Weiyao Lin received the B.Eng. and M.Eng. degrees from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, in 2003 and 2005, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Washington, Seattle, USA in 2010, all in electrical engineering. During 2006 to 2010, he worked as research interns at Motorola Labs, San Diego, USA, RealNetworks, Seattle, USA, and Thomson Technology, Princeton, USA. Since 2010, he has been an assistant professor at the Department of Electronic Engineering, Institute of Image Communication and Information Processing, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China. He has authored and coauthored over 30 technical papers. He holds two 2 issued US patents and has 1 under-review US patent. His research interests include video surveillance, video content analysis, machine learning, computer vision, video coding and transmission. Dr. Lin is a member of IEEE and a member of IEEE Multimedia Communications Technical Committee (MMTC). He has served as a co-chair of the SJTU-HYU joint workshop in 2010, a guest editor of special issue for the Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, a technical program committee member of IEEE ICME and VCIP, and a reviewer for multiple journals and conferences.