Chunhua Shen

I am an ARC Future Fellow (awarded in 2012) and Professor of Computer Science at University of Adelaide; also a member of the Australian Centre for Visual Technologies (ACVT). My research and teaching focus on Statistical Machine Learning and Computer Vision.

I did the PhD study at Adelaide; then I worked at the NICTA (formerly National ICT Australia) computer vision program for about six years. From 2006 to 2011, I held an adjunct position at College of Engineering & Computer Science, Australian National University. I moved back to Adelaide in 2011.


Places having been affiliated with:

A formal, brief biography

Chunhua Shen is a Professor at School of Computer Science, University of Adelaide. He is a Project Leader and Chief Investigator at the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Robotic Vision. Before he moved to Adelaide as a Senior Lecturer, he was with the computer vision program at NICTA (National ICT Australia), Canberra Research Laboratory for about six years. His research interests are in the intersection of computer vision and statistical machine learning. Recent work has been on real-time object detection, large-scale image retrieval and classification, and scalable nonlinear optimization.
He studied at Nanjing University, at Australian National University, and received his PhD degree from the University of Adelaide. From 2012 to 2016, he holds an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship. He is serving as Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems.


沈春华博士现任澳大利亚阿德莱德大学计算机科学学院教授(终身教职)。 2011之前在澳大利亚国家信息通讯技术研究院堪培拉实验室的计算机视觉组工作近6年。 目前主要从事统计机器学习以及计算机视觉领域的研究工作。 主持多项科研课题,在重要国际学术期刊和会议发表论文100余篇。 担任IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems 副主编。多次担任重要国际学术会议(ICCV, CVPR, ECCV等)程序委员。 他曾在南京大学(本科及硕士),澳大利亚国立大学(硕士)学习,并在阿德莱德大学获得计算机视觉方向的博士学位。 2012年被澳大利亚研究理事会(Australian Research Council)授予Future Fellowship。


Download photo: {jpeg}{tiff}

Group members

I am advising a few PhD students and postdoc researchers:

Graduate students

Bohan Zhuang Adelaide
Qichang Hu Adelaide
Yuanzhouhan Cao Adelaide
Ruizhi Qiao Adelaide
Fayao Liu Adelaide
Josh Boys Adelaide; co-supervised with Anton van den Hengel
Yao Li Adelaide
Teng Li Adelaide
Junjie Zhang Adelaide
Hui Li Adelaide
Yuchao Jiang Adelaide; co-supervised with Ian Reid
Chongyu Liu Adelaide; co-supervised with Qinfeng Shi
Bo Li Visiting from Northwestern Polytechnical University, 2013---2015
Peng Wang Visiting from University of Queensland, 2014---2015

Postdoctoral researchers

Dr. Peng Wang Project: MRF inference, SDP optimisation, object detection; co-supervised with Anton van den Hengel
Dr. Lingqiao Liu Project: Large-scale image classification, medical imaging; co-supervised with Anton van den Hengel
Dr. Guosheng Lin Project: Large-scale image classification, deep learning; co-supervised with Ian Reid and Anton van den Hengel

Former PhD students

Guosheng Lin Completed 2014, Adelaide; now at Australian Centre for Robotic Vision
Tao Wang Completed 2014, ANU; co-supervised with Nick Barnes
Lingqiao Liu Completed 2013, ANU; co-supervised with Lei Wang; now at ACVT
Junae Kim Completed 2011, ANU and NICTA; now at DSTO
Hanxi Li Completed 2011, ANU and NICTA; then NICTA
Sakrapee Paul Paisitkriangkrai Completed 2010, UNSW and NICTA; then ACVT, ATO
Luping Zhou Completed 2010, ANU and NICTA; now at University of Wollongong
Peng Wang Visited from Beihang University, 2008---2010; now at ACVT
Yongbin Zheng Visited from National University of Defense Technology, 2009---2010
Zhihui Hao Visited from Beijing Institute of Technology, 2010---2011, now at Samsung
Fumin Shen Visited from Nanjing University of Science and Technology, 2010---2012
Lei Luo Visited from National University of Defense Technology, 2011---2013
Chao Zhang Visited from Beijing Institute of Technology, 2011---2014

Former postdoctoral researchers

Dr. Sakrapee Paul Paisitkriangkrai 2010---2015, co-supervised with Anton van den Hengel; now at ATO
Dr. Xi Li 2011---2014, co-supervised with Anthony Dick; now Professor at Zhejiang University

Recruiting graduate students

I am actively recruiting PhD candidates. Applications should come through the University application system. Scholarships are available. For overseas students, you need to have either TOEFL or IELTS results that meet the University's minimum requirement.

For students from China: University of Adelaide and the China Scholarship Council (CSC) have entered a collaborative arrangement to provide research opportunities to select high quality research students from China. Students selected as CSC scholarship recipients will be able to enrol in a University of Adelaide PhD program and undertake full-time study for up to four years.


School of Computer Science, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
Level 5, Ingkarni Wardli Building (formerly Innova21 Building), University of Adelaide Google map
\(+61 ~(0)8 ~8303 ~4366\)
\(+61 ~(0)8 ~8313 ~6745\)