Shan Du

Assistant Professor

Computer Science
Office: FIP 324
Phone: 250.807.8379

Graduate student supervisor

Research Summary

Computer Vision/Graphics; Machine/Deep Learning; Image/Video Processing; Pattern Recognition; Biometrics; Video Surveillance Systems

Courses & Teaching

Image Processing and Applications; Computer Graphics; Software Engineering; Web Programming


Dr. Shan Du received a PhD degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada in 2009. She is currently an assistant professor at the Department of Computer Science, Math, Physics & Statistics, the University of British Columbia (Okanagan Campus). Before joining UBC, she worked as an assistant professor with the Department of Computer Science, Lakehead University, Canada and as a Research Scientist/Software Engineer with IntelliView Technologies Inc., Canada. Shan has more than 15 years of research and development experience in image/video processing, computer vision, pattern recognition, and machine learning.


Research Website

Google Scholar


PhD, The University of British Columbia

Research Interests & Projects

Dr. Du’s research focuses on developing innovative technologies to address the most challenging issues in the field of image/video processing, computer vision/graphics, machine/deep learning, biometrics, and video surveillance systems.

Selected Grants & Awards

Discovery Grant, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF), Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)

Industry r&D Associates Grant, Alberta Innovates Technology Futures (AITF)

Industrial Postdoctoral Fellowship (NSERC-IRDF), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS D), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

Best Paper Award, 2005 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP)

Professional Services/Affiliations/Committees

Senior Member of IEEE, IEEE Signal Processing Society and IEEE Circuits and Systems Society, Member of IEEE Women in Engineering

Associate Editor of IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (2016 – present)

Associate Editor of IEEE Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering (2019 – present)

Area Chair of ICIP 2019, ICIP 2021, and ICIP 2022, Session Chair of ICIP 2019 and ICIP 2021


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