Bowen Zhang
PhD student
Theoretical & Empirical Data Science (TEDS) Lab
University of Southern California
Email :zbwglory [at]

About Me (Resume)

I am a PhD student with Prof. Fei Sha in the TEDS lab of Department of Computer Science at University of Southern California.

Previously, I obtained my M.Eng. and B.Eng. degree from Tongji University. My advisor is Prof. Hanli Wang. I was a visiting student of Multimedia Research Center at Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology under the supervision of Prof. Yu Qiao.


  • Jan. 9, 2018: The extension of CVPR'16 paper is accepted by IEEE TIP.
  • July 26, 2017: Our team (CUHK team) obtains the 2nd place for untrimmed video classification, trimmed video classification, and action localization at ActivityNet Challenge 2017. [Result]
  • March 21, 2017: I will join Prof. Fei Sha's group at University of Southern California 2017 Fall.
  • July 9, 2016: Project website for CVPR paper is online.
  • June 16, 2016: Our team obtains the 1st place for untrimmed video classification at ActivityNet Challenge 2016. [Result]
  • March 1, 2016: One CVPR'16 paper has been accepted.

Recent Publications (Full List) (Google Scholar)

Real-Time Action Recognition with Deeply-Transferred Motion Vector CNNs
Bowen Zhang, Limin Wang, Zhe Wang, Yu Qiao and Hanli Wang
IEEE Transaction on Image Processing (TIP). (Extension of CVPR'16)
[ Paper ]
Weakly Supervised PatchNets: Describing and Aggregating Local Patches for Scene Recognition
Zhe Wang, Limin Wang, Yali Wang, Bowen Zhang, and Yu Qiao
IEEE Transaction on Image Processing (TIP).
[ Paper ] [ Code& Model ]
Real-time Action Recognition with Enhanced Motion Vector CNNs
Bowen Zhang, Limin Wang, Zhe Wang, Yu Qiao and Hanli Wang
IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2016.
Real-time action recogntion with high performance.
[ Paper ] [ Project page ]
CUHK & ETHZ & SIAT Submission to ActivityNet Challenge 2016
Yuanjun Xiong, Limin Wang, Zhe Wang, Bowen Zhang, Hang Song, Wei Li, Dahua Lin, Yu Qiao, Luc Van Gool and Xiaoou Tang
ActivityNet Large Scale Activity Recognition Challenge, in conjuction with CVPR, 2016.
[ Paper ] [ Code ]



  • “Shanghai Outstanding Graduates”, 2017
  • “National Graduate Scholarship of China”, 2016
  • “Huawei Scholarship”, 2015
  • “Best Undergraduate Thesis of Tongji University”, 2014
  • “Volkswagen Scholarship”, 2014
  • “Second-class scholarship for Academic Excellence of Tongji University”, 2012/2013
  • “Third-class scholarship for Academic Excellence of Tongji University”, 2011
  • “Honorable mention of The Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM)”, 2011
  • Collaborators

    Limin Wang (ETH Zurich), Zhe Wang (UCI), Yandong Wen (CMU), Tong He (Adelaide), Sheng Guo (Malong), Kaipeng Zhang (NTU, Taiwan)

    Last Updated on Nov. 6, 2017

    Published with GitHub Pages