Zhiyuan Zhang

Zhiyuan Zhang

Assistant Professor

Singapore Management University

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Dr. Zhiyuan Zhang is currently an assistant professor at the School of Computing and Information Systems (SCIS), Singapore Management University (SMU). Before joining SMU, he was an assistant professor at Ningbo Innorvation Center of Zhejiang University (ZJU). Prior to ZJU, he was a research fellow in the DManD Lab of Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) (2017-2020) where he focused on 3D computer vision, deep learning, and AI metrology. Zhiyuan also possesses extensive industrial experience. He served as the director of Litemaze Technology (2020) Ltd. responsible for algorithm research. He was a staff researcher at Lenovo (2014-2017) where he led and was engaged in a series of industry-oriented computer vision projects with applications on mobile camera system and surveillance. Zhiyuan received Ph.D degree in Computer Science from National University of Singapore in 2015. Prior to that, he spent one year in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University as a visiting scholar working on 3D biometrics. His Master and Bachelor degrees were obtained from Harbin Institute of Technology (2008) and Yanshan University (2005) respectively. For more details, please refer to his resume Here.

Zhiyuan’s research expertise is in computer vision and computer graphics. His current research interests include 3D point cloud analysis, understanding, classification, semantic segmentation, unsupervised leaning, and biometrics.


2010-2014 Ph.D, Computer Science, National University of Singapore
2006-2008 Master, Computer Science and Technology, Harbin Institute of Technology
2001-2005 Bachelor, Computer Science and Technology, Yanshan University


2020-2020 Director, Litemaze Technology
2017-2020 Research Fellow, Singapore University of Technology and Design
2014-2017 Staff Researcher, Lenovo
2008-2009 Visiting Scholar, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Professional Activities

Committee Member for Siggraph Asia 2019 Courses
Invited Reviewer for SIGGRAPH Asia 2022, CVPR2022, SIGGRAPH Asia 2021, ICCV 2021, IROS 2020, Pacific Graphics 2019, 3DV 2019, ICRA 2019, Advanced Engineering Informatics, Pattern Recognition


Email: cszyzhang AT gmail.com / zhiyuanzhang AT smu.edu.sg