Feng Xu 徐枫




Assistant Professor

School of Software, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Telephone:  +86-10-6279-5401


·        I have a new web page at: http://feng-xu.com/

·        Sep.  2015      Our paper “Robust Non-rigid Motion Tracking and Surface Reconstruction Using L0 Regularization” was accepted by ICCV 2015.

·        Aug. 2015      Our paper “Video-Audio Driven Real-Time Facial Animation” was conditionally accepted by Siggraph Asia 2015.

·        Jul.   2015       I joined Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.


·        Ph.D.  Sep. 2007 ~ July 2012, Department of Automation, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

·        B.S.  Sep. 2003 ~ July 2007, Department of Physics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

Research Interests

·        Face Modeling and Animation

·        Performance Capture

·        3D Vision and Graphics

Academic Activities

·        Paper Reviewer: ACM SIGGRAPH, ACM SIGGRAPH ASIA, ACM TOG, IEEE TIP, IEEE TCSVT, Pacific Graphics

·        Conference Program Committee: ICCE-Berlin 2012, ICCE-Berlin 2013


·        Kaiwen Guo, Feng Xu, Yangang Wang, Yebin Liu, Qionghai Dai, “Robust Non-rigid Motion Tracking and Surface Reconstruction Using L0 Regularization”, International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV) 2015. (video)

·        Yilong Liu, Feng Xu, Jinxiang Chai, Xin Tong, Lijuan Wang, Qiang Huo,  Video-Audio Driven Real-Time Facial Animation”, ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proc. of SIGGRAPH Asia 2015), 34(6), November, 2015. (video)

·        Feng Xu, Jinxiang Chai, Yilong Liu, Xin Tong, “Controllable high-fidelity facial performance transfer”, ACM Transaction on Graphics  (Proc. of SIGGRAPH 2014), 33(4), July, 2014. (video)

·        Xin Yu, Feng Xu, Shunli Zhang, Li Zhang, “Efficient Patch-Wise Non-Uniform Deblurring for a Single Image”, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 16(6), October, 2014.

·        Kai Li, Qionghai Dai, Ruiping Wang, Yebin Liu, Feng Xu, Jue Wang, “A Data-Driven Approach for Facial Expression Retargeting in Video”, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 16(2), February, 2014.

·        Yangang Wang, Jianyuan Min, Jianjie Zhang, Yebin Liu, Feng Xu, Qionghai Dai and Jinxiang Chai, “Video-based Hand Manipulation Capture Through Composite Motion Control”, ACM Transaction on Graphics  (Proc. of SIGGRAPH 2013), 32(4), July, 2013. (video)

·        Kai Li, Feng Xu, Jue Wang, Qionghai Dai, Yebin Liu, “A Data-driven Approach for Facial Expression Synthesis in Video”, IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2012. (video)

·        Feng Xu, Yebin Liu, Carsten Stoll, James Tompkin, Gaurav Bharaj, Qionghai Dai, Hans-Peter Seidel, Jan Kautz and Christian Theobalt, “Video-based Characters - Creating New Human Performances from a Multi-view Video Database”, ACM Transaction on Graphics (Prof. of SIGGRAPH 2011), 30(4), August, 2011. (video)

·        Feng Xu and Qionghai Dai, “Occlusion-Aware Motion Layer Extraction under Large inter-Frame Motions”, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 20(9), September 2011.

·        Feng Xu, Kin-Man Lam and Qionghai Dai, “Video-object segmentation and 3D-trajectory estimation for monocular video sequences”, Image and Vision Computing, 29(2-3), February, 2011.

·        Mian Ma, Feng Xu, Qionghai Dai, Yebin Liu, “Animation of 3D characters from single depth camera”, International Conference on 3D Imaging, 2011(Oral).

·        Youwei Yan, Feng Xu, Qionghai Dai, Xiaodong Liu,A novel method for automatic 2D-to-3D video conversion, 3DTV, 2010.

·        Feng Xu, Guihua Er, Xudong Xie and Qionghai Dai,2D-to-3D Conversion Based on Motion and Color Mergence, 3DTV, 2008 (Oral).

·        Xudong Xie, Jie Gong, Qionghai Dai, Feng Xu, Rotation and scaling invariant texture classification based on Gabor wavelets, 5th International Conference on VIE, 2008.

US Patents

[1]     Xiang Cao, Takaaki Shiratori, Xin Tong, Feng Xu, Thomas Gersten, Tommer Leyvand, "Motion control of a virtual environment", U.S. patent application filed on 19 November 2013, Appl. No.: 14/084481

China Patents

[1]     Qionghai Dai, Feng Xu, "A method and System for Depth Sequence Generation", ZL200810225515.6, Granted

[2]     Qionghai Dai, Feng Xu, Xudong, Xie, "A method for Depth Sequence Generation in 2D to 3D Conversion", ZL200810103681.9, Granted

[3]     Qionghai Dai, Feng Xu, "A method and System for Panorama Generation based on Feature Matching", ZL200810225431.2, Granted

[4]     Qionghai Dai, Wei Hao, Feng Xu, Haoqian Wang, "A System for Multi-view 3D Rendering", ZL201110362615, Granted

[5]     Qionghai Dai, Feng Xu, Haoqian Wang, "A method and System for 3D Human model Registration", ZL201110188565.3, Granted

[6]     Yebin Liu, Kai Li, Haoqian Wang, Feng Xu, Qionghai Dai, "A method and System for Feature Motion Segmentation in Video with Large Inter-frame Motion", ZL201110197873.2, Granted

[7]     Qionghai Dai, Feng Xu, "A method and System for Occlusion Handling in Video Motion Segmentation", 201310394009