.

Prof. Han has authored 2 edited volumes, and over 200 papers, including 90 in prestigious IEEE/ACM Transactions, and 60+ in CORE A* conferences. He has been an Associate Editor-in-Chief of Elsevier Neurocomputing, an Associate Editor of the IEEE Trans. on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, Elsevier Pattern Recognition, and several others. He is a Fellow of IAPR and a Fellow of AAIA.

I am delighted to join the department of Computer Science at the University of Sheffield as the Chair of Computer Vision. In our group, we have two vacancies (one assistant professor + one associate professor https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/CWX463/lecturer-senior-lecturer-in-computer-vision), and two fully funded PhD studentships. Please get in touch if you are interested.


PhD students

Zhuang Shao
Mingqi Gao
Changrui Chen
Jingkun Chen
Yu Fu
Ding Sheng Ong
Yumna Zahid
Zhuoxu Huang
Jianqiao Zhang
Binbin Ding
Zhenkun Fan


Dr. Yunqi Miao
Dr. Shuo Zhang
Dr. Gengshen Wu
Dr. Yi Liu
Dr. Shanfeng Wang
Dr. Hongxing Yuan
Dr. Yuanjun Huang

Awards, Recognition and Honors

Fellow of the International Association of Pattern Recognition (IAPR)
Fellow of the Asia-Pacific Artificial Intelligence Association (AAIA)
Best Editor, Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation
IEEE Transaction on Cybernetics (IF 8.8) most downloaded and cited paper (Enhanced Computer Vision With Microsoft Kinect Sensor: A Review) in 2013-2019
Certificate of UK HEA fellowship
Civolution (Philips CI) received a second Technology & Engineering Emmy® Award from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for its research work in Video Identification Technology (strongly related to Prof. Han’s fingerprinting technique)
Certificate of Ethical Hacking
Civolution received a Technology & Engineering Emmy® Award from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for its research work in Steganographic Technologies
Civolution received a CIS innovation award for its SyncNow product (based on my fingerprinting identification algorithm; first-authored patent; revenue 0.8M euros till 2015)
Special bonus award for excellent collaboration with industry (first-authored algorithm software was transferred to Vinotion company by TU/e Innovation Lab; value of 20K euros)


Associate Editor-in-Chief, Neurocomputing (IF: 5.779)
Associate Editor, Pattern Recognition (IF: 8.518)
Associate Editor, IET Computer Vision (IF: 1.95)
Editorial Board Member, Multimedia Tools and Applications (IF: 2.577)
Workshop chair, BMVC 2018
PC members of 20+ conferences/workshops (e.g., AAAI 2019; IJCAI 2018; AAAI 2018; IJCAI 2017; FG 2017; ACM Multimedia 2014-2016; ICASSP 2013-2018)
Guest Editor for IEEE Trans. on Neural Network and Learning System, IEEE Trans. on Cybernetics, Neurocomputing, Journal of Healthcare Engineering, Pattern Recognition Letters, and Multimedia Tools and Applications.
External PhD adviser of two Chinese universities (Tsinghua University and XiDian University)