Xiaodong Yang is a research scientist at NVIDIA. His research interests include computer vision, machine learning, deep learning, and multimedia analytics. He has been working on large-scale image and video classification, hand gesture and activity recognition, dynamic facial analysis, video surveillance event detection, multimedia search, and computer vision-based assistive technology. He received his Ph.D. from City University of New York in 2015 and B.S. from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in 2009.