Ming-Yu Liu is a Senior Director of Research at NVIDIA. His research group focuses on deep generative models and their applications. NVIDIA Canvas/GauGAN and NVIDIA Maxine/LivePortrait are two products enabled by research from his group. Liu strives to make the research community better and frequently serves as an area chair for various top-tier AI conferences, including NeurIPS, ICML, ICLR, CVPR, ICCV, and ECCV. Liu has won several major awards in his field, including winning a SIGGRAPH Best in Show award two times.


Research community service

  • Conference Program Chair: WACV (2020)

  • Conference Area Chair: NeurIPS (2020, 2021, 2022), ICML (2021, 2022), ICLR (2021, 2022), CVPR (2020, 2022, 2023), ICCV (2019), ECCV (2020), AAAI (2023), BMVC (2019), WACV (2019)

Co-hosted Tutorials

  • [Site] ICCV 2019 Tutorial on Accelerating Computer Vision with Mixed Precision

  • [Site] ICIP 2019 Tutorial: Image-to-Image Translation

  • [Site] CVPR 2019 Tutorial: Deep Learning for Content Creation

  • [Site] CVPR 2017 Tutorial: Theory and Applications of Generative Adversarial Networks

  • [Site] ACCV 2016 Tutorial: Deep Learning for Vision Guided Language Generation and Image Generation

Co-hosted Workshops

  • [Site] CVPR 2021 Workshop: Content Creation

  • [Site] CVPR 2020 Workshop: Content Creation

  • [Site] ICCV 2019 Workshop: Image and Video Synthesis: How, Why and "What if"?

  • [Site] ICCV 2019 Workshop: Advances in Image Manipulation workshop and challenges on image and video manipulation

  • [Site] CVPR 2019 Workshop: 4th New Trends in Image Restoration and Enhancement workshop and challenges

  • [Site]CVPR 2019 Workshop: AI City Challenge

  • [Site] CVPR 2018 Workshop: AI City Challenge