Quanfu Fan

Research Staff Member

Dr. Quanfu Fan is a Research Staff Member in the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab, in Cambridge, MA. He received his Ph.D degree in Computer Sicence from the University of Arizona. His research interests cover multiple aspects of computer vision, including object recognition and detection, human activity recognition and video analytics. From 2011 to 2017, Dr. Fan was a member of the core R&D team of the IBM Intelligent Video Analysis (IVA) offering. His contributions to safety and physical security earned him an Outstanding Research Award at IBM in 2011, and his work on video surveillance was highlighted on CBS 60 minutes. he also led and developed a vision-based cashier fraud detection system, which was live demonstrated at NRF 2010 (the world’s largest trade show in retail).

Top Work

Moments in Time Dataset: one million videos for event understanding

Moments in Time Dataset: one million videos for event understanding

Computer Vision

Publications with the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab

Reasoning about Human-Object Interactions through Dual Attention Networks
Reasoning about Human-Object Interactions through Dual Attention Networks
 
Moments in Time Dataset: one million videos for event understanding
Moments in Time Dataset: one million videos for event understanding
 
Big-Little-Video-Net: Work smarter, not harder, for video understanding
Big-Little-Video-Net: Work smarter, not harder, for video understanding
 
Structured Adversarial Attack: Towards General Implementation and Better Interpretability
Structured Adversarial Attack: Towards General Implementation and Better Interpretability