Duan, Lingyu is a professor in the Department of Computer Science, School of EECS, and has served as the Deputy Director of the Rapid-Rich Object Search Laboratory (ROSE), a joint lab between Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore and Peking University (PKU), China since 2012. His research interests include mobile visual search, visual feature coding, and video analytics.He is also the Deputy Director of PKU-NTU Joint Research Institute (JRI) since 2015. He was a Visiting Associate Professor with the school of EEE, NTU, from 30 Nov. 2013 - 30 Nov.

Dr. DUAN has published more than 100 research papers in international journals and conferences, such as IEEE T-PAMI, IJCV, IEEE T-IP, IEEE T-MM, IEEE MM, IEEE ICCV, IEEE CVPR, IJCAI, AAAI, ACM MM, and DCC. He has served in the Technical Program Committee of various international conferences including ACM Multimedia, ACM ICMR, IEEE ICME, etc. He is serving as an Ad-Hoc Group Co-Chair of MPEG Compact Descriptor for Video Analytics (CDVA) ,and was a Co-Editor of MPEG Compact Descriptor for Visual Search (CDVS) Standard (ISO/IEC 15938-13). He was awarded Ministry of Education Technology Invention Award (First Prize) (2016), and National Information Technology Standardization Technical Committee "Standardization Work Outstanding Person" (2015).