Tao Mei is a Senior Researcher with Microsoft Research, Beijing, China. His current research interests include multimedia analysis and retrieval, and computer vision. He has authored or co-authored over 100 papers in journals and conferences, 10 book chapters, and edited four books. He holds over 16 U.S. granted patents. Tao was the recipient of 10 paper awards from prestigious multimedia journals and conferences.
He is an Editorial Board Member of IEEE Trans. on Multimedia (TMM), ACM Trans. on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (TOMM), Machine Vision and Applications (MVA), and Multimedia Systems (MMSJ).
He is the General Co-chair of ACM ICIMCS 2013, the Program Co-chair of ACM Multimedia 2018, IEEE ICME 2015, IEEE MMSP 2015 and MMM 2013, and the Area Chair for a dozen international conferences.