Hi, I'm Kan Chen!

I am a research scientist in Facebook Research since 2018. During 2013 - 2018, I was a PhD student in computer science department of the University of Southern California. Before that, I got my bachelor degree in Tsinghua University. During my PhD years, I was doing researches in computer vision under the supervision of Professor Ram Nevatia. In facebook research, my research interests lie in:

  • Object Detection & Face Detection
  • Neural Architecture Search
  • Video Understanding

My brief study and working experience is listed below:

  • 2009 - 2013: Bachelor in Electrical Engineering, Tsinghua University
  • 2013 - 2015: Master in Computer Science, University of Southern California
  • 2013 - 2018: PhD in Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California
  • 2018 - Current: Research Scientist in Facebook Research

My published papers are listed in my google scholar page. More details can be found in my publication and linkedin. Please contact me if you are interested.

Latest News

  • One paper got accepted in ICCV 2019

    Jul, 2019

    Zero-Shot Grounding of Objects from Natural Language Queries

  • Begin working in Facebook

    Feb, 2019

  • Pass PhD defense

    Nov, 2018

    Thesis: Multimodal Reasoning of Visual Information and Natural Language

  • One paper got accepted in ECCV 2018

    Sep, 2018

    CTAP: Complementary Temporal Action Proposal Generation

  • Facebook Research Internship

    May-Aug, 2018

    Large scale semi-supervised learning

  • Two papers got accepted in CVPR 2018

    Feb, 2018

    Knowledge Aided Consistency for Weakly Supervised Phrase Grounding

    Motion-Appearance Co-Memory Networks for Video Question Answering