Siwei Lyu is a Professor at the Department of Computer Science, the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, the University at Albany, State University of New York. He is the Director of Computer Vision and Machine Learning Lab (CVML) at U. Albany.
Dr. Lyu received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Dartmouth College in 2005, and his M.S. degree in Computer Science in 2000 and B.S. degree in Information Science in 1997, both from Peking University, China. Dr. Lyu was a tenure-track Assistant Professor from 2008-2014. During 2005-2008, he was a Post-Doctoral Research Associate at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the Center for Neural Science of New York University. He was an Assistant Researcher at Microsoft Research Asia (then Microsoft Research China) in 2001.
Dr. Lyu’s research interests include digital image forensics, computer vision, computational neuroscience and machine learning. Dr. Lyu has published over 120 refereed journal and conference papers. Dr. Lyu’s research projects are funded by NSF, DARPA, NIJ, UTRC, IBM and University at Albany, SUNY. He is the recipient of the IEEE Signal Processing Society Best Paper Award in 2011, the National Science Foundation CAREER Award in 2010, SUNY Albany’s Presidential Award for Excellence in Research and Creative Activities in 2017, and SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Research and Creative Activities in 2018. His work has been widely reported by major media including CNN, Fox, ABC, Wired, Washington Post, New York Times.
Dr. Lyu serves on the IEEE SPS Information Forensics and Security Technical Committee (2017-2019), and is on the Editorial Board of IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security. Dr. Lyu is a senior member of International Society of Electric and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), and a member of Omicron Delta Kappa (OΔΚ).