Liangliang Cao is a research scientist at Google. His research interests include AI and large scale data learning, spanning computer vision, language, and speech. Before joining Google, he worked as a co-founder of HelloVera, and earlier a senior scientist at Yahoo Labs and a research staff member at IBM Watson Research Center. He won the 1st place of ImageNet LSVRC Challenge in 2010. He is a recipient of ACM SIGMM Rising Star Award.
Liangliang's long term research interest is to build machines that perceive the world better than human. Recently he tries to understand data effectiveness in learning deep networks. He is best known for my work on computer vision, although he is also working on speech & language.
Liangliang likes building new things on computers and mentoring students. He builds AI-based products during his industry experience at Google, Yahoo, IBM, Microsoft, and NEC Labs. He also co-founded a startup called HelloVera AI. Liangliang used to teach at Columbia University as an Adjunct Associate Professor.
Liangliang lives in Amherst, MA with his wife and family, but he travels very often to NYC on a weekly basis.
Liangliang has served in the technical committee for a number international conferences. He is an associate editor of The Visual Computer
. He is a senior member of IEEE.
Liangliang won the 1st place of ImageNet LSVRC Challenge in 2010. He was a recipient of ACM SIGMM Rising Star Award.