Lei Wang (王雷), 
Ph.D., M.Eng, B.Eng, IEEE Senior MemberProfessor, Visual Information Learning & Analysis (VILA) Group Centre for Artificial IntelligenceSchool of Computing and Information Technology, University of Wollongong AustraliaOffice: Room 219, Building 3, Tel: (61) 2 4221-3771, Email: leiw (at) uow (dot) edu (dot) au

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Dr. Lei Wang received the B.Eng and M.Eng from Southeast University, China in 1996 and 1999, respectively, and the Ph.D. from School of EEE in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in 2004. He worked as research associate and research fellow in Nanyang Technological University from 2003 to 2005. After that, he joined the Department of Information Engineering, RSISE, The Australian National University as research fellow. In Jan 2007, he was awarded the Australian Postdoctoral Fellowship by the Australian Research Council and worked as APD research fellow from 2007 to 2009. In May 2009, he was awarded the Early Career Researcher Award by Australian Academy of Science and Australian Research Council. From Jan 2010, he works as Fellow in School of Engineering of the College of Engineering and Computer Science. Now he is associate professor of Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences of University of Wollongong. He leads the group VILA (Visual Information Learning and Analysis). 

His research interest lies in machine learning, pattern recognition and computer vision. For machine learning and pattern recognition, he is interested in feature selection, model selection, and kernel-based learning methods. For computer vision, he is interested in content-based image retrieval and generic image categorisation. Besides, he has broad interest in the topics in the fields of pattern recognition and data analysis.