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Feng, Ranran

Dr. Ranran Feng

Assistant Professor of Instruction


  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, the University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX (2014)
  • MS in Computer Science, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX (2009)

Research Interests:

  • Content based image retrieval,
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Machine Learning
  • Face Detection & Recognition
  • Content based online Multimedia Filtering
  • Object Detection & Recognition
  • Computer Vision
  • Multimedia Retrieval
  • Data Mining

Major Honors and Awards:

  • Distinguished Teaching Assistant Award, UT Dallas
  • ACM Multimedia (MM) Student Travel Grant, ACM
  • Tektronix Scholarship, UT Dallas
  • Meritorious Award in Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM)

Representative Publications:

  • Feng and B. Prabhkaran. “A Novel Method for Post-Surgery Face Recognition using Sum of Facial Parts Recognition”, 2014 IEEE Winter Conference on Application of Computer Vision (WACV 2014), 2014.
  • Feng and B. Prabhkaran. “Facilitating Fashion Camouflage Art”, 2013 ACM International Conference on Multimedia (MM 2013), 2013.
  • Feng and B. Prabhkaran. “Quantifying the Makeup Effect on Female Faces and its Application for Age Estimation”, 2012 International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM 2012), 2012.
  • Feng and J. Ji. “A Novel Approach for Depth Extraction from Single 2D image”, 2012 IEEE International Conference on Systems and Informatics, 2012.

Notable Service:

  • Member of IEEE, ACM, Society of Women Engineer.
  • Reviewer of Journal of Multimedia Systems (2012 – present).
  • Reviewer for Multiple Domestic and International Computer Science (and corresponding fields) conferences: South Central CCSC 2012, SIGMAP 2014 & 2015, CONECO 2014, AIAA 2014, WIMON 2014.
  • Program Committee for MCM 2014.

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