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Wen Yang is currently a Professor of School of Electronic Information at Wuhan University. He received received the B.S. degree in electronic apparatus and surveying technology, and the M.S. degree in computer application technology and the Ph.D. degree in communication and information system from Wuhan University, Wuhan, China, in 1998, 2001, and 2004, respectively. From 2008 to 2009, he worked as a Visiting Scholar with the Apprentissage et Interfaces (AI) Team, Laboratoire Jean Kuntzmann, Grenoble, France. From 2010 to 2013, he worked as a Post-Doctoral Researcher with the State Key Laboratory of Information Engineering, Surveying, Mapping and Remote Sensing, Wuhan University. Since then, he has been a Full Professor with the School of Electronic Information, Wuhan University. He is also a guest professor of the Future Lab AI4EO in Technical University of Munich. His research interests include object detection and recognition, multisensor information fusion, and remote sensing image processing. He is a senior member of IEEE. For more information, please refer to a detail Curriculum Vitate.

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  • 2001.09-2014.12: Ph.D. in Communication and Information System, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China.
  • 1998.09-2001.06: M.Sc. in Computer Application Technology, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China.
  • 1994.09-1998.06: B.Sc. in Electronic apparatus and Surveying technology, Wuhan University, China.

Working Experiences

Research Interests

  • Image Processing and Machine Vision
  • Machine learning and its appliacations in RS
  • UAS Intelligent Information Perception and Processing

Representative research

  • Hao Li, Huai Yu, Jinwang Wang, Wen Yang*, Lei Yu*, Sebastian Scherer. ULSD: Unified line segment detection across pinhole, fisheye, and spherical cameras,
    ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Vol.178, pp. 187–202, 2021.
  • Fang Xu, Lei Yu*, Bishan Wang, Wen Yang*, Gui-Song Xia, et al. Motion Deblurring with Real Events, ICCV 2021.
  • Xiang Zhang, Wei Liao, Lei Yu, Wen Yang, Gui-Song Xia. Event-based Synthetic Aperture Imaging with a Hybrid Network, CVPR 2021, pp. 14235-14244 (Best Paper Award Finalist).
  • Jinwang Wang, Wen Yang*, Heng-Chao Li, et al. Learning Center Probability Map for Detecting Objects in Aerial Images,
    IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol.59, No.5, pp. 4307–4323, 2021.
  • Bishan Wang, Jingwei He, Lei Yu, Gui-Song Xia, Wen Yang. Event Enhanced High-Quality Image Recovery, ECCV 2020, (13): 155-171.
  • Huai Yu, Weikun Zhen, Wen Yang*, Sebastian Scherer. Line-based 2D-3D Registration and Camera Localization in Structured Environments,
    IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, Vol.69, No.11, pp. 8962–8972, 2020.
  • Fang Xu, Wen Yang*, Tianbi Jiang, et al. Mental Retrieval of Remote Sensing Images via Adversarial Sketch-Image Feature Learning,
    IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol.58, No.11, pp. 7801–7814, 2020.
  • Jie Xu, Meng Jiang, Lei Yu, Wen Yang and Wenwei Wang.. Robust Motion Compensation for Event Cameras with Smooth Constraint,
    IEEE Transactions on Computational Imaging, Vol.6, No.1, pp. 604–614, 2020.
  • Shijie Lin, Fang Xu, Xuhong Wang, Wen Yang*, Lei Yu. Efficient Spatial Temporal Normalization of SAE Representation for Event Camera,
    IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, Vol.5, No.3, pp. 4265–4272, 2020.
  • XiangLi Yang, Wen Yang*, Hui Song, et al. Polarimetric SAR Image Classification Using Geodesic Distances and Composite Kernels,
    IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, Vol.11, No.5, pp. 1606–1614, 2018.
  • Neng Zhong, Wen Yang*, Anoop Cherian, et al. Unsupervised Classification of Polarimetric SAR Images via Riemannian Sparse Coding.
    IEEE Trans. on Geoscience and Remote Sensing,Vol.55, No.9, pp. 5381–5390, 2017.
  • Tianheng Yan, Wen Yang*, Xiangli Yang, et al. Polarimetric SAR Despeckling by Integrating Stochastic Sampling and Contextual Patch Dissimilarity Exploration.
    IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, Vol.10, No.6, pp. 2738–2753, 2017.
  • Wen Yang*, Xiangli Yang, Tianheng Yan, et al. Region-based Change Detection for Polarimetric SAR Images Using Wishart Mixture Models.
    IEEE Trans. on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol.54, No.11, pp.6746–6756, 2016
  • Huai Yu, Wen Yang*, Gui-Song Xia, and Gang Liu. A Color-Texture-Structure Descriptor for High-Resolution Satellite Image Classification.
    Remote Sensing, Vol.8, No.3, pp.259, 2016
  • Gui-Song Xia, Gang Liu, Wen Yang, et al. Meaningful object segmentation from SAR images via a multi-scale NLAC model.
    IEEE Trans. on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol.54, No.4, pp.2108-2123, 2016.
  • Wen Yang*, Xiaoshuang Yin, Guisong Xia. Learning High-level Features for Satellite Image Classification With Limited Labeled Samples.
    IEEE Trans. on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 53, No. 8, pp.4472–4482, 2015.
  • Wen Yang*, Hui Song, Xiaojing Huang, et al. Change Detection in High Resolution SAR Images Based on Jensen-Shannon Divergence and Hierarchical Markov Model.
    IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, Vol.7, No.8, pp. 3318–3327,2014.
  • Wen Yang*, Xiaoshuang Yin, Hui Song, et al. Extraction of Built-up Areas from Fully Polarimetric SAR Imagery via PU Learning.
    IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp.1207–1216, 2014.
  • Wen Shao, Wen Yang*, Gui-Song Xia. Extreme value theory-based calibration for multiple feature fusion in high-resolution satellite scene classification.
    International Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol. 34, No. 23, pp.8588–8602, 2013.
  • Kan Xu, Wen Yang*, Gang Liu, et al. Unsupervised Satellite Image Classification Using Markov Field Topic Model.
    IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 130–134, 2013.
  • Guofeng Sheng, Wen Yang*, Xinping Deng, et al. Coastline Detection in Synthetic Aperture Radar(SAR) Images by Integrating Watershed Transformation and Controllable Gradient Vector Flow (GVF) Snake Model.
    IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, Vol.37, No.3, pp.375–383, Jul. 2012.
  • Wen Yang*, Ying Liu, Guisong Xia, et al. Statistical mid-level features for building-up area extraction from full polarimetric SAR imagery.
    Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 132, pp. 233–254, 2012.
  • Wen Yang*, Dengxin Dai, Bill Triggs, Gui-Song Xia. SAR-based terrain classification using weakly supervised hierarchical Markov aspect models.
    IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, Vol.21, No.9, pp.4232-4243, 2012.