News in 2016:

August
Ying Xiong. “Fast and Accurate Document Detection for Scanning.” Dropbox Technical Blog Post. [Link]
January
Nominated and finalist for "Heart" Award (biggest positive impact on individuals outside the walls of Dropbox) in Dropbox Hackweek.
January
Udacity Nanodegree on iOS Developer.

2015:

October
Software Engineer at Computer Vision / Machine Learning Team, Dropbox Inc., San Francisco, CA, USA.
August
Udacity Nanodegree on Data Analyst.
August
Ying Xiong. “Physics-Based Visual Inference: Theory and Algorithms.” PhD Dissertation. Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA. [PDF]
June
Ayan Chakrabarti, Ying Xiong, Steven J. Gortler and Todd Zickler. “Low-level Vision by Consensus in a Spatial Hierarchy of Regions.” IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition. Boston, MA, USA. [PDF] [Supplementary Material] [Project page]
May
Udacity Nanodegree on Full Stack Web Developer.
April
Recipients of the Harvard University Certificate of Distinction in Teaching, for CS283, Fall 2014.
January
Ying Xiong, Ayan Chakrabarti, Ronen Basri, Steven J. Gortler, David W. Jacobs and Todd Zickler. “From Shading to Local Shape.” IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence. Volume: 37, Issue: 1. [PDF] [Supplementary Material] [Project page]

2014:

November
Ayan Chakrabarti, Ying Xiong, Baochen Sun, Trevor Darrell, Daniel Scharstein, Todd Zickler and Kate Saenko. “Modeling Radiometric Uncertainty for Vision with Tone-mapped Color Images.” IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence. Volume: 36, Issue: 11. [PDF] [Project page]
Sep. - Dec.
Teaching Fellow for Harvard CS 283, Computer Vision.
May. - Aug.
Software Engineering Intern at iTunes Store (App Store) Server, Apple Inc.. Cupertino, CA, USA.

2013:

October
Recipients of the Harvard University Certificate of Distinction in Teaching, for CS207, Spring 2013.
Sep. - Dec.
Teaching Fellow for Harvard CS 283, Computer Vision.
Sep. - Dec.
Teaching Fellow for Harvard ES 255, Statistical Inference with Engineering Applications.
July
Anat Levin, Daniel Glasner, Ying Xiong, Fredo Durand, William Freeman, Wojciech Matusik and Todd Zickler. “Fabricating BRDFs at High Spatial Resolution Using Wave Optics.” SIGGRAPH, ACM Transactions on Graphics. Volume: 32, Issue: 4. [PDF] [Project page]
April
Recipients of the Harvard University Certificate of Distinction in Teaching, for CS283, Fall 2012.
February
Jing Wang, Guangda Su, Ying Xiong, Jiansheng Chen, Yan Shang, Jiongxin Liu and Xiaolong Ren. “Sparse Representation for Face Recognition Based on Constraint Sampling and Face Alignment.” Tsinghua Science and Technology. Volume: 18, Issue: 1. [PDF]
Jan. - May.
Teaching Fellow for Harvard CS 207, System Development for Computational Science.

2012:

November
Degree received, Master of Science, Harvard University.
Sep. - Dec.
Teaching Fellow for Harvard CS 283, Computer Vision.
June
Ying Xiong, Kate Saenko, Trevor Darrell and Todd Zickler. “From Pixels to Physics: Probabilistic Color De-rendering.” IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition. Providence, RI, USA. Oral, Google Student Travel Awards. [PDF] [Slides] [Poster]
May. - Aug.
Software Engineering Intern at Google Map / Earth Group, Google Inc.. Mountain View, CA, USA.
March
Ying Xiong and Yue M. Lu. “Blind Estimation and Low-rate Sampling of Sparse MIMO Systems with Common Support.” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing. Kyoto, Japan. [PDF] [Poster]
Jan. - May.
Teaching Fellow for Harvard CS 124 / CSCI E-124, Data Structures and Algorithms.

2011:

Sep. - Dec.
Research Assistant at Media Analytics Department, NEC Laboratories America. Cupertino, CA, USA.
June
Trevor Owens, Kate Saenko, Ayan Chakrabarti, Ying Xiong, Todd Zickler and Trevor Darrell. “Learning Object Color Models from Multi-view Constraints.” IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR). Springs, CO, USA. [PDF]

2010:

September
Doctor of Philosophy Candidate at School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University.
July
Degree received, Bachelor of Engineering, Tsinghua University. Outstanding undergraduate student of Tsinghua University and Beijing City.
July
Ying Xiong. “Face Recognition Algorithm based on Lasso.” Undergraduate Thesis. Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. Outstanding Thesis. [PDF]
May
Ying Xiong and Hui-min Ma. “Extraction and application of 3D Object SIFT Feature.” China Journal of Image and Graphics. Volume: 15, Issue: 5. [PDF]

2009 and earlier:

Jul. - Aug.
Research Intern at Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Systems, University of Southern California. Los Angeles, CA, USA.
April
Ying Xiong and Hui-min Ma. “Application of SIFT Feature in 3D Object Recognition.” Conference on Image and Graphics Technology and Applications. Beijing, China. Outstanding Paper. [PDF]